June 28, 2010

Butler Baseball Alumni Spotlight: Craig Kessler

In the sixth edition of the Butler Baseball Alumni Spotlight, we catch up with Craig Kessler '92. Kessler started 44 games on the mound for the Bulldogs during his career, totaling 12 wins and 18 complete games.

1. What year did you graduate from Butler and what was your major?
I graduated in ’92 with a degree in Economics.

2. What was the biggest win of your Butler career?
The biggest win was over Western Kentucky (a 4-2 Bulldog win in 1990).

3. What is your favorite memory of playing baseball at Butler?
My favorite memory at Butler is making the team as a walk-on.

4. What is your current occupation?
I am currently the President and CIO of Kessler Investment Group, LLC.

5. Who is the toughest hitter you ever faced in college?
The best hitter was Craig Counsell from Notre Dame. (Counsell plays for the Milwaukee Brewers and is currently in his 15th season in the big leagues).

6. Tell us about your family.
I am married to the former Mary Parr Whitehead '92. We have four children: Adam (13), Davis (11), Alex (10) and Julia (8).