Kelsey Burgess
Kelsey Burgess
Year: Sr
Hometown: Byron Center, Mich.
High School: Grand Rapids South Christian

2013: Ran 19:27.98 to place Third in the 5k Ray Helsing Bulldog Invite (Sept. 7). Finished with a time of 23:00 in the 6k 2013 Spartan Invitational (Sept. 13). Recorded a 19:04.9 to finish 11th at the 5k 2013 Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic (Oct. 5) in Louisville, Ky. Clocked a 19:04.95 to finish Sixth in the 5k 2013 Michigan Intercollegiate Championships at Hillsdale College on October 11. Placed 25th at the GLIAC Cross Country Championships (Oct. 26) in Houghton, Mich. with a 6k time of 23:29.6. Closed out the season in the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Championships (Nov. 9), Burgess ran a 23:08 to finish 62nd on the 6k course.

Ran cross country and track two years at Western Michigan University before transferring to Northwood. 

Red-Shirted her Junior year of Cross Country

CROSS COUNTRY PR’s:
5K: 18:36

6K: 22:47

TRACK PR’s:

3k Steeplechase: 11:10

3K: 10:27
5k: 18:04

Mile: 5:14

NORTHWOOD ATHLETIC HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2013 All-Conference Outdoor Track - 5th place in 3,000 m steeple chase – 11:10 (school record)
INTERESTS:
  • Fashion
  • Sports

PERSONAL:

  • Daughter of Mark and Deb Burgess
  • Son, Oakley
  • Major:  Fashion Merchandising
HIGH SCHOOL:

Grand Rapids South Christian High School (Graduation 2009)

  • All-State in Cross Country (4 years)
  • All-State in Track (3 years)
  • Cross Country and Track MVP (2010)
  • 3200m Relay School Record holder