O’Neill Commits to Purdue University Northwest

Florida Eels are excited to announce the college commitment of Elite Forward, Fynn O’Neill to Purdue University Northwest for the 2024-2025 season. O’Neill a veteran of the USPHL Florida Eels Elite team, played in 43 games, scored 23 goals, 28 assists and a total of 51 points. O’Neill will continue to be a dominating forward at Purdue University Northwest next season.

O’Neill states that he has many wonderful memories and experiences playing for the Florida Eels over the course of the year, but his most memorable moment for him was “scoring the game winning goal for the Eels (Elite) during an Eels playoff game.” Playing for the Eels, O’Neill was able to “meet some great characters on the team and make lasting friendships.” Learning from the Eels discipline, work ethic and task management O’Neill will foredge his way into the new collegiate world of academics and hockey.

Attending Purdue University Northwest, Fynn plans to study Biological Sciences. It is the University’s dedication to bettering people on and off the ice is what drew O’Neill to the school. O’Neill represented the Eels with high quality character and will continue to demonstrate this as he attends University in the Fall.

O’Neill states that it is with his family’s support that he was able to achieve his goals of playing junior hockey, and head off to college in the fall. “My family has always been my rock. They have always supported me throughout my career, and will always be my number one fans!” It is with their support O’Neill knows he will able to continue to reach his career goals.

The Florida Eels wish Fynn O’Neill great success in his collegiate career and know he will continue to represent the Eels proudly. O’Neill will be joined by fellow alum JJ Diaz as they pave the way at Purdue University Northwest this fall.

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