O’Neill Set to Join the Catamounts
Class of 2008 graduate and All-State forward Nick O’Neill will join the University of Vermont Catamounts this fall after two seasons at Creighton University.
UVM Press Release:
O’Neill comes to UVM after playing the past two seasons at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Originally from Peoria, Ill., O’Neill appeared in 11 matches off the bench for the Bluejay’s as a freshman and saw time in 10 games this past season. He was named to the all-state, all-conference and all-area teams while at Peoria Notre Dame High School where he posted a record of 85-7-8 during his four years. He also won an Illinois State Cup and advanced to the Region II Finals with the Rockford Raptors.
“Nick is a powerful striker who has a tremendous hunger and brings a mature attitude to our program. He is extremely focused on finding success. We are excited to have him join us and play out the final two years of his career here at UVM,” stated head coach Jesse Cormier.