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Kelly Tran ’07

Kelly Tran Athletics Hall of Fame

Kelly Tran '07

Field Hockey, Volleyball, Tennis


Kelly Tran, a Dial and member of the Class of 2007, is recognized for excellence in field hockey, volleyball, and tennis. She played four years of varsity in all three sports, and was captain of the field hockey team for two years. During this time she also earned Western New England All-Star accolades in field hockey, was the team MVP and won the Coach’s Award. Kelly won the Brunhilde Grassi Cup twice, and at Commencement won the William C. Lickle Athletic Cup and the Voorhees Cup, in addition to the Spanish Prize, the Music Prize, the Dartmouth Book Award, and the Isabel Jackson Memorial Prize. She is described by peers as the “athlete of all athletes” and by coaches as the impact student that other prospective student athletes spoke to on campus.

At Washington and Lee University, Kelly was an ODAC Scholar-Athlete in field hockey, and a three-year member of the NFHCA National Academic Team. Her senior year she was VaSID All-State forward, leading the team in scoring with 35 points. Kelly is currently a member of the Golden Gate Triathlon Club and has competed in numerous marathons and triathlons. In her own words, Kelly says that based on her experience, “Walker’s really sets you up for success!”