|Hometown:||San Diego. CA|
|High School:||Patrick Henry HS|
Head Coach Sam Crosson on Nicole Kessler: "Nicole is a very technically proficient passer and digger, her ball control is outstanding. She comes from a very successful and competitive club program which has prepared her to step in and make a significant impact with our passing and defense. Nicole is a very hard worker, a great teammate, and will have an immediate impact on our back row success."
Played in 30 matches and 108 sets as a true freshman during the 2012 season… Recorded 331 digs averaging 3.06 per set… Recorded 15 matches with 10 or more digs including a season-high 35 digs against Idaho… Handed out 50 assists on the season with a season-high five coming against Long Beach State…. Served up 13 service aces with a season-high twice; San Diego and Cal State Northridge… Credited with four kills for the season…
PATRICK HENRY HS
Four year letter winner at Patrick Henry High School, winning league championship all four years… Named all-league first team in 2011-12 while named to the San Diego County All-Star Team… Named team MVP in 2010 and 2011… Named to the San Diego Union Academic Athlete Team three times.
Born Nicole Kathleen Kessler on Jan. 1, 1994 in San Diego, CA… Daughter of Dan and Mary Kessler… One brother, Brian, and one sister, Natalie… Aunt, Lynn Kessler Blevins, was a standout player at Cal Poly from 1982-85… Majors in liberal studies at Cal Poly…