Kirsten Carney joined Westminster College as the Sports Information Director and Social Media Manager in August of 2016.
Carney joins the Blue Jays from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, where she worked as a graduate assistant in Sports Information and was the primary contact for women's soccer, women's tennis, and men's and women's track and cross country. She received her Master of Science in Mass Communications from SIUE in 2016.
Prior to SIUE, Carney spent one year as an assistant women's basketball coach and assistant tennis coach at the University of Illinois-Springfield.
A former Blue Jay herself, Carney graduated from Westminster in 2013. While at Westminster, she was a member of the women's basketball team coached by former Director of Athletics Tracey Braden from 2009-13. During her four years, she was part of a team that won three SLIAC regular season titles, two SLIAC tournaments, and went to two NCAA Tournaments.
She graduated cum laude from Westminster in 2013 with a degree in English. She also was a member of Chi Alpha Sigma, Sigma Tau Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa and found a spot on the SLIAC All-Academic team from 2010-13.