Kelly, a junior from Grosse Isle, Mich. (Grosse Isle HS), finished with a time of 16:51 at the EMU Fall Classic which was good enough for 36th place. Kelly's efforts led Kalamazoo to a fourth place finish as a team at the meet.
Kelly has been Kalamazoo's fastest runner for the last two seasons and this marks the second time in his career that he has been honored by the MIAA.
The men's cross country team will host the MIAA Championships on Saturday, Oct. 27. The meet will take place at Eastern Hills Golf Club and is scheduled to begin at 12:15 p.m.