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Jack O'Connor

225 lbs.
Arlington, Va.
Bishop O'Connell
High School
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• No. 101 on D1Baseball’s Top 200 Starting Pitchers as part of its Preseason Player Rankings

SUMMER 2023: Pitched in four games, including three starts for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of the Cape Cod League … pitched alongside UVA teammate Bradley Hodges in Hyannis … Logged a total of 12.1 innings and struck out 11 batters … best outing came in a start against Brewster on July 8 where he did not surrender an earned run over 3.1 innings while striking out five.

• Garnered Freshman All-America honors from Perfect Game (First Team) and Baseball America (Second Team).
• One of 12 Cavaliers on ACC Academic Team and included on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
• Made 19 appearances, including 11 starts as a true freshman.
• Pitched on the weekend for the first 11 weeks of the season before transitioning to the bullpen for UVA’s stretch run.
• In his collegiate debut, earned the win, allowed one hit over five scoreless innings and struck out seven in a start against UNCW, the eventual Colonial Athletic Association league champion and NCAA Tournament qualifier.
• Did not allow a run in his first 11 innings of his collegiate career.
• Recorded ACC wins over Florida State (3/26), Miami (4/9) and Pitt (4/16).
• Turned in three quality starts, including two in ACC play (vs. Miami – 6.1 IP, 3 ER & vs. Pitt – 6.0 IP, 1 ER).
• Pitched 6.1 innings and struck out nine, both season highs, in a 6-3 win over Miami on April 9 to complete the series sweep.
• Worked into the sixth inning, allowed two runs and fanned eight batters at then-No. 23 NC State on March 18. The Wolfpack were ranked in the top-15 in the country in scoring and batting average and led the country in doubles going into the weekend.
• Pitched three innings of scoreless relief and struck out five in an 8-0 shutout of Radford on May 10.
•  Over his last eight relief appearances, allowed three runs over 12.1 innings pitched (2.19 ERA).

• Three-year varsity letterwinner and two-year captain (2021-22)
• Named the 2022 Washington Catholic Athletic Association Player of the Year
• 2022 Washington Post First Team All-Met
• Member of the 2021 USA Baseball 18U National Team
• Ranked the No. 1 RHP in Virginia and the No. 2 overall player in the state according to Perfect Game.
• Was the No. 15 ranked RHP in the country and the No. 58 overall player in the country according to Perfect Game.
• Participated in the 2022 MLB Draft Combine and was the No. 126th overall prospect according to MLB Pipeline

• Born in Arlington, Va.
• Son of Kevin and Kara O’Connor
• Has an older sister, Molly
• No relation to head coach Brian O’Connor
• Enrolled in College of Arts and Sciences at UVA