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  Jessica Kestler

Jessica  Kestler

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Maineville, Ohio

High School:
Mt. Notre Dame



Jessica Kestler

2008: OUTDOOR SEASON: Competed in the 100 and 400 meter hurdles, the 400 meter dash, and the 4 x 400 meter relay ... Finished second in the 400 meter hurdles on May 3 at the Green & White Invite (1:06.10) ... Was a member of the first place relay team at the same meet ... INDOOR SEASON: Competed in six events for the Bobcats during the 2008 indoor season, tied for second most ... Consistently ran in both the 400 meters and the 4x400 meter relay ... Season-best time of 4:03.29 in the 4x400 meter relay came at the MAC Championships on Feb. 29 ... Season-best time of 1:00.53 in the 400 meters came at both the All-Ohio Championships on Feb. 16 and the Zips Invite on Feb. 22 ... Her top 400 meter time was the best by a Bobcat during the indoor season.

2007: OUTDOOR SEASON: Did not compete in the outdoor portion of the track and field season ... INDOOR SEASON: Finished seventh in the 60-meter hurdles at the State Farm Shell Games, recording a season-best 9.75 ... Also competed in the 400 meters for the Bobcats with her best indoor time of 1:02.81 coming at the All-Ohio Championships ... Her time was also Ohio's fastest 400m indoor time of the season.

2006: OUTDOOR SEASON: Finished 19th at the NCAA Mideast Regional's in the 400-meter hurdles ... Placed third at the MAC Championships in the 400-meter hurdles (59.99), recording the fourth-fastest time in the MAC for the season ... Posted the 19th-best time in the MAC in the 400-meter dash (57.32), placing ninth at the Hillsdale Relays ... Recorded the team's third-best mark in the 800-meter race (2:22.70), taking second at the Bobcat Invitational ... INDOOR SEASON: Recorded the team's top 400m time (58.31) at the Central Collegiate Championships to place second ... Recorded the team's second-best 60m hurdles time (9.27) at the Mid-American Conference Championships ... Took first (43.58) in the 300m at the Marietta Open ... Finished second in the 400m and fourth in the 55m hurdles at the Scarlet & Gray Invitational.

2005: OUTDOOR SEASON: Had a personal-best 26.34 in the 200m at the All-Ohio Championships ... Recorded the team's second-best time in the 100m hurdles (15.16) and the 400m hurdles (1:04.99) ... INDOOR SEASON: Recorded Ohio's second-best time in the 400m (1:00.53) ... Nabbed the team's second-best 60m hurdle mark (9.29).

HIGH SCHOOL: Set a personal-best time of 14.5 in the 100urdles as a senior at Mount Notre High School in Cincinnati.

PERSONAL: Majoring in fashion merchandise ... Daughter of Cindy and Gene Kestler.