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Kelsey McKee
Player Profile:
Kelsey McKee 916402
Position: Defense
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gap, Pa.
High School: Coatesville HS
Major: Communications
Experience: 4 Letters

Four-time letterwinner who graduated from the University of Delaware in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications • strong defender who possesses good scoring skills • member of USA Women's National Indoor Team during the off-season • one career hat trick • 21 goals and nine assists for 52 career points • five game-winning goals • two-time All-CAA honoree.

Saw time in 10 games for the back-to-back CAA Champion and NCAA Tournament participant Blue Hens • recorded a penalty stroke goal in team’s 3-0 victory at Villanova on Sept. 19 • posted first career defensive save against No. 2 North Carolina (Sept. 7) • started lone game of the season against the Tar Heels CAA Academic Honor Roll National College Athlete Honor Society.

Appeared in 16 games with two starts in a year in which the Blue Hens collected a program-record 17 victories in addition to earning both the CAA regular season and tournament championships en route to the fifth NCAA Tournament berth in school history • posted lone point of the season with an assist at Hofstra on Oct. 25 • NFHCA National Academic Squad selection.

First team All-CAA selection • saw action in all 20 games while starting 17 for the Blue Hens • led team for second consecutive season with 11 goals and 24 points • 11 goals good to tie for sixth in the CAA while point total good to tie for eighth • also led team with 23 shots on goal • second for UD with 36 shots • posted marks of .306 for shots and .639 for shots on goal • two game-winning goals • ECAC Offensive Player of the Week, CAA Co-Player of the Week and Synapse Sports National Weekly Honor Roll (Oct. 23) • posted first career hat trick at Drexel on Oct. 19 • three goals against the Dragons ties for seventh in school history for most goals in a single game • tallied a season-best eight shots vs. Hofstra on Oct. 7, a mark that ties for third in Rullo Stadium history • added a career-high six shots on goal against the Pride • collected the game-winning goal in 4-3 victory at Temple (Sept. 14) and in 2-1 win over Hofstra (Oct. 7).

Started all 20 games as a defenseman during freshman season • earned second team All-Colonial Athletic Association and was named to the CAA All-Rookie Team • led Blue Hens with nine goals scored and 24 points • was first UD freshman since Melissa Hefner in 1993 to lead the team in goals • nine goals were the most goals in a season for a UD freshman since Leah Geib scored 10 goals in 2001 • tallied third most assists with six • led team with 71 shots • led team to Colonial Athletic Association Tournament berth for first-year head coach Rolf van de Kerkhof •  two-time CAA Rookie of the Week selection (Aug. 30 and Oct. 11) • scored first collegiate goal on Aug. 26 vs. Bryant • began season scoring goals in first three games of the season • registered her first collegiate assist in Delaware’s 2-1 victory over Appalachian State on Sept. 18 • posted two, three-point games (Sept. 24 at St. Joseph’s and Sept. 30 vs. William & Mary) • had one of three UD two-assist games in the Blue Hens 4-1 win over VCU on Oct. 30 • had a nine-shot game on Sept. 24 at Saint Joseph's.

Most Valuable Player of Coatesville High School team her final two seasons • second team All-Area selection in 2010 after earning honorable mention accolades in 2009 • first team All Ches-Mont as a junior and senior after earning second team honors as a sophomore • selected the team’s Offensive Player of the Year in 2007 •  team’s leading scorer all four years • also played lacrosse at Coatesville • completed 2010 Germany Training Tour and 2010 Barbados Training Tour with ECFH Club Team • member of National Honor Society • Coatesville School Board Student Representative • member of Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth.

Kelsey Lynn McKee • daughter of Larry and Chris McKee • born Aug. 4, 1992 • has two sisters, Lauren and Caitlin • honor student as a mass communications major and journalism and organizational leadership minor at Delaware • has worked as a field hockey camp coach during the summers • studied abroad in New Zealand during the winter 2014 session • has one dog and one cat.

Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW PS-Att. DSv Cnr
2011 20/20 9 6 24 71 44 3 3-3 0 0
2012 20/17 11 2 24 36 23 2 2-3 1 0
2013 16/2 0 1 1 15 4 0 0-0 0 0
2014 10/1 1 0 2 4 4 0 1-1 1 0
 TOTAL 66/40 21 9 51 126 75 5 5-6 2 0

Points: 6 at Drexel (10/19/12)

Goals: 3 at Drexel (10/19/12)
Assists: 2 at VCU (10/30/11)
Shots: 9 at Saint Joseph’s (9/24/11)
SOG: 6 vs. Hofstra (10/7/12)

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