|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Hardin Valley Academy|
2015-16: Competed in five indoor and seven outdoor meets ... Indoor SoCon Pole Vault Champion ... recorded three pole vaulting victories during the outdoor season and two victories during the indoor season ... 18 straight top ten finishes
2014-15: Competed in five indoor and eight outdoor meets ... Indoor and Outdoor SoCon pole vault champion ... reached a personal best of 1.47 meters in high jump ... recorded four total victories in pole vault.
2013-14: Competed in six indoor meets ... placed third in the event at the Hilton Garden Innvitational with a mark of 3.50 meters ... took the top spot in the pole vault at the A-Sun Indoor Championships with an ETSU indoor record 3.68 meters mark.
2012-13: Competed in six indoor meets and seven outdoor meets ... competing exclusively in the pole vault, Kessler tallied three top-five finishes including placing fourth at the A-Sun Indoor Championships with a mark of 3.37 meters ... in the outdoor season, the freshman came in third place in the event at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships with a vault of 3.51 meters.
Prior to ETSU: Lettered in cheerleading and track & field at Hardin Valley Academy in Knoxville, Tenn., under cheerleading coach Mindy Rector and track coach Bryan Brown... received the Most Improved award in cheerleading for the 2009-10 season... co-holds the school record in the pole vault... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born March 9, 1994... daughter of David and Jennifer Kessler... majoring in education... twin sister of teammate Lindsey Kessler.