Q&A with Northside-Columbus' Conner O'Neal
Meet Conner O'Neal, a 6-foot-2, 215-pound catcher from Northside-Columbus who has signed to play at Georgia State. O'Neal is a member of the South Georgia Big 10 cover for the 2021 Georgia Dugout Preview Magazine. Here are 10 questions with him.
Q: What in-game rituals or superstitions do you have?
A: When I come up to bat, before I step into the box, I always draw a cross in the dirt.
Q: Who is your favorite professional sports team?
A: Atlanta Braves.
Q: What is your favorite food to eat?
Q: Name one thing people may be surprised to learn about you?
A: I play the drums.
Q: Who is your favorite teacher and what is your favorite high school subject?
A: My favorite teacher is Coach Kenzie. My favorite subject is math/science.
Q: Outside of baseball, what is your next hobby?
A: Hunting, fishing and playing pickle ball.
Q: If you could travel anywhere outside the U.S., what would be your dream location and why?
A: Australia because it's full of wild animals.
Q: Name the person you'd like to meet the most.
A: Shaquille O'Neal because he seems to be a fun guy and we have the same last name.
Q: Who has been the most influential person in your life?
A: My parents because they push me to be the best that I can be, and they support me.
Q: After baseball, what career are you planning to pursue?
A: I would love to be a high school or college baseball coach.