Kelly Flynn
Kelly  Flynn

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Greenfield, Wis.

High School:
Greendale Martin Luther HS

Event:
Long Jump

Birthdate:
06/24/1993

Experience:
1 Letter


06/21/2016

Season Recap: A Look Back at Minnesota's 2016 Outdoor Campaign

Look back at the Gophers' B1G Championship season and the rest of the team's 2016 outdoor campaign

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

04/03/2016

Gophers Win Six Titles

Minnesota won six events at the Hamline Invitational on Sunday

02/20/2016

Gophers Win Five Titles at Parents Day Invite

Bolade Jinadu, Paige Peschel, Kiley Sabin, and Lyndsey Thorpe won their respective events at the Parents Day Invite Saturday

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2016 Season - Indoor: Competed at five meets • placed 10th in long jump at the Jack Johnson Classic with a season-best jump of 5.37m (17-07.50) • won long jump at the UST Invite (5.27m, 17-03.50) • placed fourth in triple jump at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual with a season-best jump of 10.44m (34-03.00).

2016 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed unattached in the long jump at three meets.

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 & field 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 • completed undergraduate degree in elementary education • completing teaching masters of education  daughter of Daniel and Linda Flynn • has a younger brother named Andrew • enjoys volunteering for the Special Olympics.

Flynn's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark 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 (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Long Jump 18-09.75, 5.73m UC San Diego (4/26/14)

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