At Missouri State: O'Connor looks to be one of the Bears' major scoring threats this season.
2010: Started the final 10 games of the season after missing the opening 10 with an injury ... Tied for third on the team in goals scored (4) in limited time ... Also assisted on a goal to give her nine total points, tied for fourth on the team ... Was very active from the forward position, averaging 2.5 shots per game ... Scored goals in three straight games from 10/24 to 10/31, and scored a point in five of the final six regular season games ... Three of her four goals this season were the Bears' first of the game.
2009: O'Connor started 12 of the 13 games she appeared in before an injury derailed the second half of her season ... Her four goals were tied for fourth on the team and was the highest total by a freshman in `09 ... Finished third on the team in assists (five) and points (13) ... Her shot percentage (.333) was second only to Kristen Pettey (.500) ... Scored a goal in four straight games from 8/30 to 9/7 ... Scored a goal and assisted on two others in the Bears' 7-0 victory against in-state rival Saint Louis at Plaster Field (9/7/09) ... Finished eighth in the MAC in assists per game (0.36).
Background: O'Connor was the top scorer the past two seasons for Oak Ridge High in Fort Worth, Texas ... Named team captain and Most Valuable Offensive Player her senior season for the Owls' and Coach Mara Bird ... Earned All-Southwest Preparatory Conference honors that season and all-SPC honorable mention distinction her junior season ... She holds the school's records for highest single-season assist total and most goals scored ... Was also a standout basketball, soccer and softball player.
Personal: Kristina Lynn O'Connor was born on February 11, 1991, in Fort Worth, Texas ... Daughter of John and Lisa O'Connor ... Undecided major ... Has one brother, Eddie.