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Kelsey Klein
  Kelsey Klein

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glendale, Ariz.

High School:
Ironwood HS

Height:
6-1

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
09/25/1988

Experience:
8L


Personal Bests
Indoor: Shot Put: 12.43m, Weight Throw: 16.73m
Outdoor: Shot Put: 11.58m, Discus: 46.93m, Hammer: 53.73m

Tulsa: An eight-time letterwinner . . . ended her career with the school record in the hammer throw and the second-best discus toss in school history.

2010-11: (Indoor) Saw action in five meets, competing in both the shot put and the weight throw . . . finished in the Fazoli/Baymont Invitational in the weight throw with a season-best toss of 15.81m . . . had a season best of 11.83m in the shot put at the J.D. Martin Invitational . . . (Outdoor) Participated in six meets . . . broke her own school record in the hammer with a throw of 53.73m to finish fifth at the Conference USA Championship . . . placed in the top two in the hammer throw in four different meets, winning twice . . . finished in the top three in the discus in three different meets . . . recorded the second-best discus in school history of 46.93m to finish second at the John McDonnell Invitational . . . recorded the fifth-longest shot put in school history with a throw of 11.58m at the Tulsa Duels to finish second.

2009-10: (Indoor) Competed in the weight throw at five meets . . . had a season-best throw of 16.23m at the Razorback Invitational, finishing sixth . . . season-best finish was third at the Wichita State Invitational . . . also finished fifth at the Sooner Open and ninth at the Conference USA Championships . . . (Outdoor) Competed in seven meets . . . won both the hammer throw and discus at the Oklahoma Christian Invitational . . . also finished second in the hammer and third in the discus at the John McDonnell Invitational.

2008-09: (Indoor) Competed in five meets . . . finished 14th in the weight throw at the C-USA Championships . . . posted a personal-best of 16.73m (54-10.75) in the weight throw at the J.D. Martin Invitational . . . (Outdoor) Participated in seven meets . . . set a new school record in the hammer throw with a mark of 53.49m (175-06) at the conference championship . . . placed seventh in the hammer at the C-USA meet . . . turned in a personal-best throw of 43.75m (143-06) in the discus at the Sooner Twilight.

2007-08: (Indoor) Competed in five meets . . . finished in 10th place in the weight throw at the Conference USA Championships with a personal-best toss of 16.13m (52-11) . . . placed 15th in the shot put with a toss of 12.43m (40-9.50) at the conference championships . . . set a personal-best in the high jump at the Missouri Southern Open with a jump of 1.57m (5-01.75) . . . (Outdoor) Participated in seven events . . . set the school record in the hammer throw with a toss of 49.19m (161-05) at the Arlington Invitational . . . competed at the C-USA Championships finishing 15th in the discus and 17th in the hammer throw . . . set a personal-best and team season-best in the shot put at the Tulsa Duels with a throw of 11.42m (37-5.75) . . . set another personal record and team season-best in the shot put at the Tom Botts Invitational.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at Ironwood High School . . . was the Arizona State Champion in the discus, while finishing second in the shot put and high jump as a senior . . . was the 2006 Arizona State Champion in the high jump . . . named two-time Ironwood High School MVP . . . named most outstanding female athlete at the North Canyon Invitational . . . set school records in the discus and shot put . . . qualified for Junior Nationals in the hammer throw . . . set personal records of 5'6 in the high jump, 15'6 in the long jump, 39'7 in the shot put, 140'3 in the discus, 158'11 in the hammer throw and 43' in the weight throw . . . also lettered in basketball . . . was president of the National Honor Society as a senior.

Personal: Majoring in biology/pre-med . . . hobbies include painting, sewing, knitting and reading . . . has won several prestigious awards for her artwork at Arizona art galleries . . . daughter of John and Debbie Klein . . . has a younger brother, Cody.