2009 CROSS COUNTRY - Ran in only two events before suffering a season-ending injury... Finished second overall and second on the team at the UMES Lid-Lifter, going 26:04.8 over 8K course... Top Terp and second overall as Maryland finished second as a team at the Wolfpack Invitational... Went 14:40 over 5K route.
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... 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).
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).
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 at Saratoga Springs HS... 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.