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    Kelly deMarrais
    • Event
    • Class
    • Hometown
    • Freestyle/Backstroke
    • Senior
    • Bernardsville, N.J.

    2009-10: Qualified for the NCAA’s in the 200 free, 500 free and 800 free relay, helping the 800 freestyle relay team to a 10th-place finish, earning honorable mention All-America accolades…Also finished 48th in the 200 free and 56th in the 500 free… Helped the women to a second-place, school-record finish in the 800 freestyle relay in 7:06.93 at the ACC’s to qualify for the NCAAs…Also finished fifth in the 200 free, 10th in the 500 free and 15th in the 100 free at the conference championships… Was the lead-off swimmer for the 800 free relay team at the Volunteer Invitational, who placed first among Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee…Also placed fifth in the 200 freestyle and 10th in the 500 freestyle, and was also a point scorer in the 100 freestyle…Won the 200 freestyle, placed second in the 500 free, third in the 100 free and fifth in the 200 backstroke at the Volunteer Invitational…Posted five titles in the 200 freestyle throughout the season...Named to All-ACC Academic Team.

    2008-09: Placed seventh in the 200 free, ninth in the 500 free and 10th in the 200 back at the ACC Championships … Also helped the 800 free relay team earn a sixth-place finish at championships … Won the 200 free and 200 back, placed fourth in the 500 free and fifth in the 100 back at the Volunteer Invitational … Also helped the 400 medley relay team record a second-place finish … Won Team Coaches Award ... Set school records in the 200 free and 200 back.

    2007-08: Placed 15th in the 200 back, 29th in the 500 free and 31st in the 100 back at the ACC Championships ... Had a strong performance at the Nike Cup, finishing third in the 200 back, 10th in the 100 back, 16th in the 200 free and 24th in the 500 free.

    2006-07: Scored points in two events at the ACC Championships, placing sixth in the 200 back and 13th in the 100 back ... Also finished 20th in the 500 free ... Won the finals heat at the Nike Cup in the 200 back, finishing fifth overall in the event ... Also took 22nd in the 100 back, 25th in the 200 free and 33rd in the 500 free ... Placed fourth in the 200 back at the SMU Swim Classic.

    High School: Swam for Somerset Valley YMCA ... A YMCA national long course meters champion in the 200-back ... Six-year YMCA short course national qualifier … Four-time first-team all-state, all-area, all-county and all-conference for Bernards High School ... Two-time state champion in the 200 free ... Qualified for Senior Nationals in the 200 and 500 free along with the 200 back … Qualified for the U.S. Open ... Somerset County Swimmer of the Year twice ... Member of the 2006 YMCA State Champion team.

    Personal: Kelly Jane deMarrais was born on May 16, 1988, in Morristown, N.J. … Daughter of Doug and Sarah deMarrais … Sister, Grace, swam for James Madison University and younger sister swims for UConn … Majoring in communications.

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