Men's Soccer


14   Nick Kelly
Nick Kelly

Middleboro, Mass.

High School:
Middleboro HS

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 150



On Kelly: Adds toughness and depth to the midfield and forward positions ... potential to develop into a good defensive midfielder ... was the Massachusetts State Wrestling Champion as a senior in high school.

Freshman (2005): Game-By-Game Stats

  • Earned praise from the coaching staff for his tough defensive play against Michigan State and Michigan.
  • Has played in every game this season.
  • Speedy, physical player in the midfield who is quick to second ball chances.
  • One of the top defensive reserves to enter the game.
  • Creditied with his first career assist against Navy (9/18) when he helped find Matty LeMire on a sideline throw-in during the second half.
  • Recorded his second career assist on Matty LeMire's goal against Rhode Island (10/9) ... again keyed the scoring opportunity with a throw-in towards the goal which was headed by Kenny Cook and shot into goal by LeMire.
  • Made his first collegiate start at center midfielder against Charlotte (10/28).
  • Scored his first collegiate goal - the game-winner - in 3-2 rally over Richmond (10/30).

    Before UMass: A 2005 graduate of Middleboro High School where he was a four-time league all-star ... tallied 13 goals and 13 assists as a senior ... helped the squad to a second-place divisional finish ... Massachusetts state wrestling champion and ranked ninth in New England ... member of the National Honor Society.

    Personal: Nicholas Paul Kelly ... born Dec. 22, 1986 in Brockton, Mass. ... son of Kevin and Susan Kelly ... has two siblings, Heath and Ashley ... cousin Melissa is a member of the UMass crew team ... plans to major in either computer science or engineering at UMass.

    OFFENSE               GP-GS     G    A  Pts Shots Shot%  SOG  SOG%  GW
    2005................  18-1       1    2    4     4  .250    1  .250   1
    TOTAL...............  18-1       1    2    4     4  .250    1  .250   1


    Points: 2 vs. Richmond (10/30/05)
    Goals: 1 vs. Richmond (10/30/05)
    Assists: 1 - twice (last vs. Rhode Island, 10/9/05)
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