Name: Kelsey Farkas
Position: Midfielder
Sport: Field Hockey
DOB: 12/7/1998
Hometown: Ardmore, Pa.
High School: Merion Mercy Academy (2017)
College: Columbia (2022)
Team/Club: Mystx
Other Career Highlights
  • 2021: At Columbia, Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week (Sept, 7)
  • 2021: Named to the U.S. Women's National Team (June)
  • 2020: August to October - Catholic Institute Athletic Club (Limerick, Ireland)
  • 2020: At Columbia, named tri-captain, NFHCA Division I Senior Team (canceled season)
  • 2020: Named to the U.S. Women's National Development Team, Series against Olympic Club & Cal Berkeley
  • 2019: At Columbia, named co-captain, NFHCA All-Mideast Region First Team, All-Ivy First Team, NFHCA National Player of the Week (Sept. 16), Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 16), NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • 2018: At Columbia, named to NFHCA/Longstreth All-Mideast Region Second Team, All-Ivy Second Team, NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • 2017: At Columbia, named to NFHCA National Academic Squad
Personal: Daughter of Bob and Noreen Farkas...Has three siblings, Caitlin, Jack and Aidan...Charity Involvement: Strong Girls United Foundation, Sophie Gerson Healthy Youth, Team Impact...Game Day Mantra: Leave it all out on the field....Favorite Sports Quote: “Don’t let anybody work harder than you do.” - Carli Lloyd...Best Words of Advice: Lead with your heart and the rest will follow
Farkas loved trying new sports when she was younger, so she joined her local CYO team when she was in fifth grade.