James Kennedy Named To All-New England Senior Scholar Athlete Team

James Kennedy

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross men's lacrosse senior captain James Kennedy (Summit, N.J.) has been named to the NEILA All-New England Senior Scholar Athlete team. This team acknowledges graduating seniors from their respective schools, who have earned over a 3.0 grade point average and have excelled on the field.

Kennedy, who recently earned first team All-New England accolades, recorded 22 goals and a team-best 16 assists for a team-leading 38 points this season. His 1.07 assists per game were eighth in the Patriot League and his four game-winning goals were second. Kennedy was named to the Tewaaraton Award Watch List for the second straight season and received Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week accolades once this year. As a junior he was 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. Kennedy tallied 86 goals throughout his career and 55 career assists for 141 career points. His 141 points are ranked eighth all-time in program history, while his 86 goals are 10th all-time. He is a two-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll and is a two-year member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

The Crusaders concluded the season with their most wins since 1988 with a 7-8 record as Jim Morrissey was named the Patriot League Coach of the Year. The Crusaders went 2-4 in the Patriot League, marking the first time in program history that the Crusaders have won two Patriot League games. Holy Cross defeated Navy on March 17 for first time in school history and also defeated Lafayette on April 6.

2013 NEILA All-New England Senior Scholar Athlete Team

Roger Ferguson– Brown University –Long Stick Midfield – American Studies
Clay Del Prince – Brown University – Defense – Pre Medicine
Sam Ford – Brown University – Defense – Philosophy
George Sherman – Brown University – Midfield – Commerce, Organizations & Entrepeneurship
Nikki Dysenchuk – Dartmouth College – Midfield – Sociology
Chris Costabile – Dartmouth College – Attack – History/Economics
Bernie Susskind – Dartmouth College – Goal - Economics
Sam Snow – Fairfield University- Midfield– Finance
Rory Nunamacher – University of Hartford – Midfield – Business
Garrett Dollard – University of Hartford – Midfield – Business
Jason Gonos - Harvard University – Defense - Economics
Alex White - Harvard University – Midfield –Economics 
James Kennedy – College of the Holy Cross – Attack - Economics
Brett Tobin - University of Massachusetts –Long Stick Midfield – School
Jake Smith – University of Massachusetts – Defense –Sport Management
Colin Fleming – University of Massachusetts – Midfield – Finance
Ryan Hollenbaugh– University of Massachusetts – Defense – Sociology
Mike Noyes – Providence College –Defense – Masters of Business Administration
Josh Torres – Providence College – Defense Midfield - Accounting
Dan Textor– Providence College – Midfield –Finance
J.T. Weber – Providence College – Attack – Sociolgy
Basil Kosteras – Quinnipiac College – Attack – Business
Chris Messina – Quinnipiac College – Midfield – IBD
Jay Binkowski – Quinnipiac College – Midfield – Criminal Justice
Trevor Dauses – Sacred Heart University – Midfield – Accounting
Shane Foley - Sacred Heart University – Midfield – Biology
Matt King – Sacred Heart University – Midfield – Media Studies
A.J. Mason – University of Vermont – Midfield – Biological Sciences
Mike McCormack – Yale University – Defense – Political Science
Phil Gross – Yale University – Midfield – Environmental Science
Mike Lipin– Yale Univeristy – Midfield - Political Science 
Kirby Zdrill – Yale University - Attack -Psychology