Coming off third-place finishes at conference meet, UC Davis heads to Washington in search of trip to Nationals
UC Davis women look to defend their title, while the men look to improve on a sixth-place finish in 2014
UC Davis goes in search of second conference crowns on both sides
2006: Competed in five meets, finishing among team's top five in each... Opened season by placing 5th of 81 at Aggie Open (25:28.0)... Also had top-20 finishes at Willamette Charles Bowles Invitational (19th) and Div. I Independent Championships (17th).
2005: Raced in five meets, and was the team's No. 5 scorer in each... Kicked off year with 12th-place showing (among 83 finishers) in Aggie Open... Placed 28th at Div. I Independent Championships and 38th at Pacific Association/USATF regional.
2004: Appeared in four meets, including Pacific Association championships... Finished among Aggie scorers at Sacramento State Open, finishing 21st overall (26:42.6).
UC DAVIS TRACK & FIELD: Placed 5th in 10,000 (32:06.53) at Big West Conference meet as a junior... Best 10K time was 30:48.73, set at Chico Twilight meet... Posted 5,000 PR of 14:28.12 at Stanford, 9th in school history... Earned Academic All-Big West Conference in 2008... Redshirted in 2007... Won 3,000 in dual with Fresno State as a sophomore (2006), hitting PR of 8:40.46... Qualified for Cal-Nevada State Championships in 5,000, placing 8th (15:22.73)... Hit 2005 season-best of 3:59.29 in dual with Sacramento State... Mark was better than two-second improvement over previous best... Also competed in 3,000 (Hornet Invitational) and 5,000 (Aggie Classic).
MONTGOMERY HS '04: Voted Most Valuable Runner for cross country team as a sophomore and senior, Most Improved as a junior... Was senior champion at Viking Open... Team went undefeated against North Bay League, finished as North Coast Section runner-up in 2002... Selected as track team's Most Dedicated... Track PRs: 800 (1:58.9), mile (4:19.42), 3,000 (8:59).
PERSONAL: Born in Santa Rosa, Calif.... Majoring in biological sciences... Parents are William Cody & Dara Hill... Full name is Kelsey Charles Cody... Sports hero is Steve Prefontaine, non-sports hero is Che Guevara.