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Chelsea Ley
Chelsea  Ley

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Woolwich Township, N.J.

High School:
Kingsway Regional

Event:
Cross Country/Distance

08/30/2012

Cross Country Opens Season at Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational Friday

Women's race starts at 6 p.m., men's race to begin at 6:45 p.m.

08/29/2012

Women's Cross Country Preview

Cavaliers look to win third consecutive Southeast Regional Championship

08/28/2012

Women's Cross Country Tabbed No. 18 in Preseason National Poll

Two-time defending regional champions rank No. 1 in preseason Southeast Region poll

PRs: 1500m - 4:33.29, 1600m - 4:59.38, Mile- 5:04.26, 3200m - 10:19.31, 5000m - 16:12.62
All-American:
5000m (O'12 - HM)
NCAA Qualifier:
5000m (O'12)
NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier:
5000m (O'12)
All-Southeast Region:
XC ('11)

2013 OUTDOOR
• Did not compete

2012 INDOOR
• Did not compete

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
• Did not compete due to injury

2012 OUTDOOR
• Set the UVa freshman record in the 5000m (16:12.62) at the Colonial Relays, mark is fourth-best in Virginia history
• Finished seventh in 5000m at NCAA East Preliminaries to qualify for NCAAs
• Competed in 5000m at NCAAs
• Placed 10th in 5000m at ACCs

2012 INDOOR
• Ran a PR in the mile (5:04.26) at the VT Final Qualifier

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
• Earned All-Southeast Region honors with a 19th-place finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional
• Scored at ACCs, placing 17th
• Also scored at NCAAs, finishing 136th
• Highest finish was fourth at both Lou Onesty Open and Panorama Farms Invite

2011 OUTDOOR
• Did not compete

2011 INDOOR
• Did not compete

2010 CROSS COUNTRY
• Did not compete

HIGH SCHOOL

• Three-time national champion (two-mile and 5,000m)
• Eight-time All-American
• Gatorade NJ Girls XC Runner of the Year as a senior
• Three-time Footlocker Cross Country National Championship finalist
• Two-time top-10 finisher at Footlocker Cross Country Nationals ('09 - 7th; '08 - 8th)
• NJ Meet of Champions Cross Country Champion ('09)
• Also finished runner-up in 2008 and third in 2007
• NJ Meet of Champions 3200m Champion ('09)
• Ranked No. 4 in the US for 3200m in 2009 outdoors
• Also held top time in NJ for 3200m during both indoor and outdoor seasons

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Joanne and Donald Ley
• Has a brother, Cody
• Was coached by Christian Lynch at Kingsway Regional

More about Chelsea:
• Favorite band: Rihanna
• Favorite TV show: Fear Factor
• Favorite movie: Mean Girls


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