Kean Athletic News

  • Kean Athletics Seeks Hall of Fame Nominations
    December 08, 2016
    Kean Athletics Seeks Hall of Fame Nominations Union, N.J. (12/8/16) – The Kean University department of athletics will open its nomination process for the Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame to the public. The Hall of Fame was established in 1981 to honor the men and women who have brought distinction both to themselves and to the University through their participation in Kean Athletics.
  • Kean Athletic Training Club Volunteers with Special Olympics New Jersey
    November 14, 2016
    Kean Athletic Training Club Volunteers with Special Olympics New Jersey WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (11/14/16) – Members of the Kean University athletic training club volunteered for Special Olympics of New Jersey at the annual Shriver Cup Unified Soccer Championship last week. Members of the club provided first aid and athletic training services for all athletes.
  • Robinson Named NCAA Woman of the Year Top 30 Finalist
    September 07, 2016
    Robinson Named NCAA Woman of the Year Top 30 Finalist Indianapolis, Ind. (9/7/16) – Former Cougar Marissa Robinson has been selected as one of the top 30 finalists for the NCAA Woman of the Year award.
  • Robinson Named NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee
    July 27, 2016
    Robinson Named NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee Indianapolis, Ind. (7/27/16) - NCAA conferences and independent schools have nominated 142 female student-athletes for the 2016 Woman of the Year Award.
  • 94 Kean Student-Athletes Named to Conference All-Academic Teams
    July 06, 2016
    94 Kean Student-Athletes Named to Conference All-Academic Teams PITMAN, N.J. and NEW YORK, N.Y. (7/6/16) – 68 Kean University student-athletes were named to the NJAC All-Academic Team and an additional 26 were named to the 2016 Skyline Conference Spring Honor Roll from the men’s lacrosse and volleyball teams, which compete in that league.
  • Kean Athletics Announces Restart of Women’s Swimming Program
    June 30, 2016
    Kean Athletics Announces Restart of Women’s Swimming Program UNION, N.J. (6/30/16) – Kean University Director of Athletics Jack McKiernan announced today that the Kean University women’s swimming program, dormant since 2003, would resume as a varsity sport during the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kean Athletics Honors Nearly 200 Scholar-Athletes
    April 04, 2016
    Kean Athletics Honors Nearly 200 Scholar-Athletes UNION, N.J. (4/4/16) – The Kean University Department of Athletics inducted its 2016 class into Chi Alpha Sigma and honored just under 200 student-athletes in conjunction with its National Division III Week Celebration on Monday, April 4, at the Scholar-Athlete Honors Luncheon.
  • SAAC Toy Drive A Success
    December 16, 2015
    SAAC Toy Drive A Success Union, N.J. (12/16/15) – The Kean University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee recently took the time to collect toys for those in need during this holiday season.
  • Athletic Training Volunteers with Special Olympics Unified
    November 16, 2015
    Athletic Training Volunteers with Special Olympics Unified SOMERSET, N.J. (11/16/15) – Kean University’s Athletic Training students volunteered their time to provide medical coverage at the 2015 Shriver Cup Unified Soccer Championship Tournament this Sunday at Players Development Academy in Somerset, NJ.
  • McKiernan Named Director of Athletics and Recreation
    October 30, 2015
    McKiernan Named Director of Athletics and Recreation Union, N.J. (10/30/15) – Kean University has named Jack McKiernan the new Director of Athletics and Recreation, as he becomes the University’s seventh athletic director in school history.
  • McKiernan Tabbed Chair of NCAA Football Committee
    August 11, 2015
    McKiernan Tabbed Chair of NCAA Football Committee Indianapolis, Ind. (8/11/15) – Kean University Interim Director of Athletics Jack McKiernan has been appointed as the Chair of the NCAA Division III Football Committee as recently announced by the NCAA.
  • NJAC and Skyline Announce 2014-15 All-Academic Squads
    June 30, 2015
    NJAC and Skyline Announce 2014-15 All-Academic Squads PITMAN, N.J. and NEW YORK, N.Y. (6/30/15) – The New Jersey Athletic Conference and Skyline Conference announced both leagues’ All-Academic squads for the 2014-15 academic year. A total of 63 Cougars were honored between the two conferences.
  • Hall of Fame Class of 2015 Celebrates Induction
    June 16, 2015
    Hall of Fame Class of 2015 Celebrates Induction UNION, N.J. (6/16/15) – Seven new members of the Kean University Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted as the Class of 2015 earlier this summer. The newest members are Heather Anzivino, Mike Battista, Gerry Benaquista, Shervon James, Deanna Thomas, Dan Zeffiro, and Patrick Ippolito.
