10 Kelly Gillis
10 Kelly Gillis
Birth Date: 11/14/1989
Height: 5-7
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Northford, CT
High School: North Branford
Position: F

Notables: Has a good sense for the net and is a good scorer ... Will look to elevate her game and be a big contributor.

Gillis 2008-09: Enjoyed a solid rookie season, leading all UMass Boston freshmen with 10 goals, eight assists and 18 points in 25 contests ... Named ECAC East Rookie of the Week twice ... Ranked 11th among ECAC East freshmen in total points and made her goals count with five game-winners to place sixth among the nation's leaders and fifth in ECAC East ... Ranked fourth among all players on the team in goals and fifth in points ... Converted three power play scores ... Tallied a season-high three points with a goal and a pair of assists on two occasions, including the game-winner in the Beacons' 7-3 victory over Saint Anselm College on November 18 ... Netted her first collegiate goal on November 8 vs. Salve Regina University ... Put together two streaks of at least four games with at least one point, including a season-long five-game stretch from November 16 to December 6.

Personal/High School: Was a member of the Polar Bears Junior ice hockey team ... Also played goalie for the North Branford High School soccer team ... Born November 14, 1989 ... Daughter of Brenda Gillis and Warren Chris ... Majoring in exercise health science ... Enjoys horseback riding, playing street hockey, hanging out with friends, watching movies and going camping.