Kierra

Griggs

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Sprints
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chicago Heights, Ill.
High School: Bloom Trail
Major: Pre-Law

Bio

TFRRS All-Time Performances

Personal Bests
Indoor
60m: 7.89 (1/12/18)
200m: 24.62 (2/16/18)
400m: 53.26 (2/2/18)
Outdoor
200m: 24.52 (5/5/18)
400m: 53.03A (4/28/17)

Big Ten Championships
2018 (O): 400m - 54.25p (13th); 4x100 - 45.43 (10th); 4x400 - 3:38.09 (5th)
2018 (I): 400m - DNF
2017 (O): 400m - 54.45p (11th); 4x400m - 3:37.37 (3rd)
2017 (I): 400m - 54.67p (9th); 4x400m - 3:40.57 (8th)

Honors
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016; Spring 2018)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)

2018 (Sophomore)
Indoor: Qualified for the 400m final at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 53.64 but did not finish the final...set PRs in three events...clocked a personal-best time of 53.26 in the 400m to place second at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invite with the seventh-fastest time in NU indoor history... posted a time of 7.89 in the 60m to finish fifth at the Graduate Classic...took second at the Nebraska Tune-Up in the 200m with a personal-best time of 24.62...won both the 400m (54.03) and 4x400m relay (3:41.29) at the Mark Colligan Memorial...finished first in the 400m (54.38) at the Air Force Invitational...won the 4x400m relay (3:40.80) at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invite.

Outdoor: Placed 13th in the 400m (54.25), 10th in the 4x100m relay (45.43) and fifth in the 4x400m relay (3:38.09) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships...posted a personal-best time of 24.52 in the 200m at the Nebraska Invitational to finish second...earned a PR in the 400m with a time of 53.83A and finished second at the Texas Tech Corky/Crofoot Shootout...won the 400m with a time of 53.99 at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Invitational...also won the 4x100m relay with a time of 45.50 at the John McDonnell Invitational.

2017 (Freshman)
Indoor: Set a season best in the 400m at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 54.67 in prelims to finish ninth...finished eighth with the 4x400m relay in 3:40.57...placed fourth and set a season best in the 200m at the Nebraska Tune-Up with a time of 24.96...took first as a member of the 4x400m relay team at the Iowa Classic...won the 400m at the Mark Colligan Memorial.

Outdoor: Finished third with the 4x400m relay at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in 3:37.37...finished 11th in the 400m with a time of 54.45...set a 400m season best of 53.03A to win the Red Raider Shootout...won 4x400m relay titles at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Invitational and Red Raider Shootout...placed 38th in the 400m at the NCAA West Preliminary Round...competed in the 400m at the USATF Junior Championships and ran 55.04 to finish 14th. 

Before Nebraska
Attended Bloom Trail High School in Bloom Township, Illinois...placed second in the 400m at the Illinois 3A State Championships as a senior…placed 14th at the New Balance Nationals in the 400m with a prep-best time of 54.97…recorded a time of 25.31 in the 200m…took third in the 400m as a junior.

Personal
Born May 15, 1998...parents are Curtis and Alana...major is child, youth and family studies.

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2018 Big Ten Indoor T&F Highlights
Nebraska Tune-Up Highlights
Frank Sevigne Highlights - Day 2