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Kirkland athlete O'Neill participates in NCAA Division II fastpitch tournament

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Rachel O'Neill
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Kirkland resident Rachel O'Neill, a sophomore at Central Washington University, helped the team to earn the seventh seed during the NCAA division II West Region tournament held May 7-11, in St. George, Utah. O'Neill is a left fielder for the team.

Central beat Humboldt State, 5-1, and UC San Diego, 10-1. The team was eliminated by host Dixie State University, 8-0.

O'Neill was a three-year starter for Juanita High School and a member of 2011 State Championship team.

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