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Kelly Closse
Kelly Closse

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Les Abymes, France

High School:
Louis Thuillier

Last College:
South Plains

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
08/08/1988

Experience:
TR


03/24/2012

Tech Impresses at UTEP Springtime Meet

Eight first place finishes highlight action for Texas Tech in El Paso.

01/20/2012

Texas Tech Has Quick Start To Weekend

Tech garners four first place finishes, Closse sets ATC record

06/11/2012

Big 12 Indoor Championships

Photos from the 2012 Big 12 Indoor Championships

2012 BIG 12 INDOOR CHAMPION - WEIGHT THROW
2011 INDOOR ALL-AMERICA SECOND TEAM - SHOT PUT
2011 BIG 12 INDOOR CHAMPION - WEIGHT THROW

2012 INDOOR
Captured second consecutive Big 12 Indoor Championship in the weight throw...finished first overall at the Big 12 Championships with a mark of 21.54-meters (70'-8.00")...captured five first place finishes in the weight throw...season best mark of 21.92-meters (70'-11.25") in a first place finish at the UNM Collegiate Elite...earned four first place finishes in the shot put...season-best shot put mark of 16.83-meters (55'-2.75") in a first place finish at the Texas A&M Challenge.

2011 OUTDOOR
Competed in the shot put and the discus throw...advanced to the NCAA Championships in the shot put and the discus...finished fifth at the Big 12 Championships in the shot put with a mark of 16.04-meters (52'-7.50")...finished 10th at the Big 12 Championships in the discus with a mark 48.14-meters (157'-11")...season best mark of 53.46-meters (175'-5") in the shot put a the NCAA West Preliminaries to finish fourth overall...finished eighth in her flight of the shot put at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 15.99-meters (52'-5.50")...finished eighth in the her flight of the discus at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 50.17-meters (164'-07").

2011 INDOOR
Captured the Big 12 Indoor Weight Throw Championship with a season-best mark of 20.26-meters (66'-5.75")...qualified for the NCAA Championships in the weight throw...earned seven first place finishes in the weight throw in eight meets on the season...finished 13th overall at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 19.11-meters (62'-8.50").

SOUTH PLAINS: Five-time NJCAA Champion ... six-time NJCAA All-American ... member of two NJCAA team titles ... recipient of the Betty Jo Graber award given annually to the top NJCAA female student-athlete.

LYCEE LOUIS THUILLIER: Class of 2007

PERSONAL: Born August 8, 1988 to Patrick Closse and Patricia Compper ... has one sister, Pascale (25), and a brother, Kevin (22) ... majoring in French.

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