University of Iowa Athletics

Kelsey Hart

Class Fr.
Hometown West Branch, Iowa
High School West Branch
Kelsey Hart - Women's Cross Country - University of Iowa Athletics

2013 — Indoor – led team in 5,000 meters (18:05.54)… placed 19th in 3,000 meters with a collegiate-best 10:08.26 at Meyo Invite… placed fourth in mile at Iowa Open (5:09.80) and seventh at adidas Classic (5:09.89)… ran 5,000 meters at Big Ten Championships (18:05.54)… Outdoor – did not compete… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner… Dean’s List.

2012 — Indoor – did not compete… Outdoor – placed fourth in 3,000 meters (10:12.97) at Musco Twilight XIII… ran 4:53.89 in 1,500 meters at Arkansas Spring Invite and 11:04.80 in 3,000-meter steeplechase at Stanford Invite… academic All-Big Ten… Cross Country – ran collegiate-best 6,000 meters at Big Ten Championships, placing 54th (21:35)… also ran 6,000 meters at Wisconsin Adidas Invite (21:54), NCAA Midwest Regional (22:27-77th) and Roy Griak Invite (22:41-57th)… placed eighth at Bradley Open (17:39-3 miles) and 78th at Toledo Bubble Buster (14:21-4,000 meters)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2011 — Indoor – ran collegiate bests in mile (5:02.29) at Jack Johnson Classic, 3,000 meters (10:08.56) at Razorback Invitational and 5,000 meters (18:02.98) at Big Ten Championships… Outdoor – placed 12th in 3,000-meter steeplechase with collegiate-best 10:47.56 at Big Ten Championships… that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… runner-up in steeplechase (10:56.57) at Musco Twilight XII… ran collegiate-beset 1,500 meters (4:50.78) at Cornell Open… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner… Cross Country – won Iowa Invitational with a collegiate-best 10:22 (3,000 meters) at Iowa Invitational… that time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… Iowa’s top finisher at Iowa Open with a season-best 14:42 (4,000 meters)… placed ninth at Loyola Lakefront Invite (17:39-5,000 meters)… ran season-best 6,000 meters (21:44) at Adidas Invite… placed 73rd at Big Ten Championships (22:03-6,000 meters)… academic All-Big Ten… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors… letterwinner.

2010 — Indoor – ran season-best mile at Iowa Invite (5:15.82) and 3,000 meters at Iowa State Classic (10:34.93)… Outdoor – ran season-best 1,500 meters with fourth-place finish at the Central Invite (4:54.70)… letterwinner… Cross Country – ran season bests in 3,000 meters (10:42 at Iowa Invite), 5,000 meters (18:18 at Notre Dame Invite) and 6,000 meters (21:51 at NCAA Regional)… placed seventh at Hawkeye Invite (10:50-3,000 meters) and 70th at Big Ten Championships (22:20-6,000 meters)… also ran at Pre NCAA Invite in (22:11-6,000 meters)… Iowa’s Women’s Cross Country Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree… academic All-Big Ten… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors… letterwinner.

2009 — Cross Country – Iowa’s top finisher at Iowa State Intercollegiate (19:23)… also ran at Hawkeye Invite (11:12) and Wisconsin Adidas Invite (19:04)… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors… letterwinner.

High School — three-time conference champion in track, placing second in 3,000 meters at state meet senior year… two-time first team all-conference in cross country, earning second team honors twice… two-time cross country team MVP and track MVP her senior year… her team won two state cross country titles, competed at Nike Team Nationals, and one conference track title… best times were 4:55 in 1,500 meters, 10:37 in 3,000 meters and 14:48 in cross country 4,000 meters… four-year honor roll student, academic all-conference and academic letterwinner… earned her school’s outstanding scholar-athlete award… National Honor Society member… coached by Harlan Ferguson, Carol Lumpa, Scot Patrick and Tom Mittman.

Personal — born May 30, 1991… daughter of Doug and Jacqui Hart… integrative physiology major.

Hart’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
1,500 Meters (I) 5:15.82 Iowa Invitational 2/19/10
1,500 Meters (O) 4:50.78 at Cornell Open 4/9/11
Mile (I) 5:02.29 at Jack Johnson Classic 1/22/11
3,000 Meters (I) 10:08.56 at Razorback Invitational 1/29/11
3,000 Meters (O) 10:12.97 Musco Twilight XIII 4/21/12
3,000 Steeplechase (O) 10:47.56 Big Ten Championships 5/14/11
3,000 Meters (CC) 10:22 Iowa Invitational 9/16/11
4,000 Meters (CC) 14:21 at Toledo Bubble Buster 9/21/12
Three Miles (CC) 17:39 at Bradley Open 9/7/12
5,000 Meters (I) 18:02.98 at Big Ten Championships 2/27/11
5,000 Meters (CC) 17:39 at Loyola Lakefront Invite 10/1/11
6,000 Meters (CC) 21:35 at Big Ten Championships 10/28/12