2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 SEC Good Works Team
2011 SEC Freshman Honor Roll
Veteran guard who is one of the top inspirational leaders in Lady Tiger history … Enters her senior season with 96 career games played and 55 starts … Has produced 16 double-figure scoring games and 21 games of five assists or better … Local prospect who signed with the Lady Tigers prior to her senior year at St. Michael … LSU’s active leader in assists with 257 … Overcome several injuries during her career and plays through pain …Can play shooting guard or run the point as well … Has a knack for taking charges on the defensive end.
JUNIOR SEASON (2012-13)
LSU’s vocal leader who was tops on the team in assists with 137 … Averaged 4.3 assists per game, which ranked eighth in the SEC … Played in 32 games with 24 starts … Recorded at least five assists in 16 games … Suffered injuries to her knee, shin, head and foot during the year but still managed to play … Ranked fourth in the SEC in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.0) … Was also fourth in that category in SEC only games, dishing out 63 assists to only 30 turnovers … Produced 13 points in the season-opener against Wichita State ... Notched a career high in assists with eight at Georgetown on Nov. 19, including five in the first half, to go along with 11 points ... Tied a career high and season high with eight assists at FIU on Nov. 25 ... Tied a career high in rebounds with seven while recording seven assists at Florida Gulf Coast on Dec. 28 ... Missed the Mississippi State game on Jan. 13 after injuring her left shoulder in practice ... Returned to action off the bench at South Carolina on Jan. 17 and showed her toughness, scoring six points with five assists and a career-high two blocks while taking back-to-back charges in the first half ... Injured her left shin in a collision at the 5:43 mark in the second half at Kentucky on Jan. 27 but returned and still managed to record five assists ... Played 21 minutes in the Texas A&M game on Feb. 4 before sustaining a left knee sprain with 16:49 remaining in the second half ... She did not return in that contest ... In one of the most courageous efforts in recent LSU history, played 30 minutes and helped LSU rally from an 11-point deficit against No. 12 Tennessee on Feb. 7, just three days after spraining her left knee ... Dished out five assists, took two crucial charges, had two steals and scored four points against the Lady Vols while playing hurt ... Returned to the starting lineup on Feb. 10 and helped lead LSU past No. 9 Georgia with 11 points, five assists and a career-high-tying six free throws ... Had the game of her career with a career-best 22 points, 5-of-5 threes, two charges and 7-of-8 field goals to lead LSU to upset of No. 7 Kentucky on Feb. 24 ... Came off the bench in that game as she was questionable with a foot injury but continued to show her toughness, just days after the passing of her grandfather ... Scored eight points and dished out six assists before suffering a head injury with 0:44 left in the game against Green Bay in NCAA first round on March 24 ... Did not play or dress in the NCAA second round game against Penn State … Returned to the court in the regional semifinal against Cal and had six points off the bench.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011-12)
Tallied a team-high 2.8 assists per game, which ranked 10th in the SEC ... Reached double figures in scoring six times and averaged 5.6 points per game … Assumed the point guard role following Destini Hughes’ season-ending injury on Jan. 19 ... Played in 32 games with 31 starts ... In the season-opener at Wichita State, scored 16 points with five rebounds, five assists and a 4-of-5 effort from three-point range ... Scored 13 points in the second half and rallied LSU from a five-point deficit midway through the second half ... Set a season-high in assists (7) against Northwestern on Nov. 22 ... Collected a career-high-tying five steals in 35 minutes against UCLA on Dec. 13 while scoring seven points ... Notched seven assists and scored 10 points -- the most by her since the season-opener -- in helping lead LSU past Ole Miss on New Year’s Day ... Suffered a concussion in the first minute of the game at Tennessee on Jan. 19 after sustaining an elbow to the head ... Left at the 18:13 mark in the first half and did not return ... Missed the Arkansas and East Tennessee State games while recovering ... Outstanding defensive game against No. 5 Kentucky, collecting game-highs in rebounds (6) and steals (4) to go along with nine points ... Started at Arkansas on Feb. 16 and suffered a hyper-extended right knee with 13:40 remaining in the second half ... Was helped off the floor and did not return ... Was a perfect 4-of-4 from the floor and 3-of-3 from three-point range for 11 points in start against Auburn on Feb. 19 ... Set a career high making 6-of-6 from the free throw line and scoring 10 points in LSU upset over top seed Kentucky in SEC Tournament semifinals on March 3 … Scored 10 points in her first career NCAA Tournament game against San Diego State on March 18.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2010-11)
LSU’s top freshman who played in all 32 games and posted 5.2 points per game and upped that to 5.6 points per contest in SEC games ... LSU’s second-leading three-point shooter having drained 32-of-111 for 28.8 percent … Recorded six double-figure scoring games … Tossed in eight points in her debut at Northwestern on Nov. 14 … Buried three treys with 11 points against #5 Tennessee on Jan. 2 ... Put in 11 points off the bench against Alabama on Jan. 3 ... Fired in 17 points to help lead LSU past Mississippi State on Jan. 13 in Starkville ... Tied an LSU freshman record for most three-pointers in an SEC game with five in a career-high 27 minutes against the Lady Bulldogs ... Tied the mark of Cornelia Gayden set twice during the 1992 season (at Tennessee, vs. Miss. State) ... Ignited a 7-0 run in the second half with back-to-back threes that put the game away ... Represented the most threes by a freshman in a game since Gayden had five against Mississippi State on March 6, 1992 ... Tied that record two games later with 15 points and 5-of-9 threes in blowout win over Ole Miss on Jan. 20 ... Buried four treys in the first half … Earned a spot on the SEC Freshman Honor Roll for her outstanding efforts in the classroom.
One of the most sought-after players in the nation for the Class of 2010 … Rated the No. 31 overall player by ESPN Hoopgurlz.com … As a senior, earned WBCA High School All-America honorable mention honors … A proven winner as she led St. Michael to back-to-back Class 4A state championships as a sophomore and junior … AAU teammates with LSU teammate Theresa Plaisance and the two played against each other in the 2009 Class 4A state championship game … Averaged 14.8 points and 6.2 assists per game as a junior … Missed most of her senior season after suffering an injury to her left ankle … Returned in the quarterfinals of the state playoffs on Feb. 25 and scored 12 points in a loss to Glen Oaks ... Scored over 1,000 points for her career … A 2008 second-team all-state selection and was a 2009 first-team all-state selection … Voted the Louisiana Sports Writer’s Association Class 4A Most Outstanding Player as a junior … Coached by Tami Reynolds … Graduated with honors with a 3.9 grade point average.
Full name is Jeanne Marie Kenney … Born on July 23, 1992, in Baton Rouge … Daughter of Robert and Kay Kenney … Has one older brother, Mark who also attends LSU … Majoring in kinesiology … Shoots left-handed but writes right-handed … Aspires to be a basketball coach one day.
KENNEY’S CAREER HIGHS
Points, 22, vs. Kentucky; Feb. 24, 2013
Rebounds, 7, twice; last at FGCU; Dec. 28, 2012
Field Goals, 7, vs. Kentucky; Feb. 24, 2012
FG Attempts, 12, vs. ETSU; Dec. 13, 2012
3-Pt Field Goals, 5, three times; last vs. Kentucky; Feb. 24, 2013
3-Pt FG Attempts, 9, vs. Ole Miss; Jan. 20, 2011
Free Throws, 6, twice; last vs. Georgia; Feb. 10, 2013
FT Attempts, 8, twice; last vs. Georgia; Feb. 10, 2013
Assists, 8, twice; last at FIU; Nov. 25, 2012
Steals, 5, twice; vs. UCLA; Dec. 13, 2011
Blocks, 2, at South Carolina; Jan. 17, 2013
Minutes, 39, vs. Wichita State; Nov. 11, 2012