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Kelsey Prena
Kelsey Prena

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
West Bloomfield, Mich.

High School:
Walled Lake Central

Event:
Throws


05/08/2013

MSU Track & Field Head To Big Ten Championships

Spartans leading the conference look to earn wins in individual events.

05/04/2013

Spartan Throwers Compete At Toledo Invitational

Michigan State post multiple season-best performances in throws events.

04/09/2013

Track & Field/Cross Country Announces 2012 Award Winners

Annual banquet held to recognize award recipients and seniors.

03/30/2013

MSU Track & Field Opens Competition At Raleigh Relays

Spartans shine across the board on the first day in Raleigh.

02/22/2013

Spartans Conclude Day One At Big Ten Indoors

Women's distance medley relay rallies for runner-up finish.

Collegiate Bests
• Shot Put - 13.69m/44-11
• Discus Throw - 47.05m/154-4

2012-13:
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Competed in shot put and discus at the Raleigh Relays, posting marks of a season-best 12.82m/42-0¾ and 44.03m/144-5½ respectively ... Competed in the shot put and discus at the Spartan Invitational, posting marks of 12.00m/39-4½ and 42.05m respectively ... Threw the discus for 43.50m/142-8½ at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Competed in the shot put and discus at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays, posting marks of 11.73m/38-5¾ and 42.17m/138-4¼ respectively ... Competed in the shot put and discus at the Big Ten Outdoor Conference Championships, posting marks of 11.97m/39-3¼ and a season-best 44.95m/147-5¾ respectively.
INDOOR: Placed fourth in the shot put at the Silverston Invitational with a mark of 12.80m/ 42-0 ... Recorded a season-best mark of 13.42m/ 44-0½ in the shot put at the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... Posted a mark of 12.44m/ 40-9¾ in the shot put at the GVSU Big Meet ... Posted a mark of 13.69m/ 41-5¼ in the shot put and tied for 20th at the Meyo Invitational.

2011-2012:
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR
: Started the season recording a throw of 12.09m in the shot put and a throw of 40.96m in discus at the Raleigh Relays ... Placed fifth with a throw of 12.37m in the shot put and placed sixth in the discus throw, posting a mark of 44.24m at the MSU Spartan Invitational ...Recorded her season-best with a throw of 12.70m in the shot put for a first-place finish at the Don Kleinow Invite ...Also placed first in the discus throw, recording a distance of 45.21m at the Don Kleinow Invite ...Recorded her season's best in the discus throw posting a mark of 46.33m, placing fifth at the GVSU Al Owens.
INDOOR
: Threw a season-best of 12.95m in the shot put at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open ... Recorded a distance of 12.62m in the shot put at the Indiana relays ...Posted a mark of 12.68m at the Findlay Open.

2010-11:
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR:
Threw a season-best 12.71m in the shot put at the Indiana University Outdoor Championship ... Placed third in the shot put, recording a distance of 12.59 and earned second in the discus throw, posting a mark of 41.89 at the Lyle Bennett Open ... Recorded a fourth-place discus throw of 45.36m at the Paddock Invitational ... Recorded a season-best discus throw of 47.05m at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships.
INDOOR: Recorded a season-best shot put throw if 12.02 at the Simmons/ Harvey Invitational.

2009-10:
OUTDOOR: Threw a distance of 12.04m (39-6) in the shot put and 40.15m (131-8) in the discus at the Spartan Invitational.
INDOOR
: Did not compete for the Spartans.

High School:
Four year letterwinner in track and field under coach Ned Stojkovic ... Track captain her junior and senior seasons ... Name team MVP her senior season ... Broke the Walled Lake Central discus record with a throw of 140'1" ... Named all-county, all-district and all-conference senior season ... All-state in discus her junior and senior seasons ... All-state in indoor shot put her senior season ... Also lettered in basketball.

Personal:
Born February 14, 1991 ... Daughter of Ron and Laurie Prena ... Her twin sister throws for the University of Michigan ... Majoring in communications.

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