Women's Track & Field

Kelly Powell
Kelly Powell
Year: Senior
Hometown: East Patchogue, NY
High School: Bellport
Position: Event=>XC/MidDistance
2005-2006: Competed at the cross country Heptagonal Championships during her first xc season. Earned All-American honors by running the 800m leg of the distance medley relay that placed eighth at NCAA Nationals. Scored fifth individually at indoor Heps in the event (2:11.74). Ran on the indoor Heps champion 4x800m relay team that set a school and meet record.

2004-2005: Returns as co-captain with Jill Lynch. She has scored in both the 400m and the 4x400 at Heptagonal League Championships, but is ready to shift her focus from the 400m to the 800m this year.

High School: Personal bests- 57.4 (400m), 1:36 (600m), 2:16 (800m); All-County (400m, 4x400, 4x800), All-State (600m, 4x400, 4x800), All-American (4x800)

Other: As a psychology concentrator, Kelly is involved in research regarding young children's representation of causal learning. She is involved with research on pre-schoolers with autism and downsyndrome.