Grace Barnett

Middle Distance
Redshirt Senior
Pawleys Island, S.C.
High School:
Waccamaw HS

TFRRS Profile

Career Honors: USTFCCCA First-Team All-American, DMR (2016) … USTFCCCA Second-Team All-American, Mile (2016-18) … USTFCCCA Second-Team All-American, DMR (2016-18) … ACC Champion, DMR (2016) … First Team All-ACC, Mile (2015, 2017-18) … Second Team All-ACC, Mile (2016) … Second Team All-ACC, DMR (2018) … All-ACC Academic Indoor Team (2015-16) … All-ACC Academic Outdoor Team (2015).

Clemson Highlights: Holds program records in the mile (4:33.86) and 1500m (4:11.07), second in the 3000m (9:17.64), 10th in the indoor 800m (2:07.91) & sixth in the outdoor 800m (2:05.89).

2018 Highlights
• Earned Second Team All-American honors in the mile (4:45.27) and as a member of the Tigers’ DMR.
• Placed second overall in the mile (4:38.71) at the 2018 ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships
• Was a member of the Tigers’ ACC Championship runner-up DMR team, which also set the program record with a time of 10:58.83

2017 Highlights
• Placed 22nd at the 2017 USATF Championships in the 1500m (4:17.11)
• Qualifed for the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track & FIeld Championships in the 1500m
• Earned Second Team All-ACC honors in the 1500m (4:19.86) after placing fifth overall
• Won the 1500m preliminary at the 2017 ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championship with a time of 4:22.77
• Earned First Team All-American Honors in the mile after placing 10th at the 2017 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships
• Posted the program record in the mile (4:33.86) at ACC Indoor Championships, placing second overall to earn First Team All-ACC honors
• Placed second overall in the 3,000m run at ACC Indoor Championships, crossing the finish line in 9:21.34
• Was a member of the second-place DMR unit at ACC Championships, which posted the then-No. 2 time (11:02.68) time in program history

2016 Highlights
• Earned First Team All-American 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 the previous 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

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