15 Nicole Kessler
15 Nicole Kessler
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: Patrick Henry HS
Position: LB
Experience: 2V
m 27
k/s 0.00
h % -.250
a/s 0.57
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.16
d/s 3.53

2014 (Junior)
One of four players to participate in every set during the season … led team with 444 digs, which ranked second in the Big West …  second among all conference players with 4.40 digs per set, the highest average during her career … also led team with 22 service aces … recorded 71 assists, which ranked third overall on team … tallied double-digit digs in all but one match … had a season-high 27 digs at Saint Mary’s (Sept. 7) … produced 26 digs versus Northern Illinois (Sept. 19) … recorded 25 digs in a match twice, versus Santa Clara (Sept. 20) and versus Hawaii (Nov. 22) … earned two service aces in six matches.

2013 (Sophomore)
Appeared in all 107 sets and started 22 of 29 matches … finished second among Mustangs with 282 digs … recorded season-high 24 digs in five-set win at UC Irvine (Nov. 29) … finished with 13 matches of double-digit digs … matched career-high two aces on three occasions, most recently versus Cal State Fullerton (Nov. 23).

2012 (Freshman)
Played in all 108 sets and started nine of 30 matches … led program with 331 digs and 3.06 digs per set … registered career-high 35 digs in five-set, home-opening victory against Idaho (Aug. 30) … posted 15 matches of double-digit digs … twice recorded two aces: versus San Diego (Aug. 24) and at Cal State Northridge (Nov. 1).

Patrick Henry HS (San Diego, Calif.)
Four-year letterwinner helped program to four successive City League championships … earned All-City League first team praise and San Diego County All-Star Team recognition as a senior in 2012 and junior in 2011 … garnered program Most Valuable Player honors in 2010 and 2011 … named to San Diego Union-Tribune Academic Athlete Team three times.

Personal
Daughter of Dan and Mary Kessler … has one brother (Brian) and one sister (Natalie) … aunt, Lynn Kessler Blevins, competed at Cal Poly (1982-85) and remains first in program history in career kills per set (5.07), fifth in hitting attempts (3,507) and sixth in total kills (1,303) … majoring in liberal studies … Nicole Kathleen Kessler was born on Jan. 1, 1994 in San Diego, Calif.

Recent Games
Nov 6 UC Irvine W, 3-2
Nov 7 UC Davis L, 3-2
Nov 13 at UC Riverside W, 3-0
Nov 14 at Cal State Fullerton W, 3-0
Nov 19 Hawai'i L, 3-0
Nov 24 at UC Davis L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 27 16
Sets 99 58
Kills 0 0
Kills per set 0.00 0.00
Errors 1 1
Total Attacks 4 4
Hitting Percentage -.250 -.250
Assists 56 42
Assists per set 0.57 0.72
Service Aces 16 10
Service Errors 13 5
Service Aces per set 0.16 0.17
Reception Errors 13 6
Digs 349 235
Digs per set 3.53 4.05
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 2 2
Points 16.0 10.0
Points per set 0.2 0.2
Matches started - -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 28 at San Jose State W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Aug 29 vs. Sacramento State W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 2 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 1 at Fresno State W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 4 vs. Coppin State W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 5 vs. Sam Houston State W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 5 at Baylor L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 11 vs. Idaho W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 4 1 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 12 vs. St. Francis Brooklyn W, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 12 at Portland L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 3 19 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 18 San Diego State W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 19 Loyola Marymount L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 0 2 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 26 at Hawai'i L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 2 Long Beach State W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 4 1 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 3 CSUN W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 8 at UC Irvine W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 10 UC Santa Barbara W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 5 2 2 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 16 Cal State Fullerton W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 17 UC Riverside W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 4 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 23 at CSUN W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 1 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 24 at Long Beach State L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
Oct 29 at UC Santa Barbara W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 6 UC Irvine W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 7 UC Davis L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 13 at UC Riverside W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 2 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Nov 14 at Cal State Fullerton W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 3 14 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 19 Hawai'i L, 3-0 - 3 0 1 2 -.500 1 0 1 1 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 24 at UC Davis L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 2 2 1 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2013-14 29 107 1 0.01 0 5 .200 23 0.21 12 0.11 282 2.64 1 0 1 0.01 14.0 0.1
2014-15 26 101 1 0.01 2 4 -.250 71 0.70 22 0.22 444 4.40 0 0 0 0.00 23.0 0.2
2015-16 27 99 0 0.00 1 4 -.250 56 0.57 16 0.16 349 3.53 0 0 0 0.00 16.0 0.2
Total 82 307 2 0.01 3 13 -.077 150 0.49 50 0.16 1075 3.50 1 0 1 0.00 53.0 0.2
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 27 99 0 0.00 1 4 -.250 56 0.57 16 0.16 349 3.53 0 0 0 0.00 16.0 0.2
Conference 16 58 0 0.00 1 4 -.250 42 0.72 10 0.17 235 4.05 0 0 0 0.00 10.0 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 37 0 0.00 1 3 -.333 24 0.65 3 0.08 159 4.30 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.1
Away 12 46 0 0.00 0 1 .000 24 0.52 9 0.20 141 3.07 0 0 0 0.00 9.0 0.2
Neutral 5 16 0 0.00 0 0 - 8 0.50 4 0.25 49 3.06 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 0.3
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Wins 19 66 0 0.00 0 1 .000 43 0.65 13 0.20 226 3.42 0 0 0 0.00 13.0 0.2
Losses 8 33 0 0.00 1 3 -.333 13 0.39 3 0.09 123 3.73 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.1
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August 2 8 0 0.00 0 0 - 0 0.00 4 0.50 16 2.00 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 0.5
September 10 36 0 0.00 0 0 - 15 0.42 3 0.08 103 2.86 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.1
October 9 32 0 0.00 0 1 .000 30 0.94 4 0.13 134 4.19 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 0.1
November 6 23 0 0.00 1 3 -.333 11 0.48 5 0.22 96 4.17 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.2