The No. 19 Illini fell to No. 24 Notre Dame, 4-3, on Jan. 20 at the Atkins Tennis Center.
O'Connor saw action in one doubles match when she worked in tandem with Julia Jamieson to earn an 8-6 victory on court three over Southern Illinois.
2012-13 (Freshman) Earned Illinois' Sportsmanship Award at the Big Ten Tournament banquet, given to the athlete from each school who distinguishes herself through sportsmanship, ethical behavior and strong academic performance and who has demonstrated good citizenship outside of tennis ... Picked up nine wins on the year ... Won 15 doubles matches, 10 of which were with Breanne Smutko.
Juniors/High School Graduated from Maine South High School ... Was a five-star recruit by TennisRecruiting.net ... Ranked 67th nationally by TennisRecruiting.net ... Ranked No. 1 in the state of Illinois her senior year ... Held a 46-30 singles record over the past year.
Personal Born Jan. 6, 1994 ... Daughter of Tom and Camille O'Connor ... Majoring in business ... Has two siblings, twin sister, Haley and Jesse ... Lists her sister as the person who most influenced her athletic career because she is someone who constantly holds herself to a high standard.