19 Kelsea Smith
19 Kelsea Smith
Height: 6-0
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Yardley, Pa.
High School: Lawrenceville
Position: M

Before Yale: Earned 10 varsity letters in four sports (field hockey, lacrosse, swimming and water polo) at Lawrenceville ... Earned Major L athletic award for earning 10 varsity letters ... Captained lacrosse, swimming and water polo teams as a senior ... Led lacrosse team in scoring as a junior and as a senior ... First team all-league and second team all-prep in lacrosse as a senior ... Won Ginny Chambers lacrosse award for sportsmanship and excellence of performance ... Lacrosse team was MAPL league champions her sophomore year ... Won state and league championships with field hockey team ... Earned Coach's Award with swimming and water polo teams her senior year.

Notes: Sister Seana played lacrosse at Lehigh and was team captain in 2008 ... Brother Conor plays soccer for Williams; captained team in 2008 and is captain again in 2009 ... Father, Rick, played soccer at William and Mary ... OVAL society member for earning more than 200 hours of community service ... Volunteered as camp counselor at the Lawrenceville School camp and Lawrenceville Allegro camp, both for underprivileged children ... Ropes course instructor ... School tour guide ... Day student representative for student government sophomore and junior years ... Enjoys snowboarding, skiing, wakeboarding, water skiing and scuba diving ... Dean's list or high honors every term at Lawrenceville.

Why Yale? "I chose Yale because of the outstanding and challenging academic and athletic programs, and the balance between the two."