Panthers return 15 finalists and set three school records.
Martin Vogel had the best finish on the day, placing fourth in the 200 fly B final.
Zach Lierley, Kourosh Ahani and David Sweeney all set school records.
Sean Heiden became the second swimmer in school history to swim the 50 free in less than 20 seconds.
Pitt is already in sixth place with 91 points thanks to strong diving performances last week.
2014-15: In the season opener against Duke, placed fifth in the 200 breast and sixth in the 100 breast ... Took fourth in both the 100 and 200 breast, and helped Pitt to second in the 200 medley relay at Georgia Tech/Georgia Southern ... Against St. Bonaventure, teamed up to win the 400 medley relay and was fifth in the 50 free ... Finished third in both the 100 and 200 breast versus Bucknell and aided Pitt's second place medley relay team ... Competed in two championship finals at the Pitt Invite, placing eighth in both the 100 fly and 100 breast ... At ATaT Winter Nationals, swam in one C Final, placing 24th in the 200 breast, and also took 32nd in the 100 breast ... Placed third in the 100 breast against West Virginia ... At Denison, nabbed second in the 100 breast and fourth in the 200 breast ... Won the 50 free, was third in the 200 breast and helped Pitt win the 200 medley relay at the Senior Recognition Meet ... At Villanova, placed second in the 100 breast and third in the 200 breast and helped Pitt win the 200 medley relay ... At the ACC Championships, swam two C Finals, placing 18th in the 200 breast and 22nd in the 100 breast.
2013-14: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Finished fourth in the 100 breast against Bucknell and third in the 200 medley relay...Third place finish in the 400 medley relay at the Pitt Invite...Earned a fifth place finish in the 100 breast and a seventh place finish in the 200 breast...Competed at the ATaT Winter Nationals...Finished fourth in the 100 breast against WVU...Finished third in the 200 breast against Denison...Finished first in the 100 breast against Villanova...Competed at the ACC Championships where he swam the 50 freestyle, 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke.
2012-13: Against Cincinnati he placed second in the 200 breast (2:14.81) and third in the 100 breast...Against Notre Dame he placed fifth in the 100 breast (59.70)...At the Pitt Invitational he placed third in the 100 and 200 breast, fifth in the 100 fly...had career-bests in the 50 free, 100 breast and 200 breast...Finished second in the men's 200 yard breaststroke and third in the 100 breast while also helping his group to a third place finish in the 400 yard freestyle relay against West Virginia.
High School: Qualified for Easterns, earning third place overall, second place in the 100 fly, third place in the 100 breast, second place in the 200 medley relay and fifth place in the 200 free relay...named All-Inter - Ac (?) three consecutive years, All-Main Line (three years), All-Delco (two years) and All-American...awarded the Prendergast Trophy, High Point Award (two times) and Mike Mayock Jr. Class of '76 Award...swam at Ridley Area YMCA for 13 years and was YMCA National team member for four years, qualified for eight different events during that time...attended The Haverford School in Hansen, Pa and swam for head coach Sean Hansen.
Personal: Born Connor Thomas O'Prey February 5, 1994...son of Stephen and Mary O'Prey...has four siblings, John, Jason, Mandy and Tara.
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