Kelly MacDonnell
Kelly MacDonnell
Year: SO
Hometown: St. Albans, N.Y.
High School: Maria Regina
Events: Sprints
Major: Biomedical Engineering

Personal Bests

  • Outdoor
    • 100m: 13.01 (2016-17 at Holy Cross Invitational)
    • 200m: 25.83 (2017-18 at UConn Northeast Challenge)
    • 400m: 58.07 (2017-18 at Holy Cross Invitational)
  • Indoor
    • 60m: 8.04 (2016-17 at David Hemery Invitational)
    • 200m: 26.34 (2017-18 at Terrier Classic)
    • 300m: 42.11 (2017-18 at Alden Invitational)
    • 400m: 59.51 (2017-18 at Terrier Classic)

2017-18

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fourth in the 4x100m relay (48.01s), fourth in the 400m (58.09s) and fifth in the 200m (25.82s) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational. 
    • Finished third in the 4x100m relay (47.90s), fifth in the 400m (58.07s) and 11th in the 200m (25.88s) at the Holy Cross Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the 4x400m relay (3:58.30), seventh in the 4x100m relay (48.26s), 13th in the 400m (59.36s) and eighth in the 200m (25.83s) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Won the 4x400m relay (4:02.56) and placed second in the 4x100m relay (49.83s) and seventh in the 400m (1:00.46) at the Minutemen Invitational. 
    • Finished third in the 4x100m relay (48.64s), eighth in the 100m (13.21s) and 13th in the 200m (26.70s) at the Black & Gold Invitational. 
  • Indoor:
    • Finished fifth in the 4x400m relay (3:55.83), and 50th in the 200m (26.34s) at the John Thomas Terrier Classic.
    • Finished third in the distance medley relay (12:54.84), and sixth in the 400m (59.51s) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Finished 23rd in the 200m (26.75s) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished eighth in the 300m (42.11s) and third in the 4x400m relay (4:06.01) at the Brown University Alden Invitational.

2016-17

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fifth in the 4x100m relay (48.42s), third in the 4x400m relay (3:59.50) and ninth in the 400m (58.78s) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational. 
    • Finished fifth in the 4x400m relay (4:08.68), and 10th in the 100m (13.01s) at the Holy Cross Invitational. 
    • Placed fourth in the 4x100m relay (47.77s), 11th in the 100m (13.20s), and 13th in the 200m (26.26s) at the UConn Northeast Challenge. 
    • Finished fifth in the 100m (13.07s) at the UMass Quad Invitational. 
  • Indoor:
    • Finished 35th in the 60m (8.04s) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
    • Finished 19th in the 200m (26.95s) at the URI Coaches Invitational. 
    • Finished 28th in the 60m (8.09s), and 76th in the 200m (26.45s) at the John Thomas Terrier Classic. 
    • Finished 18th in the 200m (26.79s) at the Beantown Challenge.

High School

  • Attended Maria Regina High School.
  • Four-year member of the basketball team, three-year member of the soccer team, one-year outdoor track team member.
  • Captained all three teams her senior year.
  • 2016 Maria Regina Athlete of the Year Award.
  • Holds the school record for the 100m.
  • Member of the National Honor Society, National Science Honor Society, and the Spansih Honors Society.
  • Involved with the Spanish Club, Power Squad, ACE Mentoring, and the Pulsura Project.
  • Served as a volunteer youth basketball coach.

Personal

  • Born July 5, 1998.
  • Daughter of Paul MacDonnell and Jacqueline Liburd.
  • Has one older brother, Niall.
  • Chose URI over Penn Sate.
  • Lists her interests as basketball, eating, and being with friends and family.
  • Her favorite athletes are Usain Bolt and Serena Williams.
  • Favorite team is the Golden State Warriors.
  • Chose URI for the engineering program.
  • Majoring in Biomedical Engineering.