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    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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