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Tessa Barrett
Tessa  Barrett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waverly, Pa.

High School:
Abington Heights

Event:
Distance/XC

Experience:
JR

Major:
Management


06/22/2017

Record-tying 299 Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors in 2016-17

School Record 145 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees among Spring/At-Large Sports

03/08/2017

BLOG: Big Ten Adrenaline Fuels Team for Nationals

01/28/2017

BLOG: Penn State National Results in National Leading Times

12/13/2016

Seventy-Eight Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic All-Big Ten Accolades

Field Hockey team tops conference with 16 honorees; Big Ten Champion football team leads Nittany Lions with 19 recipients

12/03/2016

BLOG: Track and Field Preview: Distance

03/11/2016

NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

Penn State on Day 1 of the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

TFRRS Page

On the National Scene... || 2017 Outdoor || Recorded a first-place finish in the 5K running an outdoor personal best of 16:01.59... Finished 20th in the 5K at the NCAA Championships running 16:18.86 in Eugene, Ore. || 2017 Indoor || Finished fifth in the 5K running 15:42.29 followed by a 10th-place finish in the 3K at the NCAA Championships running 9:16.50 || 2016 Cross Country || Finished 1st at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships running 20:00 on the 6k course | 2015 Cross Country || Qualified for the NCAA Championships as a team... Recorded a 38th-place finish (20:26.7) to earn All-American honors  || 2016 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 5,000-meters... Qualified for the NCAA East First-Round in the 5,000-meters... Recorded a sixth-place finish in the 5K (16:12.87) || 2016 Indoor || Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 5,000-meters... Recorded a 11th-place finish in the 5K clocking (16:25.94)

At the Big Ten Championships...|| 2017 Outdoor ||
Competed in the 5K finishing fifth in a time of 16:25.80 || 2017 Indoor || Competed in the 3K and 5K finishing with times of 15:42.29 and a personal best 15:28.99 in a second-place finish || 2016 Cross Country |Placed 3rd at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships (21:04.8) and earned All-Big Ten honors|||| 2016 Outdoor || Recorded a third-place finish in the 10,000-meters running a season best time of 34:22.03 || 2016 Indoor || Recorded third-place finishes in the 3,000-meters (9:16.49) and 5,000-meters (15:51.56) at the Big ten Championships in Geneva, Ohio || 2015 Cross Country || Recorded a 12th-place finish (20:21.4) at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships in Chicago, Ill. helping Penn State capture the Big Ten Championship

Around the Track... || 2017 Outdoor ||
 Competed in four meets... Recorded three top-10 finishes... || 2017 Indoor || Competed in five meets... Recorded eight top-10 finishes including two second-place and three second-place finishes.. || 2016 Outdoor || Ran in six meets... Ran the No. 6 time in school history in the 5,000-meters (16:06.19)... Ran the No. 8 time in school history in the 10,000-meters (34:22.03)... Won the 1,500-meters at the Bucknell Team Challenge running a personal best 4:32.85 || 2016 Indoor || Ran in five meets... Recorded four top-five finishes... Set the school record in the 5,000-meters (15:46.08) at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash. || 2015 || Redshirted

On the Course...|| 2016 Cross Country ||
 Opened the year with a first-place finish at the Dolan Duals recroding the second fastest All-time mark(13:37.40)... Placed 1st at the Spike Shoe invitational (20:31)... Placed 12th at the Roy Griak Invitational (22:07.9)...Placed 1st at the Penn State National Open (20:05.50) || 2015 Cross Country || Ran in six meets... Recorded two top-10 finishes... Ran a season-best time of 20:21.3 (6K) at the Big Ten Championships || 2014 Cross Country || Redshirted

Before Penn State... || High School PRs || Mile: 4:49.16 ... 3,000: 9:31.01 ... 2-Mile: 10:08.05 ... 5,000: 16:11.85 ... Cross Country: 17:15.40 || High School || Barrett's cross country team and track & field team claimed District II titles ... 2013 PIAA AAA cross country champion (course record holder) ... Two-time PTFCA 3,000-meter run champion and state record holder ... 2013 state runner-up in the 3,200-meter run ... Three-time District II champion in cross country and track & field ... Four-time all-state in cross country and track & field ... Four-year letterwinner ... Two-time cross country team MVP (2012-13) ... 2013 track & field team MVP || National Level Competition || 2013 Footlocker Northeast Region champion ... Three-time national champion (2013 Footlocker Nationals, 2013 indoor 5,000-meter run ((high school national record holder)) and 2013 indoor two-mile) ... Four-time All-American || Personal || Daughter of Kathleen and the late Dr. Michael Barrett ... Born February 10, 1996 ... Business/finance major

Top Performances

YearSport1500mMile3000m5000m10,000m
2017 Outdoor -- -- -- -- -- -- 16:01.59 -- --
2017 Indoor -- -- 4:42.56 9:07.22 15:28.99 -- --
2016 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 Outdoor 4:32.85 -- -- -- -- 16:06.19 34:22.03
2016 Indoor -- -- 4:48.72 9:16.49 15:46.08 -- --
2015 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
Jan 1–10, 2017 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships 5000m 16:18.86 20
Jan 1–27, 2017 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 5000m 16:01.59 1
Jan 1–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 5000m 16:25.80 5
Jan 1–29, 2017 Penn Relays 5000m 16:15.35  
Jan 1–11, 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships 3000 9:16.50 10
Jan 1–11, 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships 5000m 15:42.29 5
Jan 1–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 3000 9:09.19 4
Jan 1–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 5000m 15:28.99 2
Jan 1–11, 2017 2017 Husky Classic 5000m 15:51.32 1
Jan 1–28, 2017 Penn State National 3000 9:07.22 1
Jan 1–28, 2017 Penn State National DMR 11:15.00 2
Jan 14, 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge Mile 4:42.56 2
Jan 1–11, 2016 NCAA Division I Track & Field Championships 5000m NT  
Jan 1–28, 2016 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 5000m 16:12.87 6
Jan 1–15, 2016 Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships 10000m 34:22.03 3
Jan 1–30, 2016 Penn Relays 5000m 16:08.11  
Jan 1–30, 2016 Penn Relays 4x15 18:05.21  
Apr 23, 2016 Bucknell Team Challenge 1500m 4:32.85 1
Apr 9, 2016 Pepsi Invitational 5000m 16:06.19 2
Jan 1–12, 2016 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships 5000m 16:25.94 11
Jan 1–27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 3000 9:16.49 3
Jan 1–27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 5000m 15:51.56 3
Jan 1–13, 2016 Husky Classic 5000m 15:46.08 2
Jan 29, 2016 Penn State National 3000 9:21.30 6
Jan 16, 2016 Nittany Lion Challenge Mile 4:48.72 3

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