Alli Kissell

Player profile

  • Hometown Portage, Pa.
  • Last School Portage Area
  • Year Senior

Personal Bests:

Air Rifle

2018-19 (Junior): 

  • Shot her air rifle career personal best and season high of 592 against UK (1/27)
  • Shot her smallbore season high of 577 against UK (1/27)
  • Shot as a member of the counting team for 1/15 events in both smallbore and air rifle
  • Held season averages of
    • 572.4 Smallbore
    • 584.5 Air Rifle
    • 1159 Aggregate
  • Shot the team-high air rifle score in the match against Kentucky (1/27) with a 592
  • Shot the team-high aggregate of 1169 against UK (1/27)
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete

2017-18 (Sophomore): 

  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • OSU Scholar Athlete
  • Shot as a member of the counting team once for smallbore
  • Held season averages of
    • 576.7 Smallbore
    • 577 Air Rifle
    • 1154 Aggregate
  • Set a career, season, and team-best score on the day at West Virginia in smallbore with a score of 589
  • Set a career-best aggregate at West Virginia firing off an 1171 individual score
  • Fired a solid 585 in air rifle and a 570 in smallbore for the counting team at Alaska
  • Shot a career-best air rifle score of 589 against Murray State

2016-17 (Freshman):

  • CRCA Scholastic All-American
  • OSU Scholar Athlete
  • Competed in six events and finished with a season aggregate average of 1158
  • Began her career with an 1154 aggregate at West Virginia and then posted a 584 air rifle at home vs. the Mountaineers
  • Had an 1159 aggregate at the Buckeye Open behind scores of 578 in smallbore and 581 in air rifle
  • Posted a 583 air rifle score at home against Kentucky
  • Enjoyed her best day of the year in final event of the year at the NCAA Qualifier, notching season-highs of 580 in smallbore and 589 in air rifle for an 1169 aggregate


  • Began shooting in sixth grade at the Portage Revolver and Pistol Club
  • Led Portage High School Rifle Team to two consecutive Western Pennsylvania Athletic Conference Championships
  • 2014 Pennsylvania State Junior Olympic Champion in smallbore
  • 2015 Pennsylvania Junior Olympic Championship J1 Silver Medalist in smallbore
  • Attended the 2014 and 2015 National Junior Olympic Championship in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Holds state, PIAA, and school record for highest quarter match score, shooting 295 points out of a total of 300 possible points


  • Daughter of Matthew and Rebecca
  • Has a sister, Victoria
  • Athletic Training major
  • Plans to earn Doctorate degree in Physical therapy in order to find a career in the Sports Medicine field
  • SADD and Interact Club President
  • Has shooting a state record score as her greatest sports thrill