Tessa Weiss
Tessa Weiss
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
High School: Xavier College Prep
Position: Distance
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests
800m - 2:22.89

2017-18: Did not compete.

2016-17: Was ninth in the 800m at the NEWMAC Championship in 2:24.18... Ran a season-best time of 2:22.89 in the 800m at the Sean Collier Invitational as she was fourth overall... Her 4x800 relay team placed second at the D3 Outdoor Championship in a time of 9:14.82.

Off the Track at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in energy studies... Also a member of the MIT cross country team... Member of the Energy Club... Conducted research with the Lienhard Group on desalination and the Bulovic Group on solar cells... Interned as an energy engineer at McKinstry.

High School: Ran cross country and track at Xavier College Prep, where she won three letters in each sport... Division I State Champion in the 1,600 meters and the 3,200 meters... Placed fourth in the Division I Cross Country State Championship... Has PR's of 2:15 in the 800, 4:51 in the 1,600, 10:42 in the 3,200 and 18:15 in the 5K in cross country... Earned the Rensselaer Medal... Member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta... Vice president of the Calculus Club and Mu Alpha Theta.