Senior multi-event athlete who is expected to make an impact on the conference level.
2006: Competed in the pentathlon during the indoor season ... point-totals of 2,802 and 3,229 were recorded at the Clemson Heptathlon/Pentathlon and SEC Indoor Championships ... other events included the 55m hurdles and 400m ... outdoors, placed 15th with a 4,219-point total at the Sea Ray Relays before scoring 4,466 points for a PR at the SEC Outdoor Championships.
2005: Ran the 55-meter hurdles, the 400-meter dash and the 800m during the indoor season ... finished 22nd in the 800m at the SEC indoor meet with a time of 2:26.44 ... competed in several events during the outdoor season, turning in then-personal bests across the board.
2004: Focused on the 800m during both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... won the USC Invitational 800 ... placed 22nd in the 800-meter run at the SEC Outdoor Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Assumption High in 2003 ... lettered four times in track and field, three times in softball and twice in both volleyball and basketball ... coached in track by Tim O'Neill ... was the state runner-up in both the 200- and 400-meter dashes ... earned academic all-state honors in track and field ... nominated for the High School Heisman Award ... best marks were 24.9 in the 200, 57.2 in the 400 and 17-3 in the long jump ... was also a member of National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Chelsea Fae Kaczmarek was born Aug. 31, 1985, in Beatrice, Neb. ... parents are Mark and Kathy Kaczmarek ... is in the Honors College, pursuing a degree in sport administration ... also a Cooper Scholar ... favorite movie is "Moulin Rouge."