Kelly McNeill

Kelly McNeill


Coral Springs, Fla.

High School:
Taravella HS


2007: Ran in the final four meets of the season, scoring in three of them, after missing the first three...Led the Knights to a fifth-place finish at the Invitational at her first meet with a team-best 19:55.96, just missing her personal best and finishing 11th overall...Finished fifth on the team and 61st overall at the C-USA Championships...Second on the team at the NCAA South Regional with a time of 23:14.22, her personal best in a 6K race.

2006: Scored in two of the five races she competed...Made her season debut at the Mountain Dew Invitational with a time of 20:40.82...Was fifth for the UCF "B" squad at the Fla. Runners Invitational...Finished in 20:55.58 at the Disney Classic...Capped off the season as UCF's second finisher at the Stetson Invitational.

2005: Competed in four meets...Made her collegiate debut at the Gator Invitational, finishing with a time of 20:27.05...Posted a season-best time of 19:51.17 in the 5K as she placed 50th overall and scored as UCF's fourth runner at the Disney Classic...Took 17th in 20:47 at the Stetson Invitational...Finished in the top 65 at the Conference USA Championship.

Prior to UCF: Graduated from Taravella High School, where she captained the track and cross country teams...Took seventh in the state meet in the 800m...Also the runner-up in the event at the regional meet...Participated in both the Latin and Math Clubs...Listed in "Who's Who Among American High School Students."

Personal: Born in Fort Lauderdale, Fla....Daughter of George and Kathy McNeill...Major is liberal studies.