#13 Kelly McKenna
A four-time monogram recipient … serves as a team captain during his senior season … played in 64 career games, totaling 13 points on six goals and seven assists … 26-for-53 (.491) in faceoffs … 60 ground balls.
AS A SENIOR: Took the field in all 17 games during his senior campaign … one of four team captains … picked up six ground balls … forced six turnovers … went 2-for-9 on faceoffs … attempted three shots, including two on goal … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 16 games … tallied a career-high seven points … matched a career-best total with three goals and dished off a career-high four assists … picked up 11 ground balls … scored a goal in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth in the home opener … dished off an assist in a 13-7 victory over Vermont … registered a career-high two assists in an 11-6 triumph of Bellarmine … also matched a career-high total with three ground balls against the Knights … tallied a goal in a 10-8 victory at Denver … assisted on a goal in a 14-8 win at Ohio State … scored a goal in a 16-7 victory against Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL Tournament … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all 17 games … posted then career-high numbers in goals (3), assists (2), points (5) and ground balls (27) … went 13-for-17 (.765) in faceoffs … attempted 11 shots … called for two penalties, resulting in 1:30 of penalty time … went 3-for-3 in faceoffs in a 7-6 season-opening win at Loyola … was 2-for-2 in the faceoff X in a 15-9 triumph of Penn State … scored the first goal of his career in a 16-6 win at Villanova … was 1-for-2 in faceoffs in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth and followed that with a 1-for-1 effort in a 13-6 victory over Drexel … notched an assist in back-to-back contests against Bellarmine (W, 19-7) and Denver (L, 9-8) … also picked up a career-high three ground balls against both Bellarmine and Denver … went 1-for-2 in the X in a 16-6 besting of Quinnipiac … was a perfect 3-for-3 in faceoffs during a 14-7 win at Lehigh … netted a goal and was 0-for-1 in faceoffs in a 13-5 win at Air Force … tallied a goal in a 9-2 win over Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL tournament … went 2-for-3 in faceoffs in an 11-9 setback to Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship.
AS A FRESHMAN: A major contributor to the Fighting Irish defense that held opponents to a then program record 6.66 goals-against average, which ranked fourth nationally for the 2007 season … played in 14 games … notched one point on one assist … went 9-for-25 (.360) in faceoff attempts … picked up 16 ground balls … collected an assist in a 16-4 conference victory over Air Force … scooped up a season-high three ground balls against the Falcons … won three of his five faceoff attempts against Air Force … those were season-high numbers for both attempts and wins.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Talented athlete out of Penfield High School where he was a four-year letterwinner in lacrosse … a three-year letterwinner in football … capped off an incredible senior campaign with a conference championship in lacrosse … lacrosse team earned a national ranking during his senior season … captained Penfield during his junior and senior seasons en route to MVP honors as a senior … four-time all-conference selection … named an All-American as a senior … left Penfield with the school record for most career points with 199 … had 70 points in lacrosse as a senior … captained football team as a senior … three-time all-conference and two-time all-city selection for football … earned MVP honors in football as a junior and senior … son of Anne and Jim McKenna … has one younger brother … born February 7, 1988, in N.J. … member of Notre Dame[apos]s Academic Honors Program … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major … boasts a 3.515 cumulative GPA.
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