CHATHAM, NJ - Diana Kelly of Chatham, along with her girls lacrosse teammate Ali Baiocco, was named one of the Athletes of the Year by Oak Knoll School.
The award, the highest athletic recognition offered at Oak Knoll, is presented to a senior athlete (or athletes) who exhibited outstanding quality in sportsmanship, athletic ability and performance.
Kelly also was recently named to the 2017 U.S. Lacrosse All-American Team.
Diana Kelly is the Hawk Allstate Chatham Athlete of the Week.
Kelly, a midfielder, helped Oak Knoll compiled a 21-5 record this past spring in girls lacrosse, reaching the NJSIAA Tournament of Champions final. The senior had five assists in the Tournament of Champion semifinal win over Summit.
Kelly, who is headed to Notre Dame, finished her senior season with 30 goals, 31 assists and 52 ground balls. In her career, she collected 92 goals, 65 assists and 145 ground balls.
A three-sport athlete at Oak Knoll, Kelly was a lacrosse captain, and also captained the Oak Knoll varsity soccer team, which won its first-ever NJSIAA Non-Public A championship last fall. Kelly was been named All-Conference, First Team All-County, All-Prep Team and All-State in soccer.
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