Kevin O'Connor
Kevin O'Connor
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ridgewood, N.J.
High School: Bergen Catholic
Position: Free/IM

2012-2013: Competed in five individual events including the 100 backstroke, 100 breaststroke, 100 butterfly, 200 freestyle and 100 individual medley…achieved career best time in the 200 free (1:51.87) at the Patriot League Championship…member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2011-2012: Competed in six different individual events including the 200, 500, 1,000 and 1,650 freestyles and 200 and 400 individual medleys…also a member of the 800 freestyle relay team…posted season-best times in the 200 free (1:55.24) and 500 free (5:04.44) at the Terrier Invitational and in the 1,650 free (17:29.02) and 400 IM (4:31.56) at the Patriot League Championship.

2010-2011: Finished 18th in the 1650 freestyle with a personal-best time of 17:15.78 at the Patriot League Championship...also at the PLC he swam a personal and team-best time in the 400 individual medley (4:25.51), while he had a  personal-best time in the 500 yard freestyle (4:57.10)...swam the 200 yard breaststroke in 2:24.19 at the Terrier Invitational.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity swim team at Bergen Catholic H.S...team captain senior year...team was NNJIL champions in 2007...swam for the Ridgewood YMCA Breakers club team...team was New Jersey YMCA men’s state champions in 2008...member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Kevin (Class of 1985) and Kathleen O’Connor...has one brother, Patrick, and two sisters, Brigid and Virginia...uncle Tom Bacon graduated from Holy Cross in 1985 and cousin Sarah Daly (Class of 2013) was a member of the Holy Cross women’s lacrosse team...majoring in Mathematics.

 

O'Connor's Top Times

Event (yards) Time Meet (Date)
50 Free 28.69 Fairfield (10/8/2011)
100 Free 53.83 Harold Anderson Invitational (12/3/2010)
200 Free 1:51.87 Patriot League Championship (2/22/2013)
500 Free 4:57.10 Patriot League Championship (2/17/2011)
1000 Free 10:34.41 Harold Anderson Invitational (11/23/2013)
1650 Free 17:15.78 Patriot League Championship (2/19/2011)
100 Back 1:05.70 Assumption (10/5/2013)
100 Breast 1:11.61 Assumption (10/5/2013)
200 Breast 2:24.19 Terrier Invitational (10/21/2010)
100 Fly 1:01.52 Assumption (10/5/2013)
200 Fly 2:12.67 Harold Anderson Invitational (12/2/2011)
100 IM 1:03.72 Assumption (10/5/2013)
200 IM 2:14.18 Springfield (10/30/2010)
400 IM 4:25.51 Patriot League Championship (2/18/2011)