Kearney Named NEC Women's Lacrosse Scholar Athlete of The Year; Fifty-five Athletes Named To NEC Academic Honor Roll
EMMITSBURG, Md. - Jackie Kearney (Baltimore, Md./Seton Keough), a member of the Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse team, has been named the Northeast Conference (NEC) Women's Lacrosse Scholar Athlete of the Year.
Kearney, a senior midfielder, posted a 3.92 grade-point average and was named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll three times in her career. She paced the Mount with 46 ground balls and 34 caused turnovers (10th most on the program's single-season chart) and ranked fourth with 25 draw controls while boasting the best offensive season of her career with 15 goals and seven assists for 22 points in her senior campaign. She was named to the All-Northeast Conference (NEC) first-team, earned a spot on the All-Tournament team and honored as the NEC Defensive Player of the Week twice in 2010. She posted a career-high nine ground balls and six caused turnovers in a 13-3 win against Bryant on Apr. 11. She also notched her first two career hat tricks against George Washington and against Johns Hopkins on Apr. 13. Kearney ranked second in the league in caused turnovers per game (2.00) and led the NEC in caused turnovers (21) and caused turnovers per game (2.33) in conference games.
For her career, Kearney finished in fifth place in program history in draw controls (104) and 10th in caused turnovers (70). She also garnered All-NEC second-team honors and a spot on the All-Tournament team in 2007 and participated in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) annual North/South Senior All-Star game earlier this month.
Kearney and fifty-four other spring Mount athletes were also named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll. A student-athlete must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.20 or better to earn a spot on the honor roll. In addition, Kearney and 12 other student-athletes were also named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll for maintaining a 3.75 grade-point average.
NEC Academic Honor Roll (Year,
Baseball (10): Alex Andrews (Jr., Accounting), Peter DeCandia (Fr., Business), Tommy Flynn (Jr., Political Science/Philosphy), Michael Foster* (So., Biology), Zach Helman* (Jr., Business/Accounting), Kyle Kane* (Jr., Philosophy), Karl Lamont (Fr., Education), Patrick Moriarty (Fr., Undecided), Mark Quaranta* (Fr., Business), Kent Worthington (Sr., Biology)
Men's Golf (2): Brad Gerick (Graduate Student, Communications), Jeff Kingsbury (Sr., Business)
Women's Golf (3): Megan Corbett (Jr., Sports Management), Christina Koerper* (Sr., Special/Elementary Education), Sarah Roe (Fr., Political Science)
Men's Lacrosse (4): Brendan Harrison (Jr., Accounting/Fiance), Andrew Scalley* (Fr., Undecided), Dan Stranix* (Fr., Business), Jake Willertz* (So., Business)
Women's Lacrosse (7): Meaghan Conlon* (So., Biology), Aly Jost* (Jr., Criminal Justice/Sociology), Jackie Kearney* (Sr., Mathematics), Emily Kirby (Sr., Elementary/Special Education), Kaitlyn Larrimore (Fr., Psychology), Mary Kate Lavin (Sr., Elementary/Special Education), Alexis Salerno (Jr., Biochemistry)
Softball (7): Liz Christiansen (So., Elementary Education), Kristen Collins (Fr., Business), Lisa Curreri (Sr., Psychology), Katie Donovan (Sr., Accounting), Beth Everist (Jr., English), Allie Vadas (Sr., Communications), Amanda Sadowl (So., Biology)
Men's Tennis (4): Matthew Blake (Fr., Undecided), Jastin Mostowtt (So., Political Science/Economics), Thad Mostowtt (Sr., Chemistry), Michael Salomon* (Fr., Undecided)
Women's Tennis (4): Emily Bolchoz (Jr., Criminal Justice), Kelly Conroy (Fr., Undecided), Emma Haley (Jr., Public Relations/Communications), Chelsea Johnson (Sr., Psychology)
Men's Track & Field (2): Jason Kymingham (Jr., Sociology/Criminal Justice), Joe Perry* (So., Information Systems)
Women's Track & Field (12): Katherine Crumbaugh (Fr., Business), Ashley DeCruise (Jr., Elementary Education), Ashlyn DeCruise (Jr., Sociology/Criminal Justice), Hanna Dubois (Jr., Elementary Education), Megan Earley (So., Communications), Kathryn Franke (Fr., Undecided), Kelsey Greene (So., English), Heather Gula (Fr., Biology), Megan Kinsella (Fr., Undecided), Maggie Pierce (So., Elementary/Special Education), Christina Praydis (So., Spanish/Psychology), Brandie Trostle (Fr., Business), Brianne Vozella (Sr., French/Psychology)
* Named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll