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Tessa Dikkers
Tessa  Dikkers


Pelham, N.Y.

High School:
Pelham Memorial



Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized


Six Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Rowing Team

Ratcliff named for a second time


Cavaliers Earn CRCA All-Region, National Scholar-Athlete Honors

Four UVa student-athletes named first-team all-region


Virginia Varsity Four Wins NCAA Title, Cavaliers Place Fifth Overall

Cavaliers claim ninth NCAA boat championship in program history


Virginia Advances Two Boats to Grand Finals at NCAA Championships

Varsity Eight and Varsity Four will compete for national titles Sunday

• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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

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


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