Kelley Gallagher
    Kelley  Gallagher

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Mundelein, Ill.

    High School:
    Vernon Hills

    Position:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    10/04/1992

    Experience:
    SR


    05/20/2015

    Saluki Track and Field earns 19 MVC Scholar-Athlete honors

    For SIU, 19 is the most MVC Scholar-Athletes since 2011 (19).

    05/17/2015

    Saluki men win MVC Outdoor Championship for first time since 1992

    Southern sealed the deal on Sunday with extraordinary performances in the men's pole vault and discus.

    05/14/2015

    Saluki men and women both picked to finish third at MVC Outdoor Championships

    The MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be hosted by Illinois State in Normal, Ill., on May 15-17.

    05/02/2015

    Saluki men finish first, women second at conclusion of Pacesetter Quadrangular

    In total, the Saluki men won six events and the women three in two days of competition.

    04/03/2015

    Saluki men in second, women third after short first day at Big Blue Classic

    Southern only competed in the men's and women's hammer throw, women's 400 meter hurdles, women's 5000 meter and men's decathlon on Friday.

    05/16/2015

    2015 MVC Senior Ceremony

    Photos from the MVC Senior Ceremony; May 15, 2015

    03/29/2015

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.

    02/07/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 7, 2015.

    04/03/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.

    TFRRS Bio

    2013-14
    Third All-Time at SIU for 5000m (outdoor)
    Finished ninth in the mile at the MVC Indoor Championships...Finished fourth in the 5000m run at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 16:48.26 finish...Ranks third all-time at SIU and held SIU's second-fastest outdoor 5000m time of the season with a 16:48.26 finish...Took first place in the 5000m run with a 17:07.21 finish at the Red Wolves Open...MVC Academic Honor Roll...Competed in two events (mile, 3000m) in four indoor meets...Participated in three events (1500m, 4x800m, 5000m) in five outdoor meets.

    2012-13
    MVC Scholar-Athlete
    Part of All-MVC distance medley relay team that finished third at the MVC Indoor Championships, which ran the third-fastest time in Saluki history at 11:52.67...Scored at the MVC Outdoor Championships in the 1500m and 5000m races, where she finished eighth in both...Part of women's 4x1600 meter relay at Drake Relays that broke the school record with a time of 20:06.75...Held team bests in the mile (4:58.58) indoors and the 1500 meter run (4:35.80) outdoors...Set personal bests in the outdoor 800m (2:19.95), 1500m, mile, indoor 3000m (10:04.81) and outdoor 5000m (17:32.81)...PR in the mile currently ranks ninth all-time at SIU and PR in the 1500m ranks tenth...Ran in three events (mile, 3000m, DMR) in five meets indoors and four events (800m, 1500m, 5000m, 4x1600) in five meets outdoors...Posted nine top-third finishes.

    2011-12
    Ran in four events (Mile, 800m, 1500m, 3000s) in 11 total meets in the indoor and outdoor seasons...Tallied three total top-five finishes.

    High School
    Two time all-sectional selection...State qualifier sophomore and junior year...Varsity letter winner in outdoor track, swimming, and cross country...First Vernon Hills High School athlete to qualify to the IHSA state meet in three sports

    Personal
    Born October 4, 1992 in Highland Park, Illinois...Daughter of Mark and Lisa Gallagher...Has one sister, Erin...Majoring in exercise science.