Billy O'Conner joins the Xavier staff for his first season in 2011. O'Connor, a 2009 graduate of Xavier University, was a member of the 2009 Atlantic 10 Championship team.
At Xavier, O'Conner earned a .305 career batting average and 60 career RBIs. He also posted 726 career putouts and finished his XU career with a .987 fielding percentage.
Prior to his stint at XU, O'Conner a key member of the Hoosier baseball team. At IU, he eared a Big Ten Conference Scholar Athlete award. Outside of collegiate baseball, O'Conner has been active with the Cincinnati Reds Community Fund, the Cincinnati Steam summer league team, and the Washington Wild Things.
Outside of baseball, he has been active in numerous community service projects including Read Across America.
O'Conner graduated from XU with a degree in business in 2009.