|33 Will O'Neil
Earned a spot on the team as a walk-on last season ... Extremely hard worker that is a valuable practice player ... Pushes fellow post players to achieve more ... Excellent student ... Named to the 2004-05 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Named to the 2005 PCS Phosphate All-Academic Team.
As a Junior (2004-05)
Played in eight games after earning a spot on the team as a walk-on following the start of practice ... Connected on 2-of-3 field attempts during the year ... Made his ECU debut in the season opener against Pepperdine, making 1-of-2 free throws in the game's final minute ... Scored four points in three minutes of action against Louisville, making both of his field goal attempts and grabbing one rebound.
Prior to ECU
Lettered one season (2001-02) at Guilford College for coach Butch Estes.
Three-year letterman at Northeast Guilford High School in Greensboro ... Coached by Ron Williams ... Earned four varsity letters in cross country and track, helping the Rams to four conference titles.
Son of Bill and Sharlene O'Neil ... Born on Dec. 12, 1984 ... Has a younger brother, Sean (21), and younger sister, Samantha (12) ... Father played football at Minot State and is now a television news reporter for WXII in Winston-Salem ... Mother is an assistant dean at UNC Greensboro ... Academic major is exercise and sport science.