2012: Scored for the Retrievers in six of their seven meets, leading the team across the line at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals… Ran a season-best 6K time of 23:18.65 at the regional meet at Penn State… Placed 45th overall at the America East Championships at New Hampshire… Her 5K time of 18:41.28 ranks tenth all-time in UMBC history.
2011: Competed in five of six meets for the Retrievers as a freshman... Scored in four meets for UMBC, including the America East Championships where she ran a seaon-best 5K time of 19:36.98 to finish in 64th... Top finish came at the season-opening Mount St. Mary's Dual where she finished in 20th... Recognized on the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Background: Was first team All-IAAM B conference from 2007-2009… Selected to first team
Personal: Daughter of Bobby and Peggy Gessler…Has three younger sisters Katie, Amy, and Becky… Majoring in biology… Born July 14, 1993.