Women's Lacrosse

    Nina Kelty
    Nina  Kelty


    Palo Alto, Calif.

    High School:
    Palo Alto HS





    USC Lacrosse Falls Short Against Boston College in NCAA Quarterfinal

    The Trojans' comeback bid falls short to the host Boston College Eagles in the Elite Eight.


    Trojans Gut Out 15-12 Win Over Gators to Advance to NCAA Quarterfinal

    The Women of Troy will play in their second consecutive NCAA quarterfinal game after upending third-seeded Florida


    USC Lacrosse Downs Dolphins in 13-10 NCAA First-Round Victory

    The Women of Troy advance to the second round of the NCAA championship where they will face third-seeded Florida


    No. 8 Trojans Complete Regular Season on Eight-Game Win Streak

    The Women of Troy took down UC Davis, 18-9, to wrap up the regular season undefeated in league games


    No. 9 USC Enjoys Good Friday With 11-5 Win Over No. 6 Colorado

    The Women of Troy won their sixth straight game in a resounding six-goal victory over the Buffaloes

    Kelty is a senior defender for the Women of Troy.

    As a junior, Kelty played in all 21 games and started 20 times… named to the MPSF All-Academic Team… finished the season with 24 ground balls, 14 caused turnovers, and seven draw controls… caused a career-best three turnovers in USC’s 9-6 win over Denver (April 10).

    As a sophomore, Kelty started all 20 games and was named to the MPSF All-Conference Second Team and the MPSF All-Academic Team… finished the season with 12 ground balls, 10 caused turnovers, and 10 draw controls; in addition to two assists… caused two turnovers in the same game twice and picked up at least one ground ball in 10 games… picked up her assists in wins over Oregon (April 3) and San Diego State (April 25).

    As a freshman, Kelty started all 18 games for the Trojans… named to the MPSF All-Conference Second Team… compiled 21 ground balls (fourth on the team) and had 10 caused turnovers and five draw controls… recorded an assist against Oregon (April 18)… secured a season-high four ground balls with two caused turnovers against Colorado (April 11).

    Kelty was a four year letterwinner at Palo Alto High School… named the Palo High School Female Underclassman of the Year and represented Northern California Lacrosse at the Women’s Division National Tournament in 2011 and 2012… named All-American Honorable Mention for Northern California her junior year… named First Team US Lacrosse All-American senior year… 2013 Palo Alto HS Female Athlete of the Year and SCVAL Lacrosse Most Valuable Defender First Team SCVAL as a senior… Palo Alto Weekly Athlete of the Week2013 US Lacrosse All-American Tournament Team Liberty Sportsmanship Award… played club lacrosse for four years with Bay Area Wave… also played club soccer for 10 years with De Anza Force… captain of her high school lacrosse and soccer teams senior year… also ran cross country for PHHS.

    Nina Lillian Kelty was born on Feb. 4, 1995, in Yokohama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan… parents are Kurt and Hiromi Kelty… has one sister, Emy… majoring in communication.