Kelly Brennan
Kelly Brennan
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Akron
High School: Walsh Jesuit
Events: Distance
Major: Accounting & Finance

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2019

  • 2019 NCAA Division III National Runner-up in the 800-meter run in a school-record time of 2:09.71
  • Ohio Athletic Conference Co-Distance Athlete of the Year
  • Earned Outdoor United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Great Lakes Region honor in the 800-meter run and 1,500-meter run
  • Earned Outdoor All-Ohio Athletic Conference honors in the 800-meter run (first), 1,500-meter run (first) and 4x800-meter relay (first)
  • Earned Outdoor All-Ohio honors in the 800-meter run (first) and 1,500-meter run (second)
  • Named Ohio Athletic Conference Women's Track Athlete of the Week on April 22
  • Earned All-America status with an eighth-place finish in the 800-meter run at the 2019 NCAA Division Indoor Championships
  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Great Lakes Region honors in the 800, 3,000 and 5000-meter runs and the distance medley relay
  • Earned Indoor All-Ohio honors in the 800 (first) and 1-mile (first)
  • Earned Indoor All-Ohio Athletic Conference honors in the 1-mile (third) and 5,000 (second)
  • Named Ohio Athletic Conference Women's Track Athlete of the Week on February 11 & February 18
  • Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection
  • Set BW school-record in the 800-meter run (2:13.81) in the prelims of the NCAA Div. III National Meet on Mach 9, 2019
  • Set BW school-record in the 3000-meter run (10:07.86) at the Hillsdale (Mich.) College "Wde Open" Meet on Feb.2, 2019
  • Set BW school-record in the 5000-meter run (17:19.51) at the Ohio Athletic Conference Championships on Feb. 22, 2019
  • Indoor 800-meter season-best, career-best and school-record time of 2:13.81
  • Indoor 1-mile run season-best and career-best time of 5:03.36
  • Indoor 3,000-meter run season-best, career-best and school-record time of 10:07.86
  • Indoor 5,000-meter run season-best, career-best and school-record time of 17:19.51
  • Indoor 4x400-meter relay season-best and career-best time of 4:13.18
  • Indoor distance medley relay season-best and career-best time of 12:08.34
  • Outdoor 400-meter dash season-best and career-best time of 59.05 
  • Outdoor 800-meter run season-best, career-best and school-record time of 2:09.71
  • Outdoor 1,500-meter run season-best and career-best time of 4:36.25
  • Outdoor 1-mile run season-best and career-best time of 4:53.06
  • Outdoor 5,000-meter run season-best time of 17:33.56
  • Outdoor 4x400-meter relay season-best and career-best time of 4:04.29
  • Outdoor 4x800-meter relay season-best time of 9:20.59

2018

  • Earned All-America status with a sixth-place finish in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Outdoor Championships
  • Google Cloud Academic All-American selection
  • Google Cloud Academic All-District 7 team selection
  • Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection
  • Broke her own BW outdoor school-record in the 800-meter run
  • Earned All-Ohio Athletic Conference honors in the 4x800-meter relay (first) and 1,500-meter run (second)
  • Earned Outdoor All-Ohio honors in the 800-meter run (champion) and 1500-meter run (second)
  • Earned United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Great Lakes Region honors outdoors in the 800-meter run 
  • Named Ohio Athletic Conference Women's Track Athlete of the Week on January 22
  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Great Lakes Region honors indoors in the 5,000-meter run
  • Indoor 800-meter run season-best time of 2:18.83
  • Indoor 1-mile run season-best time of 5:07.32
  • Indoor 3,000-meter run season-best time of 10:33.35
  • Indoor 5,000-meter run season-best time of 17:35.53
  • Outdoor 200-meter dash season-best and career-best time of 28.64
  • Outdoor 400-meter dash season-best time of 1:04.03
  • Outdoor 800-meter run season-best time of 2:10.05
  • Outdoor 1,5000-meter run season-best and career-best time of 4:37.02
  • Outdoor 5,000-meter run season-best time of 18:06.85
  • Outdoor 4x400-meter relay season-best time of 4:13.33
  • Outdoor 4x800-meter relay season-best and career-best time of 9:20.21

2017

  • United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic selection
  • Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection
  • Earned All-Ohio Athletic Conference honors outdoors in the 3,000 meter run (second) and 1,500-meter (third)
  • Earned All-Ohio honors in the 1,500-meter run (first)
  • Set school-record outdoors in 800-meter run (2:12.02) at Harrison Dillard Twilight 
  • Earned All-Ohio Athletic Conference honors indoors in the 1500-meter run (third)
  • United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Great Lakes Region performer indoors in the 800 and 1-mile runs
  • Indoor 800-meter run season-best time of 2:15.16
  • Indoor 1-mile run season-best time of 5:06.19
  • Indoor 3,000-meter run season-best time of 10:21.15
  • Indoor 5,000-meter run season-best time of 19:18.11
  • Indoor 4x400-meter relay season-best time of 4:15.86
  • Outdoor 400-meter dash season-best time of 1:02.40
  • Outdoor 800-meter run season-best time of 2:12.02
  • Outdoor 1,500-meter run season-best time of 4:39.24
  • Outdoor 5,000-meter run season-best and career-best time of 17:26.83
  • Outdoor 4x400-meter relay season-best and career-best time of 4:08.60
  • Outdoor 4x800-meter relay season-best time of 10:04.75
  • Earned first varsity letter

2016

  • Did not compete in indoors or outdoors due to an injury

High School

  • Four-year letterwinner in track and field
  • Academic All-Ohio selection 
  • Three-time state qualifier
  • Earned four varsity letters in cross country 

Personal

  • Carries a 3.980 grade point average
  • Dean's List student
  • Jacket Scholar
  • Member of the Alpha Lambda and Chi Sigma Alpha honoraries
  • Older brothers Pat Brennan '13 and Michael Brennan '15 were standouts on the men's soccer team and Brian Brennan '19 was a member of the men's cross country and track teams
  • Daughter of Terry and Teri Brennan 
  • Family Feature Story
This page was last updated May 30, 2019