|Previous School:||Dorman HS|
High School: Messel was a member of the 2012 4A Upper State Championship team and a member of the 2013 SC 4A State runner-up team. He also received the Coaches Award in 2013. He played club lacrosse for the Carolina Cannons.
Personal: Son of Pam Fitgerald Messel, David Messel and Paula Messel.