Eleven members of the team were named to the 2017-18 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Squad.
Friars and Huskies will square off on Friday, Nov. 3 at 1:00 p.m. in Providence, R.I.
Manon van Weezel named Freshman of the Year; Hamilton, Guilbert and Kenney join van Weezel as All-BIG EAST selections.
Megan Hamilton tallied two goals in the victory.
The program also earned the NFHCA Team Academic Award for achieving a team GPA over 3.0.
As a Junior: Started all 19 games for the Friars on defense... Recorded one point on one assist... Tallied her lone assist in the Friars' 3-2 victory over Brown (Sept. 2)... Earned All-BIG EAST Second-Team recognition, marking the first post-season honors of her career... Was inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma and also was named to the NFHCA Division I Academic Squad for the third-consecutive season.
As a Sophomore: Missed the 2016 season with an injury... Earned a spot on the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.
As a Freshman: Started all 18 games for the Friars as a rookie... Tallied four points on two goals... Scored her first collegiate goal vs. Fairfield (9/27)... Also scored one goal during BIG EAST Conference action vs. Georgetown (10/2)... Named to the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad and BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
In High School: Attended Central Bucks South High School and earned four varsity letters in field hockey and lacrosse... Captain of the field hockey team as a senior and started every game of her career... Two-time All-State honoree... Named First-Team Philadelphia Inquirer, All-Southeastern and All-Intell... Three-time Suburban One selection... NFHCA Academic All-American and NFHCA National Academic Squad selection... Named Team Most Valuable Player... Helped guide team to four Suburban One League titles and a District 1 Championship.
Personal: Born November 16, 1996 ...Daughter of Patrick Kenney... Has two sisters, Kiera and Kayla... Kiera competed in gymnastics at George Washington University '14, while Kayla played field hockey at BIG EAST Villanova '16... Was high school teammates with current Friar forward Megan Hamilton... Business economics major.
KENNEY'S CAREER STATISTICS / HONORS NFHCA
All-BIG EAST Second Team • 2017
NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad • 2015, 2016, 2017
BIG EAST All-Academic Team • 2016, 2017
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