COLLEGIATE CAREER - 2012 (UMKC): Played one season at UMKC ... Started 15 matches in goal as a freshman for the Kangaroos ... Posted a 6-9-0 record with a pair of shutouts and carried a goals against average of 1.75 ... Started the team’s 3-0 loss against Creighton in Morrison Stadium last October 16, allowing two goals in 45 minutes of action ... Helped UMKC to a 6-2 record at home and 5-2 conference ledger ... Team advanced to the Summit League semis after a third-place finish before bowing out ... Won spot on Summit League All-Tournament Team.
PREP CAREER: Played for the St. Louis Scott Gallagher Academy under the direction of Tim Leonard, Tim Kelly and Tom Bielicki ... Claimed Academy Team of the Week honors in May 2012 ... Team advanced to the U.S. Development Academy playoffs in 2011 ... Played four years of soccer for Dave Gauvain at St. John Vianney High School ... As a junior his team advanced to the Class 3A state championship game one season after making the state quarterfinals the previous campaign ... Team claimed district titles along the way in both seasons ... Participated in wrestling as a freshman ... Claimed First Honors in classroom and was a member of the Spanish Honor Society ... Member of letterman’s club and also worked for school newspaper ... Active in campus ministry and honored as a Vianney Ambassador ... Volunteered with Special Olympics Missouri and the St. Anthony’s Medical Center.
PERSONAL: Son of Dennis and Deborah Sparrow ... Connor was born on May 10, 1994 ... Has six siblings including three sisters Zoey, Madison and Savannah along with three brothers Simon, Hayden and Bailey ... Father played soccer at Southeast Missouri State, while mother was a gymnast there ... Intends to major in nursing.