Kelly Hart was a multiple-sport athlete at Southington High School from 1979-1982. Her bas-ketball prowess was exceptional. She averaged 25 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals to help her team to a 25-1 overall record and the Class LL State Championship in her senior year. She scored over 1,100 points during her 3-year SHS career. Hart was named to the All-Colonial Conference and Class LL All-State Basketball Teams.
Hart’s athletic and academic success resulted in a basketball scholarship to Boston College. After graduation from BC, she moved to Stonehill College where she was the highly-regarded Assistant Coach to Paula Sullivan from 1987-2001. Stonehill produced six Kodak First Team All-Americans and four Regional All-Americans during those years.