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


02/21/2014

UConn Remains In Fourth Place After Day Three Of Conference Championships

Huskies trail Louisville, SMU and Rutgers heading into the final day of the conference meet

02/19/2014

UConn Diver Taryn Urbanus Wins The 3-Meter In Day One Of Conference Championships

The Huskies sit in second place after opening with 101 points

01/26/2014

UConn Swimming and Diving Defeats Seton Hall, 174.5-116.5

Several Huskies win multiple races Sunday against the Pirates

11/25/2013

UConn Wraps Up Competition In The Virginia Tech Invitational

Huskies finish fifth out of seven teams

At UConn: Competed in multiple events at the 2015 Conference Meet, including the 400-yard IM and 200-yard butterfly... Came to UConn with two years of eligibility remaining after transferring from Queens University... Was very good in the 400-yard IM event in her first season at Connecticut.

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."