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

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.