Byng High School
One of a nation-high 14 Sooners to be named a CRCA Scholar Athlete, the highest National Scholar-Athlete award ... Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors ... Earned the Conference USA Academic Medal and was named to the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll ... Finished first in all four races in the varsity four at the OU Invitational ... Finished first in three of the four second varsity eight races at the Longhorn Invitational ... Rowed in the second varsity eight race that placed fourth at the San Diego Crew Classic ... Placed second in both second varsity eight races against Michigan and Ohio State ... Rowed in the second varsity eight that finished second at the Big 12 Championship ... Placed third in the second varsity eight race at the Conference USA Championship.
Awards and Honors
2011 Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete ... Member of the 2011 Big 12 Academic At-Large Team.
Finished fifth in the grand final of the Oak Ridge Invitational in the second varsity eight ... Finished third in the grand final at the Conference USA Championships in the stroke seat of the second varsity eight ... Helped lead team to second place overall finish at Big 12 Championships in the second varsity eight ... Member of the second varsity eight in a tri-meet against Michigan and Indiana ... Claimed a win over Iowa at the Longhorn Invitational in the second varsity eight ... Rowed two seat in the second varsity eight at the OU Invitational, claiming wins over Tulsa, Kansas, Creighton and SMU ... Placed third in the varsity four seat at the San Diego Crew Classic.
Five seat of the championship eight "C" at the Head of the Hooch ... Finished fourth in the open eight "C" at the Head of the Colorado ... Member of the collegiate eight "B" and collegiate four "B" in the Head of the Oklahoma, claiming first and third at the petite final respectively.
Placed seventh overall in the south region at the NCAA South/Central Regionals ... Finished sixth in the "B" final at the NCAA South/Central Regionals ... Rowed as a member of the first novice eight all season ... Member of the second-place team at the Big 12 Championship ... Placed second at the Big 12 Championship at the seven seat ... Earned a silver medal at the SIRA Championships at the three seat ... Finished second in the Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic at the five seat ... Rowed at the five seat to defeat Kansas State, Louisville and UCF in dual racing at the Longhorn Invitational ... Recorded wins over Tulsa, Kansas and Creighton at the five seat at the OU Invitational.
Placed second in the novice eight at the three seat at the Boot of the Oklahoma ... Finished 14th at the five seat at the Head of the Hooch ... Rowed at the bow seat to place second in the novice eight at the Head of the Colorado.
Participated in basketball, softball, track and cross country ... A state qualifier in track and cross country ... Named high school region's female Scholar Athlete of the Year.
Full name is Kelsey Katherine O'Grady ... Parents are Stephen and Jill O'Grady ... Has two siblings, Jennifer and Collin ... Anthropology major.