Top 50: Mount Saint Joseph Academy sophomore Kennedy Cliggett commits to University of North Carolina !
Player Name: Kennedy Cliggett
Player Ranking: Top 50
Grad Year: 2021
College Choice: University of North Carolina (D1)
Date Committed: April 15, 2019
High School: Mount Saint Joseph Academy
Club: WC Eagles
Honors/Accomplishments: 2019-2020 Junior U.S. Women’s National Indoor Team, 2018 Athletic Association of The Catholic Academies All Star, U16 National Futures Championship, AAU Junior Olympic Games, U16 Stars & Stripes, U17 Junior National Camp, U16 National Club Champions (WC Eagles)
What will you major in/study?: Undecided
Why did you choose this school?: UNC has an outstanding combination of strong academics and competitive athletics. I love the field hockey program, family atmosphere, competitive spirit, and the amazing coaching staff. The energy of the school is awesome, and all the athletic teams are exciting! The location was perfect and I knew it was a great fit for me.
Other Colleges considered: Duke University, University of Virginia, Wake Forest, Syracuse University, Harvard, UPenn
Anyone you would you like to thank: I would like to thank my parents for their endless support and guidance. My brother and sisters for all their advice and encouragement. I would like to thank all the WC coaches, especially Jun and Richard Kentwell, JaJa Kentwell, and Guy Cathro for helping me develop as a field hockey player. My teammates for always helping me love the game every time I step on the field. I would also like to thank the UNC coaches for believing in me as a player and giving me this amazing opportunity.