Strong optionals that constantly improve...Hard work continues to get her far.
2007-08: Tallied a pair of second place scores in 1M dives vs. Sacred Heart (12/1) and in 3M dives against Canisius (1/20)...Recorded a third place finish in 1M dives vs. Fairfield (10/27)...Scored career-high 171.83 against Canisius (1/20).
2006-07: Captured a pair of first place finishes in her first year for the Green and Gold...Recorded her first victory with a score of 155.85 in 1M dives against UNH (10/21)...Notched the second win of her career in 1M dives at Niagara (1/20)...Also placed second in five diving competitions.
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered three years of varsity diving at Saint Francis Prep...Team Captain her senior year...Also played two years of soccer.
PERSONAL: Born March 15, 1987...The daughter of Kevin and Anne O'Connell...Has a pair of older sisters: Lynn, who attends Gettysburg College and Sue, who is a graduate of Lafayette...Has a pair of older brothers: Tim, who attends SUNY Farmingdale and Kevin, who is a graduate of Trinity...Also has a younger sister, Mary...A management major.
HERSHEY ON O'CONNELL: "Lisa has a great commitment to the sport and that coupled with her desire to try new dives will lead to a great senior year"