  • Athletic Trainers Volunteer at Special Olympics; Howland, Placca Receive Presidential Excellence Award
    June 16, 2015
    Athletic Trainers Volunteer at Special Olympics; Howland, Placca Receive Presidential Excellence Award EWING, N.J. (6/16/15) – Assistant athletic trainer Keir Howland led a delegation of Kean University athletic training students to volunteer at the 2015 Special Olympics New Jersey Summer Games this past weekend.
  • Spring Awards Night Recap
    June 04, 2015
    Spring Awards Night Recap UNION, N.J. (6/4/15) – The Kean University athletic department honored its winter and spring athletic teams and also bestowed its annual special awards at the end of the spring semester.
  • Kean Athletics Volunteers with Special Olympics
    May 05, 2015
    Kean Athletics Volunteers with Special Olympics UNION, N.J. (5/5/15) – Student-athletes from the Kean University field hockey, men's soccer, women's soccer, men's volleyball, women's lacrosse, and football teams volunteered with Kean’s annual Special Olympics Young Athlete Program.
  • Kean Athletics Hosts Scholar-Athlete Honors Luncheon
    April 09, 2015
    Kean Athletics Hosts Scholar-Athlete Honors Luncheon UNION, N.J. (4/9/15) – The Kean University department of athletics saluted 77 student-athletes this week for their academic achievements at the annual National Student-Athlete Day celebration and Chi Alpha Sigma honor society induction on Monday.
  • In Memoriam:  Lowell Harwood 1930-2015
    March 19, 2015
    In Memoriam: Lowell Harwood 1930-2015 Union, N.J. (3/19/15) - Kean University mourns the loss of Lowell Harwood, a longtime member of the Kean University Board of Trustees, prolific benefactor of the University and its students and namesake of Harwood Arena.
  • Kean University Announces 2015 Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame Class
    March 14, 2015
    Kean University Announces 2015 Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame Class Union, N.J. (3/14/15) - The Kean University Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame Selection Committee is proud to announce the six former student-athletes and one administrator to be inducted as part of the 2015 class.
  • Kean Athletics Seeks Hall of Fame Nominations
    January 28, 2015
    Kean Athletics Seeks Hall of Fame Nominations UNION, N.J. (1/28/15) – The Kean University department of athletics announced on Wednesday that it will open its nomination process for the Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame to the public.
  • McKiernan Graduates NCAA Pathway Program
    January 15, 2015
    McKiernan Graduates NCAA Pathway Program Washington, D.C. (1/15/15) - Associate Athletic Director Jack McKiernan graduated from the NCAA Pathway Program this week at the NCAA Convention.
  • Jayme Levine Joins Cougar Support Staff
    September 02, 2014
    Jayme Levine Joins Cougar Support Staff Union, N.J. (9/2/14) – The Kean University athletic department welcomes Jayme Levine who joins the Cougar athletic training support staff.
  • NJAC and Skyline Announce 2013-14 All-Academic Squads
    July 03, 2014
    NJAC and Skyline Announce 2013-14 All-Academic Squads PITMAN, N.J. and NEW YORK, N.Y. (7/3/14) – The New Jersey Athletic Conference and Skyline Conference announced both leagues’ All-Academic squads for the 2013-14 academic year. A total of 87 Cougars were honored between the two conferences.
  • McKiernan Selected to NCAA Division III Football Championship Committee
    July 03, 2014
    McKiernan Selected to NCAA Division III Football Championship Committee Indianapolis, Ind. (7/3/14) – Associate Athletic Director Jack McKiernan has been selected as a member of the NCAA Division III Football Championship Committee as announced recently by the NCAA.
  • Athletic Training Volunteers at Special Olympics USA Games
    June 24, 2014
    Athletic Training Volunteers at Special Olympics USA Games West Windsor, N.J. (6/24/14) – Members of the Kean University Athletic Training staff, students and alumni recently volunteered their services with the Special Olympics USA Games hosted by New Jersey.
  • Kean Student-Athletes Honored at NJAC Awards Brunch
    June 02, 2014
    Kean Student-Athletes Honored at NJAC Awards Brunch PRINCETON, N.J. (6/2/14) – Outstanding student-athletes from Kean University were recognized individually at the end-of-the-year New Jersey Athletic Conference Awards Brunch in Princeton on Sunday.
