VIDEO: Abby Fesl, 2018 POTWP Inductee
Here Abby's introduction from the Pride of the Wolfpack assembly:
Abby Fesl grew up in Arlington Heights and attended St. James Elementary School, Thomas Middle School, where she graduated in 2009, and Hersey High School, where she graduated in 2013. While at Hersey, Abby had a stand out career on the volleyball court. She was a 4 year varsity letter winner, and was named All-Conference and All-Area three times. In addition, she was named All-State Special Mention as a sophomore, and All-State Honorable Mention as a junior. As a senior, she earned 1st Team All-State Honors, and was the 2012 Mid Suburban League Player of the Year. In 2012, she also won a National Championship with her AAU team, Sky High Volleyball, and Abby was the tournament MVP.
Upon graduating from Hersey, Abby earned a scholarship to play volleyball at North Florida University in Jacksonville, FL. While at North Florida, Abby was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team in 2013, and was the Preseason Setter of the Year in 2014. Abby impressively graduated from North Florida with a degree in Mass Communications in only 3 years, and finished her volleyball career there with 2404 assists, 565 digs, and 135 kills in 90 matches.
Abby then moved on to graduate school at Ohio State University in 2016, and was an integral part of the team’s success as they made a run to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. In one year at Ohio State, Abby racked up 226 assists, and 68 digs in 33 matches, and was an OSU Scholar Athlete. She also earned her Masters Degree in Sports Management.
Abby currently lives in Chicago and works for Starcom, which is one of the largest media networks in the world.