Kennedy Named 2003 Franklin & Marshall Women's Soccer Player of the Year

LANCASTER, PA -- Midfielder/forward Kelly Kennedy (Sr., Hatfield, PA/North Penn) has been named the 2003 Franklin & Marshall College Women's Soccer Player of the Year.

A 2001 and 2002 All-Centennial Conference second team selection, the Player of the Year honor marks Kennedy's second as she was previously named the 2002 POY.

The 2002 Practice Jersey Award recipient as a junior, she served as a team captain in 2003 while recording one goal and three assists for five points this year.

Historically, she closed out her career with 18-15-51 to rank 13th in scoring, 14th in goals and 10th in assists in the 24-year history of women's soccer at Franklin & Marshall College.

A three time Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll recipient for maintaining over a 3.4 cumulative grade point average and the President of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Kennedy is active both on and off the field of play.

A Dana Scholar, she is a member of the F&M Dance Company, Dance Team, Delphic Athletic Honor Society, F&M Players Theatre Group, Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

As a junior, she was instrumental in leading the Franklin & Marshall women's soccer team to the 2002 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Region Championship, marking the first post-season tournament victory in program history.

Overall, she finished with a 47-21-7 record in four seasons as the Diplomats concluded the 2003 season with a 7-7-3, 4-5-1 in Centennial Conference play.