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Vita McKenna

Player Profile
Hometown:
Burlington, Ontario

High School:
Nelson

Height:
5-3

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
06/13/1978

Experience:
4 VL

Played:
1997-2000

On McKenna: Serving as a team captain during her senior season … recovering from a knee injury which forced her to miss the end of the 1999 season … had some great minutes during the spring season … will see a lot of time at midfield … great technical awareness and technical ability.

Summer of 2000: Played for the Delaware Genies of the W-League.

As a junior (1999): Played in 15 games, starting 10 … played both midfield and back positions during the season … drew first start of season against NC State (9/18) and recorded one shot … started nine of 10 games spanning from James Madison (9/26) game through Florida State (10/31) match… suffered knee injury and was forced to miss ACC and NCAA tournaments.

As a sophomore (1998): Earned starting role at midfield out of preseason camp and started first 15 games of season … injured her left knee against Florida State (10/18) and missed the remainder of the season … picked up first career assist against NC State (9/20) in 5-0 victory.

As a freshman (1997): Led all freshmen with 22 games played … started 10 matches … notched first career goal against George Mason (9/10) in fourth college match … started all three ACC Tournament matches including championship against North Carolina (11/8)… credited with a defensive save against Tar Heels … also started against George Mason (11/18) in NCAA Tournament.

Before Maryland: Played at Nelson High School in Burlington, Ontario … named Nelson High School Athlete of the Year as a senior … played five years on provincial team and served as team captain final two seasons.

Personal: Vita Suzanne McKenna … born June 13, 1978 … daughter of Irene and John McKenna … double majoring in French language and literature with business … worked as a volunteer assistant in the Maryland Athletic Media Relations office this past spring and summer … member of the 1999-2000 ACC Honor Roll.

McKenna's Career Statistics
Year	GP	GS	G	A	Pt	Shots	GWG
1997	22	10	1	0	2	7	0
1998	15	15	0	1	1	0	0
1999	15	10	0	0	0	2	0
Totals	52	35	1	1	3	9	0

Career Highs Goals: 1 vs. George Mason, 9/10/97 Assists: 1 vs. NC State, 9/20/98 Points: 2 vs. George Mason, 9/10/97



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