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Kelsey Worthington

  • position Pole Vault
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Tucker, Ga.
  • High school North Gwinnett
  • position Pole Vault
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Tucker, Ga.
  • High school North Gwinnett

Kelsey Worthington Bio

Season and Career Results

2020 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Competed in the pole vault six times for Carolina … Did not make height at the SEC Championships or the Gamecock Opener … Cleared a season-best height of 3.78m/12-4.75 at the South Carolina Invitational and the USC Indoor Open … Also earned top-10 finishes at the Carolina Challenge and the Bob Pollock Meet.
Outdoor: Did not compete.

Was one of the Gamecocks top pole vaulters in her first season in Columbia… Vaulted a lifetime best 3.67m (12-0 1/2) at the USC Indoor Open, taking 5th… Had her best finish at the South Carolina Invite, taking 4th… Competed at the 2020 SEC Indoor Championships.
Outdoors: Cancelled.

Set the meet record for the pole vault in the New Balance Nationals Emerging Elite section … Holds the Gwinnett County all-time pole vault record … Holds the school record in the pole vault at North Gwinnet High School … Won her team’s Most Valuable Field Athlete Award twice … Won her team’s Most Valuable Freshman Award and the Most Valuable Athlete Award … Earned an academic letter four times … Was a scholar-athlete four times … Graduated 19th out of 758 students.

Is related to two Olympians: descendant of Harry Worthington, who competed in the 1912 Olympics in the long jump; cousin of Tracy Worthington, who competed in two skiing events at the 1994 Winter Olympics … Hopes to own her own freelance design business … Was born to her parents Bill Worthington and Christy Worthington on May 18, 2001.