Kelsey Kushner
Kelsey Kushner
Year: So.
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Wharton HS

2018 (SOPHOMORE): Tied Carmen Boone for second-most singles wins (five) and played alongside Jen Cox to tie the tandem of Boone/Hannah Spear for the most doubles wins (five) on the season … teamed with Cox to down Elizabeth Beary/Haley Taylor by an 8-6 margin … emerged with a hard fought 9-7 doubles win, alongside Cox, as the unit downed Kayla Zimmerman/Anastasia Dunn in a clash at Maryville (March 13) … posted the third doubles win of the season at Wesleyan (March 25) when she and Cox downed Erin Laffey/Centara Nulf by an 8-3 margin. Laid claim to her second point of the match as she came through with a 6-1, 6-3 singles win against Laffey … followed that doubles victory by teaming with Cox to down Zimmerman/Dunn by an 8-3 margin in a clash with Maryville (March 28). That same afternoon she earned a 6-7 (4-7), 6-0, 6-1 victory against McKennah Francis … ended the season with an 8-1 doubles victory along with Cox as the tandem downed Alicia Bedolla/Erin Goodpaster as the Tornados hosted Berea (April 8). Responded by posting her fifth singles win of the season 6-4, 6-4 against Bedolla as the team downed the Mountaineers by a 7-2 margin.

2017 (FRESHMAN): Closed out the campaign with one win in singles action and one doubles victory … claimed the individual win (6-3, 6-0) against Jen Foreman of Salem International (March 5) … played all 20 singles matches as the No. 1 seed … earned the lone doubles victory alongside Sam Miranda as the two downed Jen Foreman and Felicianna Reed of Salem International (March 5) by a score of 8-2 … competed at the No. 1 doubles slot throughout the season … her doubles partner was Sam Miranda on 19 occasions and Katie Hatter once.

Daughter of Betsy and John Kushner ... helped Wharton High School to a district runner-up finish ... earned All-State, All-Conference honors ... in 2013 finished undefeated during freshman season ... participated in Beta Club, Key Club, and Blue Crew ... named to the Principal's Honor Roll.