Just the facts
Full name: Kelsey Marie Powell
Born: Dec. 30, 1991
Birthplace: Ogallala, Neb.
Parents: Brad and Janet Powell
Siblings: Shane (22), Collin (20)
Major: Exercise science
High school coach: Rachel Mead
While with VCU
- Saw action 11 times in her inaugural season.
- Recorded three shots on goal in 2010.
Prior to VCU
- Led nearby Cosby High School to its first-ever VHSL AAA State Tournament appearance.
- Three-time First Team All-Dominion District and All-Academic selection (2007, 2008 and 2009).
- Two-time First Team All-Central Region nod in 2008 and 2009.
- Selected Second Team All-State as a senior.
- Team’s Most Valuable Player in junior and senior seasons.
- Named 2009 First Team All-Metro by the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Getting to know Kelsey Powell
- Lived in Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota before the family settled in Midlothian, Va. in 1996.
- Also ran four seasons of indoor track, two seasons of outdoor track and played three years of soccer in high school.
- A member of Swift Creek Fusion Field Hockey Club, which participated in theh National Festival, the Disney Showcase and placed first at the ESPN Rise Games.