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SJU Women's Lacrosse BIO
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Kristen Kelbon
Player Profile:
Kristen Kelbon 1888359
Position: Defense
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mount Laurel, N.J.
High School: Bishop Eustace Prep

2017 Atlantic 10 First Team
2017 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team

2017 SJU Scholar-Athlete Award
2016 SJU Academic Award

2017:
One of five Hawks to make all 18 starts... Led squad in ground balls (36) and tied for the team-lead in caused turnovers (21) in breakthrough season as a starting defender... Averaged 2.0 ground balls per game and 1.2 caused turnovers per game... Went for three ground balls and a career-high three caused turnovers vs. Villanova... Recorded a career-high four ground balls and two caused turnovers vs. then-#16 Duke... Registered a career-high four ground balls and a career-high four draw controls at Duquesne... Combined for seven ground balls and five caused turnovers in three-day span in back-to-back road games at George Mason and Richmond... Added a goal at Richmond... Recorded three ground balls and a caused turnover in Atlantic 10 semifinals vs. Richmond...
Named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters.

2016: Made four appearances vs. #20 Massachusetts, La Salle, St. Bonaventure, and George Mason... Named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters.

2015: Saw action in all 16 games with nine starts... Totaled seven points on seven goals... Landed 19 of 23 total shots on goal for an .826 SOG percentage... Led all freshmen in shots on goal... Scored season-high two goals apiece vs. Longwood and Monmouth... Took season-high four shots and matched season-high three shots on goal and earned season-high two draw controls vs. Longwood... Added goals against Temple, Wagner, and Duquesne... Caused season-high two turnovers vs. St. Bonaventure... Made collegiate debut and first collegiate start against Temple... Named to both the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll for both semesters.

High School/Personal: 2014 U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American… Two-time All-Olympic Conference First Team selection… Two-time All-South Jersey selection by the Women's Lacrosse Club of South Jersey and the Philadelphia Inquirer and 2014 All-South Jersey honoree by the Courier Post… Twice named to the “Ten South Jersey Lacrosse Players to Watch” list by the Philadelphia Inquirer… Just the fifth player in Bishop Eustace history to score 100+ goals… Won two Olympic Conference Championships… Captained 2014 squad to its third league championship title en route to a program-best record of 17-2… Selected to play in the 2014 South Jersey All-Star Game… Earned Coach's Award as a senior… Missed nearly all of junior season due to ACL injury...  Led squad in scoring as a sophomore with 51 goals and guided same squad to league title… Four-year varsity starter and letterwinner and senior team captain… Played club lacrosse for South Jersey Select… Selected for the 2011 Elite 120 Recruiting Showcase… Also lettered in soccer at Bishop Eustace… Starting defender on 2012 team that reached state finals… Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society… Mother, sister, and high school lacrosse coach all graduated from Saint Joseph's… Double majoring in finance and accounting.

                                             Single-Game Career Highs                                          

Goals: 2 (2x) last at Monmouth (3/14/15)
Assists: ---
Points: 2 (2x) last at Monmouth (3/14/15)
Shots: 4 vs. Longwood (3/7/15)
SOG: 3 (2x) last vs. Longwood (3/7/15)
Free Position Goals: 1 (2x) last at Duquesne (4/10/15)
Free Position Shots: 2 at Duquesne (4/10/15)
Ground Balls: 4 (3x) last at Richmond (4/23/17)
Caused Turnovers: 3 (2x) last at Richmond (4/23/17)
Draw Controls: 4 at Duquesne (4/9/17)

                                                      Career Statistics                                                  
YEAR GP-GS G A PTS SHOTS SOG GWG GB DC CT
2015 16-9 7 0 7 23 19 0 5 7 6
2016 4-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 18-18 1 0 1 2 2 0 36 13 21
TOTAL 38-27  8
 0 8 25
21  0  41 20 27
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