Kelsey Abbott
Kelsey Abbott
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lago Vista, TX
High School: Lago Vista
Position: Distance
Major: Nursing
Parents: Mark & Sharon

Career Best Marks (Indoor):

11:15.46 3000m Run
12/5/2015 Panther Indoor Icebreaker
19:36.11 5000m Run 2/28/2014 UAA Championships
8.66 55m Hurdles 2/14/2015 Tiger Indoor Invitational
5.00m  Long Jump 1/24/2016 Emory Crossplex Invitational

Career Best Marks (Outdoor):

11:24.04 3000m Run
4/17/2015 Mount Laurel Invitational
20:13.17 5000m Run 3/20/2015 Emory Invitational

Prior to Emory:

Four-year member of the cross country program at Lago Vista High School ... Was coached by Jason Stoner ... Finished 14th out of 175 runners in the  two-mile at the 2A Region IV Championship her senior year (12:52) ... Captured all-state honors in 2009 ... Posted an 11th-place performance out of 107 competitors at the 2A UIL State Championship in 2009 ... Top time in the 3200 meters was a 12:17 ... Best two-mile time in cross country was a 12:12.3.


Daughter of Mark and Sharon Abbott...Born March 21st... Also a member of the Emory Cross Country team... Member of the Spanish Honor Society in high school... Was her high school's salutatorian.

Why she chose Emory?

"I loved the campus, people and academic offerings."