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Tani

O'Neill

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Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: McLean, Va.
High School: McLean

Bio

2016-17: Member of the V4 squad for the first two competitions of the season before transitioning to the 2V4 … Started the year with nearly an 11-second victory at the Carolina Cup with a time of 7:27.1 in the V4 … Helped Duke win the Carolina Cup with 99 overall points and a sweep of all five races … Came in second in the morning race of the Longhorn Invite in the V4 with a 7:09.216 time … Performance moved the Blue Devils to the A Final, where the boat took third in 7:23.333 … Member of the 2V4 for the remainder of the season … Rowed to a third-place performance against No. 4 Ohio State (7:22.9), No. 3 Michigan (7:28.5) and Notre Dame (7:43.7) with a time of 7:38.1 … Turned in a third-place performance in the Clemson Invitational A Final, clocking a time of 7:45.085 to trail No. 4 Ohio State (7:31.100) and No. 5 Texas (7:38.664) and edge out ACC rival, and 10th ranked, Virginia (7:45.448) … Churned to the A Finals with a pair of second-place qualifying races, clocking out in 7:20.947 and 7:23.848 … Turned in a title performance at the Dale England Cup, finishing more than five seconds ahead of the field with a time of 8:01.3 to top Notre Dame (8:06.73), San Diego (8:11.36) and Indiana (8:19.13) … Checked in fourth in the ACC Championship Grand Final with a time of 7:21.276, behind Virginia (7:07.564), Syracuse (7:11.707) and Louisville (7:16.440) … Earned its trip to the Grand Final by winning heat one during the morning session with a time of 7:31.983.

2015-16: A valuable member of the 2V4 and 3V8 during the campaign … began the spring helping the 2V4 to a second-place finish at the Carolina Cup with a time of 7:34.7 … at the Virginia Dual, the 2V4 took fourth place (7:58.0) with the 3V8 claiming second (7:54.7) … helped the Blue Devils tie for first with No. 14 Indiana and No. 17 Notre Dame at the Dale England Cup as the 2V4 came in third (7:55.4) and fourth (8:01.1) … at the ACC Championship, helped the 3V8 to a first place finish in the petite final against North Carolina with a year-best time of 6:58.091 … during the fall, a member of the 3V8, 3V4 and 5V4 for the Princeton Chase and Rivanna Romp … as a member of the 3V8 for the Princeton Chase, helped the boat come in 50th overall (16:37.910) … with the 3V4 at the Chase, placed 23rd with a time of 18:43.288 … ended the fall with the 3V8 and 5V4 at the Rivanna Romp, helping the eights place 17th in 14:36.9 and fours 20th in 16:16.2.

2015: Spent the majority of the season as a member of the V4 before switching to the 3V8 for the ACC Championship … part of the V4 at the season opening races against Clemson and Boston University … boat finished second to Clemson’s V4 in both its races (7:54.41/8:00.37) ... led the V4 to the Karen Plumleigh Cortney Cup Petite Final by placing third in the preliminary heat (8:06.96) … crew finished fourth in the petite final in 8:18.01 … part of the V4 for three races at the Clemson Invitational against seven ranked squads as the crew finished seventh (8:09.2), sixth (8:00.3) and seventh (8:03.0) … at the ACC Championship was a member of the 3V8 and helped the boat place fourth in its preliminary heat (7:22.0) and second in the Petite Final (7:10.8).

2013-14: Helped 2V4 to a win against Notre Dame at the season-opening Cardinal Invitational with a time of 7:39.10 … also a member of the V4 at the Cardinal Invitational, rowing against Kansas and Michigan State … competed with the V4 against Clemson, Iowa, Kansas, Buffalo and Purdue, helping the boat to a fourth-place finish (7:51.11) … part of the V4 that took down No. 20 Oregon State at the Oregon State Classic with a time of 7:38.1, a second faster than the Beavers … competed with the 2V8 at the UVA Invite, where the boat finished in 7:11.4 in the morning session and 7:07.8 in the second session … in the ACC Championship Grand Final, was a member of the Blue Devils’ 2V8 crew that placed sixth.

Fall 2013: Rowed with the 3V8 at the Princeton Chase, helping the boat place 31st out of 52 entries.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at McLean High School...named All-Met first team as a senior after helping McLean win the junior eight and take second in the junior four at Club Nationals...as a junior, helped pace the four to a second-place finish at Club Nationals...helped the varsity four win the VARSA State Championship as a sophomore.

Personal: Born Tani Marie O’Neill on May 2, 1995 in Puerto Rico...daughter of Robert O’Neill and Camille Galanes-O’Neill...has a sister, Hana.

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