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    Jennifer O'Neil

    First NameJennifer
    Last NameO'Neil
    Height5'6"
    positionGuard
    weight0
  • TeamRose Classic
    Class Of2010
    SchoolSaint Micheal Academy
    CollegeUniversity of Kentucky
    Years With Rose Classic0

Bio

General

A quick point guard with an excellent ability to drive or shoot the outside shot ... Will vie for the starting point guard position ... Kentucky's first incoming freshman to earn McDonald's All-America honors ... First player to wear No. 0 ... UK's fifth player from the state of New York ... Chose Kentucky over Georgia and California ... Majoring in kinesiology.

High School

A consensus national top-30 player ... Ranked as the nation's 10 th best point guard, according to ESPN Hoopsgurlz ... Named a McDonald's All-American after leading the Eagles to a No. 8 state ranking with averages of 25.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game ... WBCA Nike All-American ... ESPN HoopGurlz All-Star ... Third-team PARADE Magazine All-American (2010) ... MaxPreps Girls Basketball All-American honorable mention ...

The Post's All-Manhattan girls basketball Player of the Year ... NYSSWA All-State second-team (2010) ... New York Daily News' Girls Player of the Year (2009) ... Tabbed a fourth-team All-American by PARADE Magazine and was a fifth-team All-America choice by Street & Smith's Magazine in 2009 after averaging 22.0 points and 7.0 assists per game ... Earned first-team all-state honors in Class AA in 2008-09 after leading St. Michael's to its first Federation championship title ... Named Tournament MVP after pouring in 22 points in the CHSAA state `AA' title game and hitting four clutch free throws in the Class AA semifinals in the final 1:01 to lift her squad to a 50-46 win ... Netted a game-high 13 points in the state Federation championship game for the Eagles ... Member of the student council.

 

Mitchell Says...

"Jennifer in my mind is the best pure point guard in the class of 2010. She's an unbelievable playmaker. Her ability to handle the basketball and get herself in position to score or set her teammates up to score is unmatched. She's a very good outside shooter which makes her extremely dangerous on the offensive end. What I like most about her is her leadership qualities and the leadership abilities she has exhibited in high school. That will benefit our team greatly. She is everything you would want in a point guard."