The state’s returning Gatorade Player of the Year, the 6-foot-4, 201-pound senior defender led the Huskies to a 23-0-1 record and the Division II state championship this past season. O’Connor anchored a defense that compiled 17 shutouts and allowed just eight scores. He also chipped in offensively with 12 goals and four assists. The Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association’s Mr. Soccer winner, he is a two-time MIHSSCA Dream Team selection.
O’Connor has maintained a 3.50 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer on scholarship at Western Michigan University.
A member of his school’s Diversity Club, O’Connor has volunteered locally on behalf of the Refugee Education Center in West Michigan and as a peer tutor.