Telstra Player Stats: Alanna Kennedy




Each week we’ll be looking at the stats of a Sky Blue star for Season 2019/20, proudly brought to you by Telstra.

Today we’re looking at the solid defensive stats of star Westfield W-League centre back Alanna Kennedy.

Missing the first few games of the season through injury, Kennedy returned in Round 4 and quickly established herself as a dominating presence at the heart of the Sky Blues’ defence.

In defence, Kennedy was solid, playing 10 games in total in Season 2019/20.  

The Westfield Matilda made 38 clearances, nine blocks and 23 interceptions, while also completing 85% of her attempted tackles.

Kennedy has won 52 of her duels and 20 of her aerial duels, with her height and strength a key asset in Head Coach Ante Juric’s backline.

In distribution, Kennedy as a 74.8% pass success rate, also playing one key pass and making two crosses from open play in rare forays forward out of defence.

Check out a full table of Alanna Kennedy’s stats below: