Kresa has an athletic background in ice hockey , which her father encouraged her to pursue. Cloud State University for two years. She made her in-ring re-debut at the event, participating in a Knockout gauntlet match to crown the first-ever Knockout Champion. On the January 3, episode of Impact! At Genesis , after scoring the pinfall in a six-woman tag team match, it was announced that ODB would get a shot at the Knockout Championship.