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Phillip O'Connell
Phillip  O'Connell

Rye, N.Y.

High School:
Fordham Prep

Cross Country/Distance


2010 Outdoor (Redshirt): Ran three times in the 800 meters with a top time of 1:59.33 at the Princeton Quad Meet ... Came in 13th at the Villanova Duals ... Finished in 13th place at Penn in the 1500 meters with time of 4:07.86 ... Came in 10th in his section at the Widener Invitational ... Placed 14th in the 400 meters (53.77) at the Villanova Duals ... Competed unattached.

2010 Indoor (Redshirt): Finished fourth in his section of the 800 meters at the NYRR Armory I ... Improved his time to a season-best 1:59.38 at the NYRR Armory II ... Came in 15th overall at the Seamus McGelligott Invitational ... Finished eighth in the 1000 meters at both the Jack Pyrah Invitational and the Penn State Relays ... Competed unattached.

2009 Cross Country (Redshirt): Registered a time of 27:35 in the 8K JV race at the Paul Short Run ... Ran a four-mile time of 22:40.44 at the Main Line Invitational ... Competed unattached.

Fordham Prep: School record holder in the 4x800 meter relay ... Ran the leadoff leg of that relay at the 2009 Nike Outdoor National Championships.

Personal: Oldest of four sons of Donald and Suzanne O'Connell ... Has three younger brothers, Douglas (17), Gregory (14) and Stephen (12) ... Mother ran cross country and track at Villanova and is a 1982 graduate of the university ... Undeclared major in the school of Liberal Arts.


800 Meters - 1:58.8
1500 Meters - 4:07