5 Carissa Kennedy
5 Carissa Kennedy
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Somerset, Mass.
High School: Bishop Stang
Position: M

2010: NEWLA All-Conference second team honoree. Saw action in 16 games for the Falcons, totaling 11 points on three goals and eight assists. Recorded a team-best 57 groundballs along with 36 draw controls and 23 caused turnovers. Posted a season-best four points with a one goal, three assist performance vs. Elms (3/30). Click here for season statistics.

2009: Appeared in 13 games on the Falcons front line, starting 13. Totaled 12 points with six goals and six assists, while ranking second on the squad with 42 groundballs. Also ranked second on the team with 25 caused turnovers, while posting 24 draw controls. Connected for a season-best four points with one goal and three assist vs. Worcester State (3/28). Added a pair of goals in a 19-13 victory over Becker College (4/18). Named the Fitchburg State Co-Female Rookie of the Year. Click here for season statistics.

High School: 2008 graduate of Bishop Stang High School. Three-sport standout in soccer, basketball and softball. Named to the Eastern Athletic Conference (EAC) all-star team in soccer, while earning MVP honors twice.

Personal: Born August 17, 1990 in Somerset, Mass. Daughter of Paula Manchester. Majoring in Nursing. Member of the Dean's List. Also a member of the Fitchburg State women's soccer team.

Year GP G A Pts Sh SOG GW GB TO CT
2009 13 6 6 12 19 14 1 42 12 25
2010 16 3 8 11 7 5 0 57 18 23
Career 29 9 14 23 26 19 1 99 30 48