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Kelsey Gripekoven

Kelsey Gripekoven - Track & Field - Clemson University Athletics
Position:
Distance
Height:
5-6
Class:
Fr./Fr.
Hometown:
Bend, Ore.
High School:
Summit HS
BIO

Clemson TFRRS & Cross Country Bio

2021 Outdoor Season

  • Made her outdoor track debut at 10,000 meters during the Raleigh Relays (March 25-26), finishing in a time of 40:45.68.
  • Ran the 5,000m for the first time outdoors with Clemson at the Tennessee Relays (April 9), finishing in 19:24.26.

2021 Indoor Season

  • Made her Clemson track debut by contesting the 3k meters at the Orange & Purple Elite (Jan. 9).
  • Set an indoor 3k personal best at the Tiger Paw Invite (Feb. 12-13), running 11:02.35.
  • Made her indoor 5k debut during the Bob Pollock Invitational (Jan. 29-30), running 19:03.76.

Prior to Clemson…

Was a part of the national championship-winning team at Nike Cross Nationals in 2018, finishing 67th overall to help her team’s effort… was a member of the squad that finished as national runners-up at Nike Cross Nationals in 2019… won the 3000 meters at the prestigious Nike/Jesuit Twilight Relays in 2018… started her prep career at Jesuit HS before moving to Summit HS for her final two years… will come to Clemson with personal bests of 4:50.53 in the 1500 meters, 9:57.92 in the 3000 meters, 17:31.12 at the 5km distance during cross country racing and 17:35.56 in the 5km on the track.