26 Kayla Kiernan
26 Kayla Kiernan
Height: 5-4
Year: Fr.
Hometown: North Smithfield, R.I.
High School: North Smithfield
Position: F

2011-12 Enjoyed the most successful season among the extremely talented Beacons freshman class … Appeared in 24 contests … Led all Beacons players with seven goals … Finished first among Beacons freshman and tied for third on the team with 10 points … Placed 15th among all freshman ECAC East skaters in points … Whistled for a team-high 45 penalty minutes … Attempted the third-most shots for UMB with 63 … Tallied points in three consecutive games on two different occasions … Scored in her first two Codfish Bowl contests on January 2 (Wesleyan) and January 3 (Bowdoin) … Netted her first career goal November 5 in a 2-2 tie with Nichols College … Recorded a career-high two points November 12 with a goal and an assist in UMB’s 5-2 win vs. Salve Regina.    

Personal/High School Graduated from North Smithfield High School, where she was a member of the ice hockey program ... Named team MVP three-times ... Two-time All-State selection ... Holds the 100 goal record at North Smithfield High School ... Member of the championship team as a freshman ... Born on April 13, 1992 ... Daughter of Bernard and Johnna Kiernan ... Has two brothers in Joshua and Seamus and one sister in Siobhan ... Currently majoring in Asian American Studies.