17 Kiera Kelly
17 Kiera Kelly
Height: 5-6
Year: Fr.
Hometown: West Islip, N.Y.
High School: West Islip
Position: DEFENSE
gp 16
p 0
g 0
a 0
  • 2015 MAAC All-Rookie Team
    Career Highs
    StatNumberDate
    Goals-N/A
    Assists-N/A
    Points-N/A
    Ground Balls6vs. Monmouth (4/1/15)
    Draw Controls2at CCSU (3/25/15)
    Caused Turnovers3at CCSU (3/25/15)
    Shots-N/A

As a Freshman in 2015:
- 2015 MAAC All-Rookie Team (unanimous selection)
- Was one of four MAAC freshman to make the All-Rookie Team via unanimous selection
- Appeared in 16 games (14 starts) for the Bobcats
- Led the team with 41 ground balls and 19 caused turnovers in 2015
- Became the first freshman in program history to lead the team in both ground balls and caused turnovers in a single-season
- Ranked 3rd in the MAAC and 25th in the nation in ground balls per game (2.56)
- Ranked 6th in the MAAC and 93rd in the nation in caused turnovers per game (1.19)
- Picked up at least two ground balls in 11-of-16 games throughout 2015 while she caused at least one turnover in 12-of-16 games this season
- Finished the season riding an eight-game streak with at least one ground ball
- Stared her career with three ground balls, one draw control and one caused turnover against Albany (2/21)
- Took the starting reigns in the third game of the season against Binghamton (2/28) and finished with two ground balls and one caused turnover
- Grabbed three ground balls with one caused turnover against UConn (3/4)
- Picked up three ground balls and two caused turnovers at Hofstra (3/8)
- Finished with three ground balls season-highs in draw controls (two) and caused turnovers (three) at CCSU (3/25)
- Posted a season-high six ground balls with two caused turnovers against Monmouth (4/1)
- Registered three ground balls with one caused turnover in a road win at Manhattan (4/4)
- Capped the 2015 season on a hot streak with 13 ground balls and six caused turnovers over the final three games of the season
- Started the streak with three ground balls and two caused turnovers against Niagara (4/11)
- Picked up five ground balls and two caused turnovers against Siena (4/18)
- Finished the season with five ground balls and two caused turnovers against Fairfield (4/22) 

Before Quinnipiac:
- Attended West Islip High School and lettered in lacrosse and field hockey
- A two-time Defender of the Year in Suffolk County, Kelly is a distinguished performer both on and off the field as she led West Islip to a 21-1 record in 2014 on the way to finishing as a State Finalist, Long Island Champions, Suffolk County Champions and League Champions
- For that 2014 season, Kelly was the West Islip team captain and also earned Defender of the Year honors as well as All-County
- Piggybacking off the 2014 success, Kelly led West Islip to a 14-3 record in 2013 and 12-5 mark in 2012
- In 2013, Kelly earned All-League honors as well as the Unsung Hero Award and Defender of the Year
- Kelly has displayed extraordinary leadership traits as she is a two-time Academic All-American (2013-14)
- She also took home the Coach’s Award after her sophomore season in 2012

Personal:
- Born and raised in West Islip, N.Y.
- Daughter of John and Kathleen Kelly
- Has two younger brothers Liam and Rowan
- Plans to major in Engineering

Recent Games
Apr 1 Monmouth L, 11-10
Apr 4 at Manhattan W, 13-11
Apr 8 at Iona L, 16-7
Apr 11 Niagara L, 16-11
Apr 18 Siena L, 14-9
Apr 22 Fairfield L, 18-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 8
Points 0 0
Goals 0 0
Assists 0 0
Shots 0 0
Shooting percentage - -
Shots on goal 0 0
Shots on goal percentage - -
Free position goals-shots 0-0 0-0
Ground balls 41 24
Draw controls 3 0
Turnovers 9 2
Caused turnovers 19 9
Fouls 34 20
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 21 Albany L, 21-5 0 0 0 0-0 3 1 1 1 0 - 0 -
Feb 25 at Yale L, 18-6 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 1 0 - 0 -
Feb 28 Binghamton L, 11-8 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 1 0 - 0 -
Mar 4 Connecticut L, 18-8 0 0 0 0-0 3 0 3 1 0 - 0 -
Mar 8 at Hofstra L, 14-9 0 0 0 0-0 3 0 1 2 0 - 0 -
Mar 11 at Vermont L, 15-7 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 2 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 14 at Mass Lowell W, 15-5 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 -
Mar 21 at Canisius L, 17-7 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 25 at Central Conn. St. L, 13-9 0 0 0 0-0 3 2 0 3 0 - 0 -
Mar 28 at Marist L, 13-3 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 1 Monmouth L, 11-10 0 0 0 0-0 6 0 0 2 0 - 0 -
Apr 4 at Manhattan W, 13-11 0 0 0 0-0 3 0 0 1 0 - 0 -
Apr 8 at Iona L, 16-7 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 11 Niagara L, 16-11 0 0 0 0-0 3 0 0 2 0 - 0 -
Apr 18 Siena L, 14-9 0 0 0 0-0 5 0 2 2 0 - 0 -
Apr 22 Fairfield L, 18-3 0 0 0 0-0 5 0 0 2 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2014-15 16 14 0 0 0 0-0 41 3 9 19 0 - 0 -
Total 16 14 0 0 0 0-0 41 3 9 19 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 16 14 0 0 0 0-0 41 3 9 19 0 - 0 -
Conference 8 8 0 0 0 0-0 24 0 2 9 0 - 0 -
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 6 0 0 0 0-0 27 1 6 11 0 - 0 -
Away 9 8 0 0 0 0-0 14 2 3 8 0 - 0 -
Neutral - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 2 2 0 0 0 0-0 3 0 0 2 0 - 0 -
Losses 14 12 0 0 0 0-0 38 3 9 17 0 - 0 -
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February 3 1 0 0 0 0-0 6 1 1 3 0 - 0 -
March 7 7 0 0 0 0-0 12 2 6 7 0 - 0 -
April 6 6 0 0 0 0-0 23 0 2 9 0 - 0 -