University of Iowa Athletics
Sprints

Tesa Roberts

Class Fr.
Hometown Chicago, Ill.
High School Brooks College Prep

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.