Gordon Leads Blue Jays with Game-High 17 Points
2009-10: Played and started all 25 games averaged 33.5 minutes, 10.1 points, 4.2 rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.32 steals shot 77.4 percent from the free throw line fourth in the Centennial Conference in assists, seventh in free throw percentage, third in steals and fifth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.66) named Second Team All-Centennial Conference finished career ranked in the top 20 in school history in 11 categories and the top 10 in six categories, including steals (2nd / 171) posted second career double-double with 10 points (5-9 FG) and 10 boards in season-opening win over Stevenson also had five steals and four assists against the Mustangs led team with 15 points (5-8 FG, 1-3 3FG, 4-6 FT) and seven boards, while dishing three assists in loss to Hood went 5-of-5 from the line and finished with 12 points and six boards in win over Salisbury in third-place game of Pride of Maryland Championship named to Pride of Maryland All-Tournament Team and Centennial Conference and Pride of Maryland/PrestoSports Honor Roll went 4-of-7 from downtown and finished with a game and then season-high 18 points and three assists in loss at Gettysburg punched up a season-high 19 points (7-11 FG, 3-4 3FG, 2-4 FT) and a season-high six assists in win over Mary Washington played a season-high 43 minutes, while grabbing four boards and dishing a team-high four assists in overtime loss to Muhlenberg had three steals at Ursinus to move into second place in JHU history all dished five assists, grabbed four boards and chipped in seven points (2-4 3FG, 1-2 FT) against the Bears punched up 13 points (3-4 FG, 1-2 3FG, 6-7 FT) to go along with three assists and three steals in win over Swarthmore went 4-of-4 from the line, finishing with nine points, three assists and a career-high seven steals in win at Haverford followed that up with seven steals, five assists and a 6-of-8 showing from the line in come-from-behind win over Dickinson grabbed six rebounds and dished a game-high five assists in loss at Washington College grabbed four steals, while scoring with 10 points (4-11 FG, 1-4 3FG, 1-1 FT) and pulled four boards in loss at Muhlenberg dished out four assists in loss to 17th-ranked Franklin & Marshall to become the fifth player in program history with 500 career points, 200 assists and 100 steals went 7-of-8 from the charity stripe and pulled five rebounds against the Diplomats finished with five assists in loss to Ursinus scored 11 points (3-4 FG, 5-7 FT) and dished four assists in win over McDaniel posted back-to-back 20-point games against Gettysburg and McDaniel went 7-of-11 from the field, with one three-pointer, and 5-of-5 from the line with three assists and two steals against the Bullets followed that up by going 5-of-9 (1-2 3FG) and 9-of-10 from the line with five boards and a game-high six assists against the Green Terror earned Wall-O'Mahony game MVP honors after scoring eight points (2-6 FG, 1-2 3FG, 3-6 FT) and grabbing seven rebounds, dishing four assists, blocking one shot and swiping three steals had three assists, three steals and six points (2-4 FG, 1-2 3FG, 1-2 FT) at Swarthmore sank a pair of free throws with six seconds left to upset #15 Franklin & Marshall on the road also pulled down six rebounds and had two steals against the Diplomats in final collegiate game, dished out a career-high nine assists and swiped two steals to go along with nine points (5-7 FG, 1-1 3FG, 1-1 FT) and five rebounds against Washington College.
2008-09: Played 25 games and started 24 averaged 32.0 minutes, 8.2 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.4 steals per game shot 42.9 percent from the field and 77.6 percent from the free throw line played a team-high 800 minutes second on the team in free throw attempts (76), free throws made (59), rebounds (103) and defensive rebounds (80) ranks sixth in program history with 113 career steals dished a career-high eight assists in season-opening win over Moravian in Blue Jay Invitational grabbed five boards with four assists, while chipping in six points (2-9 FG, 1-3 3FG, 1-1 FT) in loss to Whitworth in Blue Jay Invitational title game played all but two minutes and dished six assists in Provident Pride of Maryland first round win at Frostburg State finished with nine points (4-8 FG, 1-3 FT), a then season-high seven rebounds and three assists in win over Salisbury in Provident Pride of Maryland Tournament Semifinals poured in a career-high 26 points on 10-of-13 shooting from the field and 5-of-6 from the line in Provident Pride of Maryland Tournament title game loss to St. Mary's (MD) just missed a double-double in loss the Seahawks, finishing with nine rebounds named to Provident Pride of Maryland Tournament All-Tournament Team scored 13 points (4-7 FG, 1-2 3FG, 4-6 FT) in win at Swarthmore went 6-of-6 from the charity stripe and finished with 10 points (2-6 FG), six rebounds, four assists and two steals in ECAC Holiday Festival win over Roger Williams was perfect from the field (3-3 FG, 1-1 3FG) with three assists and two steals in ECAC Holiday Festival title game win over Penn State Altoona punched up 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the field while grabbing five boards in win over #21 Ursinus went 3-of-5 from the field and 4-of-4 from the free throw line to finish with 11 points in win at Haverford had a season-high three steals in come-from-behind win over Dickinson chipped in 10 points (4-11 FG, 2-4 FT) with six rebounds, two assists and two steals in loss at Muhlenberg grabbed six boards in win over Swarthmore grabbed seven rebounds in loss at McDaniel scored 10 points (3-5 FG, 4-4 FT) with five boards and two steals in loss to Washington College became the 10th player in program history with 100 career steals against the Shoremen chipped in 13 points (4-8 FG, 1-2 3FG, 4-5 FT) to go along with five boards and two assists at #21 Franklin & Marshall grabbed six boards, dished three assists and had two steals against Haverford went 8-of-8 from the line to finish with 11 points, five boards, three assists and two steals in win over Gettysburg chipped in eight points (2-4 FG, 1-2 3FG, 3-4 FT) two boards, four assists and two steals against McDaniel.
2007-08: Started all 26 games averaged 9.7 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.0 steals in 33.1 minutes per game led team and ranked fifth in the Centennial Conference in steals (53) ranked second on the team in three-point field goals (22), defensive rebounds (98) and minutes (860) 53 steals are tied for fifth most in a single season in school history 860 minutes are sixth most in a single-season punched up 14 points (4-8 FG, 1-1 3FG, 5-6 FT) in win over Carnegie Mellon scored a then career-high 19 points (8-11 FG, 3-3 3FG) and dished a then career-high five assists in loss to Richard Stockton in Blue Jay Invitational championship game named to all-tournament team of Blue Jay Invitational punched up nine points (3-4 FG, 2-2 3FG, 1-1 FT) with six boards, two assists and two steals in win over Washington College dished out four assists with three steals in loss at Franklin & Marshall chipped in seven points (3-8 FG, 1-3 3FG) with four rebounds and two steals in win over Swarthmore dished three assists, with seven points (2-4 FG, 2-2 3FG, 1-2 FT) at Gettysburg had a career-high six steals (one shy of then school-record) with two assists, six points (1-2 3FG, 3-4 FT) and seven rebounds in come-from-behind win at Dickinson poured in a career-high 22 points (6-8 FG, 2-4 3FG, 8-10 FT) in loss to undefeated Elizabethtown at Coaches vs. Cancer Classic added six points (3-7 FG) and two rebounds in win over Eastern at Coaches vs. Cancer Classic and named to all-tournament team grabbed nine boards to go with four assists and three steals in loss at Ursinus scored a game-high 17 points (5-5 FG, 2-2 3FG, 5-6 FT) with five boards in win over Haverford punched up 20 points (3-7 FG, 1-2 FT, 13-14 FT) with eight rebounds and two steals in triple-overtime win over Muhlenberg led the team with 17 points (5-12 FG, 2-4 3FG, 5-6 FT), six boards, three assists and four steals in double-overtime win at Swarthmore named PrestoSports/Pride of Maryland Player of the Week (1-21) had a team-high 15 points (6-8 FG, 1-2 3FG, 2-5 FT) and eight rebounds along with three steals in loss to McDaniel punched up 10 points (4-9 FG, 2-4 FT) with five boards and two steals in win over Dickinson went 5-of-6 from the free throw line to finish with five points and three boards in win at Washington College pulled down a team-high seven boards in loss to Ursinus had three steals in win over Franklin & Marshall grabbed four rebounds, three assists and two steals in overtime win at Haverford chipped in 10 points (4-9 FG, 2-2 FT) with four boards, five assists and four steals in loss to Gettysburg scored eight points (3-6 FG, 2-4 FT) with four rebounds in win at Muhlenberg posted first career double-double with 10 points (3-9 FG, 4-4 FT) and a career-high 13 rebounds in overtime win at McDaniel also dished four assists against Green Terror had three steals in overtime win over Washington College dished five assists to go with five steals, eight points (3-8 FG, 1-3 3FG, 1-2 FT) and five boards in loss to Gettysburg in Centennial Conference Semifinals.
