Plymouth Whitemarsh High School (PWHS) senior Caleb Kelly will swim for the NCAA Division I LaSalle University Explorers next year. A record-setter for the Colonials, Kelly went undefeated in dual meets and was named an All-American in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle this past season.
Kelly's only loss in the 50 freestyle this season came in the PIAA state finals where he placed second and posted the eighth fastest time in state history. He placed fifth in the event at the state meet his junior year. Kelly holds the PWHS 50 freestyle record of :20.13.
He also holds the Colonials record in the 100 freestyle with a mark of :44.90. He placed fourth in his preliminary race at the state meet this year and finished 10th in the event as a junior. The 100 freestyle this season was cut short because of COVID-19. He was 24th in the 100 freestyle at the PIAA Championships as a sophomore.
Additionally, he is a member of the PWHS record-setting 200 medley relay team (1:34.74) and 200 freestyle relay team (1:26.24). Kelly was a member of the PWHS 200 medley relay team that placed ninth at the 2020 PIAA Championship.
Kelly was also an all-conference player on the PWHS lacrosse team.
Seated (l to r): Terri, Caleb and Leo Kelly.
Standing: Head Coach Kevin Golebiewski.