University of Iowa Athletics

Tesa Roberts

Class Jr.
Hometown Chicago, Ill.
High School Brooks College Prep
Tesa  Roberts - Women's Track & Field - University of Iowa Athletics

2022 — Indoor – first team All-American as part of 1,600-meter relay, placing eighth in 3:35.03 at NCAA Championships… ran second leg on school record-setting 1,600-meter relay (3:32.38) at Tyson Invite… placed seventh in 400 meters with a collegiate-best 53.91 at B1G Championships… that time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… anchored 1,600-meter relay that placed third at B1G Championships (3:35.73) and fifth at Razorback Invite (3:35.90)… those times rank fifth and sixth, respectively, all-time at Iowa… ran season bests in 200 meters at Razorback Invite (24.76) and 300 meters at Jimmy Grant Invite (39.46)… Outdoor – anchored team-leading 1,600-meter relay that placed second at B1G Championships in 3:33.18, which ranks third all-time at Iowa… placed ninth in 400 meters with a season-best 53.95 at B1G Championships… that time ranks ninth all-time at Iowa… ran third leg on team-leading distance medley relay that placed ninth at Drake Relays in 11:40.18… that time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… ran a season-best 200 meters at Musco Twilight (24.71)… letterwinner.

2021 — Indoor – placed sixth in 400 meters at B1G Championships (54.78), running a season-best 54.72 in prelims… anchored team-leading 1,600-meter relay to second-place finish at B1G Championships (3:37.92)… ran season-best 24.99 in 200 meters at Husker Triangular… Outdoor – ran second leg on team-leading 400-meter relay (45.92)… ran season-best 400 meters at B1G Husker Invite (55.28)… letterwinner.

High School — won state and regional 400-meter titles for club track team… four time state track meet qualifier… placed fifth in 400 meters at state meet junior year (56.75)… ran on 1,600-meter relay that placed third at 2019 USTAF Hershey Junior Olympics, third at 2019 Great Southwest Classic, fifth at 2018 USATF Junior Olympics and sixth at 2018 state meet… set school records in 400 (56.46) and 800 meters (2:20.34)… also competed in triple jump (34-2)… coached by Delin Hall and Homer Thomas.

Personal — born November 2, 2002… daughter of Maurice and Ericka Roberts… her sister’s name is Mia… her father ran track and the University of Illinois… pre-physical therapy and psychology major.

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