Hometown: Chesterfield, N.H.
Birthplace: Keene, N.H.
Current Residence: Princeton, N.J.
Club Affiliation: USRowing Training Center – Princeton
Began Rowing: 2006, Northfield Mount Hermon School
Date of Birth: 12/8/90
High School: Northfield Mount Hermon School
Undergraduate Education: Brown University, Sociology, 2013
Training Location: Princeton, N.J.
Current Coach: Tom Terhaar
National Teams: Three – 2013-15, Senior
International Results: Won gold in the eight at the 2016 World Rowing Cup II...Won gold in the eight at the 2015 World Rowing Championships…Won gold in the eight at the 2015 World Rowing Cup 2…Won silver in the four at the 2014 World Rowing Championships...Won gold in the four at the 2013 World Rowing Championships.
National Results: Finished third in the pair at the 2016 National Selection Regatta 1...Finished sixth in the pair at the 2014 National Selection Regatta 1...Won the four at the 2013 World Championships Trials...Won the 2011 NCAA Championships Team Points Trophy…Won the under 23 division at the 2011 CRASH-Bs...Won the college division at the 2011, 2012 and 2013 CRASH-Bs…Won the junior division at the 2008 CRASH-Bs.
Personal: Tessa has a twin brother, Andre, and her parents are both college professors...While at Brown, she studied abroad in New Zealand for a semester…She would like to thank the Phelan family for hosting her while she trains in Princeton.