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Kelli Thomas
Kelli  Thomas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Locust Grove, Ga.

High School:
Luella High School

Event:
Throws

ELIGIBILITY (IN/OUT):
FR/FR


05/12/2018

Huskies in First After Day One of American Championships

UConn earned 17 points on day one.

04/15/2018

UConn Earns Team Title at Northeast Challenge Meet

The Huskies honored their seniors prior to the meet.

04/13/2018

UConn Honoring Seniors at Northeast Challenge

The Huskies host their only home meet of the season this Saturday

03/26/2018

Field Events Shine at Penn Challenge

Divine Oladipo claimed a first and second place finish over the weekend.

02/09/2018

Huskies Claim Top Finishes at the Valentine Invitational

UConn turned in 11 Top-10 performances

AS A JUNIOR (2016-17):
Outdoor (2017)
  • Placed fifth in hammer throw (52.37m) at Miami Hurricane Collegiate Invitational. 
  • Bronze medal in hammer throw (49.76m) at Brown Springtime Invitational. 
  • Took ninth in hammer throw (54.05m) at American Outdoor Track and Field Championships. 
Indoor (2016-17)
  • Finished third in weight throw at the Wagner Invite and fifth at the Nittany Lion Challenge. 
  • Bronze medal finishes in weight throw at the Columbia East-West Challenge (18.24m) and Armory Track Invitational (18.58m). 
  • Placed 10th in weight throw at both the American and IC4A/ECAC Indoor Track and Field Championships. 
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16)
Outdoor (2016)
  • Placed fourth in hammer throw (50.78m) at UConn Northeast Challenge. 
  • Finished seventh in hammer throw (53.08m) at Larry Ellis Invitational. 
  • Earned silver medal in hammer throw (50.49m) at Brown Springtime Open. 
  • Placed 11th in hammer throw (50.75m) at American Outdoor Track and Field Championships. 
Indoor (2015-16)
  • Gold medal in weight throw (16.59m) at Yale Collegiate Invitational. 
  • Silver medal in weight throw (16.55m) at NYC Gotham Cup and at David Hemery Valentine Invitational (16.67m).
  • Bronze medal in weight throw at John Thomas Terrier Invitational (16.83m). 
  • Finished 15th in weight throw at American Indoor Track and Field Championships and 11th at IC4A/ECAC Indoor Track and Field Championships. 
AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15)
Outdoor (2015)

  • Took fourth in hammer throw at the UConn Invitational (50.56m)
  • Competed in hammer throw at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge, placing sixth (49.99)
Indoor (2014-15)
  • Competed in weight throw at the ECAC Championship, placing sixth (17.76m)
  • Took first in weight throw at the Yale Invitational (17.05m)
  • Captured second in weight throw at the Sorlien Invitational (17.77m)

Before UConn:
Competed for four years at Luella High School, 3-time State qualifier, and 4-time letter winner,....Placed 4th Georgia State Meet shot put, Coached by Martin Seay... Captain during her junior and senior season... 3-time New Balance All American in Weight Throw and 4-time New Balance All American in Hammer Throw... 3-time USATF National Champion Hammer Throw, best throw (182'01), coached by Mike Judge.

Personal:Daughter of Vincent and Jocelyn Thomas... Has one sister Chelsey, who competed for Auburn, and one brother, Jordan, who runs track at Georgia Tech... Born Feb. 16, 1996... A nursing major.

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