"Kelly has a lot of potential and is very athletic. She's an aggressive player, and we love what we've seen of her." - -Head Coach Paul Peck
2012-13: Drew action in three tournaments during the fall season ... did not play in the spring ... advanced to the singles Flight E championship match at the Stony Brook Invitational ... downed players from Marist, Navy and Amherst to reach the finals ... reached the quarterfinal round at the Hampton Roads Invitational in Newport News, Va. ... recorded a 4-4 singles mark and 3-2 doubles record ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll member.
Background: One of two recruits out of Michigan in the Class of 2016 ... three-star recruit ... graduated in the top 10 in Zeeland East's Class of 2012 ... earned all-state and all-conference honors at first singles ... late-bloomer on the tournament scene, not starting until after her sophomore year in high school ... managed to hone her skills well enough to play on the Division I level under private coach Jorge Capestany.
Personal: Kelly Taylor Daniel ... daughter of Jeff and Jewell Daniel ... born June 13, 1994, in Holland, Mich. ... has an older sister, Holly ... plays the guitar ... Company B1 ... major is undeclared.