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Kieran McArdle
Kieran McArdle

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Ronkonkoma, N.Y.

High School:
Connetquot

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Position:
Attack

Major:
Sports Management

As A Junior (2013): Rewrote the St. John's record book in a historic season both individually and for the Red Storm ... was named a United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) second team All-American, the highest individual honor ever bestowed on a lacrosse players in school history ... was named a Tewaaraton National Player of the Year nominee ... became the first St. John's player to be named BIG EAST Attack Player of the Year after capturing the conference "triple crown" as he led the league in points, goals and assists, finishing 32 points ahead of the next-highest contender ... was a unanimous conference first team selection and received BIG EAST Weekly honors six times, with a pair of Offensive Player of the Week awards along with four Honor Roll selections ... tallied 36 goals and 49 assists to become the school record-holder in assists and points in a single season ... finished the regular season as the national assist leader, averaging 3.77 per game, and ranked second in the NCAA for points per game (6.54) ... recorded 10 games of five points or more, and his 85-point output alone as junior would tie him for 14th on the St. John's all-time scoring list ... recorded 33 groundballs on the season ... ranks third all-time in career goals at St. John's with 85 and assists with 99 ... broke the St. John's record for highest single-game point total on back-to-back weekends, first in a five-goal, seven-assist performance in a 20-13 home victory over Rutgers (March 16) and a second time in a six-goal, seven-assist explosion in a 17-11 out-of-conference victory over Robert Morris (March 23) ... tallied three goals and two assists in the Red Storm's historic upset victory over No. 1 Notre Dame (March 30) ... chipped in with four assists in another upset victory over No. 7/6 Hofstra (March 19) ... tallied five points on three goals and two assists in a home win over No. 17/20 Yale (Feb. 23), the program's first-ever victory over the Bulldogs.

As A Sophomore (2012): Became the first St. John's All-American since 1986 by earning USILA All-American honors ... led the team with 28 goals and 32 assists, the highest totals for a single season since program reinstatement in 2005 ... ranked tenth in points (4.0) and sixth in assists per game (2.13) in the NCAA for the 2012 season ... led the BIG EAST Conference in points and assists per game during the regular season ... joined teammate Dillon Ayers as the first Red Storm players to earn first team All-BIG EAST recognition ... amassed 99 points during his career tying him for sixth all-time at St. John's ... etched his name in the St. John's record books by becoming the sixth player to enter the 40 goal-40 assist club in program history ... started the season with an impressive three-goal, five-assist performance against Holy Cross (Feb. 18) that led to a BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll selection ... scored a season-high four goals in the team's victory at Stony Brook (March 13) ... earned a second BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll selection after a 2-0 week for St. John's at Stony Brook (March 13) and at Rutgers (March 17) ... totaled five points (two goals, three assists) in a losing effort at Hofstra (March 20) ... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the third time after scoring two goals and dishing out four assists in the overtime victory at Georgetown (April 7) ... helped clinch a BIG EAST Tournament berth with three goals and two assists against Providence (April 21) ... earned a spot on the BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament team after totaling 11 points on the team's 12 goals over the weekend ... broke onto the national scene with three goals and four assists in the BIG EAST semifinal victory over Notre Dame (May 3).

As A Freshman (2011): Started all but one of 14 games ... totaled the second-most goals on the team (21), led the team in assists (18) and second on the team in points (39) ... ranked top 50 in Division 1 NCAA lacrosse with 1.29 assists per game ... recorded four points in his first collegiate game with three goals and one assist against Holy Cross (Feb. 19) ... played a breakout game against Vermont (March 19) with five goals and one assist with a goal on both the man up and man down attacks ... registered five points at the Big City Classic against Rutgers (April 3) with a goal and four assists ... selected to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after scoring three goals and an assist against Sacred Heart (March 26) ... put together a two goal, two assist and two groundball performance in a win over Providence (April 9).

At Connetquot: Played four seasons of lacrosse ... played club ball for Dublin Deck ... as a senior, named All-American and All-Tri State ... ranked 64th in Inside Lacrosse 2010 Top 100 recruits and rated 19th-best attacker in country ... named to Newsday All-Long Island team in 2010 ... finished second in Suffolk county with 112 points in 2010 ... earned All-Suffolk County honors in 2010, 2009 and 2008.

Off The Field: Son of Patty and Jack McArdle ... has one sister, Kailin (26) ... majoring in sports management ... plays left-handed ... lists beating No.1 ranked Notre Dame in South Bend last season as his favorite moment in sports ... lists LeBron James as his favorite athlete.

McArdle Up Close

Favorite Movie: "Mighty Ducks"

Favorite TV Show: "SportsCenter"

Favorite Food: Chicken parmesan hero

Favorite Pro Team: New York Giants

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