4 Tessie Powers
4 Tessie Powers
Height: 5-10
Year: Junior
Hometown: Aptos, Calif.
High School: Archbishop Mitty High School
Previous College: Gonzaga University
Major: Management

SOPHOMORE (2018)
Played all 13 duals at the No. 3 position ... went 3-10 ... paired with Taylor Odom seven times and Ngozi Nwabuzoh six times ... Powers/Nwabuzoh scored dual victories over San Francisco and Sacramento State ... Powers/Odom scored a dual victory over San José State.

PRIOR TO COLLEGE
Played volleyball for coach Bret Alamazan-Cezar at Archbishop Mitty High School in San José, California … three-time CIF Division II State Champions (2013-15) … 2015 (senior year) Prep Volleyball Honorable Mention All-American, team captain… two-time Second Team All-WCAL selection (2014-15) … amassed 1,518 assists and 492 digs during her high school career … club experience includes time with Vision VC, City Beach VC and Red Rock VC … 18s team with Red Rock took 10th place at Junior Nationals Open Division in 2015 … served as a club team captain three times

OUTSIDE OF ATHLETICS
Honor roll student in her last three years of high school.

PERSONAL
Born in Los Altos, California … Parents are Mark and Ellie Powers … career goals include owning her own business, possibly in the coffee industry … has six older siblings: Mary, Mark, Maggie, Annie, Jack and Clare … has one younger sibling, Peter … father played basketball at San Diego … sister Annie played volleyball at Providence … brother, Jack, played football at Arizona State and is currently working toward a graduate degree while playing football at Virginia … sister, Clare, played volleyball at Saint Mary’s (WCC) and transferred to Penn State to continue her career … hobbies include going to the beach and fitness.