Tess Wasowicz
Tess  Wasowicz

RS Junior

Palatine, Ill.

High School:
Palatine HS




Lehman Repeats as B1G Heptathlon Champ

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


Minnesota Wins 10 Events at UST

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


Gophers Earn Five Top-Three Finishes

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


Virginia Challenge Up Next for Gophers

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


Gophers Win Nine Events at Holst Invitational

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


2016 Big Ten Women's Track Championship Day Two

Photos from day two at the 2016 Big Ten Track & Field Championship. Photos by Jeremy Buss and Becky Miller.


Women Track at Minnesota Open

Gophers host Minnesota Open Meet


W.Track Concordia April 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Concordia Invitational on April 18th, 2015


W.Track Macalester April 2015

Gopher Women's Track & Field Macalester Invitational April 25th, 2015.


Tess Wasowicz

Photos of track and field student athlete Tess Wasowicz.

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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)


New Outdoor Track and Field Facility Approved


The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan during its October meeting to construct a new, competition-level outdoor track and field stadium on the East Bank of campus

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Erin Hawkins


Catch up with Gophers senior sprinter Erin Hawkins as the women's track & field team trains for the upcoming season.

B1G Champions Honored at Gopher Football


The Gophers' 2016 Big Ten Championship team was honored at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday.

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