Kelly Healy
Kelly Healy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Neuqua Valley

Position:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
03/12/1991

07/26/2013

Redbirds Swim to the Top of NCAA Academic Standings

he team earned a cumulative spring grade-point average (GPA) of 3.61.

04/10/2013

Redbird Swimmer and Divers Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

The Illinois State swimming and diving hosted their anual awards banquet Sunday, April 7.

02/16/2013

Redbirds Finish 2nd, Breaking Fifteen School Records

Illinois State swimming and diving finish in second-place at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships

02/15/2013

Redbirds Remain in Second While Breaking MVC Records

Illinois State swimming and diving remain in second place during the Missouri Valley Conference Championships

02/14/2013

Redbirds in 2nd Place After First Day at MVC Championships

Redbirds finish first day of competition at MVC Championships in second-place.

2012-13: Earned a personal best in the 1650-yard (17:44.44), 500-yard (5:05.95) and 200-yard freestyle (1:56.35) at the MVC Championships ... placed third in the 500-yard (5:23.35) and 1000-yard freestyle (10:57.60) in a dual meet against conference opponent Northern Iowa ... participated in the Dennis Stark Relays, the Zippy Invitational and Butler Invitational ... competed in meets against Evansville, Truman State, Illinois, Nebraska-Omaha, Washington (Mo.) and Ball State.

2011-12: Swam a personal-best time in the 500-yard freestyle (5:08.57) at the 2012 Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... earned a personal-best time in the 1650-yard freestyle (17:49.88) at the MVC Championship ... named Most Improved at the 2012 awards banquet ... recipient of Dede Woytowych Endowed Scholarship for the 2012-13 season ... named as a team captain for the 2012-13 season ... participated in the Notre Dame relays ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Nebraska-Omaha, Illinois, Ball State and UNI ... competed in a double dual against UIC and Valparaiso.

2010-11: Participated in the Red/White Intrasqaud meet, Notre Dame Relays and the Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Illinois, Northern Iowa, Western Illinois, ... recorded a personal-best time in the 100-yard backstroke (1:06.41) against Illinois ... recorded a personal-best time in the 500-yard freestyle (5:46.73) against Western ... ended the season with personal-best times in the 100-yard freestyle (54.46) and 200-yard freestyle (1:57.61) at the MVC Championships.

2009-10: Participated in dual meets against Northern Iowa, Illinois, Ball State, Western and the Ed Kennedy Invitational ... participated in the SIU 1650-yard freestyle event ... set season best time in the 200-yard freestyle (1:58:71) at MVC Championship preliminaries ... recorded personal best time in the 100-yard freestyle (54.56) at MVC Championships ... was a member of the third place 500-yard freestyle relay team (4:52.37) at the Ed Kennedy Invitational.

Neuqua Valley HS: Awarded most improved varsity swimmer award her sophomore year along with Upstate Eight All-Conference honors sophomore and junior year ... Upstate Eight Conference all-state junior year ... state qualifier and placed in the 200-free relay junior year ... team captain and state participant senior year.

Personal: Born 3-12-91 ... daughter of John and Carolyn Healy ... majoring in elementary education ... 2012-2013 team captain ... earned a semester GPA of 4.0 last spring ... also holds a cumulative GPA of 3.48.

Personal Bests: 50-yard freestyle-25.03, 100-yard freestyle-54.46, 200-yard freestyle-1:56.35, 500-yard freestyle-5:05.95, 1000-yard freestyle-10:39.75, 1650-yard freestyle- 17:44.44