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Jennifer O'Connell

  • GS
  • DOB: 16/06/1997
  • Height: 193cm

After making her debut in 2017, towering young shooter Jennifer O’Connell is looking to re-establish her presence in the Steel line-up in 2020.

After a defining 2018, the 1.93m goal shoot had limited opportunities in 2019 but with a new-look shooting end is primed to play a key role in 2020. With an improved physical presence, the promising Dunedin-born O’Connell has added more variety to her game through greater movement, a strong standing jump and accuracy. The talented O’Connell is poised to build on the foundations and leave a real imprint. O’Connell was named in the 2018-19 Silver Ferns Development Squad and 2018 NZA team.m.

Stats by season

Rebounds 0
Total Penalties (contact + obstruction) 4
Goal attempts 196
Deflections 3
Feeds 7
Rebounds (Off) 18
Contact penalties 3
Matches played 6
Centre pass receives 0
Obstruction penalties 1
Minutes played 287
Turnovers 35
Goal percentage 80.60
Pickups 5
Intercepts 1
Goals 158