FRESHMAN YEAR: 2012
Played in 45 games, making 23 starts in the outfield ... compiled six RBI, three doubles, four stolen bases and scored 13 runs ... recorded a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage and two outfield assists ... went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI, run scored and two walks in a win over Pittsburgh (2/19) ... led IU to another victory at Miami (OH) (4/25), posting two hits, two steals and a run ... an Academic All-Big Ten selection.
REDSHIRT: 2010-11 (FOOTBALL):
Came to IU on a football scholarship ... redshirted the 2010 season ... joined the baseball team prior to the start of the 2011-12 academic year.
Had a huge senior season, batting .427 with four homeruns, a school-record 46 RBI, 10 doubles, three triples, 17 steals, 32 runs scored and a .504 on-base percentage ... as a junior, hit .375 with a homerun, 13 RBI, six doubles, 12 steals and 28 runs ... named the conference Player of the Year, First Team All-Ohio and an All-Cincinnati First Teamer following senior campaign ... picked up second team all-conference honors as a junior ... led Elder High School to an state runner-up finish ... high school teammate of fellow Hoosier Brian Korte ... came to IU on a football scholarship in 2010, redshirting that season ... finished career with a school-record 120 receptions for 1,659 yards and 22 touchdowns ... two-time honorable mention all-state, all-conference and team receiver of the year ... Elder advanced to the 2008 Division I state championship game and finished year ranked No. 11 in nationally ... caught 15 balls for 184 yards and two scores in the title contest ... 15 catches were a Division I state championship game record and the 184 yards were the sixth-best total ... rated the fifth-best wide receiver and the 33rd-best prospect in Ohio by OhioVarsity.com ... the son of William and Maureen O'Conner ... has three brothers, Billy, Patrick and Sean, and two sisters Kelly and Kristi ... born on September 16, 1991 ... a Telecommunications major.