Cougar Athletics Participates in Kean Dance Marathon to Raise Money for Children's Hospital UNION, N.J. (4/13/17) – Members of the Kean University field hockey, men’s basketball, women’s lacrosse, women’s soccer and women’s volleyball programs participated in the annual Kean Dance Marathon last week to raise money for Children’s Specialized Hospital. Full Story
Field Hockey Honored by National Coaches Association for Academic Achievements CHANDLER, Ariz. (3/16/16) – The Kean University field hockey program earned a National Academic Team Award from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association, sophomore Kayla Molnar and freshman Emily Van Pelt were named Scholars of Distinction, and 14 other Cougars were named to the National Academic Squad as Kean racked up the NFHCA postseason academic accolades. Full Story
Field Hockey Participates in Read Across America Day EDISON, N.J. (3/9/17) – Members of the Kean University field hockey team visited the classroom of alumna Joelle Vitale to celebrate Read Across America Day last week. Full Story
February 24, 2017 Kean Athletics Announces 2017 Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame Class UNION, N.J. (2/24/17) – Kean University director of athletics Jack McKiernan announced that the Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame will be receiving seven new members into its ranks as the Class of 2017. Melissa Beyruti (women’s basketball), Pascal Clergio (men’s soccer), Johanna Hedler (softball), Ebony Jackson (women’s basketball), Melissa Nunez (field hockey & women’s lacrosse), Perry Schatzow (baseball) and Jay Sgaramella (football) will be the honorees at the Hall of Fame’s April 20 induction ceremony.
Field Hockey | December 19, 2016 Wrapping Up: Kean Field Hockey 2016 UNION, N.J. (12/19/16) - The Kean University field hockey program posted arguably its best season in history in 2016 with a school-best 18-4 record. The team was ranked as high as No. 16 nationally.
Field Hockey | December 5, 2016 Shauna LaMaina Named All-American by Synapse Sports ANNAPOLIS, Md. (12/5/16) – Defender Shauna LaMaina of the Kean University field hockey team was named a Third-Team All-American by Synapse Sports the organization announced on Monday.
Field Hockey | November 30, 2016 LaMaina’s Earn Another Honor for Field Hockey: First-Team All-ECAC DANBURY, Conn. (11/30/16) – Shauna LaMaina and Krista LaMaina of the Kean University field hockey team added to their growing collection of accolades as the ECAC honored the juniors by naming both Cougars to their Division III South All-Stars First-Team.
Field Hockey | November 28, 2016 Shauna & Krista LaMaina Both Named All-Region by National Field Hockey Association CHANDLER, Ariz. (11/28/16) – Twin juniors Shauna LaMaina and Krista LaMaina of the Kean University field hockey program were named to The Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-South Atlantic Region squad on Monday. Shauna was a first-team selection and Krista was part of the second-team.
Field Hockey | November 14, 2016 No. 20 Field Hockey Sweeps Final NJAC Weekly Awards; LaMaina, Smith, DiPiazza Honored PITMAN, N.J. (11/14/16) – The No. 20 Kean University field hockey team swept the final edition of the 2016 NJAC Weekly Field Hockey Awards as Krista LaMaina, Erin Smith and Lia DiPiazza were named the league’s Offensive Player, Defensive Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, after the ECAC Tournament.
Field Hockey | November 13, 2016 No. 20 Field Hockey Falls to No. 16 Muhlenberg in ECAC Final READING, Pa. (11/13/16) – No.16 Muhlenberg College topped No. 20 Kean University 3-0 in the Championship Game of the 2016 ECAC Field Hockey Tournament on Sunday.