Senior co-captain boasts a 3.97 GPA as a kinesiology major
Miami Assistant comes to MSU as new assistant coach.
Michigan State Hosts First and Second Round Matches
Seniors will be celebrated after Michigan match on Saturday
Spartans take on Illini Wednesday at 8 pm ET
Prior to coming on board the Michigan State coaching staff, Kelsay was working as a graduate assistant for MSU's Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS). While pursuing her graduate degree in psychology, Kelsay has served as an academic counselor and helped oversee the department's community outreach initiatives.
As an undergraduate, the Wheaton, Illinois native was a four-year letterwinner for Michigan State (2010-13), and captained the Spartans for three seasons. A setter, she finished her career with 3,040 assists, good for sixth all-time in the MSU record book. She appeared in 133 career matches, which ranks eighth all-time at MSU, and her 473 career sets ranks fourth all-time. As a senior, Kelsay earned CoSIDA Academic All-America honors (just the fourth player in program history to do so), and was a three-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten selection. She twice was a Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner, served as the Student-Athlete Advisory Council president, and was featured in the MSU President's Report "'Inside Out,' which followed nine Michigan State students whose lives were documented throughout the 2013 fall semester.