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Tavares Kelly

Miami, Fla.
St. Thomas Aquinas
High School / Club
Tavares Kelly - XC/Track - Virginia Cavaliers

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

• Joined track program for 2021 outdoor season
• Played for football team from 2018-20
• Appeared in 29 games and caught 33 passes for 311 yards as a wide receiver

2022 Indoor
• Ran 6.95 in the 60m at the Virginia Tech Invitational
• Recorded a time of 22.74 in the 200m at the Virginia Tech Invitational
• Competed in the 60m and 200m at the Hokie Invitational

2021 Outdoor
• Posted PB time of 10.93 in 100m at ACC Championships
• Clocked then-PB (11.03) in 100m at Virginia Grand Prix
• Also ran leadoff in 4×100 at Virginia Challenge and Virginia Grand Prix
• Competed in 100m and 4×100 relay at Raleigh Relays
• Competed in 100m and 4×400 relay at Virginia Invitational


A wide receiver and kick returner at St. Thomas Aquinas High School
• As a senior caught 26 passes for 440 yards and five touchdowns
• Also recorded 1,294 all-purpose yards, including 425 kick return yards and 386 punt return yards
• Part of St. Thomas Aquinas’ 2015 and 2016 state championship teams
• Attended same high school as many current and former professional athletes, including Hall of Famer Michael Irvin, Hall of Fame tennis player Chris Evert, current Chargers’ defensive lineman Joey Bosa and former Chicago Bear Brian Piccolo,