NJAC Releases Preseason Football Poll Pitman, N.J. (8/18/16)—After capturing a share of the NJAC Championship and claiming the league’s automatic qualification to the 2015 NCAA Tournament, Salisbury University has been selected as the 2016 preseason football favorite in the New Jersey Athletic Conference. Full Story
Former Assistant John Velasco Tapped as Interim Head of Men’s Soccer Program UNION, N.J. (8/3/16) – Kean University director of athletics Jack McKiernan announced on Wednesday that the Kean University men’s soccer program will be helmed by former assistant coach John Velasco on an interim basis in the Fall of 2016. Full Story
Davis Tabbed D3football.com Preseason All-American Minneapolis, Minn. (8/2/16) – Senior cornerback Austin Davis was named to the D3football.com Preseason All-American list as announced this week. Full Story
Women's Tennis | July 28, 2016 Women’s Tennis Named ITA All-Academic Team; Seven Cougars Earn Scholar-Athlete Recognition TEMPE, Ariz. (7/28/16) – The Kean University women’s tennis team was named an Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team for the 2015-16 school year and seven student-athletes from the program were named ITA Scholar-Athletes, including Kean University Class of 2016 Valedictorian Shruti Nadkarni.
Men's Basketball | July 28, 2016 Kevin Grek Earns NABC Academic Recognition KANSAS CITY, Mo. (7/28/16) – Junior Kevin Grek of the Kean University men's basketball program was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court for the 2015-16 season.
Field Hockey | 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.
Women's Volleyball | July 25, 2016 Women’s Volleyball Earns AVCA Academic Award LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/25/16) – The Kean University women's volleyball team earned an American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for its classroom performance in the 2015 -16 school year.
Men's Lacrosse | July 14, 2016 Anthony Perotta Named to Inaugural IMLCA All-Region Team BALTIMORE, Md. (7/14/16) –Senior Anthony Perrotta of the Kean University men’s lacrosse team was named to the first-ever Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association All-East Region team as an honorable mention selection on Thursday.
July 6, 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.
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.