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Female Student Athlete of the Month-November 2017-Kelsey Bassett

- Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Female Student Athlete of the Month-November 2017-Kelsey Bassett

Granite Falls/Archbishop Murphy's Kelsey Bassett is our Russell & Hill Female Student Athlete of the Month for November 2017. Three years ago, Kelsey Bassett suffered a fracture in her lower back that ultimately ended her decade-long run as a gymnast.Bassett turned to pole vaulting and found success, placing second in state this past spring. But she also wanted to play a fall sport, she gave diving a shot — and ended up a state champion. Bassett is a Granite Falls High School senior who competes for Archbishop Murphy in diving, she won the Class 2A state title, 33 points ahead of the nearest competitor.