AS A SENIOR: Did not see action during his senior campaign.
AS A JUNIOR: Went 27-14 in the regular season before finishing sixth at the Midwest Regional ... began his Irish career by going 2-4 at the St. John's Duals ... went 1-2 at the NYU Invitational ... earned an important win against third-ranked Ohio State in the NYU Invitational, beating Jason Pryor to tie the bout at 7-7 ... finished 6-4 at the Northwestern Duals, including a 2-0 record versus North Carolina ... posted a 3-3 mark at the Duke Duals ... had an impressive performance at the Notre Dame Duals, finishing 15-1 on the weekend ... went 3-0 against both San Diego and Oberlin ... finished 14th at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships ... in the direct elimination portion of the tournament, took out Lawrence's Jordan Severson by a 15-4 margin and proceeded to knock out teammate Andrew Seroff, 15-9, before falling to top-seeded Jason Pryor of Ohio State in the round of 16 by a score of 15-10 ... finished in sixth place at the NCAA Midwest Regionals after losing to Notre Dame teammate Greg Schoolcraft, 15-14, in the fifth place bout ... his lone win in the direct-elimination portion of the regional came against Cleveland State's John Marshall, 15-6.
BEFORE NOTRE DAME: Transfer from Columbia ... finished sixth in epee at the 2008 NCAA Regionals to qualify for the NCAA Championships.
PREP & PERSONAL: Trained at the Gold Blade Fencing Club while in high school ... member of the National Honor Society and a National Merit Finalist while at Grapevine ... son of Lawrence and Joan Kelly ... has two sisters and a brother ... uncle, Allen Jones, played football at Florida ... born May 2, 1988, in Keflavik, Iceland ... graduated from the College of Engineering with a degree in mechanical engineering.
Kelly's Career Record With Notre Dame