She used a fantastic field to help her pace a solid 1,600m and then she took off to eventually ran a TX. No 1 time of 10:42.91 to eclipse the previous top time of 10:45. 63 by Cedar Park freshman Isabel Conde de Frankenberg.
O'Connell runs again later in the afternoon in the 1,600m to set up a big match up of the last two UIL 6A state cross country champions against Brynn Brown.
You can watch that match up LIVE on MileSplit.com.