Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fishers, Ind.
High School: Heritage Christian
Major: Civil Engineering


Honors & Awards

  • One Letter (2018)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2019)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018, 2019)

2018-19 (Outlook)
Grace Tiernon is a young member of a strong group of Husker divers in 2018-19. The sophomore from Indiana notched top-40 finishes in all three dives last season at the Big Ten Championships, including 27th on platform. Tiernon will look to build on her scores as a sophomore to help give the Huskers one of the Big Ten’s best diving squads.

2017-18 (Freshman)
Tiernon had a solid first season in Lincoln. She compiled eight top-five finishes, including a runner-up finish. At the 2018 Big Ten Championships, Tiernon captured a career best in the platform dive to take 27th place (217.05). She also competed in the one-meter dive (38th) and the three-meter dive (40th). Tiernon took second with a career-best 248.47 on the one-meter board against Northern Iowa. She also notched a career best (266.02) in the three-meter dive against Iowa State. In the classroom, Tiernon earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2017. She was a member of the 2018 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

Tiernon came to Nebraska as a Scholastic All-American and the Heritage Christian School (Indiana) Female Athlete of the Year. Tiernon was a two-time sectional champion, the 2017 regional champion and a three-time city champion. She qualified for state three times. 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 a teammate of 2018-19 freshman Sara Troyer at the Indiana International School of Diving. Tiernon was also a member of National Honor 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 engineering major and earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2019. She claimed a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2017. She was a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2018 and 2019.

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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