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Lily Tessier


Player profile

(Updated September 2021)
Redshirt Freshman
Fort Myers, Fla.
high school
Evangelical Christian


  • 2020-21 ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2019-20 ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2018-19 ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • 22nd all-time at FSU in assists per set (5.29)
  • 24th all-time at FSU in career assists (746)


  • Averaged 8.33 assists per set at the Tiger Classic (33 assists vs. Northern Arizona, 17 vs. Michigan).
  • Began the Seminole Volleyball Invitational strong with 26 assists and eight digs vs. Tulane.
  • Was dominant in recording six kills, 28 assists, and nine digs vs. VCU.
  • Tallied 51 assists, 13 digs and four blocks in an outstanding performance vs. Georgia (W, 3-2).
  • Had 49 assists, 19 digs and three blocks at UCF.
  • Recorded 30 assists and six digs in a 3-0 sweep over FGCU in Orlando.
  • Added 42 assists, two kills and six digs vs. Florida.
  • Stat-stuffing performance at Notre Dame: 48 assists, 12 digs, five kills and five blocks.
  • Tessier was one to watch vs. NC State while putting up 49 assists, six digs, six kills and four blocks.
  • Added 30 assists in 3-0 sweep over North Carolina.
  • Totaled 37 assists, 15 digs and four kills vs. Miami.
  • Recorded a strong 48 assists, 10 digs and three blocks vs. Duke.
  • Contributed 32 assists and nine digs in three-set win over Virginia.
  • Added 40 assists vs. Pittsburgh.


Averaged 3.79 assists per set as well as 1.06 digs per set in her third season…Played in all 13 matches in the 2020-21 season…Added 12 kills on the season…Season-high 25 assists vs. Troy on Feb. 26…Added five blocks against Troy as well…Led Florida State with 5.08 assists per set in fall play…Recorded a double-double in FSU’s last match at Miami (Oct. 16) with 10 assists and 10 digs…Had¬† 24 assists in a 3-1 win over the No. 12 Hurricanes on Oct. 15…Played a big role in FSU hitting .348 in its Top 25 win over Miami.


Primary setter for the Seminoles in her first season in the Garnet and Gold, playing in all 29 matches with 26 starts…led the team with 617 assists and added 168 digs, nine blocks, seven kills and 15 service aces…recorded three double-doubles on the season…posted 21 assists and five digs against No. 3 Minnesota on August 31 as Florida State defeated the Golden Gophers in straight sets…aided on 33 kills and had eight digs in a five-set win over FAU on September 6…tallied a pair of service aces and added 25 assists and three digs on the road at TCU on September 8…had 20 assists and a block in a home win over St. John’s…recorded 28 assists, one block and seven digs in the ACC opener at Duke on September 27…posted a pair of service aces on the road at Wake Forest (September 29)…had 34 assists and four digs at home versus Virginia…tallied 28 assists, six digs, five blocks and a service ace against No. 4 Pitt on October 6…had kills in back-to-back matches against UNC and Boston College, along with a combined 49 assists, 11 digs and a block…recorded 11 digs and 26 assists at home against Miami on October 30…had two kills, 27 assists and 11 digs in a five-set win on the road at High Point…had a season-high 39 assists at home against UNC (November 17)…had a kill, along with 18 assists and 14 digs in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against UCF.

FRESHMAN (2018):

Did not play and earned a redshirt.


Tessier joins the Seminoles from Fort Myers, Fla., where she was a four-year starter at Evangelical Christian High School…In 336 career sets, she recorded 185 aces, 600 digs, 376 kills, and 2,282 assists (6.8 per set)…Tessier was named to the 2014 AAU All-American Team following her freshman season, as well as the 2015 Second Team News-Press All-Area as a sophomore…After tallying 707 assists, 105 aces, and 208 digs as a junior, Tessier was named a finalist for the 2016 New-Press All-Area Volleyball Player of the Year…As a senior, she fought through an ankle injury to lead her team to another regional final appearance, finishing with 111 kills, 22 blocks and 244 assists in only 52 sets…She earned two Player of the Match honors in her final season, and saw one triple double performance, picking up 18 kills, 27 assists and 12 digs…Tessier also excelled academically at Evangelical Christian, and was a National Honor Society member.


  • New-Press All-Area Volleyball Player of the Year finalist (2016)
  • Second team News-Press All-Area (2015)
  • AAU All-American Team (2014)


  • Birthday: June 23, 2000.
  • Parents: Laura and Scott Tessier.
  • Major: Business Management.
  • Social Media: @lily_tessier11 (IG).
  • What is your hidden talent or something interesting about you? I can solve a rubik’s cube.
  • What is your go-to favorite food? Tacos.
  • What is your all-time favorite movie?¬†The Proposal.
  • What is your favorite emoji? ūüźĽ
  • What is your dream vacation? Fiji Island.
  • Do you have any superstitions? None.
  • What superpower do you wish you had?¬†Teleport.
  • If you could go on tour with any musician/band, who would it be?¬†Justin Bieber.
  • Who would win in an arm wrestling match on the team? Emma Clothier.
  • What artist are you listening to the most? Chris Brown.
  • What is your hype song(s)?¬†Take it Away by RL Grime.
  • What are your favorite pair of shoes? No shoes is best.