Kelly Lajoie
Kelly Lajoie
Year: Senior
Hometown: East Longmeadow, Mass.
High School: East Longmeadow
Position: Fly/Back

2018-19:

  • Two-time finalist at the America East finalist.
  • Earned bronze in the 200 back with a time of 2:01.91; also placed fifth in the 400 IM with a time of 4:24.86.
  • Finished ninth in the 500 free with a time of 5:01.14.
  • At East Carolina, placed third in the 100 fly (58.23) and fourth in the 200 free (1:56.89).
  • Against VMI, finished second in the 200 free with a time of 1:55.76.
  • At the Patriot Invitational, finished 20th in the 200 back (2:06.90).
  • Against Towson, finished third in the 200 IM (2:11.35) and 200 fly (2:09.81), while touching in seventh in the 100 fly (59.73).
  • Against William and Mary, touched in third in the 200 IM with a time of 2:11.52; also finished fifth in the 100 fly (59:00) and seventh in the 200 fly (2:12.32).
  • At Navy, came in third in the 100 fly and 200 IM, while finishing fifth in the 200 fly.
  • Against Johns Hopkins and Delaware, finished fifth in the 200 IM (2:12.08) and 200 fly (2:11.66), while touching in seventh in the 100 fly (59.93).

2017-18: Posted three personal-bests at the America East Championships… Earned a bronze medal in the 400 IM in a time of 4:23.76… Also earned bronze in the 200 back, touching in with a time of 2:02.01… Placed seventh in the 200 fly with a time of 2:06.22… Earned All-America East honors.

2016-17:  Improved her 200 backstroke time (2:03.38) at the America East Championships, finishing almost four full seconds better than her previous time and placed fifth… Took home eighth in the 200 Fly with a time of 2:06.50 and sixth in the 400 IM with a time of 4:28.25, taking ten seconds off her previous time at 2016 America East Championships... Named to America East Honor Roll.

2015-16: Had her best swims of the season at the America East Championships in the 200 backstroke, 200 fly and 400 IM... Finished the 200 backstroke at the championships with a time of 2:07.00, almost four full seconds better than her previous time... Touched the wall in the 200 fly with a time of 2:10.34 and the 400 IM in a time of 4:38.35, both season bests. 

Background: Member of Holyoke YMCA Vikings… Set the record in the 200 and 400 freestyle relays in 2012.

Personal: Has two siblings, Emily and Juliette… Currently undecided on a major… Lists favorite pro team as the Boston Red Sox and favorite musical artist as Taylor Swift.