9 Brian O'Neill
9 Brian O'Neill
Height: 5-9
Weight: 170
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Yardley, PA
High School: Chicago (USHL)
Position: F

Bulldog Best: Three goals in win at Clarkson 2/12/11.

Notes: Ninth at Yale with 69 career assists… 12th with 117 points.

2010-11: First-team All-ECAC… First-team All-New England... Honorable mention All-Ivy… ECAC Hockey All-Tournament Team… Led team with 20 goals and 46 points... Career-high three goals at Clarkson on 2/12/11… Ranked 15th nationally with 1.28 points per game and 21st with .56 goals… Began with a 3-2-5 weekend in the two wins including 2-1-3 and GWG against Dartmouth 10/30/10... Academic All-ECAC.

2009-10: Led team in points with 45... His 1.32 points per game ranked 7th in Division 1... Had 2-1-3 in win over Sacred Heart on Nov.24... 21 of his 29 assists were primary helpers... Inside Hockey and ECAC Hockey Player of the Week after 2-3-5 weekend in November.

2008-09: Played in all but one game... Led all newcomers with 12 goals and 26 points... Ranked 15th among Division I freshmen (4th in ECAC) with .79 points per game... College Hockey News All-Rookie Team... ECAC All-Rookie Team... ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team... Jan. 12 ECAC Rookie of the Week for 3-0-3 weekend at Dartmouth/Harvard... Mar. 3 ECAC Rookie of the Week for 2-1-3 vs. Cornell/Colgate.

Before Yale: Played in the United States Hockey League with Yale classmate Dan Otto for Chicago Steel... Finished sixth in USHL scoring, sixth in assists and 11th in goals... Led all forwards in the USHL with a +29... Set Steel season points record in 2007-08... Also earned a spot on the Center Trophy USHL All-Rookie Team.

At Germantown Academy: 2006 Flyers Cup leading scorer... 2005 Flyers Cup MVP and leading scorer... Two-time Breakaway Magazine Player of the Year... 2004 Breakaway Magazine Freshman of the Year... AAA League leading scorer sophomore and junior years... Team was 2005 ICSHL Champions... 2005 and 2006 Flyers Cup runner-ups... Earned three varsity letters for golf... 2005 and 2007 golf team MVP... Low scoring average on varsity three years... Dean's list.

Personal: Brian Thomas O'Neill is the son of Brian and Kathleen O'Neill... Twin brother, Brennan, was a competitive hockey player before going to college... Worked as counselor for Greg Carter European Hockey School... Political science major... Voted "most humorous" by his Yale teammates.