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Kelsey Schrader
Kelsey Schrader

Kelsey Schrader

R-Jr | Distance | Dekalb, Ill. / Dekalb HS

Redshirt Sophomore (2017)
Placed 10th in the mile at the Arkansas Qualifier with a time of 5:03.01 in her only indoor competition of the year … Opened up outdoor with a top-eight finish in the 3,000 at the Arkansas Spring Invitational … Ran a PR in the 5,000 of 17:19.47 at the San Francisco State Carnival and followed it up with a PR of 36:08.99 in the 10,000 at the Mt. SAC Relays … Capped the year with a top-20 finish in the 10,000 at the SEC Outdoor Championships.

Redshirt Freshman (2016)
Had a college best 5:06.04 in the mile at the Arkansas Invitational, where she finished eighth with a time of 9:59.85…At the Tyson Invitational Schrader finished fifth in the 3000m with personal best time of 9:58.57

Freshman (2015)
Utilized a redshirt during her first season on campus

High School
A four-year letterwinner in cross country at Dekalb High School in Dekalb, Ill. … Two-time Illinois All-State selection as a sophomore … Finished second at the state cross country championship as a sophomore, 10th as a junior and fourth as a senior … Three-time conference champion and four-time all-conference selection … Two-time N x N All-Midwest Region … Holds the school record in the 4×800-meter relay … Holds personal-best of 16:54 in the three-mile, 10:59 in the 3,200m and 5:05 in the 1,600m.

Personal
Born on Jan. 13, 1996 in Rockford, Ill. … Daughter of Brian and Kolleen Schrader … Has two older siblings, Ashley and Nick … Father played basketball at Judson University and her brother Nick runs cross country and track at Southern Illinois University … Majoring in marketing.

Personal-Best Times
Two-Mile: 11:31.00, Aug. 30, 2014 (Hurricane XC Festival)
5K: 16:55.90, Oct. 4, 2014 (Chile Pepper Festival)
6K: 20:42.76, Oct. 31, 2014 (SEC Championship)