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Taryana Kelly
Taryana  Kelly

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
North Brunswick, N.J.

High School:
North Brunswick H.S.

Height:
6-3

Position:
F/C

03/10/2015

UMES ADVANCES WITH WIN OVER EAGLES

Lady Hawks move on to the MEAC Quarterfinals

02/28/2015

LADY HAWKS SECURE ROAD VICTORY AT DELAWARE STATE

UMES holds on for season sweep over Lady Hornets

02/16/2015

LADY HAWKS FLY OVER HOWARD FOR THIRD STRAIGHT WIN

Kelly records second career double-double

02/09/2015

LADY HAWKS GRAB ROAD WIN AT NORFOLK STATE

UMES ends 23-game road losing skid

02/02/2015

HOWARD TOPS LADY HAWKS IN OT

Sweeney ties UMES program record

03/14/2015

UMES Women's Basketball vs. Norfolk State in the 2015 MEAC Tournament.

See shots from the OT win vs. Norfolk State that sent UMES WBB to the Championship game of the 2015 MEAC Tournament.

02/11/2015

UMES Women's Basketball v. Coppin State University (01.31.15)

UMES Women's Basketball versus Coppin State

01/17/2015

UMES Women's Basketball v. Savannah State (01-17-15)

UMES Women's Basketball v. Savannah State on Take A Kid to the Game Day

12/30/2014

UMES Women's Basketball v. Monmouth (12-30-14)

UMES Women's Basketball versus Monmouth inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center (Photos by Lloydlee Heite

09/11/2014

2014 UMES Street Sweep

Photos from 2014 UMES Street Sweep featuring student-athletes

Batchelor on Kelly: "Taryana is a diligent ball player with tremendous upside and great work ethic."

2013-14:
Missed a third of the season due to an early injury ... finished playing 20 contests with 18 starts ... led the team in shooting percentage (50%) and second on the team in blocks (1.3) ... named to the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Commissioner's All-Academic Team ... played only seven minutes due to injury in the season opener versus USC-Upstate (11/08/13) ... returned from injury at South Carolina State and finished with five points and five boards (12/30/13) ... made her first start of the season at Savannah State and recorded six points and nine rebounds (01/04/14) ... registered a career-high 10 points at Bethune-Cookman (01/25/14) ... grabbed a new career-high 13 boards at Hampton (02/10/14) ... notched 10 points, eight rebounds, and a career-high four blocks in the home win over Morgan State (02/17/14) ... recorded 10 points and seven boards in 13 minutes of play at Delaware State (02/22/14).

2012-13: Became a starter as a freshman by the end of the year ... averaged 1.8 points and 2.3 rebounds a contest in 25 games, including 13 starts, totaling 11 blocks ... scored first basket at Mount St. Mary's (12/5), getting four points, two blocks and three boards ... grabbed four boards in win over UMBC (12/21) ... career-high nine points with three rebounds at Bethune-Cookman (1/28) ... shot 3-5 from the field with eight points and six rebounds in Homecoming win over Morgan State (2/16) ... five points and six boards vs. Coppin State (2/18) ... career-high nine boards with four points at Morgan State (3/2).

High School/Club: Lettered in basketball at North Brunswick High School ... led the Raiders to their first-ever Greater Middlesex Conference regular season title her senior season, averaging 11 points, eight rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game ... played with the FBC Defenders in AAU competition.

Personal: Born April 19, 1994 in New Brunswick, N.J. ... daughter of Dewyna Brown ... has a brother, Tazjir ... majoring is criminal justice ... pregame routine includes listening to WALE and eating peanut butter sandwiches with cold milk ... personal best sports moment is beating rival Bishop Ahr for the division championship in high school ... lists her mother as person who influences her most for being hard working and dedicated to everything she does ... plans to go to law school upon graduation ... favorite saying is "Champions in any field have made a habit of doing what others find boring/uncomfortable" ... favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbirdby Harper Lee ... favorite movie is "Glitter" ... personal athletic goal this season is to earn MEAC Rookie of the Year ... personal athletic goal upon is to win multiple MEAC Championships.

KELLY'S CAREER STATISTICS

Total 3-Point FT Rebounds Scoring
Year GP-S Min/Avg fg-a % fg-a % ft-a % O-D tot avg a blk stl Pts-avg
'12-13 25-13 287/11.5 17-50 .340 0-0 --- 11-24 .458 21-36 57 2.3 5 11 4 45-1.8
'13-14 20-18 354/17.7 37-74 .500 0-4 .000 17-37 .459 43-66 109 5.5 4 25 5 91-4.6
TOTAL 45-31 641/14.2 54-124 .435 0-4 .000 28-61 .459 64-102 166 3.7 9 36 9 136-3.0

Career Highs
Points: 10 (3x, last: @ Delaware State, Feb. 22, 2014)
Rebounds: 13 (@ Hampton, Feb. 10, 2014)
Steals: 2 (@ Hampton, Feb. 10, 2014)
Assists: 1 (7x, last: vs. Hampton, Feb. 24, 2014)
Blocks: 4 (vs. Morgan State, Feb. 17, 2014)
Minutes: 35 (@ Morgan State, Mar. 2, 2013)