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Tessa Dikkers

5'11''
Height
Sophomore
Class
Pelham, N.Y.
Hometown
Pelham Memorial
High School

2015-16
• Stroke seat of the Varsity Eight that placed fifth at the NCAA Championships
• Stroke seat of the ACC Champion Varsity Eight that was named ACC Crew of the Year
• Member of the Varsity Eight that won the Princeton Chase
• Member of the Varsity Eight that finished with the third-best collegiate time at the Head of the Charles
• Member of the Varsity Eight that won the Rivanna Romp
• All-ACC first-team honoree
• Named to the CRCA All-Region 3 second team
• ACC Rowing Scholar-Athlete of the Year
• CRCA National Scholar Athlete
• Member of the All-ACC Academic Rowing Team
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Served as team co-captain with Sam Casto

2014-15
• Part of the Varsity Eight that placed third at the NCAA Championships
• Bow seat of the ACC Champion V8 that was named ACC Crew of the Year
• Member of the Varsity Four that placed fourth overall (second-best collegiate crew)
• CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
• All-ACC Academic Team member
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2013-14
• Bow seat of the ACC Champion Third Varsity Eight
• Part of the Second Varsity Four that defeated Michigan and Ohio State at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
• Member of the Varsity Four that placed 11th at the Head of the Charles
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2012-13
• In the bow seat of the ACC Champion Varsity Four
• Also rowed with the V4 at the UVa Invitational
• Part of the 2V4 that placed fifth at the San Diego Crew Classic
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

BACKGROUND
• Won the women’s quadruple sculls at the New York State Championships in 2011
• Placed first in quad sculls at 2010 Kings Head Regatta
• Named Pelham Community Rowing Association’s team captain in 2011-12
• Earned MVP honors for Pelham in 2010
• Selected as a NYSSR Scholar Athlete 2010-12
• Member of the National Honors, Math Honors and Science Honors societies
• Earned High Honor Roll honors 2008-12
• Also played two years of soccer at Pelham Memorial

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Mieke and Derrick Dikkers
• Her uncle, Bram Tuinzing, competed at the 1972 Munich Olympics
• Coached by Guy Monseair at the PCRA