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Tyler Kennedy

Houston, Texas
St. John's School
High School
Tyler Kennedy - Field Hockey - Virginia Cavaliers

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  • All-ACC Second Team
  • Started all 21 games, posting a 1.35 goals-against average with a .705 save percentage. She had four shutouts and one combined shutout
  • Named the ACC Defensive Player of the Week after making a combined eight saves against William & Mary and Harvard. It is her first ACC Player of the Week award (9/12)
  • Named the NFHCA Division I National Player of the Week for her performance against the Tribe and Crimson. It was her first NFHCA honor (9/13)
  • Logged six saves in the season-opening win against Penn State (8/25)
  • Posted a shutout at Temple, her first of the season (9/3)
  • Logged her second shutout of the year against No. 14 Harvard, making four saves (9/10)
  • Made a season-high seven saves against Boston College, with six coming in the first half (9/15)
  • Made seven saves in the doubles-overtime victory at Syracuse (9/22)
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • NFHCA National Academic Squad


  • Appeared in seven games, posting a 3-3 record
  • Made 26 saves with a .703 save percentage
  • Matched her career high with eight saves in the season-opener at Penn State (8/26)
  • Earned her third carer shutout against Temple (9/2)
  • Earned an invitation to participate in the USA Field Hockey U-21 Selection Camp in December based on her summer performance (7/28)
  • NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • Appeared in 20 games with 17 starts, posting an 8-8 record with two shutouts
  • Ranked second in the ACC in save percentage (.735)
  • Finished the year averaging 3.05 saves per game with a 1.23 goals-against average
  • Made her collegiate debut in the second half of the Delaware game,  making five saves without allowing a goal (8/29)
  • Picked up her first collegiate shutout in the 2-0 win against Miami (9/10)
  • Logged her second shutout in the quarterfinals of the ACC Championship with a 2-0 win against Boston College (11/4)
  • Outlasted Louisville in a shootout in the semifinals of the ACC Championship (11/5)
  • Through the first four weeks of the season,  led the ACC in goals-against average (0.47) and save percentage (.875) (9/23). Her 0.47 goals-against average ranked third in the nation as does her .875 save percentage (9/23)
  • NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • Varsity goalie for both the field hockey and lacrosse teams at St. John’s School
  • Two-time recipient of St. John field hockey’s Terry Warren Award for Empathy and Effort as well as being named the 2020 team MVP
  • MAX Field Hockey Top-50 player for the class of 2021
  • 2019 South Preparatory Conference Champions, with the team winning in overtime after she saved all of the 1 v 1s she faced


  • Daughter of Boo Kennedy and John Kennedy
  • Has an older brother, John, and an older sister, Cross
  • Commerce major