Athlete of the Week

CONNOR O’BRIEN

A goalkeeper for the U.S. Soccer Developmental Academy U16/17 team at Real So Cal Soccer Club, Connor backstopped his squad to the L.A. Galaxy Cup Developmental Academy tournament held April 17-21 at Orange County Great Park in Irvine. In the championship game Real So Cal edged Nomads DA 2-1 in overtime. In pool play, Real So Cal blanked Real Salt Lake 2-0, Boca L.A. 5-0 and Total Futbal Academy 2-0. The lifelong Palisadian from Pacific View Estates is a junior at Brentwood School. Connor’s older sister Courtney is an All-Ivy League striker for the Princeton University women’s soccer team. To nominate your favorite Palisadian for Athlete of the Week, email sports@palipost.com.