Ponca City, Okla.
Ponca City High School
Awards and Honors
Member of the 2011 Big 12 Academic At-Large Team.
Finished sixth in the grand final of the Oak Ridge Invitational as a member of the varsity eight in the six seat ... Finished fourth in the grand final as a member of the varsity eight at the Conference USA Championships ... Placed second as a member of the varsity eight at the Windermere Cup ... Helped lead team to second place overall finish at Big 12 Championships in the varsity eight ... Rowed six seat to defeat Indiana in a tri-meet ... Rowed in the six seat of the varsity eight to finish first in the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic ... Claimed wins over Iowa, Louisville and UCF at the Longhorn Invitational in the varsity eight ... Six seat of the varsity eight at the OU Invitational, claiming wins over Tulsa, Kansas, Creighton and SMU.
Rowed in the championship eight "A", championship four "A", and open pair "B" at the Head of the Hooch ... Finished second in the open eight "A" and open four "A" at the Head of the Colorado ... Finished 15th in the five seat in the collegiate eight at the Head of the Charles ... Member of the collegiate eight "A", open four "B", and open pair "B" in the Head of the Oklahoma, claiming third, fourth and fifth, respectively, at the grand final.
Placed seventh overall in the south region at the NCAA South/Central Regionals ... Finished sixth in the "B" final after placing third in the preliminary heat at the South/Central Regionals ... Rowed as a member of the first varsity eight all season ... Member of the second-place team at the Big 12 Championship ... Placed second at the Big 12 Championship at the three seat ... Earned a silver medal at the SIRA Championships at the three seat ... Rowed at the bow seat to defeat Alabama and Old Dominion in a trimeet in Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... Placed second in the Cal Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic at the three seat ... Defeated Kansas State and UCF in dual racing at the Longhorn Invitational at the four seat ... Rowed three seat to record wins over Tulsa, SMU, Creighton and Kansas in dual racing at the OU Invitational.
Rowed four seat to finish first against SMU in the varsity eight ... Placed sixth in the collegiate eight stampede qualifier and second in the Grand Final in the four seat at the Boot of the Oklahoma ... Placed fourth in the collegiate four stampede qualifier in the stroke position at the Boot of the Oklahoma ... Placed 19th in the championship eight in the six seat at the Head of the Hooch ... Rowed six seat to finish sixth in the open eight and the two seat to place second in the open four at the Head of the Colorado.
Recorded regular season wins over Texas and Iowa with first novice eight ... Advanced to the Grand Final as the only non-Pac 10 team at the San Diego Crew Classic in first novice eight ... Advanced to the "B" Final at the SIRA Championships in varsity eight ... Won the first novice eight race at the Big 12 Championships ... Advanced to the Grand Final at the NCAA South/ Central Regional in first novice eight.
Placed second in first novice eight at Head of Colorado and fifth at Head of the Hooch.
Team captain of basketball team in high school ... Honorable mention in Centennial Conference ... Member of Team Oklahoma in Diamond Head Classic.
Full name is Sarah Lynn Kelle ... Parents are Josette and Don Kelle ... Has one sibling, David ... Health and exercise science major.