2006-07: Appeared in 27 games and started one averaged 19.9 minutes, 5.0 points, 2.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.9 steals per game shot 44.7 percent from three-point range and 77.4 percent from the charity stripe scored a then career-high 17 points (3-4 FG, 9-11 FT) with five steals and five rebounds in a win at Goucher in the semifinals of the Provident Pride of Maryland Tournament returned to action against Dickinson after missing two games due to illness played just two minutes against the Red Devils and got one steal was perfect from the floor in loss to #11 Mississippi College, scoring three points (1-1 FG, 1-1 FT) at Tom Byron Classic scored five points (5-6 FT) and dished two assists in win over Thomas More (KY) at Tom Byron Classic grabbed three rebounds and scored two points (2-4 FT) in loss to Haverford scored 10 points (4-7 FG, 2-2 FT) with two rebounds and a then career-high four assists in win at Ursinus played a season-high 34 minutes in win over Muhlenberg scored nine points (3-4 FG, 2-3 3FG, 1-2 FT) in win at Franklin & Marshall grabbed two rebounds and had two steals in win at Dickinson had two rebounds, one block and one steal in win at Washington scored five points (1-6 FG, 3-4 FT) with two boards and two steals in come-from-behind win at Swarthmore scored eight points (3-7 FG, 2-2 FT) with two rebounds, one assist and two steals in double-overtime win at Haverford dished three assists and blocked one shot in loss to McDaniel scored seven points (2-4 FG, 3-4 FT) with two rebounds, two steals and two assists in win over Ursinus gave Hopkins a two-point lead heading into the half against the Bears with his two free throws with 0.3 seconds on the clock grabbed a then career-high nine rebounds with four steals and six points (2-3 3FG) in loss at Gettysburg blocked two shots and dished three assists in win over Franklin & Marshall punched up seven points (2-7 FG, 2-3 3FG, 1-2 FT) to go with four boards in Centennial Conference Semifinal win over Gettysburg scored eight points (1-2 FG, 1-1 3FG, 5-6 FT) with three boards in CC Finals win over Haverford scored seven points (2-7 FG, 3-4 FT) in win over Villa Julie in the first round of the NCAA Tournament punched up 10 points (3-8 FG, 3-4 3FG, 1-2 FT) with three boards, two assists and one steal in loss to Guilford in the second round of the NCAAs.
Personal: Patrick V. O'Connell born March 19, 1988 son of Kathy O'Connell uncle, John, played basketball at Franklin & Marshall sister, Courtney, played lacrosse at Randolph-Macon sister, Kerry, played lacrosse at St. Joseph's sister, Kelly, played lacrosse at Denver two-time captain of basketball team named First Team All-BCL, All-MIAA, All-Baltimore County as a senior led team to MIAA and BCL playoffs as a senior also played lacrosse Maryland Distinguished Scholar Honorable Mention volunteered with Little Sisters of the Poor and the Baltimore Station majoring in sociology with a minor in business.