Women's Lacrosse


Kendra  Lanuza
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Kendra Lanuza


Littleton, Colo.

High School:
Chatfield Senior High School




Biological Sciences


Denver Picked Second in BIG EAST Preseason Poll

Julia Feiss and Kendra Lanuza were named to Preseason All-BIG EAST Team


Men's Lacrosse Places 35, Women's Lacrosse 30, on Big East All-Academic Team

Pioneers earn postseason academic awards for 2016-17 season


Denver Women's Lacrosse 2017 Year in Review

Pioneers finish 2017 campaign as BIG EAST Runners-up in head coach Liza Kelly’s 11th season


Voorhees and Lanuza Named to All-Region Teams

Denver duo stakes a claim on the IWLCA All-West/Midwest Region first and second teams


Butcher and Andison Earn MVP Honors at DU Awards Night

Women's lacrosse wins Gold Vest Award at 82nd Annual Student-Athlete Awards Banquet


  • Made Dean's list winter quarter for 2017-18

Career Highs:

  • Goals: 4, twice, last at Butler (4/15/17)
  • Assists: 5, once, vs. Temple (3/19/17)
  • Points: 7, four times, last vs. Connecticut (4/2/17)
  • Shots: 7, once, vs. Louisville (2/18/17)
  • Ground Balls: 4, once, at Florida (3/25/17)
  • Draw Controls: 2, twice, last at San Diego State (2/4/17)
  • Caused Turnovers: 2, twice, last vs. Marquette (4/8/17)


  • Recorded 100th-career point in the first half against San Diego State on Feb. 23.


  • Unanimous All-BIG EAST first-team selection
  • BIG EAST Midfielder of the Week (Feb. 14) and Attacker of the Week (Apr. 4)
  • Appeared in all 18 games for Denver, making 17 starts
  • Led the conference in assists (37) and assists per game (2.31), fifth in points (67) and third in points per game (4.19) during the regular season
  • 20th in assists and 15th in assists per game in the NCAA during the regular season
  • Ended with 70 points on 33 goals and 37 assists
  • Added 20 ground balls, eight caused turnovers and four draw controls
  • Set a career-high of seven points in a 15-10 win over San Diego State on Feb. 4 and tied it on three more occasions (Feb. 24 vs. UC Davis, Mar. 19 vs. Temple and Apr. 2 vs. Connecticut)
  • Career-high four goals in a 10-7 win over Stanford on Feb. 12 and again in a 20-3 win over Butler on Apr. 5
  • Career-best five assists in a 14-6 win over Temple on Mar. 19


  • Appeared in all 18 games for Denver, making 12 starts for the Pioneers.
  • Earned MPSF Rookie of the Week honors for her first collegiate weekend of lacrosse, recording three points against Colorad (2/12/16) and five points at Fresno State (2/14/16).
  • Finished the season with 18 goals and nine assists for 27 points.
  • Also had 15 ground balls, four draw controls and four caused turnovers on the season.

Before Denver:

  •  Has played lacrosse since 2007 as a midfielder.
  •  First team All-State selection in 2014 and 2015.
  •  Four-time All-Conference selection.
  •  First team All-American in 2014.
  •  Led state in scoring and points as a junior and senior.
  •  Scored 101 goals in 2014 and 104 goals in 2015.
  •  Denver Post All-Colorado Girls’ Lacrosse 2015 Player of the Year.
  •  2015 Jeffco Female Athlete of the Year.
  •  Academic All-American in 2014 and 2015.
  •  Also played varsity field hockey for four years.
  •  Three-time field hockey team MVP.
  •  Named to the All-Conference team three times and All-Colorado in 2015.
  •  Participated in boarder cross snowboarding as a member of Team Summit 2008-2010.
  •  Earned three bronze medals in boarder cross.


  •  Born Nov. 4, 1996 in Littleton, Colo.
  •  Daughter of Ken and Michelle.
  •  Has one sister, Jen.
  •  Chose Denver for its urban location and scenery as well as the outstanding women’s lacrosse program and academic reputation.
  •  Enjoys snowboarding and hiking.
  •  Member of the National Honor Society.
  •  Named an Honorary Scholar for graduating in the top 10 percent of her class.
  •  Biology major, biological sciences minor.



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