Kelci Abernethy
Kelci Abernethy
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chandler, Ariz.
High School: Perry
Major: Biology
Event(s): Diving

As a senior (2018-19)
Wrapped up a historic career by becoming the first female diver in program history to compete at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships ... Named a finalist for the Honda Inspiration Award ... Won a gold medal in the 1-meter dive at the NEC Championships ... Her second gold medal in the event ... Earned a league-best five NEC Diver of the Week honors ... Set the program record in the 3-meter dive with a score of 280.25.

As a junior (2017-18)
Dove in four meets as a junior ... recorded a high of 259.88 in the 3-meter against Bucknell and 242.45 in the 1-meter against Wagner and CCSU.

As a sophomore (2016-17)
Put together another outstanding season on the boards in 2016-17 ... Bounced back from an injury midway through the year to qualify for the Zone 'A' meet ... Finished second in both the 1 meter and the 3 meter at the NEC Championships ... Set school records in both events with scores of 280.80 (1 meter) and 279.85 (3 meter) ... Two-time NEC Diver of the Week ... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll.

As a freshman (2015-16)
Enjoyed the greatest diving season in program history ... Named the NEC Diver of the Year ... Won gold medals in the 1 meter and 3 meter dives at the NEC Championships ... Set the school and NEC record in the 1 meter dive with a score of 255.30 ... Won the 3 meter dive with a score of 250.25 ... Won 11 events on the year ... Named NEC Diver of the Week four times and ECAC Diver of the Week once ... Won both diving events on four different occasions.

Before Bryant
A two-year varsity letterwinner at Perry ... Set school diving records in the 6 and 11 events ... Finished eighth in the state as a senior ... Earned All-CUSD District ... Honors student.

The daughter of Amy and Glen Abernethy ... Has two brothers, Connor and Kaden.