ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
8 - Devan Kennifer
Devan Kennifer
Height: 5-10
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Monterey, Calif.
High School: Santa Catalina
Position: 2 Meter Offense

2009:
Named CWPA Northern Division Rookie of the Year ... Tabbed to CWPA All-Northern Division First Team ... Honored as Rookie of the Tournament at Eastern Championship and selected to All-Tournament Team ... Named to CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team and ACWPC All-Academic Team ... Selected Harvard's Rookie of the Year ... Tallied a game-high five goals and collected five streals in career debut against NYAC (Feb. 14); Netted a score later in the day against No. 8 Michigan ... Scored four goals the following day against Siena (Feb. 15) ... Named CWPA Northern Division Rookie of the Week (Feb. 16) ... Scored four times against Villanova and once against Princeton (Feb. 21) ... Tallied a hat trick against George Washington and Bucknell (Feb. 22) ... Scored four goals against Maryland and Bucknell (Feb. 28); drew five ejections against the Bison ... Had a goal and drew three ejections against Princeton (March 1) ... Scored in win at Sonoma State (March 22) ... Tallied team-high four goals at Pacific (March 24) ... Had eight goals in doubleheader against UC Santa Cruz and UC Davis, including six tallies against the Banana Slugs (March 26) ... Scored a career-high 10 goals against Cal State Monterey Bay (March 27); was named Northern Division Player of the Week and COOP Student-Athlete of the Week for effort ... Had five goals against Brown and a hat trick against Hartwick (April 4) ... Tallied a hat trick against Connecticut College and scored twice against Utica (April 5) ... Scored two goals and had three kickouts drawn against Brown (April 11) ... Netted three goals, had two kickouts drawn, handed out two assists and made two steals against Hartwick and tallied a goal against Brown at Northern Division Championship (April 18) ... Found the back of the net four times against Utica at Northern Division Championship (April 19) ... Scored against Hartwick at Eastern Championship (April 24) ... Had two goals, two ejections drawn and three steals against Indiana at Easterns (April 25) ... Tallied the game-winning goal against Bucknell at Eastern Championship (April 26).

High School:
Earned 12 varsity letters at Santa Catalina High, including four each in water polo, swimming and basketball ... Four-year starter in water polo ... Captained water polo and basketball squads ... All-American honorable mention in 2007 in water polo ... USA Water Polo Academic All-American as senior ... MTAL/CCS Most Valuable Player in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... All-League first team on four occasions ... First team All-Section once and was selected to the second team twice ... CCS Scholar-Athlete of teh Year in 2008 ... Led water polo and basketball teams to league titles ... Cum Laude Society member ... Gold Chord recipient.

Personal:

Sister, Sarah Kennifer '02, played water polo at Harvard ... Sister, Katherine Kennifer, was a water polo player at Notre Dame, graduating in 2005.