Tesia Kempski
Tesia  Kempski


Harrisburg, Pa.

High School:
Bishop McDevitt HS

Pole Vault


Deacs Set for Wake Forest Invitational

Thirty student-athletes are entered to compete at the JDL Fast Track


Deacs Claim Five Event Titles at Navy Invitational

The Demon Deacons also earned 17 top-five finishes in the two-day competition


Wake Forest Heads to Navy Invitational

The Deacs will send 37 student-athletes to Annapolis, Maryland for the first meet of the year away from Winston-Salem


Deacs Have Strong Showing in 2017-18 Season Opener

Wake Forest claimed nine event titles at the UNCG Early Bird Duals


Wake Forest Invitational

The Wake Forest women's track team competed at the Wake Forest Invitational at the JDL Fast Track on Jan. 16, 2016.

Career Results

Outdoor Personal Bests
Pole Vault -- 3.93m -- 2017 Virginia Challenge

Indoor Personal Bests
Pole Vault -- 3.80m -- 2017 UCS Invitational

2017 Outdoor
Vaulted at six meets for the Deacs...Set an outdoor career best of 3.93m at the Virginia Challenge where she placed fifth...Finished seventh at the ACC Championships...Finished top five in all regular season appearances.

2016-17 Indoor
Competed in six meets...Hit a indoor career-best height of 3.20m at the UCS Invitational
2016 Outdoor, where she placed first...Came in 19th at the ACC Championships with a cleared height of 3.66m...Placed in the top 10 at all regular-season competitions.

2016 Outdoor

Saw action at five outdoor meets ... Finished in the top 10 in all five appearances, including third-place showings at the Wake Forest Open and Campbell Invitational ... Placed fourth at the Hokie Twilight with personal-best mark of 3.76.

2015-16 Indoor
Appeared at seven meets ... Finished sixth or higher five times, including a runner-up finish at the Wake Forest Invitational with a season-best height of 3.75m ... Came in 19th at the ACC Championships.

High School

Competed for Bishop McDevitt High School ... Earned four varsity letters in track and field for the Crusaders and was the team’s point leader in 2015 ... Was the 2015 PIAA AAA and PTFCA indoor pole vault state champion ... 2015 District III pole vault champion and record-holder ... Placed second at the Penn Relays as a senior ... Was the 2014 and 2015 Mid-Penn Conference champion and record holder ... As a junior, came in third at the PIAA AA State Championships. 

Born in Harrisburg, Pa. and attended Bishop McDevitt High School ... Was her school’s National Honor Society vice president and was a Math National Honor Society member ... Aunt, Ann Kempski, played volleyball at William & Mary ... High school teammates Anna Bailey (Penn State) and Sara Phelan (St. Francis) compete collegiately in the javelin ... Daughter of Susan and Luke Kempski ... Born Jan. 2, 1997.

Virginia and Duke