Parents: Richie and April Peedin
High School: Princeton
Travel/Club Teams: J.C. Clippers and Lady Blues
Also Considered: N.C. Wesleyan, Salem
Why A&T? “I love the atmosphere and the other girls on the team I met there. They have great support to help you with the academics and a lot of help with time management. It was the perfect fit for me.”
Major: Exercise Science
Notable: Kelsey will collect 11 varsity letters by the time her run at Princeton High is complete. She is a four-year volleyball player, a three-year basketball player and this spring will be her fourth softball season. … She has played on some of the most successful Bulldog teams in recent history, including the Dawgs’ 2014 NCHSAA 1A state volleyball squad. “We’ve been like family through it all,” Kelsey says. “The ups and the downs, we’re sisters always. You always know you’ve got another big family waiting to support you with Princeton athletics.” … She knows the adjustment to college play will be big. “I’m going to have to work harder,” Kelsey says. “It’s going to be a big challenge and a big change, but change is good. It will give me more goals to work toward.” … She is the rare left-handed throwing catcher. ... Kelsey wants to go into the coaching or athletic training field.
Compiled by D. Clay Best