Women's Rowing



Molly O'Connell
Molly  O'Connell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Seal Beach, Calif.

High School:
Los Alamitos

Height:
5-6


05/15/2014

Mustangs Set For Inaugural American Athletic Conference Championship

SMU Begins Competition at 7 a.m. CT On Sunday In West Windsor, N.J.

2014-15 (So.)
American Athletic Conference Championship
Varsity 8+ Grand Final - 4th - 6:48.499
Alabama/UCO/Texas
Varsity 8+ - 1st - 7:01.01
Tulsa (Lawless Cup)
Varsity 8+ - 2nd - 6:51.2
Kansas
Varsity 8+ - 1st - 7:37.5
San Diego Crew Classic
Varsity 8+ (Heat B) - 4th - 7:05.35
Petite Final - 5th - 7:21.13
Creighton/Central Oklahoma

Varsity 8+ - 1st - 7:53.1

2013-14 (Fr.)
Lawless Cup

Varsity 8+ - 2nd - 6:47.27
Alabama/Eastern Michigan
Varsity 4+ - 3rd - 9:07.0
Novice 8+ - 1st - 7:47.0
Drake
Varsity 8+ - 1st - 7:00.4
Kansas State
Varsity 8+ - 2nd - 6:57.0
Creighton
Varsity 8+ - 1st - 7:02.40

Honors And Awards
American Athletic Conference Boat of the Week (April 7, 2015)
American Athletic Conference Boat of the Week (April 9, 2014)


PREP: Attended Los Alamitos High School ... Was a member of Long Beach Junior Crew ... As a coxswain in 2013, led the men's varsity 8+ to a fourth place finish at the USRowing National Championships, third in the men's varsity 8+ and fourth in the men's varsity 4+ at the Southwest Regional Championships, first in the men's varsity 8+ and second in the men's varsity 4+ at the Long Beach Invitational and first in the men's varsity 8+ at the Oakland Fault Line Faceoff ... In 2012, finished second in men's lightweight 8+ at the USRowing National Championship, fifth in the men's youth 4+ at Head of the Charles, second in the men's varsity 8+ at the Southwest Regional Championships, second in the men's varsity 8+ at the San Diego Crew Classic, first in the men's varsity 8+ and men's lightweight 8+ and third in the men's varsity 4+ at the Long Beach Invitational and second in men's varsity 8+ at the Oakland Fault Line Faceoff ... In 2011, finished 10th in the men's youth 4+ at the Head of the Charles ... Was also an Honor Roll student, PTSA Service Award and Athletic Scholarship Award winner ... Member of the National Charity League.

PERSONAL: Full name is Molly Anne O'Connell ... Born December 29, 1994 in Long Beach, California ... Daughter of Kelly and Michael O'Connell ... Is a triplet with brother, Shane, and sister, Paige ... Was attracted to SMU because of the location, class size, rowing team and coaching staff ... Is undecided on her major ... Lists her favorite places to travel for rowing as the National Championships in Tennessee and her favorite course as Head of the Charles ... Enjoys culinary arts, hiking and shopping.

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