UNC Women's Lacrosse Bio
26 Kelly Devlin
Devlin Devlin 770811

General - UNC team captain for the second year in a row ... Looks to be a third-year starter as a fifth-year senior in 2016 ... Earned a spot in the 2015-16 U.S. National Team Tryout Pool during offseason ... Redshirted the 2014 season after suffering a knee injury in the preseason ... Participates in the Carolina Leadership Academy in the Veteran Leaders program ... ACC Honor Roll member.

Junior (2015) – A team captain and leader on the field ... Played in all 22 games ... Stepped up as an offensive threat after knee injuries to starting midfielders Molly Hendrick and Brittney Coppa at midseason ... Started 11 games on the year, including each of the last eight starting with the win at Duke to clinch the ACC regular season title on April 17 ... Named to the All-ACC Academic Team ... Earned All-ACC Tournament honors after putting together her best two offensive games of the season in the Tournament ... Scored a season-high four goals in the quarterfinal win over Virginia Tech, then had two goals and an assist against Notre Dame in the semis ... Posted three other two-goal games on the season (against Duke, Syracuse and Florida in the regular season) ... Scored at least one goal in nine consecutive games at midseason ... Controlled a season-high two draws against both Florida (regular season) and Notre Dame (ACC Tournament).

Redshirt Season (2014) - Missed the 2014 season due to a torn right anterior cruciate ligament injury suffered in the fall of 2013.

Sophomore (2013) - Saw action in all 21 games, scoring seven goals and dishing out an assist for eight total points ... Played at her best late in the season, scoring a goal in both the NCAA semifinal win over Northwestern and the national title game against Maryland ... Also scored a goal and tied her career high with four ground balls in the ACC Tournament win over Boston College ... Scored goals in seven games on the season ... Tied her career high with three draw controls in the NCAA championship game against Maryland ... Also had three draw controls against Penn in early March ... Tallied her first career assist in the NCAA Tournament win over Loyola ... Named to the ACC Honor Roll.

Freshman (2012) - Started all 19 Tar Heel games as a defender, gathering 17 ground balls, controlling seven draws and causing nine turnovers ... The only freshman on the team to start all 19 games ... One of two freshmen to start any games in 2012, the other being fellow defender Caileigh Sindall, who started 17 contests ... Gathered a season-high four ground balls in the win over Lehigh ... Controlled a season-high two draws in the NCAA Tournament win over Navy ... Caused two turnovers against both Virginia Tech and Maryland in back-to-back regular season contests.

High School - Named one of the nation's top 25 recruits by Inside Lacrosse ... Played in the midfield for the South team in the 2011 Under Armour All-America game, teaming with fellow future Tar Heels Morgan Rubin and Caileigh Sindall ... Recorded 111 assists, 47 goals and 135 ground balls at Downingtown East HS as a senior and had career totals of 202 goals, 236 assists and 438 points ... Grabbed first-team All-America honors as both a junior and senior ... Was a three-time, first-team all-area choice ... Named first-team All Ches-Mont three times ... Also played four years of basketball, earning second-team all-conference honors and serving as team captain ... Was a member of the National Honor Society and a high honor roll student, receiving the Charles Way "All-America Award" (presented to the student who best personifies the qualities of an All-America in leadership, character, all-around athletic ability and academic achievement).

Personal - Kelly Nicole Devlin is the daughter of Mark and Connie Devlin ... Born in Coatesville, Pa. ... Her sister played field hockey at Princeton, her brother plays football in the NFL for the Miami Dolphins and her uncle played for the Buffalo Bills of the NFL ... Majoring in journalism and mass communication.

Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'10"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Downingtown, Pa.
High School: Downington East
Major: Journalism/Mass Communication
UNC North Carolina Women's Lacrosse


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