Maryland Track & Field BIO
Greg Kelsey
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Greg Kelsey 1200863
Position: Steeple/Distance
Height: 5'10"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
High School: Saratoga Springs HS
Experience: 1 Letter

2009 OUTDOOR TRACK - Did not compete.

2009 INDOOR TRACK - Finished with a time of 4:18.76 in the mile, placing 15th at the Wesley Brown Invitational... placed at the New Balance Collegiate in the 3,000 meters at 8:19.72, Terps' fifth-best mark all-time.

2008 CROSS COUNTRY - First Terp on team to cross the line at the Princeton Invitational, placed second individually running 24:13.9 over 5K... Terps' top finisher at the ACC Championships, placing 19th overall (25:08.7)...placed 27th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional in the 2M...finished the 10K with a time of 33:55 to place 75th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional... second Terp to the line and 6th overall at the Navy Invitational (25:10.1 over 8K) and first on the team to finish at the George Mason Invitational, fifth overall (24:57).

2008 OUTDOOR TRACK - Competed as a member of the distance medley relay team that placed first at the Shamrock Invitational with a time of 10:09.28... qualified for the IC4A with his 9:07.16 time in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the ACC Championship where he placed seventh... finished second at both the Florida Relays (9:15.48) and Shamrock Invitational (9:16.55).

2008 INDOOR TRACK - Placed second in the mile at the Maryland Invitational with a IC4A-qualifying time of 4:11.97 and 19th at the Virginia Tech Challenge... finished eighth at the ACC Championships with a time of 8:22.91 in the 3,000 meters...qualified for the IC4A with his 18th-place finish at the New Balance Collegiate(8:19.72).

2007 CROSS COUNTRY - Earned All-Region recognition with a 23rd-place finish individually at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional hosted by Lehigh... led Maryland in the final three races of the season, including the regional in which he ran 30:58 over 10K course... Terps' top finisher at the ACC Championships, placing 24th overall with 24:56.7 mark over 8K course at Virginia... led Maryland with a sixth-place finish at 25:40.3 over 5 miles as Terrapins won the team title at the Leopard Invitational at Lafayette... second Terp to the line and 23rd overall at the Navy Invitational (25:22.1 over 8K).

2007 OUTDOOR TRACK - Placed seventh in the 3,000 steeplechase at the USATF Junior Nationals in Indianapolis, finishing in 9:31.32... posted the Terps' top five times in the 3,000-meter steeplechase... had a time of 9:28.59 and placed 13th at the Duke Asics Invitational... finished third in the event at the Onesty/Abramson Invitational with a time of 9:28.88... placed 13th at the ACC Championships with a time of 9:31.99... also competed in the 1,500 meters at the Patriot Open where he finished tenth with a time of 4:04.42.

2007 INDOOR TRACK - Did not compete.

2006 CROSS COUNTRY - The only Terp to finish in the top three on the team in every event... placed first among Terps at the season ending IC4A Championships, and 38th overall with a time of 26:09.4... finished second at the Great Meadows Invitational (11th overall, 22:34.7), the Spiked Shoe Invitational (27th overall, 26:56.0), the Tribe Invitational (30th overall, 25:32.0), and the NCAA Regionals (57th overall, 32:20.2)... placed third on the team in both the Chile Pepper Invitational and the ACC Championships.

BEFORE MARYLAND - Cross country captain 2004-05... member of the Saratoga Springs, N.Y., State and Nike Team Nationals Championship cross country team in 2005... was a Nike Indoor National Champion in the distance medley relay and a Nike Outdoor National Champion in the 2,000-meter steeplechase in 2006... high school coaches were Art & Linda Kranick... top pre-college marks were 9:11 in 3,000 steeplechase, 4:14.7 indoors in the mile.

PERSONAL - Son of Janice Kelsey ... has one brother, Jeremy... majoring in kinesiology... chose Maryland over Villanova, Brown, Columbia and Iona... Recipient of the Albert P. Carey Track Fund Scholarship.

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