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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


02/04/2017

UConn Concludes Armory Collegiate Invite Saturday

Huskies closing in on American Athletic Conference Tournament.

01/29/2017

UConn Racks Up 18 Personal Bests at Columbia East-West Challenge

Huskies finish fifth overall after Saturday's events.

01/21/2017

Taylor Anderson Wins 60m Dash at Vanderbilt Recap

The Huskies set new personal bests and top-ranked conference times.

01/06/2017

Personal Bests Highlight Women's Track and Field Indoor Season Opener

The Huskies kick off their 2017 indoor season with three first-place finishes.

02/07/2015

Women's Track and Field Shines at 2015 Scarlet and White Invitational

The Huskies delivered multiple top-five conference performances on Saturday in Boston, Mass.

2017 Outdoor (Junior)

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. 

2017 Indoor (Junior)

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. 

2016 Outdoor (Sophomore)

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. 

2016 Indoor (Sophomore)

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. 

2015 Outdoor (Freshman)

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)

2014-15 Indoor (Freshman)

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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