16 Lynn Kennedy
16 Lynn Kennedy
Height: 5-5
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Markham, Ont.
High School: Markham District
Position: F
Major: Undeclared
Previous Team: Toronto Jr. Aeros
S/C: R

2011-12 (Freshman): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Earned Yale team's Coaches' Award ... Also earned team's Mandi Schwartz Award for courage, grit and determination ... First career point came on assist Nov. 26 at UConn ... First career goal came on Dec. 3 vs. Quinnipiac ... Three goals, three assists in 29 games ... Incurred only two penalties.

Before Yale: Won PWHL Championship and silver medal at Provincial Tournament with Toronto Junior Aeros in 2011 … Won Aeros’ Ted Ashwin Hockey Award of Excellence for Commitment, Leadership and Distinction in 2010 … Won silver medal at league championships with Toronto Aeros Midget AA team in 2010.

High School: High School Female Athlete of the Year 2008, 2009 and 2011 … Captained ice hockey team and flag football team … Was also on basketball team, cross country team and track and field team … Hockey MVP in 2011 … York Region Girls Hockey All-Star in 2011 … Flag Football MVP in 2011 … Track and Field MVP in 2008 … Won bronze medal in 400-meter dash at Track and Field Provincial Championships in 2008 … High school valedictorian in 2011 … Academic honor roll grades nine through 12 … Gold Award for highest academic average in ninth and 10th grades … Director’s Achievement Award in 11th grade.

Notes: Has taken part Hockey Canada’s National Coaching Certification Program, working with teams as part of the program’s Coach Stream.

Why Yale? “Yale offers me the incredible opportunity to combine an excellent education with the game I love -- I couldn’t dream of a better fit!”