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

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Team Captain

2012: Served as a team captain … started all 15 games … ranked second on the team with career-best 23 goals … led the team with a career-best 19 assists and a career-best 42 points … picked up 22 ground balls … ranked seventh in the Patriot League with 1.27 assists per game, while standing eighth with 2.80 points per game … recorded a career-best six goals and two assists at Hartford (2/25), including the game-winning goal in overtime … named the Division I Nike National Player of the Week, the New England Player of the Week and the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week following the Hartford game … netted four goals against Vermont (3/13) … selected to the Tewaaraton Award Watch List … chosen as the team’s Offensive Player of the Year … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll … member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2011: Started in all 15 games … led the team with 33 points and 13 assists…ranked second on the squad with 20 goals … picked up a career-best 26 ground balls, to rank fourth on the team … caused a career-high five turnovers … posted two goals and two assists against Hartford (2/26) … recorded two goals and a career-best four assists versus Dartmouth (3/9) … totaled two goals and two assists in the win over Mercer (4/16) … netted three goals each in games against Lehigh (3/26), Bryant (4/12) and Marist (4/26) … 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 tied for second in assists ... placed 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 win over Dartmouth (3/9) ... tallied four goals in the victory over Colgate (3/13), including the game-winner with just three seconds left in the fourth quarter ... earned Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors (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 win over 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

YearGPGAPtsGWGGBCTO
201015217281101
2011152013330265
2012152319421223
Total4564391032589