Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Heritage Christian


Honors & Awards

  • One Letter (2018)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018)
  • 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

2017-18 (Outlook)
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 and earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2017. She was also a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2018.

Career-Best Dives

Event Times Meet (Date)
One Meter 248.47 Northern Iowa (2017)
Three Meter 266.02 Iowa State (2017)
Platform 217.05 Big Ten Championships (2018)
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