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Ryan O'Neill
Ryan  O'Neill


Howell, N.J.

High School:
Freehold Twp.


Division of Undergraduate Studies


No. 22 UVa Edges S&D

Freund leads Nittany Lions in race that comes down to the final event


MS&D Sixth After B1G Opening Relays

Nittany Lions swim provisional qualifier in 200 medley relay


Swimming & Diving Sweeps ‘Nova

Nittany Lions dominant in regular season finale


Swimming & Diving Sweeps ‘Nova

Nittany Lions dominant in regular season finale


Ryan, Saloky Lead Penn State Swimming & Diving in Double Dual

Ryan, Saloky and McHugh shine

Events Time Date Competition
50 Free 21.08 11/18/16 Ohio State Invite
100 Back 50.68 12/5/14 Georgia Fall Invite
200 Back 1:52.89 12/7/14 Georgia Fall Invite
50 Free 21.24 12/4/15 UGA Fall Invitational
100 Free 44.94 2/25/17 Big Ten Championships
200 Free 1:37.29 2/24/17 Big Ten Championships
500 Free 4:29.95 12/4/15 UGA Fall Invitational

2015-16 (Sophomore Year)

Competed in eight meets, including the Big Ten Championships, swimming the 50-500 freestyles … Achieved an NCAA B-cut time in the 200 free of 1:37.54 at the Big Ten Championships, which ranked fourth on the team for the year … Ranked third on the team in the 100 free, posting a personal best of 44.97 seconds at the Big Ten Championships … Swam a pair of personal bests at the UGA Invitational (12/4) in the 50 free (21.24) and 500 free (4:29.95) … Won the 200 free in (1:39.40) against Virginia Tech (10/16).

2014-15 (Freshman Year)
Competed in eight meets for Penn State in his first season donning the Blue and White, primarily in the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle…Swam in three events at the conference championships, posting season-best times in the 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, and 500 freestyle…Touched in at 1:37.77 in the 200 freestyle at the conference championships to rank third overall for the Nittany Lions in the 2014-15 campaign…Ranked fourth on the team with a season-best time of 4:30.22 in the 500 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships…Also swam in the 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke on two occasions and participated in the 1,000 freestyle one time.

High School
Four year letterwinner at Freehold Township High under the guidance of head coach Brittney Bott ... Currently holds nine school records at Freehold Township High ... Qualified for the New Jersey State championship finals in the 200 and 500 freestyle events ... Earned first team Monmouth County and Shore Conference accolades ... Garnered third team All-New Jersey recognition ... Named the team MVP for his freshman, sophomore and junior seasons ... Competed for Freehold Old-Bridge YMCA at the club level ... Holds 10 club records for the 15 and over age group ... Qualified for the Long Course Junior Nationals in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle events and the Short Course Junior Nationals in the 200 freestyle race ... Four-time qualifier for YMCA Nationals.

Ryan Patrick O'Neill was born on April 11, 1996, in Philadelphia ... Parents are Colleen and Stephen O'Neill ... Has two brothers: Stephen and Kyle.


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