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Brittany Kelly
Year: Senior
City/State: Fishers, Ind.
High School: Hamilton Southeastern
Experience: 4 Letters
Brittany Kelly
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 09/11/2009

 

** 2011 NCAA Central Regional Qualifier **

** 2010 and 2011 All-MAC First Team **

** 2010 All-MAC Tournament Team **

**  2010 and 2011 Academic All-MAC **

** 2010 and 2011 NGCA All-American Scholar **

** MAC Golfer of the Week - Six Times **

** 2009 All-MAC Second Team **

** 2009 and 2010 Ball State Most Valuable Player **

** 2008 Ball State Freshman of the Year ** 

CAREER NOTES:  First female golfer in Ball State history to be selected for the NCAA Regional . . . competed at the NCAA Central Regional at Notre Dame, Ind. . . . posted a 69 at the 2007 MAC Tournament Preview, which ties for the lowest round in Ball State history . . . has posted 36-hole total of 148 twice, which stands as the third best in school history . . . managed a 215 for 54 holes at the 2010 UNLV Invitational, which stands as the lowest 54-hole total in Ball State history . . . averaged 75.06 as a junior, which is the best one year average in Ball State history . . . two-year average of 76.47 from 2008-10 is the school record . . . average of 76.75 from 2007-10 is the Ball State record for low average for three consecutive years . . . set the Ball State record for low average in a career with a 76.42 mark.

2010-11 (Sr.):  Played in all 11 events . . . earned fourth letter . . . led the team with a 75.30 average . . . season low 71 twice . . . finished second at the Iowa Hawkeye Intercollegiate and tied for second at the Rio Verde Invitational . . . eight top-20 and seven top-10 finishes . . . also finished in the top-10 at the Claud Jacobs Intercollegiate (3rd tie), at the Penn State Nittany Lion Invitational (4th tie), the MAC Tournament Preview (4th tie), the Arkansas-Little Rock Golf Classic (5th tie), the Indiana Invitational (8th tie) and the MAC Championships (9th) . . . tied for 12th in the Ladies Professional Golf Association Futures Tour 2011 Qualifying Tournament . . . shot a 71-69-72-78=290 in the tournament and was the fourth best amateur in the field of 308 players representing 38 nations . . . selected Ball State's Sports Administration Female Student of the Year.

2009-10 (Jr.):  Played in all 11 tournaments . . . earned third letter . . . season best second place finish at the Mid-American Conference Championships . . . placed third at UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational . . . eight top-10 and 10 top-20 placings . . . finished sixth at the Duramed Rio Verde Invitational and the Saluki Invitational . . . seventh place showing at the John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate . . . placed eighth at the Nittany Lion Invitational, the Toledo MAC Tournament Preview and the Indiana Invitational . . . season low score of 70 -- at the UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational . . . set the school record with a career best 54-hole score of 215 at the UNLV Invitational . . . Ball State's top golfer in nine of 11 events . . . managed a school record 75.06 average, breaking the mark of 77.33 set in 2007-08 . . . averaged 76.47 from 2008-10, which set the school record, breaking her own mark of 77.67 from 2007-09 . . . averaged 76.75 from 2007-10, setting the Ball State record for low average in three consecutive years.

2008-09 (So.):  Led Ball State with a 77.88 average . . . earned second letter . . . managed seven top-10 finishes and nine top-20 placings . . . Ball State's top golfer in six tournaments . . . placed 11th at the MAC Championships . . . tied for second at the Zippy Invitational for season's top finish . . . tied for fourth at Ball State's own Cardinal Classic . . . managed a season best score of 70 at the Pat Bradley Invitational . . .

2007-08 (Fr.):  Ranked second on the team with a 77.41 average . . . earned first letter . . . tallied a career low and tied the Ball State school record with a 69 at the MAC Tournament Preview . . . placed first in her first collegiate tournament, the Tri-State Thunder Invitational . . . also won the Tina Barrett Invitational and led the Cardinals to the tournament title . . . posted seven top-20 finishes, including a tie for 16th at the MAC Championships . . . tied for second at the Butler Spring Invitational and tied for eighth at the Nittany Lion Invitational . . .

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters at Hamilton Southeastern for Coach Steve Guenin . . . averaged 76.08 as a senior . . . four-time All-Hamilton County . . . set a school record with a round of 68 at Stony Creek Golf Course . . . helped the 2003 team to the state championship . . . qualified for state as an individual in both 2004 and 2005 . . . all-state as a junior . . . 11th overall and helped her team to runner-up at the state meet in 2006 . . .

SUMMER GOLF: Spent the summer of 2010 as an intern for the American Junior Golf Association . . . won the 2009 Indiana Women's Golf Association State Amateur Championship . . . tied for 10th at the 2009 PGA Indiana Women's Open . . . finished fourth at the 2008 IWGA State Amateur after tying for seventh in 2007 . . . tied for third at the 2008 PGA Indiana Women's Open . . . 2006 Indiana PGA Women's Open Champion and USGA Junior Qualifier Champion . . . tied for 11th at the IWGA State Open . . . placed in the top 10 at the U.S. Women's Amateur Qualifier . . .

PERSONAL: Daughter of Ball State alums Ken and Joni Kelly . . . one sister, Ashley, and brother-in-law Matt Pogue, both Ball State alums . . . father was a pole vaulter at Ball State . . . born Oct. 10, 1988, in Indianapolis, Ind. . . . owns a 3.644 cumlative grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale . . . managed a 3.666 GPA last spring . . . full name is Brittany Rose Kelly.

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