Jessica Kennedy Wins 2013 Shelley Maher Trophy
Jess Kennedy of East Fremantle Lacrosse Club, the 2013 recipient of the Shelley Maher Trophy
The 2013 Shelley Maher Trophy has been won by Jessica Kennedy (Western Australia).
The trophy is named in honour of Shelley Maher and was instituted in 2012 by the ALA. As the last President of Women’s Lacrosse Australia (2001-2009) Shelley committed to excellence in all areas of administration. In her home State of Victoria Shelley was President of Women’s Lacrosse Victoria (1998-2001), and was elected a Life Member in 2001, and in 2009 of Women’s Lacrosse Australia. She was active as a player with Williamstown Women’s Lacrosse Club and represented Victoria in senior competition (2002, 2005). Shelley was an ALA Director (2007-2010) and now resides in the USA where she remains active in lacrosse as the Women’s Director on the Federation of International Lacrosse.