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Kaylee Wessel

  • position Distances
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown St. Charles, Ill.
  • High school St. Charles North
  • position Distances
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown St. Charles, Ill.
  • High school St. Charles North

Kaylee Wessel Bio

Flinn Scholar
2016, 2017, 2018 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
2014-15 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2018
Indoors: Took part in five meets, running the 3000m and the 5000m.. set a new 3K personal record at the Clemson Invitational, checking in at 10:02.28… set her 5K PR of 17:31.78 at the Tiger Paw Invitational… that time ranked 10th in Carolina history at the close of the season… finished 25th in the 5000 at the SEC Championships.
Outdoors: Ran the 1500m, 3000m and 5000m… clocked a 1500 time of 4:47.64 to finish ninth at the Black & Gold Challenge… finished fourth in the 3K at the Weems Baskin Invitational with a PR time of 10:11.67… ran her best 5K of the year at the Tennessee Relays with a mark of 17:49.15… placed 48th in the 5K at the SEC Championships.

2017
Did not compete.

2016
Indoors: Won the 3000m at the USC Open #1 with a time of 10:31.45… ran a personal best of 10:22.91in the 3K at the Conference Clash… placed second in the 5000m at the Virginia Tech Invite, running 18:13.14… achieved a new personal best at that distance during the Armory Invite, running 17:51.59 to take 18th place.
Outdoors: Hit a new personal best in the 3000m and 5000m outdoors as well… ran a lifetime best for the 3000m to place ninth at the Spec Towns Invite (10:15.22)… finished in the top 10 for three of her four races in the 5K in the spring, with a top finish of third place at the Shamrock Invite (17:47.71)… ran a personal best of 17:42.66 at the Seminole Invite 5K, placing sixth overall.

2015
Indoors: Ran the mile at both home meets, finishing third both times with a top finish of 5:28.64.
Outdoors: Competed in two races, the 5K at the Shamrock Invite (18:35.68) and the 3K at the Bill Carson Invite (10:43.16).

HIGH SCHOOL
Competed in state cross country meet all four years … Earned all-conference honors in cross country and track in 2012 … Help cross country reach the state finals in each of her four years … Personal best times listed in the 3 mile is 18:05.10, 800m is 2:21, 1600m is 5:26.42 and 3200m is 11:55.20 … Earned Academic All-Conference during from 2011-2013 in cross country and track from 2012-2014.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Jerry and Sue Wessel … Has one younger sister, Alison … Plans to major in marketing and sport management.

Indoor Personal Records
Mile
5:28.64 (2/21/15 Gamecock Invite)
3000m
10:02.28 (1/20/18 Clemson Invitational)
5000m
17:31.78 (2/9/18 Tiger Paw Invitational)
Outdoor Personal Records
1500m
4:47.64 (3/17/18 Black & Gold Challenge)
3000m
10:11.67 (3/24/18 Weems Baskin Invitational)
5000m
17:42.66 (4/15/16 Seminole Invite)

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