Kayley DeLay
Kayley DeLay
Year: Fy.
Hometown: Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
High School: Fletcher High School
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Morse

Collegiate Bests

1,000m 3:05.77

Mile 5:02.49

3,000m 9:50.31

4k (xc) 13:55.7

5k (xc) 18:01.8

6k (xc) 21:16.1

High School Bests

1,600m 4:55

3,200m 10:30

5k (xc) 17:37

2k Steeplechase 6:53

2017-2018: In cross country, placed second at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet...Competed at the Panorama Farms Invitational, placing fourth on the team and 19th overall...Competed at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational, placing third on the team...At the Heptagonal Championship, placed third on the team and 12th overall, earning herself the honor of second team All-Ivy...Competed at the Northeast Regional meet, placing third on the team...In indoor track, placed 10th in the mile at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet...Competed in the 3,000 meters at the BU David Hemery Valentine Invitational...Competed in the 1,000 meters at the indoor Heptagonal Championships.  

On the Track: FHSAA 4A state champion in 3200m 2016 ... State runner-up at FHSAA 4A 1600m 2016 & 2017 …  State runner-up at FHSAA 4A cross country … 10 time state medalist (cross country & track) … Four-time Gateway Conference Champion in cross country, 1600m and 3200m ... Cross country captain two years … School record holder in 5k, 1600m, 3200m and 2k steeplechase.

Why Yale? "I fell in love with Yale early on because of its incredible academics and athletics, along with beautiful facilities and a homey feel. I know at Yale I will be challenged and pushed both mentally and physically to my greatest capabilities."

Notes: Scholastic Art & Writing National Gold Medalist for ceramics … Member of eight different clubs in high school including National Honor Society, Art Honor Society and Interact ... Member of The Mayor's Young Leaders Advisory Council for the city of Jacksonville ... Four-year summer volunteer at local hospital ... AP Scholar with distinction ... Atlantic Beach Ocean Rescue Lifeguard -- rookie of the year.