#22 J.T. O'Connell
J.T. O'Connell Image
Height: 6-5
Class: JR
Position: MB
Hometown: Evergreen Park, Ill.
Previous School: Brother Rice


2012:  Played in all 26 of team's matches ... second on the team with 84 total blocks ... also recorded 117 kills, 19 digs, eight assists and two service aces on the season.

2011:  Played in 23 of team's 26 matches as a freshman ... led team with 72 total blocks ... also posted 71 kills, 30 digs and seven service aces on the season.

Prep:  Played volleyball at neighboring Brother Rice High School in Chicago, Ill.

Career Bests:

Kills:  15, vs. Johnson & Wales University (Colo.) on Feb. 25, 2013
Digs:  11, vs. Warner Southern University (Fla.) on March 3, 2011
Aces:  2 (multiple times), most recent vs. Siena Heights University (Mich.) on Feb. 9, 2013
Blocks:  10, vs. Clarke University (Iowa) on Jan. 28, 2011
Assists:  4, vs. Cardinal Stritch University (Wis.) on Feb. 15, 2012

Roster for 2012-13 Men's Volleyball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
2Dan NelsonJRDS/L5-9 Alsip, Ill.Shepard
4Joe ZahalkaSROH6-3 Downers Grove, Ill.Downers Grove South
5Justin CousinJROH/RS6-3 Oak Park, Ill.Oak Park-River Forest
7Dan FrenchSOS6-3 Chicago, Ill.Notre Dame H.S.
8Sam KullFRMB6-5 Darien, Ill.Downers Grove South
9Evan MuysJRRS/MB6-6 Orland Park, Ill.Sandburg
10Sean BlackwoodSOMB6-5 Manhattan, Ill.Lincoln-Way Central
11Benjamin TruongFRRS/DS5-10 North Aurora, Ill.West Aurora
15Jacob SiskaJRRS/S6-6 Hometown, Ill.Oak Lawn Community
22J.T. O'ConnellJRMB6-5 Evergreen Park, Ill.Brother Rice
34Nick PiccirilloSRRS6-4 Oak Lawn, Ill.St. Rita
Robert Heersema Image
Head Coach
4th season
Anne Kuziela Image
Assistant Coach
4th season