25 Brian O'Neil
25 Brian O'Neil
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Reading, Mass.
High School: North Reading
Position: RHP
Major: Management
Bats/Throws: R/R

As a senior: The Bulldogs' main weekday starter, O'Neil finished his career with a 2-2 mark in 2012 ... O'Neil appeared in seven games, starting six, and posted a 2-2 record with a 5.84 ERA ... He tossed 24.2 innings, allowing 18 runs on 27 hits ... O'Neil's two victories came against regional powers Northeastern and Connecticut ... Tossed five scoreless innings, allowing just three hits against Northeastern (Apr. 17) ... The next week, he allowed one unearned run on six hits over 5.2 innings to help the Bulldogs defeat Connecticut for the first time in program history ... In his first start against Liberty, he held the Flames hitless over the first five innings and allowed just two runs on one hit in a no decision.

As a junior: Emerged as one of the Bulldogs top four starters, going 4-3 with a 3.98 ERA in 61.0 innings ... He struck out 27 and walked 23 in 14 appearances, 11 starts ... Worked seven innings in three of his four wins ... Allowed a run on six hits and struck out six against Marist on Mar. 29 ... In his next start, limited Harvard to one run on four hits over seven innings ... Finished the season strong with seven innings of two-run ball vs. Farleigh Dickinson on the final day of the season.

As a sophomore: Appeared in seven games in relief … Struck out two in an inning of work against UConn … Finished season with three strikeouts and six walks allowed.

As a freshman: Made 15 appearances in first season as a reliever ... 4.50 ERA with just nine earned runs over 18 innings of work ... Season-best 2 innings against Brown and Dartmouth.

Before Bryant: A 2008 graduate of North Reading High School ... Played baseball and soccer and ran indoor track for the Hornets ... Named all-league in baseball and soccer ... Led baseball team to CAL?league championships in 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... Graduated with honors.

Personal: Born October 2, 1989 ... Son of Jack and Elizabeth O'Neil ... Has one brother, John, and two sisters, Caity and Cristin.

Career Highs

Innings pitched: 7.0, three times
Batters faced: 31, Marist (3/29/11)
Strikeouts: 5, at Harvard (4/19/11), Marist (3/29/11)