The sophomore from the University of North Carolina is a native of Syracuse, New York who trains with the Mission Viejo Nadadores.
Career Best Times
- 1:41.66 in 200 freestyle
- 4:23.62 in 500 freestyle
- 9:03.32 in 1000 freestyle (3rd in University of North Carolina history)
- 14:56.93 in 1650 freestyle (3rd in school history)
- 1:53.09 in 200 individual medley
- 3:56.55 in 400 individual medley
O'Connor was an honorable mention All-America as a freshman in 2010-11 and ACC Freshman of the Year in 2010-11. He took 13th place in the 2011 10-kilometer USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Championships and placed 16th in the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships in the 1500-meter freestyle (15:35.05).
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- 2012 USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Championships
- Marathon Swimming
- World Open Water Swimming Association
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- Running Start, Fast Finish At Seal Beach Rough Water Swim
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- Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who's The Fastest Of Us All?