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Kelsey Swanson
Kelsey  Swanson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tolland, Conn.

Event:
Distance


03/19/2018

Huskies Successful In First Spring Meet

UConn had three first-place finishers.

02/24/2018

Several Huskies Earn Gold, UConn Finishes Third at AAC Championships

The Huskies will compete in the ECAC Championships next weekend.

01/21/2017

Taylor Anderson Wins 60m Dash at Vanderbilt Recap

The Huskies set new personal bests and top-ranked conference times.

01/14/2017

UConn Boasts Nine Personal Bests at Nittany Lion Challenge

Huskies continue season with a strong showing at Penn State

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016-17)
Outdoor (2017)

  • Placed fifth in 3000m steeplechase (11:08.65) at UCF Black and Gold Challenge.
  • Bronze medal in 4x8 (8:47.32) at the Florida Relays. 
  • Third place in 3000m steeplechase (11:12.66) at UConn Northeast Challenge. 
  • Finished fifth in 3000m steeplechase (10:38.70) at American Outdoor Track and Field Championships. 

Indoor (2016-17)

  • Placed fifth in mile run (5:03.77) at Wagner Invite. 
  • Silver medal in 3000m (9:42.85) at Nittany Lion Challenge. 
  • Finished 11th in 3000m run (9:47.40) at the American Indoor Track and Field Championships. 
  • Competed in 3000m at IC4A/ECAC Indoor Track and Field Championships. 

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16)
Outdoor (2016)

  • Took sixth in the 800m (2:26.79) at the Sam Howell Invitational. 
  • Finished 10th in the 800m (2:19.00) at the Brown Springtime Open. 

Indoor (2015-16)

  • Finished in fourth in the distance medley relay (12:04.15) at the Yale Collegiate Invitational. 
  • Gold medal finish in the distance medley relay (11:43.80) at the Nittany Lion Challenge. 
  • Placed first in 4x8 (8:58.79) at the NYC Gotham Cup.
Before UConn: Competed at Tolland High School under head coach Corey Bernier… Served as both indoor and outdoor team captain as an upperclassman… An All-New England selection in the 4x800m…An All-American in the 4xMile and DMR…. Also collected a pair of varsity letters on the soccer team, earning MVP honors as a senior.

Personal: Daughter of Albert and Ann Swanson… Has three sisters, Joanne (22), Sarah (20), and Caitlin (17)… Undecided on a major at UConn.

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