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Anthony Kelly

Anthony Kelly #47

Denver Outlaws

Position Midfield
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Weight 245 lbs.
Acquired Trade with Rochester (2011)
Birth Date May 30, 1980
Birth Place Cleveland
Birth State OH
Birth Country USA
College Experience The Ohio State University
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Bio
QUICKLY
• Holds the MLL career record with 2,746 faceoff attempts and 1,399 wins.
• Ranks sixth in MLL history with 434 ground balls entering 2015.
• Owns four of the top eight faceoff performances in Outlaws history.
• Earned five MLL All-Star selections (2008-10, ‘13-14).
  • Won the fastest shot competition at the 2008 MLL All-Star game with a 109 MPH shot.
• Selected to the U.S. Men’s National Indoor Team.
• Started every possible game for Ohio State during his four-year career.
• Led the Buckeyes in ground balls all four years of his college career.
• Acquired by Denver along with a fifth-round pick in the 2013 Supplemental Draft via trade (Ohio) on July 6, 2012 in exchange for the Outlaws’ second-round pick in the 2013 College Draft and fourth-round pick in the 2013 Supplemental Draft.
 
PRO
2014: Kelly earned his second consecutive and fifth overall MLL All-Star selection... Finished the season 159-of-303 on faceoffs (.525 percentage)... Led the team and set a new career-high with 63 ground ball pickups despite only playing 12 games in 2014... Posted a season-high 17 faceoff wins vs. Ohio (5/4)... Matched his season-best 17 faceoff wins at Cha. (6/7)... Had a season-high nine ground ball pickups at Ohio (7/26)... Missed the final two games of the regular season due to injury... Was 14-of-25 (.560) in the club’s MLL Championship game vs. Roch. (8/23).
 
2013: Kelly earned his fourth MLL All-Star selection and ranked third in the league with a .551 faceoff winning percentage after winning 195-of-354 faceoffs for the Outlaws... Added five goals which ranked third in his career... Picked up 59 ground balls, which represented the second-highest total of his career... His 195 faceoff wins set a new Outlaws record, his 354 attempts ranked third and his .551 faceoff win percentage ranked fourth in club history. 
 
2012: Kelly began the year with Ohio, winning 77-of-157 faceoffs and picking up 23 ground balls in seven games before being traded to Denver on July 6... Finished the season with the Outlaws, winning 87-of-149 (.584 pct.) faceoffs in the final five games of the regular season... Picked up 36 ground balls with Denver in addition to scoring one goal with three assists.... His .584 faceoff winning percentage set a team record... Won 23-of-30 (.767 pct.) faceoffs in his first game with the Outlaws vs. Cha. (7/14)., the third-best faceoff winning percentage in team history.
 
2011: Kelly appeared in 11 games for Rochester, winning 128-of-285 faceoffs to go with three goals (1 2pG) and one assist with 41 ground balls.
 
2010: Kelly won 160-of-317 faceoffs in 11 games for Chicago... Added two assists and 57 ground balls, and was selected to his third-straight MLL All-Star team.
 
2009: Kelly won 108-of-217 faceoffs and scored two goals in eight games with Chicago.... Earned his second MLL All-Star selection.
 
2008: Kelly scored six goals, including one two-pointer, and one assist for eight total points in 12 games with Los Angeles... Won 184-of-375 faceoffs... Named to his first MLL All-Star Game, during which he won the fastest shot competition with a 109 MPH shot.
 
2007: Kelly played 11 games for Los Angeles and scored one goal with a career-best five assists.... Picked up 62 ground balls and won 169-of-337 faceoffs.
 
2006: In his first season of action, Kelly played 11 games for Los Angeles, scoring six goals with 36 ground balls... Won 132-of-252 faceoffs.
 
2005: Kelly was drafted with the 174th choice of the 2005 MLL Supplemental Draft by Los Angeles.
 
COLLEGE
Kelly was a four-year starter at Ohio State University, where he started every game of his career... Became the only player in school history to lead the team in ground balls during all four years of his career... Helped the Buckeyes to the GWLL title and was part of the first Ohio State team to make the NCAA Tournament.
 
PERSONAL
Kelly co-founded and co-owns Resolute Lacrosse in Columbus Ohio... Played for St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland and was born on May 30, 1980. 

CAREER STATISTICS

REGULAR SEASON
YEAR TEAM GP G 2ptG A PTS PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GB S SPCT SOG FO
2013 Denver 14 5 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 59 16 .313 11 195-354
2012 Ohio/ Denver 12 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 59 10 .100 5 164-306
2011 Rochester 11 3 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 12 .250 7 128-285
2010 Chicago 11 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 57 13 .000 4 160-317
2009 Chicago 8 2 0 0 2 3.5 0 0 0 0 0 12 6 .333 4 108-217
2008 L.A 12 6 1 1 8 2.5 0 0 0 0 0 45 18 .333 12 184-375
2007 L.A 11 1 0 5 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 62 17 .059 5 169-337
2006 L.A 11 6 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 36 23 .261 14 132-252
TOTALS 90 24 1 12 38 11.5 0 0 0 0 0 371 115 .209 62 1240-2443
PLAYOFFS
YEAR TEAM GP G 2ptG A PTS PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GB S SPCT SOG FO
2012 Denver 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 .000 0 0-0
2011 Denver 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .000 1 0-0
2010 Denver 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 0 0-0
2009 Denver 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 .000 0 0-0
TOTALS 6 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 21 3 .000 1 0-0



 

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