Kelsey Gardner
Kelsey Gardner
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Malverne, N.Y.
High School: Kellenberg Memorial
Position: Mid Distance

2011: Ran in the 200, 300, 400, 500, 800 and 4x400…ran a career-best time of 1:03.15 in the 400 at the Harvard Open (Dec. 10)…part of the fourth place 4x400 relay team at New Hampshire (Jan. 22)…finished in fourth place at Maine (Feb. 5) in the 500 with a time of 1:24.96 seconds…posted a career-best time of 2:27.16 in the 800 at the Holy Cross Quad Meet (April 23)…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Ran in the 200, 400, 500, 800 and 1,000...placed eighth overall in the 800 at the URI Sorlien Invitational with a season-best time of 2:32.03...ran a season-best time of 1:23.00 in the 500 at the Boston University Valentine Invitational...finished with a season-best time of 1:03.90 in the 400 at the Boston Indoor Games...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity track and field team at Kellenberg Memorial H.S...team captain junior and senior years...named MVP in 2009...named Most Committed in 2006 and 2008...member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Charles and Georgann Gardner...has one brother (Charlie) and one sister (Courtney)...grandfather Charles Gardner ‘53 attended Holy Cross and aunt Bridget Gardner McDonald ‘97 was a member of the Holy Cross basketball team...majoring in Economics.