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    Tessa Pena
    Tessa Pena
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Apex, N.C.

    High School:
    Middle Creek

    Last College:
    Queens University of Charlotte

    Height / Weight:
    5-4 / 129

    Event:
    IM

    Birthdate:
    02/18/1993

    Club:
    Marlins of Raleigh

    At UConn: Came to UConn with two years of eligibility remaining after transferring from Queens University... Is very good in the 400-yard IM event... Can also perform well in the 200-yard butterfly.


    Achievements: Received All-American honors at the NCAA II Championships while at Queens University... Named MVP her freshman year at Queens... Was MVP two years in a row at Middle Creek High School... Captained the team her senior year.

    Personal: Born Feb. 18, 1993... Daughter of Mike and Christa Pena... Has three sisters, Torie (18), Kendal (18) and Karsen (9)... Psychology Major.

    Why UConn: "I wanted to make the transition to a bigger university. The team seemed really close and that sold me."

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