Tesla Wells
Tesla Wells
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: North
Position: Epee
Major: Aerospace Engineering
Top Finishes
The Big One Invitational 17th Place (Nov. 4, 2017)
New England Championship Tied for Third Place (March 4, 2017)
NCAA Northeast Regional Championship 12th Place (March 11, 2018)

 

Favorite Sports Memory:
- Traveling for my first Senior World Cup

Favorite Moment as an MIT Student-Athlete:
- Fencing left-handed when I injured my right hand

2018-19:
- Was not a member of the team

2017-18: [INDIVIDUAL RESULTS]
- Overall record: 13-20
- NFC record: 5-6
- Finished 12th at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship (3/11)
- Ranked 10th at the New England Championship (2/24)
- Placed 17th at The Big One Invitational (11/4)

2016-17: [INDIVIDUAL RESULTS]
- Overall record: 30-20
- NFC record: 11-3
- Ranked 20th at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship (3/12)
- Tied for third at the New England Championship (3/4)

Off the Fencing Strip at MIT:
- Majoring in aerospace engineering with a minor in computer science and a concentration in music
- Interned at Millennium Space Systems
- Enterprise software engineer at SpaceX
- Was an intern at Immedia Semiconductors
- Conducted satellite engineering research at the MIT STAR Lab
- UA
- Title IX Ambassador
- DormCon
- East Campus president
- DSL student representative
- Rocket Team
- Spinning Arts

High School:
- Graduated from North High School
- National Merit Scholar
- Student government officer

Club:
- Marx Fencing Academy
- Placed 24th in the USA during the 2016 Olympic season
- Was eighth in Senior Women’s Epee (Division 1-A) at the 2016 Summer Nationals
- Absolute Fencing All-Academic Team Scholar