Kelsey Farmer played Division 1 softball as a pitcher at Lehigh University. During her career at Lehigh, the Mountain Hawks won two Patriot League Championships and qualified for the NCAA tournament. While at Lehigh, Kelsey was a 4-time Patriot League All Academic Honor Roll selection for softball. As a senior, she led all Patriot League student-athletes with a perfect 4.0 GPA in the spring with a double major in Psychology and English.
In high school, Kelsey was named the Pioneer Press Player of the Year, as well as a Chicago Tribune second team All-State and Sun-Times second team All-State selection. She currently holds the New Trier record for career strikeouts (967) and career shutouts (39), and led the team with a .427 batting average as a senior.