23 - James Kennedy
James Kennedy
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Summit, N.J.
High School: Summit
Position: A

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2011: Started in all 15 games … led the team with a career-best 33 points and a career-high 13 assists…ranked second in goals with 20 … picked up a career-best 26 ground balls which ranked fourth on the team … caused a career-high five turnovers … posted two goals and two assists for four points versus Hartford (2/26) … scored two goals and tallied a career-best four assists for a career-high six points versus Dartmouth (3/9) … recorded two goals and two assists for four points in the 14-5 win versus Mercer (4/16) … netted three goals each in games versus Lehigh (3/26), Bryant (4/12) and Marist (4/26) … was named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Played in all 15 games with 11 starts ... named the team’s Rookie of the Year ... had 21 goals and seven assists for 28 points ... ranked second on the team in goals and was tied for second in assists ... ranked third on the team in points ... picked up 10 ground balls ... recorded three goals and had one assist against St. John’s (2/20) in his collegiate debut ... had two goals and one assist at Yale (2/27) ... scored one goal and had one assist in the 13-8 win over Dartmouth (3/9) ... tallied four goals in the 9-8 win over Colgate (3/13), including the game-winner with just three seconds left in the fourth quarter ... named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week (3/15) ... had one goal and one assist against Hartford (3/17) ... recorded three goals and one assist against Lafayette (4/10) ... had two goals and one assist in the 17-10 win against Quinnipiac (4/17) ... tallied two goals at Army (4/24).

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Summit H.S. for coach Jim Davidson ... senior captain ... as a senior, earned All-America, State Attackman of the Year, Star Ledger Player of the Year, first team All-State, first team All-County, first team All-Conference and first team All-Division honors ... as a senior, team won the state championship and was ranked No. 4 nationally by Lacrosse Magazine ... as a senior, set a school single-season record by scoring 115 point (44 goals and 71 assists) ... also a two-year member of the varsity basketball team.

Personal: Son of Eugene and Michelle Kennedy ... has two brothers (Brian and Sean) ... brother, Brian, was a captain of the swimming team at Colgate (Class of 2009) ... majoring in Economics.

Kennedy's Career Statistics

2010 15 21 7 28 1 10 1
2011 15 20 13 33 0 26 5
Total 30 41 20 61 1 36 6