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. Full Story
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. Full Story
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. Full Story
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. Full Story
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.
Field Hockey | November 12, 2016 No. 20 Field Hockey Breaks Single-Season Win Record in ECAC Semis READING, Pa. (11/12/16) – The No. 20 Kean University field hockey team topped FDU-Florham 3-1 on Saturday to win the ECAC Division III Region 2 Championship. It was the Cougars’ 18th victory of the season, breaking the 2008 team’s program record of 17wins.
Field Hockey | November 9, 2016 No. 20 Field Hockey Shuts Out Manhattanville in ECAC Opening Round UNION, N.J. (11/9/16) – The No. 20 Kean University field hockey team dominated Manhattanville College in a 3-0 game in the opening round of the ECAC Tournament at home on Wednesday. With the victory, the Cougars tied the program record for most wins in a season with 17 this year.
Field Hockey | November 7, 2016 Field Hockey Selected as Second Seed in Upcoming ECAC Tournament Danbury, Conn. (11/7/16) – The Kean University field hockey team has been selected to participate in the newly revamped ECAC Tournament as announced on Monday.
Field Hockey | November 3, 2016 Field Hockey’s LaFronz Named NJAC Coach of the Year PITMAN, N.J. (11/3/16) – Eighth-year head coach Leslie LaFronz of the Kean University field hockey program was named the NJAC Coach of the Year by her fellow NJAC head coaches, the league announced on Thursday.
Field Hockey | November 3, 2016 LaMaina’s Both Earn First-Team All-NJAC Honors for Field Hockey PITMAN, N.J. (11/3/16) – Twin juniors Krista LaMaina and Shauna LaMaina of the Kean University field hockey team were named First-Team All-NAJC selections after combining to lead the Cougars in every offensive category in 2016.