Olivia McNeil
Height: 5-3
Year: Fy.
Hometown: Newport, N.Y.
High School: West Canada
Events: Sprints
Event(s): Sprints

Prior to Geneseo: Previously competed for West Canada Valley with head coaches Ference Sarus and Todd Hobin … two-year team captain … 2015 & 2017 Outdoor Track and Field Section III Team Champion … 2015 Indoor Track and Field Section III Team Champion … CSC Division 1 Most Outstanding Female Track Athlete … indoor and outdoor MVP in 2017 and 2018 … named rookie of the year in 2015 for indoor track and field … 2018 Most Outstanding Female Senior Athlete … CSC Division 1 league all star 2016-2018 … member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Olivia Aviel Rubi McNeil was born in Utica, N.Y. … raised in Newport, N.Y. … parents are Frederick McNeil and Emma Kessler … has five siblings, Kayla Mills, Candice Crosby, Anthony Mills, Jeffrey McNeil, and Rhonda McNeil … brother, Anthony Mills, played basketball at North Carolina A&T … brother-in-law, Bruce Crosby, is a member of the US Navy … cousins, Saladeem Booze and Louis Dedner, are member of the US Navy and US Army, respectively … enjoys figure skating, reading, playing with her dog, and watching Netflix … favorite athletic-related moment was when the sectional title came down to winning triple jump, her event. She ended up jumping a season personal record, winning triple jump and the sectional title for her team … started competing in track and field in eighth grade because her cousin did it and it looked fun … favorite professional athlete is Simone Biles … names her head coach as having the most influence on her athletic career because he would set what she thought were impossibly high goals for her to achieve and keep pushing her to be her best.