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Tessa Barrett
Tessa  Barrett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waverly, Pa.

High School:
Abington Heights

Event:
Distance/XC

Experience:
JR

Major:
Management


04/24/2018

Student-Athletes Honored at "The Nittanys" for Academic and Athletic Achievements

Women's Tennis Earns Highest Team GPA Award for Second Time This Decade

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

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

Indoor Track & Field Personal Best Marks

EventMeetMark
MILE Nittany Lion Challenge 4:42.56
5000 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 15:28.99
3000 Penn State National 9:07.22

Complete Indoor Track & Field Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
   Jan 13, 2018 Nittany Lion Challenge Mile 4:55.69 8th (F)
   Mar 10-11, 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships 3000 9:16.50 10th (F)
   Mar 10-11, 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships 5000 15:42.29 5th (F)
   Feb 24-25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 3000 9:09.19 4th (F)
   Feb 24-25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 5000 15:28.99 2nd (F)
   Feb 10-11, 2017 2017 Husky Classic 5000 15:51.32 1st (F)
   Jan 27-28, 2017 Penn State National 3000 9:07.22 1st (F)
   Jan 27-28, 2017 Penn State National DMR 11:15.00 2nd (F)
   Jan 14, 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge Mile 4:42.56 2nd (F)
   Mar 11-12, 2016 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships 5000 16:25.94 11th (F)
   Feb 26-27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 3000 9:16.49 3rd (F)
   Feb 26-27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 5000 15:51.56 3rd (F)
   Feb 12-13, 2016 Husky Classic 5000 15:46.08 2nd (F)
   Jan 29, 2016 Penn State National 3000 9:21.30 6th (F)
   Jan 16, 2016 Nittany Lion Challenge Mile 4:48.72 3rd (F)

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