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Symone Kelly

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wyandanch, N.Y.

High School:
St. Anthony's

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward


KELLY'S CAREER STATISTICS

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GENERAL:
  • Tough, physical post presence
  • Major upside
  • Tremendous rebounder

AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Played in eight games before suffering season-ending injury in mid-December
  • Averaged 4.6 points and 3.8 rebounds while shooting an even 50% from the floor in 11.8 minutes off the bench
  • Scored a season-high 14 points (7-11 FG) and added six rebounds in win over Buffalo (12/7/13)
  • Tallied 11 points and a season-high nine rebounds in just 14 minutes in victory over Sacred Heart (11/26/13)

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:
  • The daughter of Chris Kelly and Marlane Ward
  • Has a younger brother, Chris
  • Enjoys cooking

GETTING TO KNOW SYMONE KELLY:
    Nickname: Saucy
    One thing 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 artist (musician) is: Beyonce
    If I could be on a reality TV show it would be: Dancing with the Stars
    My favorite athlete is: Kobe Bryant
    The thing I like most about Siena is: It is a small and caring community
    The best thing about Siena basketball is: They're my second family
    My favorite professional sports team is: Lakers
    My superstitions are: I have to listen to music before a game
    Coach Jaques' best attribute is: The knowledge and passion she has for the game
    If I didn't play basketball, I would: Take cooking classes
    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
    My favorite movie is: John Q
    My favorite ice cream is: Coffee
    If I had $10 million I would: Buy my mother a house donate money and save some

CAREER HIGHS (ENTERING 2014-15 SEASON):
    Points: 14 vs. Buffalo (12/7/13)
    FG: 7 vs. Buffalo (12/7/13)
    FGA: 11 vs. Buffalo (12/7/13)
    3FG: 0
    3FGA: 0
    Rebounds: 9 vs. Sacred Heart (11/26/13)
    Blocks: 2 (five times)
    Assists: 1 (four times)
    Steals: 2 (twice)
    Minutes: 23 at Rider (3/1/13)
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