Stacia Kissell
Stacia  Kissell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Latrobe, Pa.

High School:
Greater Latrobe

Height:
5-8


07/21/2015

WCU Tennis, Six Student-Athletes Receive Academic Honors from ITA

WCU's entire active women's tennis roster earned Scholar-Athlete distiction

07/25/2014

WCU Tennis, Five Players Receive Academic Honors from ITA

Five student-athletes named Scholar-Athletes

04/16/2014

No. 10 Catamounts Fall to No. 7 Mountains in First Round Action

Kissell earns the lone point, first in tournament since 2007

04/15/2014

Women's Tennis Readies for SoCon Tournament

No. 10 WCU will take on rival and No. 7 seed App State

04/14/2014

Tennis' Kissell Named First Team All-Southern Conference

Kissell becomes the first Catamount to earn first team honors from the SoCon

2014-15 (Junior): Did not see any action for the Catamounts.

2013-14 (Sophomore): Saw action in all 21 of the team's matches on the season ... Became WCU's first women's tennis player to earn first-team All-Southern Conference honors ... Is just the second Catamount women's tennis player to earn recognition on the year-end honorary teams ... Enjoyed an 11-match winning streak that lasted from February 16 through March 30 en route to her WCU school-record 16 individual wins - a new overall and No. 1 singles record ... Her 5-4 record in Southern Conference matches also established a new standard at the top position ... Claimed three victories in doubles competition ... Played in the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional in the fall semester, earning an automatic main draw in individual competition.

2012-13 (Freshman): Saw action in all 17 of the team's matches on the season... Led the team with five individual wins ... Played all 17 matches as the No. 1 singles player ... Played in both the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles slots ... Finished with a 5-5 record with Shannon Bettiol in the No. 1 doubles slot and 3-5 with Karen Jimenez in the No. 2 slot ... Won four-straight doubles matches in early April and three-straight in mid-March.

Prior to Western Carolina: Four-time section 1-AAA doubles champion and two-time 1-AAA singles champion ... Undefeated in 1-AAA section matches.

Personal: Daughter of Mark and Kim Kissell ... Has two sisters, Michaela and Joelle … Michaela is currently the head women’s tennis coach at Western Carolina … Joelle played collegiate tennis for the Wolfpack of North Carolina State.

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