Women's Rowing

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    Elizabeth O'Neill
    Elizabeth O'Neill

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Manchester, England

    High School:
    Loreto Grammer School

    Height:
    5-3

    Position:
    Coxswain

    Experience:
    1V

    At USC: Elizabeth O'Neill enters her second season in the USC program...Coxed the JV Eight in 2005...Helped lead crew to a fourth place finish at Pac-10s and a 10th place finish at NCAAs...A member of the 2005 11th place NCAA squad, the first team in USC history to receive a team bid to the NCAA championships, coxed the Varsity Eight to a first place finish at the 2005 Head of the American.

    In the summer of 2005 she was, selected as the only coxswain to attend U23 Great Britain development camps. She also coxed the heavy weight women's for to a fourth place finish at the National Championships in Great Britain.

    Personal Highlights: O'Neill is a 2004 graduate of Loreto Grammar School in Manchester, England... Played two years of prep netball and ran cross country for three years... Rowed with the Agecroft Rowing Club for five years (2000-04)... A three-time competitor at the Henley Royal Regatta in Oxford, the Head of the River in London, the Women's Henley and Women's Head of the River... Coxed the Men's Fours at the National Championships of Great Britain each year, finishing as high as fifth in Elite Fours... Selected to the Women's Junior National Team Selection Camp in 2004... Served as class president in 2004... Her father, Denis, rowed for Scotland's Glasgow University, was a two-year member of the Scottish National Team and has captured eight world veteran titles... Her major is undeclared but she would like to pursue a career in sports nutrition.