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7   Kerri Connerty
Kerri Connerty

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nashua, N.H.

High School:
Nashua HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
M

Birthdate:
08/26/1984



  • 2006 Photo Gallery
  • 2006 All-Atlantic 10 Second-Team
  • Inside Lacrosse Magazine Preseason All-Atlantic 10 Selection
  • Ranks 8th all-time at UMass in career points (131)
  • Ranks 5all-time at UMass in career assists (47)
  • Connerty's Goal Lifts Minutewomen To A-10 Tournament Berth
  • Q&A with Kerri Connerty
  • FEATURE STORY: Connerty Is The Heart Of Minutewomen Lacrosse

    2006 Update: Game-by-Game Statistics
    • Finishes her career with 132 points on 84 goals and 48 assists ... played in 68 career games making 58 starts ... ranks eighth all-time in career points and fifth all-time in career assists at UMass.
    • Finished the season as the third leading scorer for UMass with 17 goals and a team-high 18 assists for 35 points.
    • Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team.
    • Scored the game-winning goal at George Washington (4/30) to qualify UMass for the A-10 Tournament ... finished the game with two goals on five shots and an assist.
    • In overtime win against Duquesne (4/28), scored a goal and had two assists.
    • Scored twice in loss to Temple (4/23) ... her first multi-goal game in seven games.
    • In win at La Salle (4/15) had a goal and an assist to move into eighth all-time for career points (123) at UMass ... started fourth consecutive game in defensive back ... had two groundballs and a caused turnover.
    • Drew third consecutive start in defensive back against St. Joe's (4/13) where she scored a goal, had an assist, caused a turnover and picked up a groundball.
    • Played in the defensive back row for second game collecting two groundballs and controlling one draw at Richmond (4/9).
    • Scored a goal and had three groundballs vs. St. Bonaventure (4/7) ... played in a defensive midfield position with the loss of defender Erica Shapiro.
    • Had an assist in loss to Boston College (4/1) to move her into a tie for sixth-place all-time with 42.
    • Notched two assists in win over Vermont (3/29).
    • Tallied three points against New Hampshire (3/25) on two goals and one assist to move into ninth-place all-time at UMass in career points and take sole possession of eighth-place all-time in career assists.
    • Recorded an assist at Hofstra (3/22) to move into an eight-place tie all-time at UMass.
    • Scored two goals and added an assist in loss at No. 13 Syracuse (3/15).
    • In win at Albany (3/11), registered a season-high three assists.
    • Had 17-game scoring streak broken in loss at No. 9 Dartmouth.
    • Tallied a season-high four points on three goals and an assist in win over Harvard (3/4).
    • Registered three points (1goal, 2 assists) in loss to No . 9 Boston University.

    2005: Game-by-Game Statistics
    • Finished the season as the team leader in points (51) on a career-high 34 goals and 17 assists ... ranked fifth in the A-10 in assists per game (1.00) and eighth in points per game (3.21) ... ranked fourth on the team with 35 groundballs ... had six hat tricks on the season ... scored 12 goals and added seven assists in Atlantic 10 games.
    • Scored 46 points in the 14 games after she missed the Harvard (3/5) contest due to a concussion ... surpassed her point total from her junior year posting her best collegiate season ... has scored at least one point in a team-best 14 consecutive games played.
    • Recorded her 12th multi-point game of the season with three goals and an assist in season-finale against Richmond (5/1) ... collected five groundballs in the contest.
    • Netted a goal and an assist versus George Washington (4/24) ... also posted season-highs in groundballs (5) and caused turnovers (2).
    • Tallied three points in win over Longwood (4/22) with one goal and two assists ... also had two groundballs and caused one turnover.
    • Scored a goal in her 10th consecutive game when she hit a free position shot at Duquesne (4/17).
    • Had four points on one goal and three assists in loss to St. Bona (4/15) ... also had two groundballs, two draw controls and one caused turnover in the game.
    • Named the UMass Athlete of the Week (4/11) after netting 11 goals and collecting 10 groundballs in games against No. 7 Dartmouth, La Salle, and Saint Joseph's.
    • Scored three goals against Saint Joseph's (4/10) for her third consecutive hat trick - fifth of the season ... also collected a season-high four groundballs in the contest.
    • Posted her second consecutive hat trick, fourth of the season, in win over A-10 rival La Salle (4/8) ... also collected three groundballs.
    • Tallied five goals, just one shy of her career-high, in loss to No. 7 Dartmouth (4/5) ... also had three groundballs and a draw control.
    • For the second consecutive game, recorded four points (2g, 2a) in loss at Boston College (4/2).
    • Tallied four points on two goals and two assists in win at New Hampshire (3/26).
    • Earned A-10 Player of the Week (3/14) honors after scoring eight points on a career-high six goals vs. Albany (3/13) ... also handed out two assists, caused one turnover, collected one groundball and controlled two draws.
    • Opened the season with career-high tying four goals on six shots against Holy Cross (2/26). Also had two draw controls and two ground balls in that game.
    • Member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

    2004: Game-by-Game Statistics
    UMass' third-ranked scorer tallying 38 points on 27 goals and 11 assists just behind Tracey Drown and Hope Zelinger ... took 75 shots on the season ... started all 16 contests ... had one game-winner which was in 12-11 win over Duquesne (4/4) ... picked up 27 groundballs and caused 13 turnovers ... named Atlantic 10 Performer of the Week (4/5) after scoring seven goals, including one game-winner, on 11 shots against UConn (3/31) and Duquesne (4/4) ... scored in 14-of-16 games including eight games with multiple goals ... had a career-high four goals twice: at UConn (3/31) and at Saint Joseph's (4/23) ... had a career-high six points on two goals and a career-high four assists in 17-15 win at Albany (4/14).

    2003: Appeared in 18 games, making nine starts ... tallied six goals on 19 shots ... added two assists for a total of eight points ... scooped up 19 groundballs ... caused two turnovers ... had seven draw controls ... named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and the UMass Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

    Nashua HS: Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse at Nashua High School ... recorded 128 goals, 132 assists and 183 ground balls ... a team captain as a junior and senior ... named team's MVP in 2000 and 2001 ... a first team All-State selection in 2001 and 2002 ... also lettered in indoor track and field and cross country.

    Personal: Kerri Frances Connerty ... born Aug. 26, 1984, in Worcester, Mass. ... daughter of Bernadette and Kenneth Connerty ... legal studies major.

    Connerty's Career Statistics
    OFFENSE               GP    G    A  Pts Shots Shot%  SOG  SOG% GWG  GB  DC  TO  CT
    2003................  18    6    2    8    19  .316    0  .000   0  19   7  12   2
    2004................  16   27   11   38    75  .360   23  .307   1  27  24  30  13
    2005................  16   34   17   51    74  .459   54  .730   0  35  14  33   8
    2006................  18   17   18   35    56  .304   36  .643   1  22  17  34   5
    TOTAL...............  68   84   48  132   224  .375  113  .504   2 103  62 109  28

    Connerty's Career Highs Goals: 6 vs. Albany (3/13/05) Assists: 4 - at Albany (4/14/04) Points: 8 (6g, 2a) vs. Albany (3/13/05) Groundballs: 5 vs. Richmond (5/1/05); vs. Geo. Washington (4/24/05); vs. St. Bonaventure (4/30/04) Caused Turnovers: 3 vs. St. Bonaventure (4/30/04) Draw Controls: 6 at Holy Cross (2/25/06) Multi-Goal Games: 13; Hat Tricks: 7; Multi-Point Games: 24

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