Height: 5'6"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Iowa City, Iowa
High School: Iowa City West High School
Club: Iowa Rockets, Nike Six Pack


As a Freshman (2011): Appeared in 28 matches for the Terps...used primarily as a defensive specialist...totaled 11 digs against #25 Miami...had 14 digs against Duke (10/15)...finished with a career-high 18 digs against Virginia (9/30)...two service aces and 13 digs against Sacred Heart (9/10...finished with 16 digs against Yale (9/9)...totaled 14 digs against No. 24 Tennessee (8/27)...made her Maryland debut against Villanova (8/26) and recorded seven digs and one assist.

Before Maryland: A four year starter at libero for Iowa City West High School...won the 2010 Iowa State Volleyball Championship...totaled 2,263 digs in high school career...named to Prep Volleyball Defense Dandies List in 2010...also named 4A First Team All-Conference, senior all-state, All-Southeast Iowa District Team...served as a captain as a was state runner-up in 2009...helped compile a 129-29 record at Iowa City West under head coach Kathy Breshnahan...played club volleyball for the Iowa Rockets for seven seasons under head coach Kyla Rodgers and for Nike Six Pack for one season under head coach Jay Grassley...also won two track & field team state championships and played softball for one season...also recruited by Iowa State, Minnesota, Washington University-St. Louis.

Personal: Full name is Katelyn Marie Kelley...daughter of Peter A. Kelley and Barbara L. Kelley...has one sister, Courtney...hometown is Iowa City, Iowa...played club volleyball for Iowa Rockets and Nike Six pack...member of National Honor Society...awarded Don Gatens Memorial Scholarship and Dollars for Scholars Scholarship of Iowa City, Iowa.



Digs18, vs. Virginia (9/30/11)

Getting to know Katie:

Why did you choose Maryland:
I liked the coaches, teammates, and location.

What is your biggest sports thrill?
Close rivalry games

What is your favorite pre-game meal?

Which actress should play you in a movie of your life?
Julia Roberts

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