Kelsey enters her senior year as a top runner and tri-captain for the Gamecocks. She has been in the top seven for the Gamecocks for the past three seasons. Her continued improvement should allow her to break her PR and run in the 17's this season. On the track, she has improved her times in the mile, 1500m and 800m. Kelsey enjoys running in the SEC Championship because she knows she is running against the best.
In high school, Kelsey lettered in cross country (2001-04) and track (2002-05). She was all-state and 2005 Grandville Athlete of the Year. She was three-time MVP in cross country and four-time MVP in track. Kelsey was a member of the National Honor Society and graduated in the top 10 percent of her class.
She plans to graduate in May and attend physical therapy school. Her favorite hobbies include going to the beach, surfing and hanging out with friends. She was born to Dave and Mary Bristol.