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Grace Barnett
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Grace Barnett 1747444
Position: Middle Distance
Height: 5'4"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Pawleys Island, S.C.
High School: Waccamaw HS

Career Honors
• USTFCCCA First-Team All-American, DMR (2016)
• USTFCCCA Second-Team All-American, Mile (2016)
• ACC Champion, DMR (2016)
• All-ACC, Mile (2015)
• All-ACC Academic Indoor Team (2015,16)
• All-ACC Academic Outdoor Team (2015)

Clemson Highlights
• Ranks first in Clemson history in the mile, second in the 3000, fourth in the 1500, sixth in the indoor 800 & eighth in the outdoor 800.

2016 Highlights
• Earned first-team All-America honors for the first time, helping the Tigers' distance medley relay to an eighth-place finish
• Propelled DMR to ACC Championship, the program's first such title in the event in over 20 years
• Qualified for the mile final at the NCAA Indoor Championships, placing 10th to earn second-team All-America honors
• Posted school-record time in the mile (4:37.32), breaking Tina Krebs' 30-year record
• Ran personal best in the 3000 at the Husky Classic and No. 2 time in Clemson history (9:20.48)
• Suffered a foot injury to conclude the indoor season and redshirted the outdoor campaign

2015 Outdoor Highlights
• Ran a 4:20.24 in the 1500 at the ACC Championship which placed her fourth in Clemson record books; finished eighth in the final
• Notched a first place finish in the 800 at the Tennessee Challenge with a time of 2:08.07 that also gave her the fifth best time in Clemson history
• Quarterfinalist at the NCAA East Prelims in the 1500, she finished 21st
• Helped 4x800 unit to school record time of 8:30.28 at Penn Relays

2015 Indoor Highlights
• Earned first career All-ACC honor in the mile; won the bronze medal by running 4:42.79 at Virginia Tech’s facility
• Posted the team’s top three times in the mile including a first place mark of 4:41.85 at the Tyson Invitational
• That performance also placed her third in Clemson’s record books
• Recorded a 2:07.96 in the 800 which was good enough for sixth all-time in Clemson history

2014 Highlights
• Ran mostly the 1500 meters during outdoor season; her top time was 4:28.15 at the ACC Championships (placing 16th out of 41 runners)
• Ranked second on the team in the 1500 and 5000
• Redshirted the indoor season

Waccamaw High School Highlights
• Two-time state runner-up in cross country
• Region champion in the 5K from 2009-12
• Won state titles in track in the 800, 1600 and 3200 in 2013
• Won region track titles in the 1600 and 3200 from 2010-13, and in the 800 in 2012 and 2013
• Coached by Michael Walker and Brian White

• Born 6/29/95
• Majoring in elementary education
• Three-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll

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