Tesia Kempski
Tesia  Kempski


Harrisburg, Pa.

High School:
Bishop McDevitt HS

Pole Vault


Heppenstall Advances to NCAA Championship

The junior will be making his third appearance at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship


Halvorsen Qualifies for NCAA Championships

Sam Halvorsen qualified for the NCAA Championships on the opening day of competition at the East Preliminary


Deacs Set for East Preliminary

Eight Demon Deacons look to qualify for the NCAA Championships


Eight Deacs Qualify for East Preliminaries

Two men and six women will represent Wake Forest at the NCAA East Preliminaries


Deacs Open Competition at ACC Championships

Smith and Florent earned Second Team All-ACC honors on Thursday


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 -- 4.11m -- 2018 VertKlasse Meeting

Indoor Personal Bests
Pole Vault -- 3.95m -- 2018 ACC Championships

2018 Outdoor
Had her best season yet…Vaulted at eight meets…Claimed event titles at the Raleigh Relays and Charlotte Invitational…Took second at the WF Outdoor Opener and VertKlasse Meeting where she set a personal best at 4.11m…Finished fifth at the Virginia Challenge…Took ninth at the ACC Championships, just one spot shy of All-ACC honors…Finished 32nd in her first NCAA East Preliminary event.

2017-18 Indoor
Set a huge personal best at the ACC Championships where she took 11th…Claimed pole vault event titles at the UNCG Early Bird Duals, Wake Forest Invitational and Camel City Invitational….Took second at the Navy 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...Majoring in history.

Women's Football Camp