Baseball adds North Tonawanda's Michael O'Connor

A shortstop and top-of-the-rotation guy for the Lumberjacks, O’Connor possess all of the positive qualities a coach at any level would want in a student-athlete.

Turvey, who is heading for his second season with the ‘Jacks, said that UB is getting a winner in more way than one. The coach said O’Connor is the epitome of hard work and character.

"Mike is just that," Turvey said. "He handles himself well on the field as well as off. I don’t have to worry about him getting into any trouble or anything like that. He has a great attitude. When he walks into practice, he’s a player. He’s a baseball player."