Waccamaw alumna Grace Barnett finishes ninth at NCAAs

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Grace Barnett made history Saturday by becoming the 10th female in Clemson history to earn All-America recognition in cross country following a ninth-place finish at the NCAA Championships. The Tiger senior is the first Clemson female since 1990 to be an All-American in cross country.

"It still feels unreal," Barnett said. "Coach (Michael) Porter prepared me well and I was able to execute the race plan. Everything fell into place at the end. I was 16th or 17th at the 5K mark, but I felt really good at that point." - Full story on ClemsonTigers

Grace Barnett is headed to Terre Haute, Ind., to compete in Saturday's NCAA Cross Country Championships. The senior from Pawleys Island became Clemson's first individual qualifier since 2011, and is looking to become the first All-American from the women's cross country program in 26 years.

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