Tess Wasowicz
Tess  Wasowicz

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Palatine, Ill.

High School:
Palatine HS

Event:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
06/16/1995


05/14/2016

Lehman Repeats as B1G Heptathlon Champ

Jess Lehman and Audra Winter score in the Big Ten heptathlon competition to lead the Gophers

05/04/2016

Minnesota Wins 10 Events at UST

Agnes Esser and Rachel Schow both won two events to lead the Gophers at the Tommie Twilight

04/29/2016

Gophers Earn Five Top-Three Finishes

Patty O'Brien wins the 5,000m at the Kip Janvrin Invite to lead the Gophers on Friday

04/19/2016

Virginia Challenge Up Next for Gophers

Minnesota will compete at the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., this Friday and Saturday

04/16/2016

Gophers Win Nine Events at Holst Invitational

Minnesota competed at the Holst Invitational hosted by Concordia-St. Paul on Saturday

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2016 Season -- Indoor: Ran eight races with appearances in the 1,000m, mile, and 4x400m relay • finished as runner-up in the 1,000m in a career-best 2:58.90 at the UST Invite • ran career-best 5:00.81 in the mile at the ISU Classic • won the unseeded section of the mile at the Jack Johnson Classic (5:05.95).

2016 Season -- Outdoor: Ran eight races with appearances in the 800m, 1,500m, 4x400m relay, and 4x1,500m relay • made Big Ten Championship debut, placing 15th in the 1,500m in a career-best 4:31.21 • won the 800m in a career-best 2:16.23 at the Holst Invitational • ran on the first-place 4x1,500m relay team at the Raleigh Relays (18:18.65).

2015 Season -- Indoor: Ran at one meet, placing 13th in the mile (5:15.01) and finishing seventh in the 4x400m relay at the Parents Day Invite.

2015 Season -- Outdoor: Ran six races • placed sixth in the 800m in a season-best 2:19.71 and ran on the runner-up 4x400m relay team at the Janis Rider Invite • placed seventh in the 1,500m in a season-best 4:40.95 at the Eagle Open.

2014 Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: Two-time Illinois all-state cross country performer • finished 11th at 2012 Class 3A state meet with a PR of 16:54 in the 3-mile race • won her second regional championship and finished fifth at the sectional to earn her third all-sectional medal • part of a state title, four regional titles and three sectional titles with Palatine • went on to finish 17th at the 2012 Nike Cross Nationals Midwest Regional (18:56.30) • on the track, ran on Palatine's 4x800m relay team that finished in the top four at three state meets • posted a 1,600m time of 5:02.10 at the 2012 state meet • 2012 Mid-Suburban League champion in the 800m, 1,600m and 4x400m relay, and a sectional champion in the 1,600m, 4x400m relay, and 4x800m relay.

Personal: Born June 16, 1995 • majoring in global studies • daughter of Ann Lawrence and Eric Wasowicz • has one brother • enjoys reading, skiing and cooking.

Wasowicz's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,000m 2:58.90 St. Thomas Invite (1/22/16)
Mile 5:00.81 ISU Classic (2/13/16)
Wasowicz's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:16.23 Holst Invitational (4/16/16)
1,500m 4:31.21 Big Ten Championship (5/14/16)

MORE HEADLINES

Gopher Trio Garners Academic All-America Honors

6/24/2016

Track & field student-athletes Alex Beckman, Jess Lehman, and Luca Wieland have been honored for academics.

Season Recap: A Look Back at 2016

6/21/2016

Look back at the Gophers' B1G title and the rest of the team's 2016 campaign.

Shelerud Receives Sportsmanship Award

6/14/2016

Kate Shelerud receives the 2016 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award for women's track and field.

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