SAS Senior Keeley Stewart Signs with University of Tennessee – Chattanooga

 Sewanee, TN – February 11, 2011 – 
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School senior Keeley Stewart, daughter of Brigid and LTC Kevin Stewart of Winchester, Tenn., has received an Athletic Scholarship from The University of Tennessee – Chattanooga. On February 10, she signed a National Letter of Intent to run cross country and track with the Mocs. Those in attendance for the signing at SAS were her parents, Athletic Director and track coach Ellis Mayfield, cross country coach Ron Ramsey, and Dean of Students and former coach Allison Paterson.
Keeley was the 2007 and 2008 Cross Country Div II-A State Champion and won the Chattanooga Area Regionals both years. In 2010 she finished fourth in the Region and in the State Championship in Div II-A/AA.  The Chattanooga Times Free Press selected Keeley to the All Area Best of the Preps in 2007, 2008 and 2010. She won numerous invitationals during her high school career including the John Freeman Invitational at The Webb School in Bell Buckle four years in a row. Keeley set a personal record of 18:02 on this 3-mile course.
“Keeley is one of the most versatile student-athletes we have had at SAS,” remarks Athletic Director Ellis Mayfield.  “A two year state cross-country champion, lead in the recent musical Seussical, coaches award recipient in softball, an honor student, a Proctor and member of the Honor Council. We are extremely proud of the way she has excelled in so many ways at SAS and look forward to watching her DI career at UTC..”
“I am really excited about joining the UTC Cross Country and Track teams under Coach Gautier, and am very thankful for this opportunity to join such a great program,” says Keeley.  “St. Andrews-Sewanee was a great school and environment in which to learn, grow and mature. I want to thank all those students, teachers, coaches and faculty that helped me along my path. My friends and family have provided me with continuous love and support. All combined, SAS was a wonderful experience, and I think UTC will be as well.” Keeley plans to major in Elementary Education and receive her teaching certificate at UTC.

Beside her athletic achievements in cross country and track, Keeley was a career fastpitch softball player batting over .300 her last two years at SAS while playing the middle infield and centerfield. She will run track this spring for SAS.
Keeley was awarded the Clyde A. Fasick, Jr. Scholarship in 2009-2010 and completed her Outreach Program at SAS. She was chosen as a military dependant panelist for The First Lady of Tennessee’s forum, “The Other Side of War” in June of 2010 and was a participant of the Eisenhower “People to People Leadership Conference” at Harvard University in July 2010. Keeley is a member of the choir at Good Shepherd Parish.
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