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Brendan Kelly
Brendan  Kelly


Annapolis, Md.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 165


2010-11: Played in 10 events and finished second on the team in scoring average with a 73.96...Had three top-10 finishes and two top-20s...Named to the 2011 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team... Had an outstanding start to his final year at Villanova... Named BIG EAST Golfer of the Month for September... Shared the individual title at The McLaughlin with a 66-69-72--207 (-3) which also helped lead Villanova to a 3rd place team finish... Tallied another top-5 finish at the Adams Cup with 3rd place and a score of 72-76-70--218 (+2)... Carded a 75-73--148 (+4) at the Lincoln Mercury Invitational which was good for an 11th place tie... Fired a 74-74--148 (+8), good for 32nd place at the Big 5 Invitational... Tied for 37th at the Navy Fall Classic with a 73-78--151 (+9)...Tied and lost a match at the Match Play event to open the spring season (Feb.11-12)...Notched a tied for 12th place finish at the Wendy's Charleston Shootout (Feb.28-Mar.1) with a 72-75-72--219 (+3)... Tied for 27th at the Wildcat Invitational (April 3-4) with a 77-74--151 (+9)... Finished the season strong with a 10th place tie at the BIG EAST Championships (April 17-19) after shooting 78-72-72--222 (+9).

2009-10: Named to the 2010 All-BIG EAST Conference team... selected to the 2010 PING All-Region Team... played in all 12 events for the Wildcats... paced the Wildcats at the Navy Fall Classic (Sept 12-13) with his best tournament score of the season and second best finish at tied for 3rd posting a 69-69--138 (-4)... carded his second best tournament score at the Sea Trails Intercollegiate (Sept 25-27) with a 70-71-73--214 (-2) which was good for 13th place finish... finished 7th at the Mission Inn Collegiate Classic (Oct 2-4) with a 74-71-72--217 (+4)... tallied his third best finish of the season at 5th place at the Lehigh Invitational (Oct 17-18) with a 74-77--151 (+9)... equaled his second best tournament score of the season at the George Washington Invitational (March 19-20) with a 72-70-72--214 (-2)... led the Wildcats to 5th place at the Princeton Invitational (April 10-11) with his best finishing position of the season in 2nd with a 68-74-71--213 (E)... closed the season with a 23rd place finish at the Big East Championships (April 18-20) carding a 77-72-73--222 (+9).

2008: Enjoyed a strong first season at Villanova, playing in a team-high 11 tournaments and seeing 25 rounds of action ... All but one of his rounds counted towards the team score (96 percent) ... Top scorer on the team in eight of his 11 tournaments ... Tied for the individual lead and advanced to a playoff at both the Big Five Championship in the fall and the Lafayette Invitational in the spring ... Won the playoff at the BIG Five Championship to earn medalist honors ... Posted three top-10 and two top-20 finishes ... Overall stroke average for the season was 75.00, including 73.69 for the fall season ... Registered six rounds at or below par for the year.

Annapolis: Played for Head Coach Daryl Reid at Annapolis... Earned First Team All-County honors in 2006... Team MVP 2004-2006... Member of the National Honor Society and was an International Baccalaureate Diploma recipient.

Personal: Born February 24, 1989 in Annapolis, Md.... Parents are David and Diane Kelly... Siblings are Lauren (19), Ryan (12), and Caroline (10)... Was a 2009 Washington Metropolitan Amateur Champion and 2009 Maryland Amateur Quarterfinalist... Chose Villanova for the academic reputation... Majoring in Political Science.