John Kelly
John  Kelly


Towson, Md.

High School:
Calvert Hall

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 179



Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


Buckeyes Wrap Outstanding Season Off the Field

Squad posts 3.0+ grade-point average, volunteers 300+ hours


Buckeyes Open Season with 8-7 Win at Furman

Kelly scores gamewinner with four seconds remaining


Buckeyes Play Host to ECAC Tournament, Take on Air Force Thursday

Ohio State is defending league tourney champion


Kelly Recognized by ECAC

Rookie scored in regular season finale at Fairfield


Buckeyes Post 6-3 Win at Towson

Buckeyes Post 6-3 Win at Towson


Buckeyes Post 12-4 Win over Cleveland State

Buckeyes Post 12-4 Win over Cleveland State


Ohio State 8, Massachusetts 7

Ohio State 8, Massachusetts 7


Ohio State UMass

Ohio State UMass


Ohio State 8, Furman 7

Buckeyes win season opener

Ohio State Career: An ECAC Rookie of the Week selection ... two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten pick ... shared Paul Hartman Most Improved Player honors in 2015.

2016 (Junior Season): Played in four games, with five goals, three assists and eight points ... missed last 11 games with injury ... five points, with hat trick and two assists, at UMass Feb. 20 ... gamewinning goal in final minute at Furman Feb. 6 to open season ... goal vs. UMBC Feb. 26 ... named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

2015 (Sophomore Season): Played in 15 games, starting 11, including the last nine ... career-high 12 goals, eight asists and 20 points ... ended season on nine-game point streak (11g, 6a, 17p), with five multiple-point outings in stretch ... two goals and an assist for three points at Denver May 16 in NCAA quarterfinals ... career-high three assists and four points, with a groundball and caused turnover, in NCAA tournament win at Duke May 9; game was first career multiple-assist outing ... assist April 30 vs. Maryland and goal May 2 vs. Johns Hopkins in Big Ten tournament ... two goals April 25 at Rutgers and April 18 vs. Maryland ... two points, with a goal and an assist, at Michigan April 18 ... goal March 29 at Penn State, April 5 vs. Johns Hopkins and March 1 vs. Marquette ... helpers against Hofstra March 7 and vs. Denver March 14 ... voted co-recipient of Paul Hartman Most Improved Player accolades ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2014 (Freshman season): Played in 13 games, starting six ... two goals and three assists for five points, along with five groundballs ... scored April 26 at Fairfield to earn ECAC Rookie of the Week honors ... goal and an assist at Denver March 15 for first career points, had a groundball in the game ... assist and a groundball March 21 vs. Bellarmine ... helper vs. Jacksonville April 26 ... also had groundballs March 8 vs. Hofstra and March 25 vs. Notre Dame.

Calvert Hall College High School: Four year lacrosse letterman under coach Brian Kelly … three year starter … 2011-2012 Under Armour All-American and MIAA Champions … received highest honor in social studies upon graduation.

Personal: Son of John and Tee Kelly … brother of Hannah, Allie, Lydia, Miciah and Bode … grandfather served in the Senate … marketing major ... hobbies include hunting, fishing, boating, water sports and spending time with friends and family.