Emily

O'Neal

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Defender
Height: 5'7"
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: Highland Park
Club: Sting 98 ECNL
Major: Pre-Law

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2017)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2016)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015, 2016*; Spring 2016*, 2017*)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017)

*-denotes perfect 4.0 grade-point average

2016 (Redshirt Freshman)
Emily O'Neal made five appearances for the Huskers, including two in the postseason. Her season-high minutes in a game was 11 against then-No. 13 Clemson on Sept. 11. O'Neal compiled 34 minutes altogether during the season. She took a penalty kick against then-No. 20 Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament, and played seven minutes against then-No. 18 UCLA in the NCAA Tournament. The Huskers ended the season with an 11-6-5 record.

2015 (Redshirt)
O'Neal redshirted during her first year at Nebraska. NU posted an 8-7-2 mark in 2015.

High School
O'Neal competed at Highland Park High School in Texas as a defender under Coach Stewart Brown. O'Neal helped the team win the state title in 2012 and achieve runner-up honors in 2013. In 2014, Highland Park finished second at regionals. A team captain, O'Neal was on the National Honor Society, National English Honor Society and the Jacksonian Historical Honor Society.

Other Information
O'Neal played club soccer under Coach Antonio Percorari with Sting '98 ECNL. O'Neal helped her team earn the 2013 Texas Conference Championship before finishing seventh at nationals. In 2014, the team took second place at the conference tournament before finishing fourth at nationals. O'Neal was named to Top Drawer's Best XI (Fort Worth ECNL) in 2014.

Personal Information
Emily is the daughter of Mike and Lynn O'Neal and was born on Aug. 2, 1997. She has three sisters, Rachel, Sarah and Megan, and one brother, Joseph. Emily is majoring in psychology at Nebraska. She was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and an Academic All-Big Ten selection in 2016-17. Emily is a four-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. She also earned spots on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2016 and 2017.

O'Neal on Nebraska
“I chose Nebraska because this university has both athletic and academic excellence along with an unparalleled support system. The dedicated coaches create an enriched environment for pursuing success both on and off the field.”

O'Neal's Career Statistics

Year

GP-GS

Shots

SOG

Goals

Assists

Points

2015

0-0

0

0

0

0

0

2016

5-0

0

0

0

0

0

Totals

5-0

0

0

0

0

0

O'Neal's Career Highs

Points - None
Goals - None
Assists - None

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