2006-07 Update: Helped her relay team to seventh in the 400 Freestyle (3:55.17) and ninth in the 200 Medley (2:00.51) at Colgate ... At Boston College (1/20), placed fifth in the 100 Breast (1:14.68) and sixth in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay ... Helped her team to a sixth, ninth, and 12th place finish in the 200 Freestyle Relay (1:46.54)), 200 Medley Relay (1:59.14) and 400 Medley Relay (4:24.45). Also swam the 50 Free (27.50) for 15th place and the 100 Breaststroke (1:17.60) for 12th place at the Rhode Island Invitational ... Finished sixth (26.91) in 50 Yard Freestyle vs. Northeastern (12/2) ... Helped lead her team to finish second (3:55.23) in 400 Yard Freestyle with Cecelia Jenkins, Leighanne Kevil, and Taryn Prout vs. Northeastern ... Placed seventh in the 50-yard freestyle (26.84) and third with her team in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:52.66) at Boston University (11/11)...Placed sixth in the 50-yard free (26.95), fifth as part of the 200-yard medley relay (1:59.89) and third as a member of the 400 free relay team that finished third (3:51.80) against Central Connecticut State (11/4)...Placed fifth in the 50 free (26.83) and her team placed fifth in the 400 free relay (3:56.59) against Army (10.28)...Finished fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:15.62) and helped her relay team to a sixth place finish in the 400 free relay (4:02.82) against Stony Brook (10/21)...Placed sixteenth in the 50 free (27.63), fifteenth in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:16.57) and eighth with her 200-yard freestyle relay team (1:49.64) at the UConn Invitational (10/13).
At Southern Connecticut State (11/6) her team placed 4th in the 200 Medley (1:56.44) and she placed 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle (27.08) and 5th in the 100-Yard Freestyle (59.13).
2004-05: Posted her season-best times in the 50-yard free (26.70 seconds) and in the 100-yard free (58.59 seconds) at the Nutmeg Invitational (12/5) ... recorded her best time in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:14.90) against Fordham (1/29) ... took third in the 50-yard free (26.77 seconds) against Southern Connecticut State (11/7) and fifth in the 50-yard free (26.81 seconds) at Boston University (11/13).
2003-04: Ranked fifth on the squad in the 50-yard freestyle (25.91) which she set against Fordham (1/31) ... at Boston College (1/24), took sixth in the 50-yard freestyle (27.33) ... at New Hampshire, placed fifth in the 50-yard freestyle (26.47) and fifth in the 100-yard freestyle (58.96) ... competed in seven meets during the season.
Before UMass: Four time letterwinner at Seekonk High School ... set school record in 200-yard medley relay senior year ... named South Coast Conference All-Star, Sun Chronicle All-Star and Pawtucket Times All-Star ... team captain senior year ... team was sectional champion and third place finisher at state championships ... also a three year letterwinner in softball ... member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Born on November 22, 1985 in Providence, R.I. ... daughter of Michael and Lisa O'Connell ... majoring in nursing.
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