2012-13: Competed in six indoor meets and four outdoor meets ... competing exclusively in the pole vault, Kessler placed sixth in the event at the A-Sun Indoor Championships with a mark of 3.22 meters ... in the outdoor season, finished fifth overall at the Lenny Lyles-Clark Wood Invitational with a 3.22 meters mark ... turned in a collegiate best in the event at the Radford Invitational with a mark of 3.43 meters.

Prior to ETSU: Lettered in cheerleading and track & field at Hardin Valey Academy in Knoxville, Tenn., under cheerleading coach Mindy Rector and track coaches Bryan Brown and Tim Mack... named all-state and earned sixth at the TSSAA in the pole vault in 2011... 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 physical education... twin sister of teammate Ashley Kessler.