Kelly Flynn
Kelly Flynn

RS Junior

Greenfield, Wis.

High School:
Greendale Martin Luther HS

Long Jump



Gophers Win Three Titles at Eagle Open

Taylor Mikkalson, Katie Murgic and Lyndsey Thorpe won events to lead the Gophers Friday


Gophers Take Home Seven Titles

Minnesota won seven events at the Tommie Twilight Wednesday evening


Gophers Win Three Titles at Holst Invite

Taylor Mikkalson, Kate Shelerud and Heta Tuuri won titles to lead Minnesota at Concordia-St. Paul Saturday


Esser Leads Gophers in Arkansas

Agnes Esser won the discus to lead Minnesota on day one of the John McDonnell Invitational


Gophers Head to Arkansas John McDonnell Invite

Minnesota is set to compete in Fayetteville, Ark., this Friday and Saturday

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2015 Season - Indoor: Competed in the long jump, triple jump and 60m dash • placed 10th with a season-best long jump of 5.23m (17-02.00) at Jack Johnson Classic • took second in the triple jump with a leap of 11.05m (36-03.00) and placed fourth in the 60m dash in 8.06 at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual • won the triple jump (10.40m, 34-01.50) at the Minnesota Open.

2015 Season - Outdoor: Competed in the long jump at seven meets • placed 13th in the long jump at the Big Ten Championship with a jump of 5.57m (18-03.25) • recorded season-best jump of 5.70m (18-08.50) to place third at the UW-La Crosse Eagle Open • won long jump (5.64m, 18-06.00) at the Tommie Twilight.

2014 Season - Indoor: Set career bests in the 60m (8.04) and long jump (18-00.25, 5.49m) • finished third in long jump at Parents Day Open with personal-best mark of 18-00.25 (5.49m) • finished second in long jump at UW-River Falls Invite (17-09.00, 5.41m).

2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in long jump at five meets • recorded a career-best jump of 18-09.75 (5.73m) for third place at UC San Diego • won long jump with a leap of 18-01.00 (5.51m) at Hamline Invitational • placed seventh at Musco Twilight (17-09.50, 5.42m).

2013 Season - Indoor: Finished fourth in the long jump with a season-best mark of 17-05.50 at Parents Day Open • also competed in the 60m during the season, with her best time in the Jack Johnson Classic prelims (8.22).

2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished third in long jump at Musco Twilight (17-02.25).

2012 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track seasons.

High School: A 2011 graduate from Greendale Martin Luther High School in Milwaukee, Wis. • high school coach was Mike Hackbarth • three-time all-conference honoree in track & field (2008, 2009, 2010) • conference champion in 4x800m relay (2008) • conference champion in 4x100m relay (2009, 2010) • conference champion in 4x200m relay (2009, 2010) • conference champion in triple jump (2010) • lettered four years in track & field • lettered three years in basketball and volleyball.

Personal: Born on June 24, 1993 • majoring in elementary education • daughter of Daniel and Linda Flynn • has a younger brother named Andrew • enjoys volunteering for the Special Olympics.

Flynn's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
60m 8.04 Jack Johnson Classic (1/24-25/14)
Long Jump 18-00.25, 5.49m Parents Day Open (2/22/14)
Triple Jump 36-03.00, 11.05m Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/24/15)
Flynn's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Long Jump 18-09.75, 5.73m UC San Diego (4/26/14)


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