Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
28 Jimmy O'Neill
Career: Played in 58 games on defense … Totaled 21 ground balls and 13 caused turnovers … Four-time ACC Academic Honor Roll recipient and three-time All-ACC Academic Team.
2013: Played in all 21 games with one start … Helped lead Duke’s man-down defense … Finished the season with 10 ground balls and seven caused turnovers … Had two ground balls in wins over Towson (3/16), High Point (4/5) and Rutgers (4/20) … Also registered two caused turnovers versus the Scarlet Knights … All-ACC Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Saw action in 11 games and started one on defense ... A member primarily of the man-down defense ... Collected a ground ball in win over Penn (2/24) and versus Maryland (3/3) ... also had two caused turnovers versus the Quakers.
2011: Played in 19 games ... A major part of man down defense that posted a .678 success rate ... Picked up nine ground balls and registered four caused turnovers ... Had a career-high three ground balls against Penn (2/26) ... Had two ground balls in season-opening win over Siena (2/12) ... All-ACC Academic Team choice ... ACC Honor Roll selection.
2010: Saw the field in seven games.
Prep: A two-year letterwinner for Jack Moran at Chaminade ... Helped lead squad to a Catholic League title as a junior ... Earned all-league recognition as a junior ... Named Defenseman of the Year in the Catholic League as a senior ... Selected to compete in the U.S. Lacrosse National Senior Showcase in 2008 ... Was a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of James and Joanne O'Neill ... Has a sister, Kaitlyn ... Born Dec. 23, 1990.