Honors & Awards
- Two-Time Junior National Qualifier (Platform)
- Three-Time Indiana High School State Qualifier
- Two-Time Indiana Section Champion
- Indiana Regional Champion (2017)
- Three-Time Indianapolis City Diving Champion
The lone diver among Nebraska’s crop of 11 newcomers, Grace Tiernon was a two-time Junior National qualifier on the platform. The freshman from Indianapolis is hoping to make an impact in a talented and experienced group of Husker divers in 2017-18.
Tiernon came to Nebraska after earning Academic All-American honors and was named Female Athlete of the Year at Heritage Christian School in Indiana. Tiernon is a two-time sectional champion, the 2017 regional champion and a three-time city champions. She has also qualified for state for three consecutive years. Tiernon was named MVP all four years of her high school career and was the team captain her junior and senior year. Tiernon made an appearance at the 2014 and 2015 Junior Nationals in platform while competing for Indiana International School of Diving. She was also a member of National Honors Society.
The daughter of Terry and Anne Tiernon, Grace was born March 19, 1999, in Fishers, Ind. She has one sister, Emma, and one brother, Luke. Grace is a civil engineer major.