Keely

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Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bedford, N.Y.
High School: Fox Lane

Bio

2018:

  • Played in and started all 18 games
  • Named to the All-Patriot League first team
  • Led the team in points, with 39
  • Tallied 37 goals
  • Posted 93 draw controls to break the all-time single season record at Holy Cross
  • Recorded a season-high 14 draw controls in the Patriot League Quarterfinal game at Lehigh on May 1
  • Caused 11 turnovers
  • Ranked second in the Patriot League in draw controls per game at 5.44 and ranked 32nd nationally
  • In free position goals per game, ranked second in the Patriot League (1.00) and 21st nationally
  • Averaged 2.06 goals per game and 2.17 points per game
  • Totaled 23 ground balls
  • Scored in 17 appearances
  • Recorded 12 multi-goal games
  • Tallied a career-high five goals in the 16-14 win over Lafayette on March 17
  • Added five hat tricks
  • Named Crusader of the Week twice (March 19, April 23)
  • Named the Athletic Department’s Breakthrough Female Athlete of the Year
  • A member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2017:

  • Played in 16 games with 11 starts
  • Netted five goals and recorded four assists for nine points
  • Ranked second on the team with 34 draw controls
  • Picked up nine ground balls
  • Had four caused turnovers
  • Registered one goal and one assist for two points in the 11-10 victory versus Ohio State (Mar. 10)

2016:

  • Played in 16 games with 11 starts
  • Tied for fourth on the team with 13 goals
  • Tied for third on the team with four assists
  • Tied for fourth on the team with 17 points
  • Was second on the team with 20 draw controls
  • Scored first collegiate goal at UMass (Feb. 12)
  • Scored two goals in one game on four different occasions
  • Recorded two goals and two assists for a season-high four points against Army in the 15-7 win (Mar. 30)

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Fox Lane High School under head coach William Broggy
  • 2015 US Lacrosse first team All-American
  • Captained the team during both junior and senior year
  • Team was League Champions (2012, 2013), Section 1 Champions (2012), Regional Champions (2012) and New York State semifinalists (2012)
  • Earned All-League (2013, 2014), All-Section Honorable Mention (2013) and All-Section (2014) accolades
  • Recorded 93 goals, 26 assists, 113 groundballs and 94 draw controls
  • Also captain and four-year member of the varsity field hockey team under head coach Melissa Ponzio
  • Played club lacrosse for Revolution Lacrosse Club under head coach Chris Coughlin
  • Member of National Honor Society

Personal:

  • Daughter of Thomas and Cynthia Connors
  • Has one brother (Declan) and two sisters (Bridgit and Maeve)
  • A Psychology major
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