#9 Conor Kelly
A member of Notre Dame’s Rosenthal Leadership Academy.
AS A SENIOR (2015): Played in six games, including one start in the home opener against Georgetown … made 15 saves and allowed 17 goals … four ground balls.
AS A JUNIOR (2014): Played in 13 games, including 11 starts … posted a 7-3 record in goal a?b notched a 10.28 goals-against average and a .505 save percentage … made 112 saves and allowed 110 goals … 24 ground balls … started and played the first three quarters of the 19-7 season-opening victory at Jacksonville … made four saves and allowed four goals against the Dolphins … stopped seven shots in the 8-7 setback to Penn State … started and played the opening 8:54 of the ACC opener at North Carolina, an 11-10 Irish victory … surrendered four goals and did not make a save versus the Tar Heels … did not appear in the next four games (Denver, Virginia, Ohio State, Syracuse) … came off the bench and played 34:24 in the regular-season clash with Duke, a 15-7 loss … made seven saves and allowed nine goals against the Blue Devils … played the final 11:54 in the 15-5 victory over Robert Morris a?b made one stop and surrendered two goals to the Colonials … played every minute between the pipes during the final eight games of the campaign beginning with the regular-season showdown with Maryland … made 14 saves in the 12-8 setback to the Terrapins, but only gave up five goals in the next game, a 6-5 win over Maryland in the semifinals of the ACC Championship … had 12 stops and picked up a career-best six ground balls in that encounter with the Terps … had eight saves in the 15-14 triumph of Syracuse in the title game of the ACC Championship and was named to the All-ACC Tournament Team … posted 10 stops in the regular-season finale versus Army, an 18-17 win … only allowed five goals, while making a career-high 17 saves, in the 13-5 win over Harvard in the first round of the NCAA Championship … halted six Albany shots, including a game-saving stop in the final seconds of regulation, in Notre Dame’s thrilling 14-13 overtime win in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship … registered 14 saves and gave up just six scores in the 11-6 besting of Maryland in the NCAA semifinals … posted his sixth double-digit save total in an eight-game span with a 12-stop day in the 11-9 setback to Duke in the national championship game … selected to the NCAA All-Tournament Team … earned his first monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013): Appeared in one game … made his collegiate debut in the 17-5 win over Marquette … played 12:35 and made one save while allowing two goals … a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012): Did not see game action.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-year letter winner at The Haverford School … an Under Armour All-American … was an Under Armour Underclassman All-American … ranked as the nation’s top goalie in his class by Inside Lacrosse … was the No. 43 ranked player overall on the Inside Lacrosse Young Guns list … posted a 4.77 goals-against average and made 166 saves as a senior … led his team to a 23-0 record and a No. 1 national ranking in 2011 … named the Delco Times Player of the Year … All-Eastern Pennsylvania Scholastic Lacrosse Association (EPSLA) selection … First Team All-Inter-Ac on two occasions and earned MVP honors in 2011 … two-time All-Delco performer … helped squad win back-to-back All-Inter-Ac titles … competed at the Nike Blue Chip Camp … 2010 EPSLA Showcase … 2010 First Team All-Inter-Ac … 2010 Second Team All-Delco … 2010 Second Team All-Main Line … lettered as a junior and senior in basketball as a guard at The Haverford School … received the Coach’s Award during his junior campaign in basketball … captained the basketball team during his senior season … earned a letter during his freshman season in cross country … member of the National Spanish Honor Society … son of Robert and Mary Kelly … has an older and younger sibling … enrolled in the Graduate Mendoza College of Business as a finance major … has a 3.066 cumulative GPA.