Tessa Yurko
Tessa  Yurko


Buffalo, N.Y.

High School:
Nardin Academy





Brewer, Wright Named Pocock Rowing Second Team All-Americans

Brewer, Wright Named Pocock Rowing Second Team All-Americans

2015-16 ... A CRCA All-Region Second Team selection ... Earned All-Big Ten Second Team honors ... Helped Michigan 1V8 to 11th place finish at NCAA Rowing Championships, rowing in No. 5 seat ... On 1V8 crew in No. 5 seat at Big Ten Rowing Championships that finished second in the final in a photo finish with Ohio State in 6:22.794 ... Member of 1V8 crew that earned race wins against nationally-ranked crews from Notre Dame, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Radcliffe, Syracuse and Washington State.

2014-15 ... Made spring debut on 1V8 crew that finished third (7:28.90) at Princeton on Lake Carnegie (Mar. 28) ... Helped 1V8 earn wins over Clemson (6:20.9) and No. 4 Virginia (6:22.36) at UVA in ACC/Big Ten Challenge ... On 1V8 crew that was narrowly edged by Indiana, finishing in 6:31.93 before clocking in at 6:29.5 for a win over Iowa in the afternoon in a Big Ten Double Dual at Belleville Lake on Apr. 11...Helped 1V8 finish 2nd (of 4 teams) clocking in at 6:24.40 at Ohio State on Apr. 25...Helped 2V8 earn come-from-behind win in final 500 meters against Louisville on May 2 at Belleville Lake, clocking in at 6:30.10...Helped Michigan 1V8 earn second place finish at Big Ten Rowing Championships in 6:44.893 on May 17 at Eagle Creek Park...Helped Michigan earn eighth place finish (6:27.251) in the 1V8 on 5/31 at the NCAA Rowing Championships on Lake Natoma in Gold River, Ca...Michigan qualified for the A/B Semifinal by finishing second in its heat in 6:32.168 on 5/29, then finished fourth in the semifinal in 6:37.173 on 5/30.

2013-14 (Freshman) ... Rowed in the 1N8 boat that won a gold medal (7:04.57) at Big Ten Championships on 5/18 ... Rowed with winning 1N8 crew against No. 17 Louisville and Michigan State.

Prep ... Graduated from Nardin Academy (2013) ... Participated in 2010 Junior National Team CanAmMex Selection Camp ... Has raced at Head of the Charles, Midwest Regional Championships and Canadian Henley for West Side and Nardin Academy ... Competed at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta (2008-2013) ... Competed at the US Rowing Youth National Championships (2009) ... US Rowing Scholastic Nationals (2010-2013) ... Competed at the CanAmMex Regatta (2010).

Personal ... Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... Undeclared major ... Born on February 13, 1995.