May 17, 2013 – Mount St. Mary's women's tennis standout Kelly Conroy (Tallahassee, Fla./John Paul II) earned Capital One Academic All-District recognition for District 2, announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Friday. Conroy, who graduated with a 3.97 grade point average with a degree in communications and is working toward an MBA, will now be in the running to earn Academic All-America honors.
In order to earn All-District accolades, the student-athlete had to make major contributions to his or her team while maintaining a 3.30 grade point average in the classroom and receiving enough votes from CoSIDA members.
On the tennis court, Conroy concluded her career with 68 singles victories, which is the fourth most in Mount St. Mary's history. During her final season in 2012-13, Conroy tied for second on the team with 17 singles wins, including a 6-0 record versus Northeast Conference competition. She won 61.5 percent of No. 1 singles matches this season, which was ranked second among NEC players and led the conference with a 85.7 winning percentage at No. 2.
Conroy's 19 singles wins in 2011-12 led the team and tied for the 10th most in school history. She compiled a 16-3 mark at No. 2 singles and 12-5 as part of the Mount's No. 1 doubles team.
In the classroom, Conroy has qualified for the NEC Academic Honor Roll three times and has been on the NEC Commissioner's Honor Roll two times.