Women's Tennis

 
Kelly Sullivan
Kelly Sullivan
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Tampa Catholic

Prep/Personal:  Kelly Sullivan played under coach Steve Adler at Tampa Catholic, where as team captain she was a three-time team MVP and was a member of the all-county first team three-consecutive seasons.  She was a finalist in the state individual singles tournament and a semi-finalist in the state doubles tournament.  Sullivan was undefeated for two seasons and won district and regional championships in both singles and doubles.  She also competed on the cross country team, where she was the district runner-up and competed in the state meet.  Sullivan was honored with the Presidential Service Award, given to students with over 100 service hours per year, and was a member of seven academic honor societies, including the National Honor Society.  She was a founding member and youth leader for Metropolitan Ministries and was a volunteer camp counselor for the YMCA autistic program.  Kelly Sullivan was born on June 29, 1992, in Tampa, Fla., to Heather and Jim Sullivan.  Her sister, Meghan, is a member of the tennis team and cross country team at Fairfield University and was honored as the Female Freshman Athlete of the Year in 2010.  Her mother and her uncle, Patrick Brown, played tennis at William & Mary, and her aunts and uncles, Kelly Brown, Tim Brown, and Sean Brown, all played tennis at Fordham.  She intends to study business and accounting.

 

Getting to know Kelly Sullivan

Favorite restaurant: Tijuana Flats

Favorite book: Tuesdays with Morrie

Favorite movie: The Guardian, The Proposal

Favorite TV show: The Office

Best non-athletic talent: Baking fondant cakes

Favorite pro sports team:  Tampa Bay Lightning

First job:  Catering

The reality show I’d go on:  Wipeout!!!