Old Dutch High School Athlete of the Week: Thomas O’Neil

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OLD DUTCH HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Thursday, September 26, 2013:

Thomas O’Neil
Sport – Football
High School – Waseca
Class – Senior

The 6-foot-1, 190-pound senior quarterback amassed 507 yards of total offense and had a hand in five touchdowns as the Waseca Bluejays remained undefeated with a 43-27 South Central Conference victory at Fairmont.

Thomas carried the ball 26 times for 309 yards and four touchdowns, while completing 10 of 17 passes for 198 yards and one touchdown. His touchdown runs, all in the second half, were from 46, 44, 83 and 5 yards. For the season he has rushed for 11 touchdowns and thrown for eight. He is a three-year starter for the Bluejays and is a captain on the football and basketball teams.

O’Neil is on the A honor roll and is involved in Advanced Placement courses.  He is involved in Waseca Community Education, volunteers as a youth football and basketball coach and referee, and is active in his church.

Waseca, which is ranked ninth in Class 4A, will play at home on Friday vs. undefeated Blue Earth Area, the top-ranked team in Class 3A.

Congratulations to Thomas O’Neil for being this weeks Old Dutch High School Athlete of the week!

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