  • Mastrodomenico, Robinson Selected for NCAA Career in Sports Forum
    May 02, 2014
    Mastrodomenico, Robinson Selected for NCAA Career in Sports Forum Indianapolis, Ind. (5/2/14) – Senior Ciara Mastrodomenico and sophomore Marissa Robinson have been selected to participate in the NCAA’s Career in Sports Forum to be held this June in Indianapolis.
  • Kean Celebrates National Student-Athlete Day
    April 21, 2014
    Kean Celebrates National Student-Athlete Day Union, N.J. (4/9/14) – The Kean University Department of Athletics recently inducted its 2014 class into Chi Alpha Sigma and honored 157 student-athletes in conjunction with its National Student-Athlete Day Celebration on Wednesday, April 9, at the Scholar-Athlete Honors Luncheon.
  • 10 Cougars Picked for Who’s Who Among Students
    April 16, 2014
    10 Cougars Picked for Who’s Who Among Students TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (4/16/14) – Ten members of the Kean University athletic community have been selected to be a part of the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for the 2013-14 academic year.
  • Kean Athletics Assists With Young Athlete Program
    April 14, 2014
    Kean Athletics Assists With Young Athlete Program Union, N.J. (4/14/14) - The Kean University Department of Athletics recently assisted with the Special Olympics New Jersey Young Athletes Program (YAP) in conjunction with the University’s Department of Occupational Therapy on Sunday, April 13, at Harwood Arena.
  • Kelly Bachovchin of Women’s Lacrosse Named Kean Graduate Researcher of the Year
    April 10, 2014
    Kelly Bachovchin of Women’s Lacrosse Named Kean Graduate Researcher of the Year UNION, N.J. (4/10/14) – Women's lacrosse graduate student Kelly Bachovchin was named the University’s 2014 Graduate Researcher of the Year.
  • Schuh Honored at Girls and Women in Sports Day Celebration
    February 12, 2014
    Schuh Honored at Girls and Women in Sports Day Celebration West Orange, N.J. (2/12/14) - Kean University softball/women’s volleyball senior Katie Schuh was recently honored as the Kean Woman of the Year at Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day Luncheon at Seton Hall University on Sunday, February 9th.
  • Rec-n-Crew Participates in Build-a-Bike Event
    February 11, 2014
    Rec-n-Crew Participates in Build-a-Bike Event Union, N.J. (2/11/14) – The Kean University Rec-N-Crew recently took part in the inaugural Build-A-Bike Team Building/Charity Event.
  • Rec-n-Crew Participates in Super Bowl Halftime Show
    February 04, 2014
    Rec-n-Crew Participates in Super Bowl Halftime Show East Rutherford, N.J. (2/4/14) – Members of the Kean University Rec-n-Crew recently participated in a once in a lifetime event as they were involved with the halftime entertainment at MetLife Stadium during the Super Bowl.
  • Athletic Training Volunteers at Special Olympics Winter Games
    January 31, 2014
    Athletic Training Volunteers at Special Olympics Winter Games Vernon, N.J. (1/30/14) – Members of the Kean University Athletic Training staff recently volunteered their services at the New Jersey Special Olympics 2014 Winter Games.
  • Rec-n-Crew Volunteers with Be the Change
    January 24, 2014
    Rec-n-Crew Volunteers with Be the Change Union, N.J. (1/24/13) – The Kean University Rec-n-Crew recently volunteered their time helping the homeless in the Newark area.
  • McKiernan Selected to NCAA Pathway Program
    January 07, 2014
    McKiernan Selected to NCAA Pathway Program Indianapolis, Ind. (1/7/14) – Associate Athletic Director Jack McKiernan has been selected as a member of the 2013-14 NCAA Pathway Program as announced recently by the NCAA.
  • Football Fans - Bring 3 Canned Goods for Free General Admission
    October 30, 2013
    Football Fans - Bring 3 Canned Goods for Free General Admission Pitman, N.J. (10/30/13) - The New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) is creating friendly competition between now and Thanksgiving to help those less fortunate by creating "Cans Across the Conference."
  • Athletic Department Introduces Three New Members of Support Staff
    August 12, 2013
    Athletic Department Introduces Three New Members of Support Staff UNION, N.J. (8/12/13) – The Kean University Department of Athletics and Recreation announced the hiring of three new members of the department on Monday; Ngan Chung ’10 and Peter DiStefano will both serve as assistant athletic trainers and Tina Sevastakis will become Kean’s Compliance Officer / Senior Woman Administrator / Director of Student-Athlete Support Services.
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