|Hometown:||Franklin Lakes, NJ|
During her sophomore outdoor track season, Kesley has posted times of 4:28 in the 1500 (9th all time) and 2:11 in the 800 ...
2008-2009 Indoor: In her sophomore indoor season, Kesley posted times of 2:11 in the 800 (7th all time at Brown), 2:50 in the 1k (3rd all time), and 4:56 in the mile. She came in 4th place in the 800 and anchored the silver-medaling 4x800 relay at the 2009 indoor Heptagonal Championships.
2008 Cross Country: Kesley was consistently one of the top varsity runners. She won the U. Albany Invitational with a time of 17:42 for 5k, leading the squad to the team title. Kesley was the third varsity finisher at Heps (18:21 for 5k) and helped Brown clinch bronze.
2007-2008 Indoor: Kesley focused on the 800m. She posted times of 2:13 in the 800, 2:59 in the 1k, and 4:59 in the mile. At the indoor Heptagonal games of 2008 she finished 7th in the 800 and led off the 4x800 relay to a 3rd place finish. She ran the 1200 leg of the record setting DMR at ECAC's, currently the 2nd fastest all time indoor DMR in school history. In her first outdoor track season for Brown, Kesley focused on the 1500. She posted times of 2:13 in the 800, 4:29 in the 1500, and 4:57 in the mile. Kesley ran the 1200 leg for the DMR in the championship race at Penn Relays, which is currently 2nd all time at Brown. She finished 6th place in the 1500 at outdoor Heps and anchored the 4x800 to a 4th place finish.
2007 Cross Country: Kesley was Brown's 5th varsity cross-country runner. She helped the team finish 3rd at the Heptagonal Championships at Van Cortland Park, posting a time of 18:52 for 5k. At Regionals, she was the 4th varsity finisher for Brown, helping them to be the top finishing Ivy League school in the region (21:50 for 6k).
Awards & Honors:
2008 Cross Country Most Improved Runner.
High School: Kesley ran for Ramapo High School:
four seasons of track, three of cross country, and two of indoor
track ... Her senior year, Kesley was the league, county, and state
sectional champion in cross country; she came in 4th place at her
state group meet. Indoors, she was the league champion in the 1600
and 3200; she was the county champion in the 800 and the 1600. She
placed 2nd in the 800 at state groups and also in the mile at
the state meet of champions ... Outdoors, she anchored the 2nd
place finishing DMR at Penn relays ... She was the defending
league, county, and sectional champion in the 800, 1600, and 3200
... She placed 1st in the 800 at state groups, helping lead her
school to the team championship and finished 3rd in the 800 at the
state meet of champions ... She was named 1st team all North Jersey
and 2nd team all state for all three seasons her senior year ...
Her high school personal records are 58 for the 400, 2:11 for the
800, 4:54 for the 1600, 11:06 for the 3200, and 18:15 for cross
In high school, she was named athlete of the year twice by the Star Ledger and three times by the Record newspapers. She was also named an NBIL scholar athlete ... Kesley has received the Bloustein Scholarship award and the Zaccone Scholarship award ... She was named Ramapo High School's female athlete of the year in 2007.
Concentration: Psychology (Pre-Medicine)
Personal: Kesley is from Franklin Lakes, New
Jersey ... She enjoys reading, collaging, burning mix cd's,
dancing, making inspirational quote cards, and taking pictures in
her spare time ... Daughter of Katrin and Greg Ramsey ... She has
an older brother, Derek (Boston College '09), and a chocolate
Labrador retriever named Maximus.