LMU swimming dropped a dual meet to USD on Saturday afternoon.
2009-10 Women's Swimming Photos
Briefly... Trinity O'Neill is in her fourth season with LMU swimming...
At LMU... 2009...All-Conference selection for the third straight season... finished fourth in the 400 IM at the Conference Championships with a personal best time of 4:32.51, second best in LMU program history... also placed fourth in the 200 butterfly and ninth in the 200 IM to add 72 points to the Lions total... one of three Lions to receive Academic All-Conference honors... helped defeat WCC rival USD and Fresno State with second place finishes in the 400 IM and 200 butterfly in the annual Beach Cup... voted `Hardest Worker' and `Best Student' by teammates...2008...continued as LMU's premier 400 IM specialist, placing fourth in the PCSC Championship... lowered her LMU program record by over a second at the Nike Invitational with a 4:33.29... also placed fourth in the conference championship in the 200 Butterfly and 12th in the 200 IM contributing 67 points towards the Lion's first-ever PCSC Conference title... selected to the All-Conference team for the second consecutive year... secured dual meet victories in the 200 butterfly, 200 and 400 IM, and 1000 freestyle throughout the season; including a key win in the 200 IM to upset UCSD in the program's first ever win over it's PCSC rival and a key win in the 1000 freestyle over USD to help the Lions to its first ever undefeated dual meet season and its fourth straight dual meet victory over the Toreros... 2007... had an impressive freshman season, becoming LMU's top swimmer in the 400 individual medley and 200 butterfly, breaking program records in those events over and over again throughout the season... was LMU's Freshman Swimmer of the Year and voted "Most Inspirational" and "Hardest Worker" by teammates for placing third in the 400 IM at the PCSC Championships with a new program record of 4:34.82 and fourth in the 200 butterfly with a new program record of 2:05.72... scored 56 points to help LMU to second place in the team standings... won dual meet victories in an unprecedented six different events throughout the season, including a critical victory in the 1000 freestyle against Pepperdine, helping the Lions to their fourth consecutive dual meet victory over the Waves...
High School... a 2006 graduate of Seton Home Study School in Front Royal, Va...swam for the Claremont Club and Coach John Ries... a two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American... member on nationally-ranked 800m free relay...
Personal... Trinity Michelle O'Neill was born November 19, 1987, in Glendale, Calif... daughter of John and Christine O'Neill... father played water polo for Cal State LA... is the oldest of eight children... has four sisters, Olivia, Agna, Jenna, and Lauren, and three brothers, Joseph, Gregory, and Timothy... a philosophy major with a minor in history.