SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 23, 2016) – On Wednesday, senior pole vaulter Ashley Kessler (Knoxville, Tenn.) was named Southern Conference Women's Field Athlete of the Week by the league's track and field coaches.
Last Friday at the 49'er Classic in Charlotte, N.C., Kessler secured her first victory of the outdoor season by winning the women's pole vault with a mark of 3.80 meters. For Kessler, it was the third highest vault of her career.
During the indoor season the Knoxville, Tenn. native won the SoCon Indoor Pole Vaulting Championship with a vault of 3.75 meters. It was her third conference indoor pole vaulting championship.
Kessler and the ETSU Track and Field program look to continue their successful outdoor campaign this weekend as the Bucs head to the Raleigh Relays and Yellow Jacket Invitational.
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