UCSD Track & Field BIO
 Chelsey Kamson

CCAA All-Academic.

Competed in three events at the CCAA Championships ... Sprinted to a personal-best time of 12.36 in 100 dash prelims, finishing third in her heat and ninth overall while running the eighth-fastest 100 in school history ... Turned in the 10th-fastest 200 in UCSD history at the CCAA Championships, running 25.25 to place third in her heat and 13th overall ... Represented the Tritons in third leg of the 4x100 relay at the CCAA Championships, where UCSD finished third with a team-best time of 47.14, the fifth-fastest time in that event in school history ... Set personal-best time of 46.98 in the 4x100 relay, the fifth-fastest time in school history, at the Cal State L.A. Last Chance Qualifier, where she aided the Tritons to a third-place finish as the second leg ... Scored season-best performances at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge in both the 4x400 relay as the second leg (3:58.69, 3rd) and the 400 (59.42, 4th).

Competed on the UC Riverside track & field team for two years (2010-11) ... Earned Big West Academic All-Conference recognition during her time with the Highlanders ... Her personal best at the collegiate level in the 100 occurred at the All-UC Meet, where she placed fifth overall while earning a time of 12.69 as a sophomore (2011) ... Ran to a personal-best time of 25.06 in the 200 at the Steve Scott Invitational, where she finished 26th overall as a sophomore with the Highlanders (2011) ... Running the second leg as a freshman and third leg as a sophomore, her 4x100 relay team at UCR finished with a time of 46.95 in back-to-back years at the Big West Championships, finishing seventh and fourth, respectively (2010-11) ... Sprinted in the third leg of the 4x100 relay team, which had a collegiate-best time of 46.59 in its second-place finish at the Steve Scott Invitational (2011) ... Best performance in the 4x400 relay came at the All-UC Meet, in which she ran the first leg en route to a third-place finishing time of 3:49.92 as a sophomore (2011).

A 2009 graduate of California High School in San Ramon ... Named Spring Athlete of the Year, all-league in the 4x100 relay, 200 and 100 all four years (2006-09) ... Her team was East Bay Athletic League and Tri-Valley Champions during her time with the Grizzlies ... Ran personal-bests of 12.48 in the 100 and 25.79 in the 200 at the NCS Meet of Champions as a junior (2008) ... Competed with the AC Track Club and CATC ... Also played soccer for the Grizzlies.

Born March 11, 1991 in West Covina ... Parents are Wunmi and Richard Kamson ... Has an older brother named Tayo and a younger brother named Calvin ... Majoring in cognitive science at Muir College ... Specializing in neuroscience ... Enjoys cheering for the Los Angeles Lakers and San Francisco 49ers ... Her favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant ... "The Sound of Music" is her favorite movie ... Listens to Meek Mill ... Hobbies include hiking ... Would eat peanut butter for the rest of her life if given the chance ... Her family and past coaches are some of her greatest influences ... Hopes to obtain a Master's Degree in public health.

Position: Sprints
Year: Senior
City/State: San Ramon, CA
High School: California HS
College: Muir
Major: Cognitive Science
Experience: 1 Letter
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