166 Friars named to 2011-12 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
As a Junior: Competed in eight meets for the Friars ... Earned fourth-place against Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the Coast Guard Academy in the 100y butterfly (1:03.62).As a Sophomore: Collected 67.00 points and a first-place finish in the 100m butterfly (1:10.49) in a win over Holy Cross ... Swam a personal best of 1:01.00 in the 100y butterfly at the Husky Open and 2:27.24 in the 200y butterfly at the Northeast Catholic Invitational ... Winner of the Clara Lamore Walker Most Improved Female Athlete Award ... Currently has 94.5 career points. As a Freshman: Collected 28.50 points and a first-place finish in the 100y butterfly (1:02.71) in a win over Holy Cross...Swam a personal best of 1:02.54 in the 100y butterfly, 2:07.58 in the 200y freestyle and 2:24.17 in the 200y butterfly.
High School: Earned four Varsity letters swimming while at Leon...Captained the swim team her senior year...Three time winner of the Leon High Scholastic Achievement Award for the swim team...Graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Personal: Born October 24, 1992...Daughter of John Kennedy and Mary Ellen Klas-Kennedy...Has one sister, Katie...Global Studies major.