Shot Put 14.11m/46-03.50 Discus 42.74m/140-03
Competed in 13 varsity meets (seven indoors, six outdoors), including both the Big Ten Indoor and Outdoor Championships; qualified for the finals in the shot put at the outdoor conference meet, finishing ninth with a career-best toss of 14.11 meters (46-03.50); logged her career best discus mark at the Dave Rankin Invitational, throwing 42.74 meters (140-03).
Did not compete during her initial season at Purdue.
Four-year varsity letterwinner in track and field at Crown Point High School; two-time placewinner in the shot put at the Indiana high school state championships, taking seventh as a junior and third as a senior; named the team most valuable athlete as a junior and senior, winning shot put and discus regional championships and shot put sectional championships both seasons; earned National Honor Society recognition.
Meghan Kessler was born January 18, 1990, in Hammond, Ind.; is the daughter of Kelly and Scott Kessler; has three brothers, Michael, Markus and Mitchell; enjoys watching movies, listening to music and hanging out with friends; majoring in biology with a focus in pre-medical studies.