Daughter of Joe Tessitore, UVA athlete Nicolina Tessitore. Joe Tessitore calls Champion fights on ESPN.
Joe and Rebecca have been married for years and have two children, John and Nicolina. His oldest kid, John, and his youngest, Nicolina, are both talented athletes.
Joe Tessitore’s Daughter Nicolina Tessitore Is Collegiate Squash Player
The daughter of Joe Tessitore, Nicolina Tessitore, is a collegiate squash player for the University of Virginia.
Since 2013 Nicoline has started playing the game and excelled at it while attending Choate Rosemary Hall. In the year 2021, she enrolled at UVA.
She set several records and received several honours throughout high school. She competed for Choate and placed second in the 2019 Girls II Class A New England Prep Championships.
That same year, she also finished seventh place at the West Coast Junior Championship and sixth place in the Spector Philadelphia Junior Championship.
She reached as high as No. 8 in the U-17 national rankings and won the Wallis/Sullivan Award for Greatest Contribution to Athletics from the Choate Athletic Department in 2018.
She won seven of her first eight matches after joining the Virginia Squash team, including three against Georgetown in the MASC Championships.
She triumphed in an exhibition match against Katerina Cummings of Drexel at the MASC Championships. Nicolina has 1400 followers and just 28 posts on Instagram, so she should improve her social media presence.
But her father once shared photos of her celebrating a season-opening victory with her UVA Women’s Squash team. He was pleased with their success and commended them for it.
Facts To Know All About Nicolina Tessitore
- First, Nicolina was born in Wallingford, Connecticut, to parents Joe and Rebecca Tessitore. John, her elder brother, is also a family member.
- Secondly, she is a collegiate athlete who competes in squash for the University of Virginia. A sibling of hers also played football at Boston College. Her dad works as a sports commentator for ABC and ESPN.
- In addition to his height, Tessitore also possesses the film-ready physique of a Hollywood star. She is five feet and seven inches tall.
- She graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall and continued her education at the University of Virginia.
- Her bio on Virginia Sports states that she has been a member of US Squash since 2013 and that she has been in the top 10 at the Hong Kong Open. She also achieved a high ranking of No. 8 in the nation amongst U-17 players and was recently honoured with the 2019 Choate Squash Tom Generous Award.