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Kelly Marx
Kelly Marx

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Overland Park, Kan.

High School:
Blue Valley Northwest

Height:
6-1

Event:
Diving

Major:
Pre-Pharmacy

Eight-time All-American
SEC Champion (1-Meter)
SEC Academic Honor Roll


Junior Season (2008-09)
Finished third with teammate Dan Mazzarferro on the 3-meter synchronized springboard at the 2009 World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia ... A three-time All-Amercia honoree at the NCAA Championships ... Runner-up on the 3-meter springboard with a personal-best score of 454.85 ...Made the championship final and took sixth on the 1-meter with 386.80 points ... Took 11th on the platform (414.70) ... Had a successful SEC Championships on all three boards ... Finished second on the 1-meter (372.75), 3-meter (418.05) and platform (423.85) ... Score on the platform of 423.85 was a personal-best.

Sophomore Season (2007-08)
Earned All-America honors on all three boards at the NCAA Championships... Finished 14th on the 1-meter at NCAAs with a score of 325.75... Made the championship final and finished fifth on the 3-meter with a score of 398.05 while taking 10th place on platform, scoring 367.90... At the NCAA Zone B Championships, Marx finished 11th on the 3-meter, fifth on the 1-meter and seventh on the platform... Won his first conference title at the SEC Championships, winning the 1-meter with a score of 352.20... Also finished runner-up on the 3-meter with a score of 414.55... Finished on the platform third with a score of 414.90.

Freshman Season (2006-07)
Competed with teammate Caleb Dunnichay at the U.S. Diving Nationals in the synchronized 3-meter springboard, finishing seventh in preliminaries with a score of 283.56... A two-time All-American at the NCAA Championships... Finished sixth on both the 1-meter (337.15) and platform (371.90) at NCAAs... Was 30th in the 3-meter preliminaries with a score of 288.50... Took third-place at SECs on the 1-meter with a 345.30 inthe finals... Also finished sixth on the 3-meter (359.55) and fifth on the platform (340.60)... At NCAA zones, Marx finished 10th on the 1-meter (603.80), fifth on the 3-meter (708.00) and fifth on the platform (691.70).

High School
Attended Blue Valley North West (in Kansas) and Goone High School (in Florida)... Competed with Team Orlando under coach Wendy Lerew... Ranked fourth on 1-meter and third on 3-meter at the 2005 Junior Olympic National Championships... Finished 11th on 3-meter at 2005 Senior Nationals... Two-time Kansas sate champion... Set state record in 2004 on 1-meter... All-American... Earned bronze at the 2006 U.S. Open on synchronized 3-meter.

Personal
Full name is Kelly Michael Marx... Parents are Dennis and Georgeanne Marx... Has one brother, Jordan who played basketball at Benedictine College... Mother swam for Kansas ... Majoring in biomedical science.