Nearly 40 student-athletes join class of 2012
MU men placed 12th at BIG EASTs, women 15th
Track and field wins both crowns at WIU.
MU downs UWM men and women at the Valley
Winter wins MU's first BIG EAST indoor title
2010-11: Ran the 800- and 1,000-meter runs and reached indoor personal records of 2:18.61 at the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 29) and 3:21.33 at the Badger Track Classic (Jan. 15), respectively... Competed in the mile and recorded a personal best of 5:04.31 at the 2011 BIG EAST Indoor Championships, where she also ran the second leg of the 4x800-meter relay (9:22.26) ... That personal record in the mile was recorded in the preliminaries, in which she placed 11th before finishing 12th in the finals ... During the outdoor season, Kelly moved up to No. 6 on Marquette's all-time 3,000-meter steeplechase list with an 11th-place finish in 10:53.46 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (May 7) ... Also notched an outdoor personal best in the 1,500-meter run (4:40.39) at the Beach Invitational (April 16) ...BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
2009-10: During the indoor season, ran a personal-best time of 5:09.72 in the mile at the Hoosier Hills Invitational to finish 11th...Finished second in the mile at the indoor dual meet vs. Milwaukee...Reached a BIG EAST Outdoor qualifying mark in the steeplechase in 11:04.90 at the Wisconsin Twilight on May 8 to win the event...Finished in the top four of each steeplechase during the season...Also ran once each in the outdoor 1,500 and 5,000.
2008-09: Took fifth in the Mile at the Badger Track Classic with a personal-best time of 5:20.85...Ran an indoor season best time of 10:24.86 in the 3000m at the Notre Dame Invitational...Took fourth in the 1500m at the MU vs UWM Dual Meet...Ran BIG EAST qualifying times in the 3000m steeplechase in two of the three meets she competed in prior to the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships... Took 13th in the steeplechase at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, finishing in a personal-best time of 11:04.30.
High School: Kelly was a four-time letter winner in track and cross country at W.C. Mepham High School...Named captain her junior and senior years......An all-county and all-state runner who helped the Pirates to the conference and county championships...Set a high school record in the 2,000m steeplechase with a time of 7:08...Earned the Sportsmanship Award and Outstanding Leadership and Determination Award.
Personal: Kelly was born on Feb. 16, 1990 in Long Island, N.Y., to Joseph and Melanie Kelly...Has one older sister, Meghan...Plans to major in accounting.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships