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Cross Country

 
Kevin O'Neill
Kevin O'Neill
Year: SR
Hometown: Berkeley
High School: Berkeley
College: HMC
Major: Mathematics

Personal best: 8K – 29:23 (UCR ’11)

Kevin O'Neill, a Harvey Mudd senior from Berkeley, CA, is the son of Geoff and Susan.  While at Berkeley High, he ran cross country all four years, winning Most Improved once and the team Scholar-Athlete award three times.  He has been running for many years and says that the sport has taught him that it’s possible to come back after failure. “All you need is the right attitude,” Kevin shares. He claims that the best post-race meal is watermelon. Though at times he concedes that math is utterly useless, he nonetheless is majoring in math.

Athletic Awards Earned: Most Improved, 2-time Scholar Athlete in high school
Pregame rituals (if any): Listening to Bay Area rap music
Favorite athlete: Geoffrey O'Neill (father)
Favorite activity outside of your sport: Playing jazz trombone