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Kelsey Swanson
Kelsey  Swanson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tolland, Conn.

Event:
Distance


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

2017 Outdoor (Sophomore)

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. 

2017 Indoor (Sophomore)

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. 

2016 Outdoor (Freshman)

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. 

2016 Indoor (Freshman)

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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