Kelsey Crowder
Kelsey Crowder
Height: 5-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Decatur HS
Position: Back/IM

2012-13 (Sophomore):
In her second season at Pacific, Crowder placed 15th in the 200 Back (2:05.87) and 19th in the 400 IM (4:31.63) at the 2013 MPSF Championships. The UNLV Winter Invite saw her take fourth in the 400 IM (4:36.99), 12th in the 200 Back (2:07.99) and 13th in the 200 IM (2:11.37). Academically, Crowder earned MPSF All-Academic honors.

2011-12 (Freshman):
Specializing in the backstroke and individual medley events, Crowder flashed tremendous potential in her first season at Pacific. She earned a pair of third-place finishes in the 200 IM while adding a third-place finish in the 400 IM, all three of which came versus conference foes. She would add five fourth-place finishes to her season total, three of which came in the back events, while she never placed outside of the top five in dual meets. At the 2012 MPSF Championships, she took 16th in the 200 Back with a time of 2:06.65 and finished 18th in the 400 IM behind a time of 4:32.55. Her 400 IM time was the top time on the team.

High School:
Crowder graduated from Decatur High School in Federal Way, Wash. A member of the Gators’ swimming program, she was her team’s MVP as both a junior and senior. Crowder was also a member of the National Honor Society and the French Honor Society.

Personal:
Crowder was born in Seattle, Wash., and is the daughter of Alan and Debbie Crowder. She has one older sister, Lindsey. Crowder is pursuing a degree in sports medicine with the goal of becoming a doctor.