Penn State hosts Bucknell, Lock Haven and Cornell in Spring Tournament
Penn State leads all Big Ten institutions in Fall honorees
Reddig records 25th career assist, Amy scores 60th career goal
Co-Captains Hannah Allison and Ayla Halus joined their choach
Nine student athletes named to National Academic Squad
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011: Appeared in six contests during her sophomore season ... Saw 71 total minutes on the year ... Played a season-high 10 minutes against Villanova ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for her success in the classroom.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010: Saw action in seven contests during her freshman campaign at Penn State ... Made her collegiate debut during a 3-1 victory over Lock Haven on September 12 ... Unloaded her first career shot during the Lions' 7-2 win against Monmouth on October 3 ... Appeared in a pair of Big Ten bouts after helping PSU top Indiana, 1-0, on September 24 and Iowa, 5-3, on October 2 ... Also saw action against Temple on September 18, West Chester on September 19, and Bucknell on October 19 ... The Lions were a pristine 7-0 during games in which she appeared ... Earned a spot on the NFHCA National Academic Squad for her performance in the classroom.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four year member of the State College field hockey team, serving as a key part of a highly successful squad ... Team Captain as a senior and Tri Valley League All-Star her last two seasons ... Earned the Deborah Klingler Award presented to the most dedicated, motivated and enthusiastic freshman ... Little Lions were Tri Valley League Champions in 2006 and Finalists in 2007, `08 and `09 ... Were also PIAA District VI Champions all four years ... Participated in the State Tournament Quarterfinals in 2008 and '09 ... ... A high honors student in the classroom ... Other activities included Best Buddies and Little Lion Ambassador ... Standout in multiple sports, earning All-Conference in lacrosse in 2009 while also competing in ski racing ... Named a 2010 Academic All-American in lacrosse.
PERSONAL: Full name is Jacqueline Maeve Kenney ... Born on May 22, 1992 in State College, Pa. ... Daughter of Kathryn and Bill Kenney... Bill is a longstanding assistant coach on the Penn State football team ... Sister of Joe (23) and Matt (20) ... Matt is currently on the football team while Joe recently served as an undergraduate assistant coach for four years ... Enrolled in the Division of Undergraduate Studies.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE: "I've been a lifelong fan of Penn State, grew up here and couldn't picture myself anywhere else. It was always a dream of mine since I started playing Parks and Rec field hockey with Coach Morett in fourth grade to come here and be a Nittany Lion."
GETTING TO KNOW JACQUELINE