Kellen Waters
Kellen Waters
Year: FR
Hometown: Ipswich, Mass.
High School: Ipswich
Events: Mid-Distance

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 1000m: 2:25.79 (2018-19 at IC4A Championship)
    • Mile: 4:17.81 (2018-19 at Beantown Challenge)
  • Outdoor
    • 400m: 51.23 (2018-19 at Holy Cross Men's Meet)
    • 800m: 1:55.09 (2018-19 at UConn Northeast Challenge)
    • 1500m: 3:51.17 (2018-19 at New England Championship)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2019 Atlantic 10 Indoor All-Rookie Team (1000m, Mile)

2018-19

  • Indoor:
    • Finished second in the 4x800m relay (7:59.52) and second in the 1000m (2:32.23) at the Husky Invitational.
    • Finished ninth in the mile (4:17.81) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Placed second in the 1000m (2:29.48) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finshed seventh in the DMR (10:00.63) at the Columbia Challenge.
    • Finished third in the 1000m (2:27.66) at the New England Championship.
    • Placed second in the mile (4:18.20) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
    • Finished third in the 1000m (2:27.24) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished fifth in the 1000m (2:25.79) at the IC4A Championship.
  • Outdoor:
    • Placed second in the 1500m (3:58.08) and fifth in the 4x400m relay (3:24.64) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Finished third in the distance medley relay (10:05.48) and 15th in the 1500m (3:54.74) at the Colonial Relays.
    • Finished 14th in the 800m (1:55.09) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Won the 1500m (3:55.61) at the Holy Cross Invite.
    • Finished seventh in the 400m (51.23s) at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
    • Finished fourth in the 4x800m relay (7:39.31) and sixth in the 1500m (3:54.54) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished fourth in the 1500m (3:51.17) at the New England Championship.

High School

  • Attended Ipswich High School.
  • Captained the cross country team and indoor and outdoor track teams his junior and senior years,
  • Member of the National Honor Society. 
  • Was his class secretary.
  • Earned the Distinguished Achievement Award in 2016, 2017, 2018.
  • Named Cape Ann League Runner of the Year.
  • Earned Cape Ann League All-Star in cross country (2016, 2017) and indoor and outdoor track (2017, 2018).
  • Named Salem News All-Star in cross country (2016, 2017) and indoor and outdoor track (2017, 2018).

Personal

  • Born April 24, 2000.
  • Has two brothers, Brennan and Cameron, and one sister Lauren. 
  • Chose Rhode Island over UMass Lowell.
  • Enjoys running, learning, and reading.
  • Favorite athlete Elvis Kipchoge.
  • Favorite teams Boston Celtics, New Englad Patriots and the Tracksmith Track Club.