Jena Kelly
Jena Kelly
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Ga.
High School: Peachtree Ridge
Major: Exercise Science

2016-17:

  • All-PBC Second Team Doubles with Emma Niemi
  • D2 ADA Academic Achivement Award
  • ITA Scholar-Athlete
  • PBC All-Academic Team
  • PBC Gold Scholar
  • Student Athlete Advisory Committee Representative
  • Spring: Went 9-10 in singles (5-7 PBC); went 11-10 in doubles (8-4 PBC)
  • Fall: 4-2 in singles, 5-1 in doubles
  • Got 100th career win in doubles victory over Wingate April 12

2015-16:

  • 19-5 overall record in singles
  • 9-2 in singles PBC play
  • Partnered with Katie Krupp in doubles, almost always in the 1st slot, going 14-13
  • 7-4 in doubles PBC play
  • Progressed to semifinals in Flight A Doubles
  • Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
  • PBC All-Academic Team
  • Bronze Scholar

2014-15:

  • ITA Scholar-Athlete
  • Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week two weeks in a row, the week of Sept. 30 and Oct. 7
  • Won singles pool and won her doubles pool with partner Katie Krupp at the GC Women’s Fall Championships
  • Runner-up at Southeast Regional Championship in Flight B singles
  • Went 8-1 in singles in fall ’14
  • Went 3-2 in fall ’14 doubles
  • Went 11-6 in spring singles action, including an amazing 9-1 in PBC play
  • Main slot was the fourth, going 9-6 there
  • Added a 15-9 doubles mark, all with Katie Krupp and all in the second slot
  • Posted a 7-5 PBC doubles mark
  • PBC Gold Scholar

High School:

  • Attended Peachtree Ridge High School in Suwanee, Ga.
  • Played under coach Chrissy Bolt
  • Won the Lions Award
  • Team Captain

Personal:

  • Born June 4
  • Daughter of Scott and Paula Kelly
  • Majoring in Exercise Science
  • Lists her favorite athlete as Roger Federer
  • Chose Georgia College becasue of the coaches, the beautiful campus and how much she felt at home here
  • Biggest sports thrill is having a close match and winning
  • Always runs/stretches before every match and listens to music
  • Lachanophobia is the thing that scares her the most
  • Favorite song is The Outsiders by NEEDTOBREATHE
  • Favorite movie is Shawshank Redemption
  • Favorite TV show is Modern Family
  • Lives by the motto "Survivial is insufficient."

 

Year Singles Doubles Total
Fall 2014 8-1 3-2 11-3
Spring 2015 11-6 15-9 26-15
Fall 2015 1-0 1-1 1-2
Spring 2016 19-5 15-14 34-19
Fall 2016 4-2 5-1 9-3
Spring 2017 9-10 11-10 20-20
  52-24 50-37 102-61