Liam O'Connell
Liam O'Connell
Year: Junior
Hometown: Grayslake, Ill.
High School: Grayslake North HS


Personal Bests:
Top 5K Time: 16:58.6 (8/31/18)
Top 8K Time: 26:05.2 (10/12/18)
Top 10K Time: 32:10.4 (11/10/17)

2018: Ran PR times in both the 5K and 8K... His 8K PR time of 26:05.2 was recorded at the Bradley Pink Classic 10/12... His 5K PR time of 16:58.6 was set at the Saluki Invitational 8/31

2017: Ran the second fastest 10K time (32:10.4) for a freshmen in SIUE history at the NCAA Midwest Regionals... Had a personal record in the 8K at the OVC Championships with a time of 26:24.3... O'Connell had his best finish at the Bradley Invitational where he finished 12th. 

Prep: Competed at Grayslake North High School



Personal Bests
Mile: 4:28.69 (2/9/18)
3,000: 8:56.87 (2/9/18)
4x400 Relay: 3:36.22 (2/2/18)

800m: 2:01.66 (4/27/18)
1500m: 3:58.53 (5/10/18)
3,000m: 8:56.24 (3/9/18)
5,000m: 15:41.82 (4/6/18)

2019 Outdoor: Did not participate

2019 Indoor: Recorded a seventh place finish in the mile (4:30.23) at the Marshall Invitational

2018 Outdoor: Placed eighth while setting a PR in the 1500 (3:58.53) at the OVC Championships… Placed fourth in the 3,000 at the Coastal Carolina Invitational… Finished fourth in the 5,000 at the Billiken Invitational

2018 Indoor: Had his best finish of the season at the Don DeNoon Invitational where he placed tenth while setting a PR in the 4x400m relay (3:36.22)... Placed twelfth (4:28.69) in the mile at the Marshall Invite.