Kelsey Denihan
Kelsey Denihan

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Manhasset, N.Y.

High School:
Friends Academy

Height:
5-6

Position:
Attack

Birthdate:
09/23/1994

Career: Appeared in 31 games with 11 starts ... scored 35 goals and recorded eight assists for 43 career points ... tallied 16 ground balls and 21 draw controls.

2014: Played in 15 games with nine starts on attack ... led the team in goals (26) ... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Feb. 25) ... also recorded four assists for 30 points ... recorded nine ground balls, eight draw controls and three caused turnovers ... tallied a career-high eight points (7G, 1A) against Michigan (2/22) ... scored a hat trick against Delaware (3/8). BIG EAST: Played in six conference contests with three starts ... recorded 11 goals and two assists ... caused one turnover and picked up one ground ball ... scored twice and picked up an assist against Louisville (4/13).

2013: Appeared in all 16 games while making two starts at attack... Registered nine goals and four assists for 13 points... Collected seven round balls and caused one turnover... Notched 13 draw controls... Was 2-5 on free-position attempts on the season... Averaged .56 goals per game, .25 assists per game and .81 points per game... Fourth on the team with 13 draw controls... Tied for fourth on the team with two free-position goals... Tallied a season-high two goals vs. Mt. St. Mary's (Mar. 9), Marquette (Mar. 22) and Loyola (Apr. 19)... Registered a season-high three draw controls vs. Georgetown (Apr. 21)... Recorded four multi-point games on the year. BIG EAST: Appeared in all eight conference contests while making two starts vs. Cincinnati (Apr. 26) and Louisville (Apr. 28)... Posted three goals and one assist for four points in conference action... Collected four ground balls and nine draw controls... Third on the team with nine draw controls in BIG EAST play... Tallied two goals vs. Loyola (Apr. 19) and one vs. Louisville (Apr. 28)... Posted one assist vs. Syracuse (Apr. 5).

Friends Academy: Earned four varsity letters under Head Coaches Jamie Basile and Kelly Moritz, serving as team captain... Named a 2011 and 2012 US Lacrosse Academic All-American... 2011 all-county selection... Named 2012 MVP of the varsity team and Friends Academy Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year... 2010 honorable mention all-county selection... Led the team in points and goals for three consecutive seasons and assists in 2011 and 2012... Also lettered in soccer, where she was a member of the New York State Championship team in 2011... Member of the National Society of High School Scholars.

Personal: Born September 28th, 1994 in New York, N.Y... Parents are Laurence and Ann Denihan (Villanova '87)... Siblings are Correy, Riley, Ranait and Quentin... Was the high school teammate of current women's lacrosse player Erica Sklar... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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