Men's Lacrosse



Irish Fall to Rutgers in Big East Opener

The 8th-ranked Men's Lacrosse team fell to Rutgers, 10-8, in their Big East Opener on Saturday at Arlotta Stadium.


Irish Open Arlotta Stadium With Win Over Denver

The 9th-ranked Notre Dame Men's lacrosse team opened up the new stadium with a 14-7 win over Denver.


No. 3 Notre Dame Defeats Penn State

The third-ranked Notre Dame men's lacrosse team defeated Penn State, 12-8, to improve to 2-0 on the season.


Men's Lacrosse vs. Villanova

#3 Notre Dame beat Villanova, 9-7, at Alumni Field on March 31 to remain perfect.


Men's Lacrosse vs. Dartmouth

Notre Dame cruised to a 19-7 win over Dartmouth in the home opener on February 28 in the Loftus Sports Center.

A four-time monogram recipient ... serves as a team captain during his senior season ... played in 64 career games, totaling 13 points on six goals and seven assists ... 26-for-53 (.491) in faceoffs ... 60 ground balls.

AS A SENIOR: Took the field in all 17 games during his senior campaign ... one of four team captains ... picked up six ground balls ... forced six turnovers ... went 2-for-9 on faceoffs ... attempted three shots, including two on goal ... earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 16 games ... tallied a career-high seven points ... matched a career-best total with three goals and dished off a career-high four assists ... picked up 11 ground balls ... scored a goal in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth in the home opener ... dished off an assist in a 13-7 victory over Vermont ... registered a career-high two assists in an 11-6 triumph of Bellarmine ... also matched a career-high total with three ground balls against the Knights ... tallied a goal in a 10-8 victory at Denver ... assisted on a goal in a 14-8 win at Ohio State ... scored a goal in a 16-7 victory against Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL Tournament ... earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all 17 games ... posted then career-high numbers in goals (3), assists (2), points (5) and ground balls (27) ... went 13-for-17 (.765) in faceoffs ... attempted 11 shots ... called for two penalties, resulting in 1:30 of penalty time ... went 3-for-3 in faceoffs in a 7-6 season-opening win at Loyola ... was 2-for-2 in the faceoff X in a 15-9 triumph of Penn State ... scored the first goal of his career in a 16-6 win at Villanova ... was 1-for-2 in faceoffs in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth and followed that with a 1-for-1 effort in a 13-6 victory over Drexel ... notched an assist in back-to-back contests against Bellarmine (W, 19-7) and Denver (L, 9-8) ... also picked up a career-high three ground balls against both Bellarmine and Denver ... went 1-for-2 in the X in a 16-6 besting of Quinnipiac ... was a perfect 3-for-3 in faceoffs during a 14-7 win at Lehigh ... netted a goal and was 0-for-1 in faceoffs in a 13-5 win at Air Force ... tallied a goal in a 9-2 win over Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL tournament ... went 2-for-3 in faceoffs in an 11-9 setback to Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship.

AS A FRESHMAN: A major contributor to the Fighting Irish defense that held opponents to a then program record 6.66 goals-against average, which ranked fourth nationally for the 2007 season ... played in 14 games ... notched one point on one assist ... went 9-for-25 (.360) in faceoff attempts ... picked up 16 ground balls ... collected an assist in a 16-4 conference victory over Air Force ... scooped up a season-high three ground balls against the Falcons ... won three of his five faceoff attempts against Air Force ... those were season-high numbers for both attempts and wins.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Talented athlete out of Penfield High School where he was a four-year letterwinner in lacrosse ... a three-year letterwinner in football ... capped off an incredible senior campaign with a conference championship in lacrosse ... lacrosse team earned a national ranking during his senior season ... captained Penfield during his junior and senior seasons en route to MVP honors as a senior ... four-time all-conference selection ... named an All-American as a senior ... left Penfield with the school record for most career points with 199 ... had 70 points in lacrosse as a senior ... captained football team as a senior ... three-time all-conference and two-time all-city selection for football ... earned MVP honors in football as a junior and senior ... son of Anne and Jim McKenna ... has one younger brother ... born February 7, 1988, in N.J. ... member of Notre Dame's Academic Honors Program ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major ... boasts a 3.515 cumulative GPA.

McKenna's Career Statistics

Year G-S G A Pts. GB Shots Sh Pct. SOG P/Min UpG GWG FO Pct.
2007 14/0 0 1 1 16 2 .000 1 0-0:00 0 0 9-25 .360
2008 17/0 3 2 5 27 11 .273 9 2-1:30 0 0 13-17 .765
2009 16/0 3 4 7 11 26 .115 16 4-3:00 0 0 2-2 1.000
2010 17/0 0 0 0 6 3 .000 2 4-2:00 0 0 2-9 .222
Totals 64/0 6 7 13 60 42 .143 28 10-6:30 0 0 26-53 .491

Kelly McKenna
Kelly  McKenna


Penfield, NY

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200


Event Calendar


April 22
W, 14-13
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Arlotta Stadium)

April 28
W, 7-6
Durham, N.C.

Live Stats
April 30
12:00 PM
North Carolina
Durham, N.C.

Live Stats
May 6
2:30 PM
Army West Point
West Point, N.Y.

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