Kelsey Williamson
Kelsey Williamson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Highlands Ranch, Colo.

High School:
Thunder Ridge HS

Position:
Sprints

07/25/2013

Rebels Earn Fourth Straight Academic Team Honors

Kelsey Williamson, Emily Blok named to all-academic team individually for the fourth straight year.

06/24/2013

Three Rebels Earn MW's Scholar-Athlete Award

Kelsey Williamson earns her fourth scholar-athlete award as a member of the track & field team.

06/20/2013

Rebels Have 13 Recognized By MW For Academics

UNLV athletics placed 77 student-athletes on the Spring 2013 Academic All-Mountain West Team.

05/17/2013

Rebels Ready For Sunday's Graduation

Student-Athletes to be well represented in UNLV's 50th Commencement Ceremony.

05/11/2013

Rebels Finish Fourth At MW Outdoor Championships

UNLV's Emily Blok finishes second in 100m and 200m, helps 4x100m relay to runner-up showing.

UNLV: Named to the Mountain West's Outdoor Track & Field Team individually in the 800m (2012) and once as a member of the 4x400m relay team (2012) ... Listed in both the indoor and outdoor performance lists ... Listed as a member of the two indoor distance medley relay teams (second and fourth), one 4x400m relay (fifth) and individually in the 800m (third) ... Listed as a member of one outdoor distance medley relay and individually in the outdoor 800m (fourth) ... A four-time Academic All-Mountain West Team member, three times for track & field (2010, '11 and '12) and once for cross country (2011) ... Earned the conference's scholar-athlete award four times, three times for track & field (2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12) and once for cross country (2010-11) ... Named to the USTFCCA Division I Track & Field All-Academic Team in 2010, '11 and '12.

Williamson's Cross Country Bio

2012: Tabbed to the Mountain West All-Conference Outdoor Track & Field Team individually in the 800m and as a member of the 4x400m relay team ... Crowned champion in the both the 800m (2:08.11) and the 4x400m relay (3:38.04) ... Ran in seven outdoor meets, including the Mountain West Outdoor Championships and NCAA Preliminary ... Participated in the 800m (five times), 400m (four times), 4x400m relay (five times), 4x800m relay (twice) and distance medley (once) ... Fastest 800m time was 2:07.30 at the Steve Scott Invitational (first place) ... Fastest 400m time was 55.11 at the Pasadena City Games (second place) ... Fastest 4x400m relay time was 3:38.04 at the MW Outdoor Championships (first place) ... Fastest 4x800m relay time was 8:39.22 at the Texas Relays (first place) ... Ran the distance medley in a time of 11:43.52 at the Texas Relays ... Helped the 4x400 relay to two first-place finishes: Pasadena City Games (3:47.44) and MW Outdoor Championships (3:38.04) ... Helped the 4x800m relay to two first-place finishes: Pasadena City Games (9:20.31) and Texas Relays (8:39.22) ... Finished first in the 400m twice: UNLV Classic (56.36) and Cunningham Invitational (55.75) ... Finished first in the 800m four times: Pasadena City Games (2:07.75), Cunningham Invitational (2:09.39), Steve Scott Invitational (2:07.30) and MW Outdoor Championships (2:08.11) ... Ran in four indoor meets, including the MW Indoor Championships ... Participated in the 800m (three times), 400m (once), 4x400m relay (three times) and distance medley (twice) ... Fastest 800m time was 2:08.52 at the MW Indoor Championships (first place) ... Ran the 400m in a time of 55.75 at the NAU Invitational (second place) ... Fastest 4x400m relay time was 3:39.05 at the MW Indoor Championships (first place) ... Fastest distance medley time was 12:02.19 at the UW Invitational ... Helped the 4x400m relay to two first-place finishes: NAU Invitational (3:45.36) and MW Indoor Championships (3:39.05) ... Finished first in the 800m at the MW Indoor Championships in the 800m (2:08.52).

2011: Ran in nine outdoor meets, including the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships and the NCAA Preliminary ... Participated in the 200m (four times), 400m (seven times), 800m (three times) and 4x400m relay (five times) ... Fastest 200m time was 24.92 at the Steve Scott Invitational ... Fastest 400m time was 54.65 at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... Fastest 800m time was 2:08.50 at the Steve Scott Invitational (first), which ranks as the fourth-best outdoor performance mark in program history ... Fastest 4x400m relay time was 3:41.61 at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... Finished first in the 800m twice (UCSD Triton Invitational and Steve Scott Invitational), 400m once (UNLV Classic) and 4x400m relay once (Steve Scott Invitational) ... Ran in five indoor meets, including the MWC Indoor Championships ... Participated in the 200m (four times), 400m (five times) and 4x400m relay (four times) ... Fastest 200m time was 25.17 at the MWC Indoor Championships ... Fastest 400m time was 55.64 at the Jacksons Invite ... Fastest 4x400m relay time was 3:45.72 at the MWC Indoor Championships ... Helped 4x400m relay team to two first-place finishes: Jacksons Invite (3:49.64) and NAU Open (3:50.78).

2010: Ran in nine outdoor meets, including the Mountain West Outdoor Championships and the NCAA Preliminary ... Participated in the 200m (six times), 400m (seven times), 4x400m relay (six times), 100m (once) and 4x100m relay (once) ... Fastest 200m time was 24.79 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... Fastest 400m time was 55.32 at the Steve Scott Invitational ... Fastest 4x400m relay time was 3:39.80 at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... Ran the 100m in 12.45 at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... Ran the 4x100m relay in 49.8 at the Triton Invitational ... Helped the 4x400m relay team to a first-place finish at the Mt. SAC Relays ... Ran in five indoor meets, including the MWC Indoor Championships ... Participated in the 200m (four times), 400m (four times) and 4x400m relay (three times) ... Fastest 200m time was 25.05 at the MWC Indoor Championships ... Fastest 400m time was 55.96 at the Bronco Invitational ... Fastest 4x400m relay time was 3:50.13 at the Bronco Invitational.

High School: Graduated from Thunder Ridge HS in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ... Lettered four times for the Grizzlies ... Helped TRHS to a third-place finish at the state meet in 2009 ... Holds the school record in the 100, 200, 400 and 800 meters ... Served as the anchor leg on the record-breaking 4x200, 4x400 and sprint medley relay teams ... Selected to the all-league first team in nine events throughout the four years of high school ... Won the 400 meters at the 2008 and '09 Chandler Rotary Invitational ... Clocked personal bests of 12.34 in the 100, 24.77 in the 200, 55.68 in the 400, 2:18.99 in the 800 and 7.98 in the 60 ... Valedictorian of senior class.

Personal: Kelsey Cole Williamson was born on Aug. 26, 1991, in Carrollton, Texas ... The daughter of Melinda and John Williamson ... Has two siblings, Riley and Lexi ... Majoring in business.

 
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