Kassie Powell
Kassie Powell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Durand, Mich.

High School:
Durand

Position:
Pole Vault


05/14/2014

MSU Track & Field Travels to 2014 Big Ten Outdoor Championships

Spartans head to Purdue University to compete against conference foes on May 16-18.

05/08/2014

Spartan Track & Field Gears Up for GVSU Last Chance Weekend

MSU looks to add more to the NCAA Regional qualifying list in preparation for Big Tens.

04/17/2014

Spartan Track & Field Hits the Road in Weekend Slate

MSU to be represented at Mt. SAC, Larry Ellis and Jesse Owens this weekend.

04/12/2014

MSU Wins Two On Day One at Tennessee Relays

Gjokaj wins the discus and Mattix takes first in the pole vault on Friday in Knoxville.

03/29/2014

MSU Track & Field Concludes Opening Weekend of Outdoor Season

Stacey wins the triple jump, James turns in personal-best mark in hammer throw at Raleigh Relays.

03/04/2014

MSU at 2014 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships

MSU won nine medals, broke seven MSU records & two meet records at the 2014 B1G Indoor Track & Field Championships.

01/30/2014

Michigan State - 2014 Notre Dame Track & Field Invitational

Michigan State - 2014 Notre Dame Track & Field Invitational (Jan 25, 2014, South Bend, Ind.)

Collegiate Bests
• Pole Vault - 4.00m

2013-14:
OUTDOOR: Posted four top-10 finishes in the pole vault; Third-place at the Tennessee Relays with a career-best mark of 4.00 meters
INDOOR: Had three top-10 finishes in the pole vault, including a runner-up finish at the Silverston Invitational (3.83 meters)

2012-13:
Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Placed fifth in pole vault at the Spartan Invitational with a mark of 3.72m/12-2½ ... Posted a season-high 3.90m/12-9½ in the pole vault at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Marked a height of 3.65m/11-11¾ in the pole vault at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays ... Placed fifth in the pole vault at the Akron Campbell Wright Open with a mark of 3.79m/12-5¼ ... Pole vaulted a height of 3.82m/ at the Big Ten Outdoor Conference Championships.
INDOOR: Tied for tenth in the pole vault at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a mark of 3.70m/12-1½ ... Tied for fourth-place with a mark of 3.82m/12-6¼ at the SPIRE Invitational ... Tied for seventh in the pole vault at the Meyo Invitational with a mark of 3.70m/12-1½ ... Finished third with a mark of 3.79m/ 12-5¼ in the pole vault at the GVSU Open.

2011-12:
• NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier

OUTDOOR: Posted a mark of 3.65m in the pole vault at the NCAA East Preliminary Round ... Competed at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 10th in the pole vault with a mark of 3,73m ... Recorded a season-best height of 3.85m to place 13th overall at the Drake Relays ...Hit a mark of 3.55m in the pole vault at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... Finished sixth at the MSU Spartan Invitational with a mark of 3.56m in the pole vault.

INDOOR: Finished 17th in the pole vault with a mark of 3.60 at the GVSU Big Meet ... Earned a height of 3.70m to place fourth in the pole vault the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open ... Won the pole vault with a mark of 3.70m at the Notre Dame Invitational.

High School: Attended Durand Area High School where she was a four-year letter winner in track & field and a one-year letter winner in volleyball ... National Honor Society secretary ... Captain of 2011 track & field team ... First team all-conference all four years 2008-11 with conference meet record ... Two-time regional champion 2010-11 ... Three-time state champion 2009-11 ... Flint All-are record holder (12-3).

Personal: Born on September 28, 1993 ... Daughter of Doug and Julie Powell ... Majoring in kinesiology.