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Kelsey Couts
Kelsey  Couts

RS Senior

Powell, Ohio

High School:
Olentangy Liberty




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Couts' TFRRS Profile

On the National Scene...|| 2011 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA First Round, via a personal-best clearance of 5-8.50 (1.74) at Penn Relays.

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2013 Indoor || Finished 17th in the high jump at the Big Ten Indoor Championships. || 2012 Outdoor || Took 14th overall in the high jump. || 2012 Indoor || Finished 12th in the high jump. || 2011 Outdoor || Took 11th overall in the heptathlon ... Also competed in the open high jump at Big Tens. || 2011 Indoor || Placed 16th overall in the pentathlon ... Ran a career-best 9.55 for the 60-meter hurdles to start the multi at the conference meet .... Finished 14th in the open high jump. || 2010 Indoor || Scored an eighth-place finish in the pentathlon with a personal-best total of 3201 ... PR total included individual personal bests in four of the five pentathlon events.

In the Field ... || 2014 Outdoor || Only competed in the high jump ... Competed in three meets ... Season-best height of 5-4.25 took place at the Kehoe Twilight Meet || 2014 Indoor || Did not compete || 2013 Outdoor || Placed third in the high jump at the Bison Outdoor Classic at Bucknell. || 2013 Indoor || Top finish was a second-place standing at the PSU Relays ... Cleared a season-best 5-8 (1.73) at the Penn State National - finishing sixth ... Placed eighth at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup and SPIRE D-I Invitational. || 2012 Outdoor || Finished third in the high jump at both the Jim Thorpe Open and Bucknell Team Challenge ... Top clearance of the season was 5-7 (1.70). || 2012 Indoor || Top individual finish was seventh in the high jump at the Penn State Relays ... Competed in the pentathlon at the PSU National, clearing a career-indoor best 5-8.50 (1.74) in the high jump - the top mark among multi-competitors and fourth-best clearance in school history. || 2011 Outdoor || Recorded a personal-best total of 4301 to finish fifth in the heptathlon at Penn Relays ... Scored personal-outdoor bests in six of seven events during the Penn multi ... Placed fourth in the high jump at the George Mason Spring Classic. || 2011 Indoor || Competed in three pentathlons, finishing seventh at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup, 14th at the Penn State National, and 16th at the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... Jumped a collegiate PR of 5-7 (1.70) in the high jump during the pentathlon at the Penn State National ... Season best pentathlon score was 2990 at the Penn State National. || 2010 Indoor || Highest individual finish was a fifth-place effort in the high jump at the Penn State Relays ... Competed in three pentathlons throughout the season, placing 13th at the Penn State National with a total score of 2921, and fifth at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup with a score of 3013.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Won the Ohio indoor state high jump title as a junior ... Placed second in the high jump at the OHSAAA Championships as a sophomore and a junior ... Finished 10th in the jump at the 2008 USATF Junior Outdoor Championships. || Personal || Daughter of Dan and Traci Couts, and Rick and Cheryl Breusch ... Born November 7, 1990 ... Father, Dan, ran track at Ohio State... Majoring in Journalism-Visual Communications.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
200m *** 27.16
800m 2:33.31 2:38.05
60mH 9:55 ***
100mH *** 15.82
High Jump 5-8.5 (1.74) 5-8.5 (1.74)
Long Jump 15-5 (4.70) 14-11.25 (4.55)
Shot Put 33-7.25 (10.24) 30-2.75 (9.21)
Javelin *** 96-7 (29.45)
Pentathlon 3201 ***
Heptathlon *** 4301


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