Tessa Fraser
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lodi, Calif.

High School:
Lodi HS '06

Height:
5-5

Event:
Pole Vault

Major:
Human Development

2009: Tied Lauren Radke for team's season-best pole vault mark, clearing 3.75m (12-3.5) at Woody Wilson Classic... Placed 5th at Big West Conference Championships with 3.55m (11-7.75) effort... Scored meet win at Azusa Pacific's Bryan Clay Invitational... Competed at two indoor meets, going 3.67m (12-0.5) at Washington Invite... Garnered Big West Academic All-Conference.

2008: Finished T6th in pole vault (3.55m, 11-7.75) at Big West Conference meet... Had team's best vault marks in both indoor and outdoor seasons... Posted 3.80m (12-2.5) at UC Santa Barbara to move into 3rd in Aggie record book... Hit 3.72m (12-2.5) indoors at Husky Classic, 2nd in school history... Earned Academic All-Big West honors.

2007: Owned team's top four pole vault marks for the year, including season-best 3.45m (11-3.75), good for 2nd at Div. I Independent Championships... Cleared 3.20 (10-6) on three previous occasions, namely Cal-Nevada state meet, plus Fresno State and Sac State duals.

LODI HS '06: Captured Sac-Joaquin Section pole vault title (10-11)... Advanced to the Masters Meet, placing 3rd at 11-8... Won San Joaquin Athletic Association titles in 2004 and 2006... Finished 3rd at section meet as a junior, hitting PR of 11-9... Also competed for Lodi/Stockton TC, placing 4th at Jr. Olympics Regionals in vault... Won three straight SJAA tennis titles, going 18-0 each year... Advanced to section tournament as a senior... Selected as school's Most Distinguised Student, graduating with a GPA of better than 4.0... Won tennis' team Scholastic Award for highest GPA.

PERSONAL: Born in Lodi, Calif.... Human development major, considering career in physical therapy... Parents are Stephen and Lauren Fraser... Career highlight was vaulting 11-9 at CIF-SJS meet in 2005 while teammates Samantha Weaver and Brooke Cranston also hit huge PRs.