Honors & Awards
Academic All-Big Ten (2012)
First-Team Academic All-Big 12 (2011)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012; Spring 2012)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2010, 2011; Spring 2011, 2012)
Amy Herman dove her way to a successful junior season. Herman finished in the top-five in both the one-meter dive (South Dakota State) and the platform dive (Iowa Invitational). Herman's platform dive of 264.95 was a career best, surpassing her previous best of 261.15.
The Lincoln, Neb., native continued to perform well in the classroom, earning spots on the academic All-Big Ten team and the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2012.
Herman completed a successful sophomore season for the Huskers in 2010-11. Herman's 10 top-five finishes provided depth and versatility in NU's diving events. Herman finished 15th or better in every competition during the season, including second-place showings in the one-meter and three-meter dive events. The Lincoln Southwest graduate set two career-best scores on the year, including 267.60 in the one meter and 246.10 on the platform.
Herman also starred in the classroom, claiming first-team academic All-Big 12 honors and spots on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters.
Herman made an instant impact on the NU diving team with 18 top-five finishes in her freshman campaign. Herman finished among the top seven in every event during the regular season and performed well at the 2010 Big 12 Championships. Her effort at the conference championships was highlighted by a 12th-place finish on the platform. She recorded NU's top score on the platform during the season, and the Huskers' No. 2 score on the three meter, and No. 3 mark on the one meter.
Herman produced an outstanding diving career at Lincoln Southwest High School, where she finished with multiple school records. Herman was a three-time top-10 finisher at the state meet, including a second-place finish as a senior in 2009. She was honored with an All-America award in diving her senior year. She was a member of the National Honor Society and was on the honor roll seven of her eight semesters in high school. She graduated in the top five percent of her high school class and was named to the academic all-state team. She also was named an LPS Scholar Athlete.
Amy was born on Oct. 5, 1991, in Lincoln, Neb., and is the daughter of Matt and Lynne Herman. She is majoring in both nutrition, exercise, and health science and dietetics at Nebraska, with a minor in business. An academic All-Big Ten selection in 2012, Herman claimed first-team academic All-Big 12 honors in 2011. She was chosen to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2012 and the spring semester of 2012, and was a four-time member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Career Best Dives
Event Score Meet (Date)
One Meter 296.32 San Diego State (2013)
Three Meter 311.75 Hawkeye Invitational (2012)
Platform 266.55 Hawkeye Invitational (2012)