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#10 Ashly Kennedy
Position: Defender
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Edgewater, Md.
High School: St. Mary's
Major: Family Studies

Kennedy's Honor Roll
2007 Team Captain
2006 Team Captain
2003 SoccerBuzz Freshman All-American Honorable Mention
2003 SoccerBuzz All-Mid-Atlantic Freshman Team
2003 ACC All-Freshman Team

Pensky's Take
"Ashly is poised to have a big-time senior season. Her leadership in the back will be vital. But this is a role that Ashly has always wanted, and we're excited for her to step up and assert herself back there."

As a junior (2006): Helped shutout No. 10 Tennessee in 1-0 victory at Penn State Classic (8/25) ... helped the defense shutout Towson 0-0 (9/2) and UMBC 6-0 (9/4) ... helped the defense shutout Stony Brook 2-0 (9/15) and George Mason 1-0 (9/17) ... picked up her first career assists on Kailia Sciascia's goal in 2-1 loss at No. 12 Wake Forest (9/28) ... helped the defense earn double-overtime 0-0 shutouts vs. Miami (10/8), Duke (10/14) and at Virginia Tech (10/20) ... assisted Lauren Gamble's goal in 2-1 loss to No. 14 Boston College (10/27).

As a redshirt-sophomore (2005): Returned to the line-up after missing the 2004 season with a knee injury in 0-0 tie vs. Towson (8/26) ... took two shots vs. the Tigers ... helped the Terps record their second shutout of the season in 4-0 rout of Rhode Island (8/28) ... one of only two Terrapin players (Krasko) to play 90 min. vs. the Rams ... tremendous effort, holding UConn to just four shots on goal, in 2-1 loss in double-overtime to the No. 9 Huskies (9/2) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... had to sit out the 2-0 loss to Villanova (9/8) due to receiving a red card in 6-0 loss at No. 1 Notre Dame (9/4) ... returned to score her first game-winning goal in 1-0 win over Rutgers (9/11) ... started in the midfield in 0-0 tie at Clemson (9/22) ... one shot in 1-0 win over No. 11 Wake Forest (9/30) ... two shots in 4-0 loss to No. 1 North Carolina (10/2) ... one shot in 3-1 loss at No. 17 Florida State (10/6) ... one shot in 2-0 loss at Miami (10/9) ... one shot in 1-0 loss at No. 6 Duke (10/16) ... one shot in 0-0 tie vs. Virginia Tech (10/23) ... scored her second goal of the season in 3-1 loss to No. 3 North Carolina (11/2) in the ACC Quarterfinals ... two shots vs. the Tar Heels.

As a sophomore (2004): Redshirt season ... missed the entire season after tearing her ACL during preseason training.

As a freshman (2003): SoccerBuzz Freshman all-Mid-Atlantic and honorable mention Freshman All-American ... ACC all-Freshman team ... started all 20 games for the Terps ... scored her first collegiate goal in 2-0 win at George Mason (10/23).

Before Maryland: Was a member of the United States Youth National Team Pool ... four-year standout defender at St. Mary's High School in Annapolis, Md. ... selected to the NSCAA/Adidas All-America team in 2002 ... named Baltimore Sun and Washington Post Player of the Year in 2002 ... All-State for four years and was All-South selection twice ... scored the game-winning goal in the Saints' Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship game against Notre Dame Prep -- the goal came in double overtime and made it three straight IAAM crowns for the Saints ... has been a member of the Region I ODP squad for the past three years ... trained with the youth national team in January 2003 in Chula Vista, Calif. ... in club action, she has played and started for the elite Bethesda Dragons for the past six years ... led the Dragons to the Maryland state club title on four occasions (1997-1999, 2001) as well as being a semifinalist in the Region I club championship in 2001.

Personal: Daughter of Donna Stedman and John Kennedy ... younger sister of John Kennedy and Kim Chrisman ... majoring in family studies.

Ashly Kennedy's Career Statistics

Year
GP/GS
Goals
Assists
Points
Shots
GWG
2003
20/20
1
0
2
11
0
2004
Redshirt Season
2005
18/18
2
0
4
12
1
2006
18/18
0
2
2
13
0
Total
56/56
3
2
8
36
1

Ashly Kennedy's Career Highs
Goals: 1 Three times, most recent vs. North Carolina (11/2/05)
Assists: 1 at Wake Forest (9/28/06); at Boston College (10/27/06)
Points: 2 Three times, most recent vs. North Carolina (11/2/05)

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