Behind the Athlete: Chelsey Degen


Hometown?Algona, Iowa

Sport you play at Simpson?Track and Field

Favorite thing about springtime?Outdoor track season

Last movie you bought?The Blindside

Best birthday gift you’ve ever gotten?iPod

If you could do a different track & field event, which would it be?The 100-meter dash so I can be fast

What is your major?Sports Administration and Management

Novel/book you want to read?Any Nicholas Sparks book

Cake batter and frosting combo?Chocolate cake with chocolate frosting and chocolate sprinkles

Pre-meet ritual or lucky charm?I wear my red shorts with my black track and field shirt, curl my hair and wear the same head band every meet.