Getting to Know: Haley O'Connor

Haley O'Connor

Haley O'Connor
Aug. 5, 2014

Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is junior women's tennis player Haley O'Connor.

NAME:
Haley O’Connor

HOMETOWN: Park Ridge, Ill.

MAJOR: Arts, Philosophy, & Literature

DESCRIBE COACH PECK: jovial with bursts of cherry-faced anger, but underneath very kind-hearted, and exceptionally competent

FAVORITE ATHLETE: Kim Clijsters

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Army Women’s Tennis

BEST PART OF ARMY WOMEN’S TENNIS: the team!

FAVORITE COURT TO PLAY AT: Arthur Ashe Stadium (where U.S. Open is played)

OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING: Boston University

HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: WWI staff ride to France, Beast 1 Squad Leader

TO RELAX, I: read, sketch, attempt guitar

FAVORITE MEAL: Mu Shu Pork

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: lake house in South Haven, Mich.

MY IPOD HAS: random music with no apparent correlation

FAVORITE PART OF AN ARMY MATCH DAY: music during warm-ups

FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT: You can’t hide!

DESCRIBE ARMY WOMEN’S TENNIS: Passionate, intense

WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPRISE PEOPLE IN 2014-15: Eva Sung

WHO IS THE STRONGEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM: Carolyn Pitman

WHO IS THE FASTEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM: Alyssa Hanson

WHO IS THE FUNNIEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM: Elle Taylor

WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKELY TO BECOME A GENERAL: Allyson Hayley

WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: University of Illinois because my twin sister plays there

I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER: 0

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