UND Roster

2014-15 Cross Country Roster

Kelsey Amarosa

Middle Distance

Class Sophomore
Hometown Nesconset, NY
High School Smithtown East

AS A SOPHOMORE:Competed in three meets during the cross country season … placed 15th out of 33 runners in the Crusader Invitational 5K (19:46.8) … finished 15th out of 106 runners in the JV National Catholic Championship 5K (19:50) … finished 56th out of 110 runners in the JV Notre Dame Invitational 5K (19:58.2) … competed in six meets during the indoor track and field season … kicked the season off by finishing fourth of 10 runners in the Blue and Gold Invitational 800m run (2:19.50) … participated in the renowned Indiana Relays, recording a ninth place finish in section two of the 800m run (2:20.10) … had double duty at the Meyo Invitational, placing 27th of 35 runners in the 1000m run (2:58.26) and 37th of 48 runners in the one mile run (5:08.02) … finished the indoor season with an 18th place finish of 18 runners at the Alex Wilson Invitational 800m run (2:19.99) … competed in two meets during the outdoor track & field season … recorded a personal outdoor season-best time while placing eighth of nine runners in the Border Battle 1500m run (4:47.71) … ended the outdoor season with an fifth place finish in the Hillsdale College Relays preliminary 1500m run (4:49.62).

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in one meet for the Irish during the cross country season … finished 10thout of 24 runners in the JV 5K race at the Notre Dame Invitational (20:02) … ran in 10 meets during the indoor & outdoor seasons … achieved a fifth place finish at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays in the 1,500m run … competed in the 800m and 4x400m relay at the Louisville Border Battle … ran in the 800m at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … helped the 4x800m relay team achieve a third place finish at the Indiana University Relays … took fourth in the 800m run at the Blue & Gold Invitational … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Smithtown High School East (Nesconset, N.Y.) in the spring of 2012 … a three-sport participant and letter winner in soccer (two), indoor track (three) and outdoor track (four) … placed second at the county meet in the 1,500m, earning all-county honors … finished third in the county at the state qualifier meet in the 800m run … set a personal record in the 800m (2:15.51) and the 1,500m run (4:40.26) senior year … broke the school record in 4x400m (4:01.10) and qualified for state with a first-place finish at the county meet (2009) … … a member of the Dix Hill Stars and HBC Kosmos Fire club teams … named team captain of the Stars … active in the National Honor Society, the National English Honor Society, the National Math Honor Society, the National Spanish Honor Society and DECA … was awarded as a U.S. History Award recipient and the National Conference of Teachers of English Achievement in Writing Competition school representative … full name is Kelsey Lynn Amarosa … born to Robert and Debra Amarosa in Minneola, N. Y. … has an older sister, Ashley, who attends Notre Dame … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.