GENERAL: Tough, physical post presence...Major upside...Tremendous rebounder...Could see meaningful minutes from the start.
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in 14 games, making two starts...Played in each of the final 12 games of the year after missing significant time due to injury...Scored a season-high six points off the bench at Iona (2/24/13)...Grabbed eight rebounds including five off the offensive glass at Rider (3/1/13)...19 of 37 rebounds came off the offensive glass...Rejected 10 shots.
BEFORE SIENA:Led St. Anthony's to back-to-back Nassau-Suffolk CHSAA titles her final two seasons...Named an All-State selection as a senior when she helped guide St. Anthony's to a peak ranking of No. 22 nationally by the USA Today...Rated a three-star prospect by ESPN HoopGurlz...Given a Scouts Grade of 85 and rated the 82nd best player at her position in her recruiting class...Average nine points, 10 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 1.0 blocks as a junior.
PERSONAL:Born July 14, 1994...The daughter of Chris Kelly and Marlane Ward...Has a younger brother, Chris...Enjoys cooking...Planning to major in Education.
GETTING TO KNOW SYMONE KELLY Nickname: Saucy One think I wish people knew about me but don't is: I like to cook and eat. My favorite TV show is: Criminal Minds My Favorite music artist is: Beyonce If I could be on a reality TV show it would be: Dancing with the Stars. Why? I can learn different dances. Favorie Athelete: Kobe Bryant The thing I like most about Siena is: It is a small and caring community. Best thing about Siena Basketball: They're my second family My superstitions are: I have to listen to music before a game My favorite professional sports team is: Lakers Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Men's Basketball My favorite class at Siena is: First Year Seminar: Voice My favorite spot on campus is: My room If I didnt play basketball, I would: Take cooking classes The player on the team who I relate to best is: Kate because we are both hard workng and she is someone I look up to. Coach Jaques's Best Attribute: The knowledge and passion she has for the game, My favorite website is: foodnetwork.com Three words that describe me: trustworthy, soft-spoken, have heart My best Siena Basketball moment has been: Being the first person to take a charge in practice and being chest bumped by coach. If i could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Australia If i could meet anyone in the world who would it be: Kobe Bryant Why? because he is the best basketball player ever My favorite book: Of Mice and Men My favorite movie: John Q My favorite flavor of ice cream: Coffee If I had $10 million I would: Buy my mother a house donate money and save some.
Career Highs: Points:6 at Iona (2/24/13) FG:2 (twice FGA:7 at Iona (2/24/13) 3FG:0 3FGA:0 Rebounds:8 at Rider (3/1/13) Blocks:2 (four times) Assists:1 (four times) Steals:2 vs. Rider (2/15/13) Minutes:23 at Rider (3/1/13)