Kelsey O'Connell
Kelsey O'Connell
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: Torrey Pines HS
Position: Distance

Prep: Competed in Cross Country and Track and Field for the Torrey Pines High School Falcons. High School coach was Brent Thorne. Steadily improved each year of high school winning rookie of the year as  afreshman in 2009, Most Improved in 2010, Most Dedicated in 2011 and Cardinal and Gold MVP in 2012. Won Most Outstanding Track and Field award in 2013, her senior year. Qualified for the State Championships in the 3200m after finishing 3rd in the San Diego CIF Section Finals. Set her personal best in the 1600m at the Palomar League Finals at 5:01.07. Set her personal best at the Escondido Invitational at 10:44.24.

Personal: Parents are Randy and Sue...Majoring in Economics with a minor in Accounting...Enjoys country music...when she's not running she enjoys the surfing and swimming out at the beach...Favorite aspect of collegiate track and field is the team bonding.

High School Bests
1600m- 5:01.07
3200m- 10:44.24