Kieran McArdle Named BIG EAST Attack Player Of The Year As Red Storm Lands Four On All-Conference Teams
The junior attackman became the first member of the Red Storm lacrosse program to ever be tabbed a BIG EAST Player of the Year.
McArdle ranks second in the nation in points and assists on the season.
McArdle is the first St. John's player in history to earn a Tewaaraton Award nomination.
The selection is Keegan's second Honor Roll appearance of the season.
Colin Keegan finishes with a career-high six goals and seven points.
St. John's 15 Marquette 10 April 27, 2013
St. John's 16 Providence 13 Providence, R.I. April 20, 2013
St. John's 11 Villanova 13
St. John's 17 Robert Morris 11 March 23, 2013 at Malvern Prep H.S.
St. John's 7 Hofstra 6 March 19, 2013
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 (22), plans to major in sports management ... plays left-handed.
McArdle Up Close
Favorite Movie: "Mighty Ducks"
Favorite TV Show: "SportsCenter"
Favorite Food: Chicken parmesan hero
Favorite Pro Team: New York Giants