University of Iowa Athletics

Tessa Walsh

Class Jr.
Hometown Naperville, Ill.
High School Neuqua Valley
Tessa Walsh - Women's Rowing - University of Iowa Athletics

2017-18 — Appeared in eight competitions on the I N8 crew…placed first (18:09.087) at the Head of the Des Moines on September 30…placed first (13:32.28) at the Jayhawk Jamboree on October 22…fell to No. 18 Michigan State (7:00.61) on April 7…fell to No. 6 Michigan (6:59.43) on April 7…finished third (6:58.9) against No. 4 Princeton and No. 6 Yale on April 14…finished fourth (7:39.208) in Heat 1 of the Longhorn Invitational against Texas III V8, N8, and Oklahoma on April 28…placed second (7:04.012) in Heat 2 of the Longhorn Invitational against Texas, Alabama, and Miami…finished seventh (7:24.646) at the Big Ten Championship on May 13…also appeared in one competition on the 1 N4 crew…placed second (15:50.23) at the Jayhawk Jamboree on October 22… earned Academic-All Big Ten.

Before Rowing…member of the University of Iowa Women’s Gymnastics team freshman and sophomore year…named Academic All-Big Ten in 2017…participated in USAG Gymnastics through Level 10.

Personal…born April 12, 1997…daughter of Michael and Rebecca Walsh…computer science major.

Why Iowa…When I visited campus as a prospective student, I was in awe that a Big 10 school could maintain a small-town feel. I chose the University of Iowa because of the amazing sense of community and all of the awesome academic and athletic opportunities. It’s great to be a Hawkeye!