As a sophomore in 2014: Outdoor: Placed seventh in women's shot put at ECAC Championships (5/18) with a throw of 47-feet, 6.25-inches setting the third all-time record at UMass...Placed first in shot put at the UMass Minuteman Invitational (4/12) (42-4.25)...Took third in shot put at New England Championships (5/10)(45-6.25)...Finished first at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/26) with a mark of 45-5 in shot put...Competed in javelin placing fourth at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/4) with a throw of 141-feet, also setting the second all-time record at UMass and qualifying for ECAC...Placed third at the New England Championships for javelin (5/10)(134-8)...Placed second in javelin at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet with a throw of 129-feet, 10-inches. Saw action in discus and hammer at the UNF Spring Break Invitational (3/8), the 100m at the UConn Invitational (4/5), the 100m hurdles at the Minuteman Invitational (4/12), and long jump at the Minuteman Invitational (4/12)...Also was a part of the 4x100m relay, placing fifth at the Minuteman Invitational (4/12)...Placed third in the heptathlon at the UMass Multi-Meet (4/18) earning 4,016 points.Indoor: Threw the shot put in eight meets, placing fifth or better seven times ... Logged the fourth-best throw in program history, 44-5.25 to finish fourth at the New England Championship (3/1) and qualify for the ECAC Championship ... Placed fourth at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23) with a throw of 43-11.25 ... Won the event at the Sorlien Invitational (1/18) with a mark of 43-7.25 ... Placed third at both the Northeastern Indoor Games (1/24) (43-6) and the Yale Invitational (1/11) (41-5), qualifying for the New England Championship while at Yale ... Claimed fourth at the Harvard Invitational (2/1) (42-3.25) ... Took fifth at the Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/7) (44-0.5) ... Competed in the weight throw in five meets ... Registered a season-best mark of 41-7 at the Northeastern Indoor Games (1/24).
As a freshman in 2013:Outdoor: Won the heptathlon at the New England Championship with a score of 4,766, the score stands as the second best in UMass history; also threw the fourth best mark in school history in the shot put with a fifth place mark of 45-feet, 1.75-inches (5/11) ... Won the heptathlon at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship with a score of 4,685 while also placing seventh in the shot put with a distance of 43-feet, 3.75-inches (5/5) ... Placed second in the shot put at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet with a throw of 44-feet, 1.5-inches (4/27) ... Placed second at the Holy Cross Invitational in both, the shot put and the heptathlon (4/20) ... Began the season with a pair of third place throws in the shot put at the Minuteman Invitational (4/13) and the AIC Invitational (4/6); also placed second in the javelin at the AIC Invitational. Indoor: New England qualifier in both, the shot put and pentathlon ... Threw the best mark of her season at the URI Coaches Meet in the shot put with a distance of 40-feet, 2.25-inches (2/2).
Before UMass: Five time letter winner at Houston Christian High School ... Competed in the 100 and 200 meter dash, high and long jump, 100 meter hurdles, javelin and the shot put ... Assisted in three state championships ... Two time Academic All-State ... Holds the school records in the shot put (40-8.5), 100 meter dash (12.54) and the 100 meter hurdles (16.69).
Personal: Kelsey Marie Crawford ... Born July 9, 1994 in Arlington, Texas ... Daughter of Bill and Dana Crawford ... Sister of Christopher, Victoria and Clayton ... Majoring in Kinesiology.