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George Kelly
George Kelly

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rock Falls, Ill.

High School:
Sterling

Event:
Mid-Distance


11/20/2011

Flames Complete Phoenix Fall Classic And TYR Invite

UIC ends two three-day competitions after facing tough competitors.

11/20/2011

Flames Complete Phoenix Fall Classic And TYR Invite

UIC ends two three-day competitions after facing tough competitors.

AS A JUNIOR (2012-13): Placed eighth in the 200 breast (2:21.35) against Green Bay (01/12) ... came away with fifth in the 100 breast (1:06.14) and sixth in the 50 free (24.86) at Valparaiso (01/26) ... versus Cleveland State (02/02), took eighth in the 50 free (23.74) and 200 breast (2:20.62) ... swam in the prelims of the 50 free (23.05), 100 breast (1:01.13) and 200 breast (2:14.96) at the Horizon League Championships (02/27-03/02)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011-12):
Achieved seventh-place finishes against Wright State (10/15) in the 100 breast (1:03.71) and the 200 breast (2:21.74) ... placed sixth in the 50 free with 24.59 and the 100 breast with 1:04.66 at Eastern Illinois (10/29) ... swam in the 100 breast and 200 breast at the Phoenix Fall Classic (11/18-20) ... produced times of 1:04.08 in the 100 breast and 2:23.51 in the 200 breast against Western Illinois and Saint Louis (12/17)

AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11): Finished fourth in the 100 breaststroke in 1:03.85 at St. Louis University ... touched in fourth in the 200 breaststroke (2:28.37) against Western Illinois.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in swimming, one-time letterwinner in both football and soccer, three-time letterwinner in track and two-time letterwinner in basketball at Sterling (Ill.) ... Conference Champion once in football and twice in track ... Sectional Champion in swimming in his freshman year ... team captain in football during his freshman campaign and in swimming during his junior and senior year ... garnered MVP honors during his senior swim season ... all-conference honoree in track ... biggest athletic thrill to date is being at the Great Lakes Watercross tour Champ-Amateur freestyle ... born August 17, 1991 in Sterling, Ill. ... son of Rita and Steve Kelly ... currently enrolled as a mechanical engineering major.

CAREER BEST
50 Free: 23.05 (02/28/2013)
100 Breast: 1:01.13 (03/01/2013)
200 Breast: 2:14.96 (03/02/2013)
200 IM: 2:13.43 (11/19/2011)

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