Women's Swimming


Tessa Adams
Tessa Adams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plainwell, Mich.

High School:
Plainwell

Event:
Diving

07/18/2012

Illinois Earns Scholar All-America Team Award

Ten Illini garner individual honors

03/28/2012

Forty-Seven Illini Named Academic All-Big Ten

Winter Sports Earn Academic Honors

03/28/2012

Forty-Seven Illini Named Academic All-Big Ten

Winter Sports Earn Academic Honors

03/10/2012

Divers Finish Season at NCAA Zone C Diving Championships

Four divers represented the Illini

03/07/2012

Divers Set to Travel to Zone C Diving Championships

Four divers will compete

Junior 2011-12 - Posted career-best scores in the one-meter dive (278.40) at the Minnesota Challenge and the three-meter dive (272.90) against UIC and UWM ... Qualified for the NCAA Zone C Diving Championships ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Honorable Mention Scholar-All American by CSCAA.

Sophomore 2010-11 - Earned personal-best scores in the one-meter dive (272.85) at Illinois State and the three-meter dive (252.95) against Michigan State and Southern Illinois ... Secured first place in the one-meter dive (262.65) at Akron ... Qualified for the NCAA Zone C Diving Championships ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Honorable Mention Scholar-All American by CSCAA.

Freshman 2009-10 - Dove in 10 meets for the Illini during her freshman season ... Earned a second-place finish at the Minnesota Challenge ... Posted a career-high score of 268.10 on the one-meter board at the Miami (Ohio) Invitational, earning a sixth-place finish ... Recorded a career-high score of 241.90 on the three-meter board at the Miami (Ohio) Invitational, finishing ninth ... Qualified for the NCAA Zone C Diving Championships.

High School - Four-year diving varsity letterwinner at Plainwell High School ... Three-time All-American ... Placed second at state in 2008 and third in 2007 ... All-region, all-conference and all-county selection ... Member of National Honor Society for two years ... Four-year honor roll member ... Involved in student senate and musical theater for four years.

Personal - Born April 30, 1991 ... Parents are Bob and Susan Adams ... Has three older siblings, Hannah, Erica and Lexi ... Majoring in elementary education ... Enjoys spending time with family and friends, theatre and horseback riding ... Lists her biggest thrill in sports as the rush she gets after completing a new dive.

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