Joe O'Connor
Joe O'Connor
Height: 6-1
Year: So.
Hometown: Madison, N.J.
High School: Madison
Major: Computer Science and Mathematics

2018-19: CSA Individual National Championship Qualifier ... posted an overall record of 17-8 which included marks of 7-2 at position one and 9-5 at position two ... defeated Graham Bonnell of Bates 11-6, 4-11, 11-8, 11-6 at the CSA Individual National Championship ... went 2-1 at the CSA Team Championship as he bested Wyatt Khosrowshahi of No. 17 Williams 11-5, 11-5, 11-9 and Andrew Wei of No. 19 Brown 13-11, 11-8, 12-10 ... won ten of his matches in three sets ... won 13 of his 15 matches of the season ... ten of his 17 wins came in three sets ... came from two sets down five times to win points for the Engineers including against Shamseldeen Abbas of No. 17 Franklin and Marshall (4-11, 4-11, 11-7, 11-7, 11-7) on November 17, against Abdallah Bekhiet of Denison (12-14, 5-11, 11-7, 11-2, 11-4) on November 18, against Charlie Sutherby of No. 23 Amherst (8-11, 6-11, 11-7, 11-8, 11-9) on January 18, against William Braff of No. 10 Virginia (8-11, 6-11, 11-7, 11-8, 11-9) on February 1 and against Alexander Wattles of No. 25 Dickinson (7-11, 4-11, 11-4, 11-9, 11-6) on February 3 ... helped MIT win its first-ever CSA national title as the Engineers won the Division C Summers Cup on February 17 ... [SEASON STATS]

2017-18:
CSA Individual National Championship Qualifier … as a freshman, went 11-4 overall which included an 11-12 record at position one … began his career with four straight wins which included a five-set come from behind win against Daniel Blohm of Northeastern (6-11, 9-11, 11-7, 11-8, 11-3) … posted two thrilling five-set wins later in the season as he defeated Ian Squiers of No. 27 Bowdoin (11-3, 6-11, 11-4, 11-5, 12-10) and Will McBrian of No. 22 Colby (12-10, 10-12, 9-11, 11-5, 11-5) … [SEASON STATS]

Off the Court at MIT:
Majoring in computer science and mathematics ... completed research in the InfoLab in CSAIL.

High School: A 2017 graduate of Madison High School … earned one varsity letter in tennis as a junior … earned the 2015-16 NNJSRA Junior Achievement Award … Honorable Mention to the NJAC All Conference Tennis Team … ranked as high as No. 3 in the country … National Honor Society … World Language Honor Society … National Merit Scholarship Winner … Laws of Life Essay Contest Winner … National AP Scholar.