Connor Kelly's consistent contributions throughout the 2019 season propelled Whipsnakes LC to the inaugural title. Kelly's season was highlighted by a sensational 6-point performance against Chrome LC in San Jose. Kelly is an Easton, Connecticut native where he attended Avon Old Farms High School. While playing at Maryland, Kelly was a 2018 Tewaaraton Award Finalist, a 2x First Team All-America, a 3x NCAA All-Tournament Team selection, a 3x Big Ten All-Tournament Team selection, a 2x First Team All-Big Ten selection, the 2018 Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, a 2017 First Team All-America selection and the 2017 Big Ten Tournament Most Valuable Player. Kelly comes to Waterdogs LC after being selected first overall in the 2020 PLL Expansion Draft. Kelly's favorite moment of 2019 was always the practices the night before the big game.