Tess Wasowicz
Tess  Wasowicz

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Palatine, Ill.

High School:
Palatine HS

Event:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
06/16/1995

Experience:
1 Letter


05/12/2017

Gophers Lead B1G Day One

Temi Ogunrinde won the hammer throw and Cami Gilson finished third in the pole vault to lead the Gophers on day one

04/28/2017

Gophers Earn Two Titles at Simpson College

Members of Minnesota's distance corps raced at the Kip Janvrin Open hosted by Simpson College Friday night

04/27/2017

Distance Gophers Open Competition at Drake

Minnesota's 4x1600m relay team placed sixth and Emily Betz took eighth in the 10,000m Thursday night

04/08/2017

Gophers Wrap Up Sun Angel Classic

Kimberly Golding won the 100m hurdles to lead the Gophers on day two at the Sun Angel Classic

03/25/2017

Gophers Earn Two Third-Place Finishes

Minnesota wrapped up competition at the Raleigh Relays with a pair of third-place finishes in the 800m and 4x800m relay on Saturday

05/15/2016

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.

01/16/2016

Women Track at Minnesota Open

Gophers host Minnesota Open Meet

07/06/2015

W.Track Concordia April 2015

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

07/06/2015

W.Track Macalester April 2015

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

06/09/2015

Tess Wasowicz

Photos of track and field student athlete Tess Wasowicz.

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2017 Season -- Indoor: Ran five races, including four appearances in the mile • ran a career-best 4:56.81 to place fourth at the Iowa State Classic • ran on Minnesota’s eighth-place 4x800m relay (11:28.58) at the Big Ten Championship.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten • ran seven races • placed 20th in the 1,500m (4:39.65) at the Big Ten Championship • ran a career-best 2:16.19 in the 800m at the Kip Janvrin Open • ran a season-best 4:32.87 in the 1,500m at the Kansas Relays Quadrangular • anchored third-place 4x800m relay (9:01.41) at the Raleigh Relays • ran on sixth-place 4x1600m relay (19:40.84) at the Drake Relays.

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 (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,000m 2:58.90 St. Thomas Invite (1/22/16)
Mile 4:56.81 Iowa State Classic (2/11/17)
Wasowicz's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:16.19 Kip Janvrin Open (4/28/17)
1,500m 4:31.21 Big Ten Championship (5/14/16)

MORE HEADLINES

Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday

10/17/2017

The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.

Freshman Friday: Molly Roach

10/13/2017

Get to know Gophers rookie Molly Roach, a mid-distance runner from Bloomington, Minn.

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Elyse Prescott

10/10/2017

Sophomore Elyse Prescott checks in before the Gophers travel to the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational this week.

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