Colonials Welcome Cornell, Penn, North Carolina and Temple to Smith Center
"I'm proud to be a Colonial gymnast because the team is really like a family. It's a great honor to be a part of this team because we have a combined academic and athletic tradition here that is outstanding, and I want to help that tradition build. But most of all, I'm proud to be a Colonial gymnast because I know that it will help me reach my highest potential in life."
High School/Club: Won gold medal in all-around (37.500) and uneven bars (9.425) and bronze medal on balance beam (9.400) at the 2012 JO National Invitational Tournament in Hampton, VA ... served as first alternate on JO National Team in freshman and senior year ... competed for AGA Gymnastics for 14 years ... member of Honor Roll at Durand Area High School ... graduated 19th in class with 3.4 GPA.
Personal: Born Tessa Marie Bouman on 6/25/94 in Flint, MI ... daughter of Jennifer and Scott Bouman ... has older sister, Heather and younger brother, Michael ... intended major is exercise science ... aspires to become an athletic trainer.