Junior Lynn Kelly named ITA Scholar Athlete for 2016-17 season

Junior Lynn Kelly named ITA Scholar Athlete for 2016-17 season

By Caleb Scott

| 2017 ITA Scholar Athletes |

ADA — Junior Lynn Kelly (Mason) has been named an Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar Athlete for the 2016-17 season.

Kelly, a Nursing major, earned the honor for the second team in her career.

The junior is a 2-time Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference honoree as well as a 2-time All-OAC honoree, earning both accolades most recently during the 2016-17 season.

Kelly posted a 5-2 record in singles play and was 8-3 for Northern in doubles play, playing primarily at No. 1 singles and doubles.

Northern posted seventh consecutive winning season as it went 22-5 in 2016-17 under 16th-year head coach Scott Wills.