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Nicolina Tessitore

5'7''
Height
Freshman
Class
Wallingford, Conn.
Hometown
Choate Rosemary Hall
High School / Club
Nicolina Tessitore - Women's Squash - Virginia Cavaliers

Background

  • Runner-up finish at the 2019 Girls II Class A New England Prep Championships with Choate
  • 2018 recipient of the Choate Athletic Department’s Wallis/Sullivan Award for Greatest Contribution to Athletics
  • 2019 Choate Squash Tom Generous Award
  • Has played for US Squash since 2013, including being a top-10 finisher at the 2018 Hong Kong Open
  • Ranked as high as No. 8 in the U-17 national rankings
  • Seventh-place finish at the 2019 West Coast Junior Championship and sixth at the 2019 Spector Philadelphia Junior Championship
  • Former high school teammate of current Cavalier freshman Meagan Best

Personal

  • Daughter of Rebecca and Joe Tessitore
  • Has an older brother, John Tessitore, who plays football at Boston College
  • Her father Joe Tessitore, is a sportscaster for ABC and ESPN