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Grace Barnett

Position:
Middle Distance
Height:
5'4"
Class:
Redshirt Senior
Hometown:
Pawleys Island, S.C.
High School:
Waccamaw HS
BIO

Career Honors• USTFCCCA First-Team All-American, DMR (2016)• USTFCCCA Second-Team All-American, Mile (2016)• ACC Champion, DMR (2016)• All-ACC, Mile (2015)• All-ACC Academic Indoor Team (2015,16)• All-ACC Academic Outdoor Team (2015)

Clemson Highlights• Ranks first in Clemson history in the mile, second in the 3000, fourth in the 1500, sixth in the indoor 800 & eighth in the outdoor 800.

2016 Highlights• Earned first-team All-America honors for the first time, helping the Tigers’ distance medley relay to an eighth-place finish• Propelled DMR to ACC Championship, the program’s first such title in the event in over 20 years• Qualified for the mile final at the NCAA Indoor Championships, placing 10th to earn second-team All-America honors• Posted school-record time in the mile (4:37.32), breaking Tina Krebs’ 30-year record• Ran personal best in the 3000 at the Husky Classic and No. 2 time in Clemson history (9:20.48)• Suffered a foot injury to conclude the indoor season and redshirted the outdoor campaign

2015 Outdoor Highlights• Ran a 4:20.24 in the 1500 at the ACC Championship which placed her fourth in Clemson record books; finished eighth in the final• Notched a first place finish in the 800 at the Tennessee Challenge with a time of 2:08.07 that also gave her the fifth best time in Clemson history• Quarterfinalist at the NCAA East Prelims in the 1500, she finished 21st• Helped 4×800 unit to school record time of 8:30.28 at Penn Relays

2015 Indoor Highlights• Earned first career All-ACC honor in the mile; won the bronze medal by running 4:42.79 at Virginia Tech’s facility• Posted the team’s top three times in the mile including a first place mark of 4:41.85 at the Tyson Invitational • That performance also placed her third in Clemson’s record books• Recorded a 2:07.96 in the 800 which was good enough for sixth all-time in Clemson history

2014 Highlights• Ran mostly the 1500 meters during outdoor season; her top time was 4:28.15 at the ACC Championships (placing 16th out of 41 runners)• Ranked second on the team in the 1500 and 5000• Redshirted the indoor season

Waccamaw High School Highlights• Two-time state runner-up in cross country• Region champion in the 5K from 2009-12• Won state titles in track in the 800, 1600 and 3200 in 2013• Won region track titles in the 1600 and 3200 from 2010-13, and in the 800 in 2012 and 2013• Coached by Michael Walker and Brian White

Personal• Born 6/29/95• Majoring in elementary education• Three-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll