Kelsey Grimmer
Kelsey Grimmer
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Shelton, Conn.
High School: Shelton
Major: Business

2013: USTFCCCA All-Academic honors ... Ran in six out of seven events as a junior ... Finished with two top-15 performances ... Ran to a season-best third-place effort at the Kirsh Cup (9/14) ... Placed 35th at NE-10 Championships (10/27) and 32nd at East Regionals (11/10).

2012: Appeared in all six events ... Named to the Northeast-10 All-Conference Second Team after finishing in 11th place at the Northeast-10 Championships with a time of 19:13 (10/20) ... Also posted a fourth-place finish at the Rivier Invitational (9/21) ... Finished in 36th at the NCAA Regional Championship (11/4).

2011: Saw action in five races during her rookie season ... Ranked 37th with a time of 21:42.6 at the Shacklette Invitational ... Finished in 108th (21:32) at the Codfish Bowl ... Ran to a time of 21:54 at the New England Championships ... Posted a 74th-place finish with a time of 19:50.59 at the NE-10s.

Before Merrimack: Four-year member of the Shelton H.S. cross country team ... Named the "Most Promising Freshman" after rookie season ... Three-time team MVP award winner ... Earned all-division and all-conference honor for three seasons ... Recipient of the Coaches Award after her junior season ... Holder of the 4x800-meter relay record ... Set the cross country home course record as a senior, as well as the 5,000-meter race record.

Personal: Born May 13, 1993 ... Daughter of Paul and Lisa ... Business major at Merrimack.