Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
16 Kyle Keenan
Duke Career: Played in 64 games in his four seasons … Finishes his career with 42 goals and 24 assists for 66 points … A key member of the 2014 NCAA Championship team.
U.S. Under 19 National Team: Helped led the U.S. U-19 team to the 2012 FIL World Championship gold medal ... Had four goals and three assists in the United States' playoff run to the gold medal ... Finished the tournament with 12 goals and three assists for 15 points.
2015: Saw action in 12 games with five starts on the first midfield line … Tallied nine goals and six assists for 15 points … Had two goals at North Carolina (3/29) and in wins over Marquette (4/18) and Notre Dame (4/24) … Registered a season-high three points from a goal and two assists in ACC win over Virginia (4/12) to clinch a spot in the ACC Tournament … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2014: Played in 19 games with two starts … NCAA All-Tournament team selection … Started at attack in the NCAA semifinal and title games after injury to Josh Dionne … Had a breakout year with 25 goals and 10 assists for 35 points … Registered a career-high four goals and an assist for five points in NCAA semifinal victory over Denver (5/24) … Added two goals in title tilt against Notre Dame (5/26), including the game-winning score … Handed out a career-high three assists in NCAA Tournament first round win over Air Force (5/11) … Finished the NCAA Tournament with 10 goals and five assists for 15 points … Registered his first career hat trick in overtime victory over North Carolina (3/15) … His 25 goals were triple he previous two seasons combined.2013: Played in 18 games … Finished the year with four goals and six assists for 10 points … Registered a goal in 19-16 win over Virginia (4/12) … Dished out two assists against High Point (4/5) … Also had two points with a goal and an assist at Marquette (5/5).
2012: Saw time in 15 games and started three ... Tallied four goals and two assists for six points ... Registered his first collegiate goal in the season-opening win over Rutgers (2/11) ... Also had goals against Dartmouth (3/18), Brown (3/27) and in a come-from-behind win over Marist (4/7) ... Had the game-winner in 9-8 victory over Brown ... Notched a career-high two points with a goal and an assist versus Dartmouth ... Handed out one assist in win over North Carolina (3/16) ... Finished season with five ground balls.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for Sean Keenan at Smithtown West ... Captured All-America recognition as a senior ... An All-Tri-State first team pick as a senior ... Earned All-County nods three times ... Collected All-Division honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Totaled 125 goals and 163 assists for 288 points during his scholastic career ... Holds the Smithtown West career record for points ... Named ESPN Rise All-America first team ... Had a career-best 93 points from 36 goals and 57 assists as a junior ... Registered at least 70 points in 2009, 2010 and 2011 ... Selected to the U.S. Men's National Under-19 Team that will play in the FIL U-19 World Championship in Finland in summer of 2012 ... Played in Under Armour All-America game ... Voted the Smithtown West MVP as a senior ... Team captain in 2011 ... ... Captained the Long Island team to the Empire State Games championship in 2010 ... Participated in the Champion All-American Showcase in 2011 ... Named to Newsday's All-Long Island second team in 2010 and first team in 2011 ... Also played basketball and football ... All-division selection in football and was captain of basketball team as a senior.
Personal: Son of Sean and Bridget Keenan ... Has one younger brother, Ryan ... Father played lacrosse at Adelphi and served as the head boys lacrosse coach at Oceanside High School (1988-2006) and at Smithtown West (2007-current) ... Mother played soccer and basketball at Adelphi and currently coaches soccer at Kings Park High School ... Born April 2, 1993.