2012-13 - FRESHMAN:
Kelly had a strong freshman year in which he showed outstanding development from the beginning of the season to the end. He appeared in all 31 games with 12 starts (started last 10 games), averaging 2.7 points per game, 3.4 rebounds per game and 0.3 blocks per game while shooting 53.1 percent from the field.
However, in Patriot League games, Kelly averaged 3.6 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game in 21.5 minutes per game.
In the last 10 games of the year, Kelly averaged 5.1 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per game. He produced his first career double-double with an 11-point, 10-rebound, three-assist effort against Lehigh.
He then scored six points with 13 rebounds in a win over American. The 13 rebounds are the seventh most by a freshman in school history and the equaled the most for a freshman since Alex Kohnen had 17 in Feb. 1993. It was the second-highest freshman rebounding total in a game since the Vernon Butler era (1983), behind Kohnen's 17.
Recorded first career double-figure scoring game at Monmouth, tallying 10 points on 5-of-5 shooting with three rebounds in just 13 minutes. The five field goals made without a miss were the fourth most by a freshman in school history.
Also had a strong game against Colgate, scoring eight points with seven rebounds and three blocked shots in 32 minutes of action. The three blocked shots tied for the fourth most by a freshman in school history.
A 2011 graduate of Lenape High School, Kelly spent the 2012 season at the Hun School in Princeton, N.J.
Lettered twice at Lenape, leading the team to the 2011 Olympic Conference co-championship.
Was the South Jersey vs. Philly "Battle Over the Bridge" MVP, a North-South New Jersey All-Star and a South Jersey All-Star selection as a senior.
Served as the team captain at both Lenape and the Hun School.
Averaged 8.2 points per game, 8.3 rebounds per game and 3.1 blocks per game in his one year at the Hun School.
Was a member of the U.S. Army JROTC, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, won the American Legion Scholarship Excellence medal and Exceptional Leadership Award.
Son of Willie and Pamela Kelly, and he comes from a long line of basketball players and college athletes. Father, Willie, played basketball at Pittsburgh from 1973-76; uncle, Louis, played at Pittsburgh in 1973-74; uncle, Greg, played at Cheney University and uncle, Vincent Gumbs, played football at Cheney University.
Majoring in political science.