Sarah O'Neill
Hometown:
Napa, Calif.

High School:
Vintage HS '04

Last College:
New Mexico State

Position:
Throws

Major:
Animal Science

SOFTBALL: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION in 2008... ALL-DIV. I INDEPENDENT SECOND TEAM in 2007... Three-year starter... Batted .256 (107-for-418) with 19 doubles and 10 home runs in her Aggie career... Enjoyed her best overall season as a junior, hitting .287 with 20 runs, five homers and 28 RBI... Played summer ball for California Gold Rush, earning first-team All-America honors and helping her team capture 2006 ASA title.

NEW MEXICO STATE: SUN BELT CONFERENCE FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR... Started all 60 games in right field, batting .301 (53-for-176)... Led Aggies in most offensive categories: hits (53), home runs (8), total bases (93) RBI (38), slugging (.528)... Led conference with 16 doubles... Moved into top five on NMSU season lists in four categories... Twice made all-tournament teams and once won Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week honors... Received an NMSU Student-Athlete Award, Crimson Scholars Award, National Society of Collegiate Scholars Award and was inducted into the Crimson and White Society... Also won NFCA Scholar-Athlete honors.

VINTAGE HS '04: Earned second-team all-state honors by Cal-Hi Sports as a senior... Also named to Sacramento Bee All-Metro Team and All-Monticello Empire League first team that year... Selected as Napa County Co-Player of the Year... Batted .412 with 26 runs, 7 doubles, 8 triples, 3 homers and 30 RBIs... Set Crusher records for triples and RBI... One of four softball recipients of Sacramento River Cats' Robert K. Puglia Award... As a junior, earned first-team All-MEL, second-team All-Napa County and All-Sac-Joaquin Section distinction...Played ASA ball for San Ramon Sorcerer Gold, helping team capture 2003 18A national title.

PERSONAL: Born in Napa, Calif.... Majoring in animal science... Daughter of James & Karen O'Neill... Has one sister (Heather) and one brother (Patrick).