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 JUNIOR IN 2012: Received playing time in seven games during junior season ... Accumulated 127 minutes of action over seven appearances ... The Nittany Lions were 7-0 in games she played, outscoring the opposition by a total of 41-5 ... Played in five-straight games in September, aiding in three shutouts over Cornell (9/9), Lock Haven (9/12) and Lehigh (9/14) ... Contributed in a pair of wins over ranked Big Ten teams in a 7-1 defeat of No. 24 Indiana (9/21) and a 6-1 triumph over No. 21 Michigan State (10/27) ... Opponents scored two goals or less in every game she appeared ... Awarded Academic All-Big Ten honors for her strong performance in the classroom.
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 (10/4) ... 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 ... Made her collegiate debut during a 3-1 victory over Lock Haven (9/12) ... Unloaded her first career shot during the Lions' 7-2 win against Monmouth (10/3) ... Helped the Nittany Lions win a pair of conference matchups, including a 1-0 contest over Indiana (9/24) and a 5-3 triumph over Iowa (10/2) ... Also saw action against Temple (9/18), West Chester (9/19), and Bucknell (10/19) ... The Lions were a pristine 7-0 in games 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, 2008 and 2009 ... Were also PIAA District VI Champions all four years ... Participated in the State Tournament quarterfinals in 2008 and 2009 ... A high honors student in the classroom ... Other activities included Best Buddies and Little Lion Ambassador.
PERSONAL: Full name is Jacqueline Maeve Kenney ... Born on May 22, 1992 in State College, Pa. ... Parents are Kathryn and Bill ... Has two brothers, Joe and Matt ... Majoring in public relations and sociology.
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