University of Iowa Athletics

#16 Grace Tubbs

Height 6-4
Class Fr.
Hometown Clinton, Iowa
High School Clinton
Grace  Tubbs - Volleyball - University of Iowa Athletics

Spring 2021 as a sophomore

  • Made her season debut and recorded her first kill of the season
  • against Indiana on Feb. 5, 2021.
  • Seen action in the fourth set in two of Iowa’s wins

2019 as a Freshman

  • Appeared in four matches in 2019.
  • Tubbs made her collegiate debut against Coastal Carolina on Sept. 20.
  • Tubbs finished the season with five kills, one dig, and three blocks.

High School

  • Named All-State her senior year
  • Three-time Clinton Herald first-team honoree
  • Three-time All-Conference honoree
  • Two-time Most Outstanding Offensive Player
  • Iowa Coaches Association All Star Player
  • River Queen Invitational All-Tournament selection
  • Under Armour All-America Nomination Team
  • Conference Player of the Year her senior year
  • Named Rookie of the Year following her freshman season
  • Finished her senior season with .329 kills per set
  • Led her team with 72 blocks her senior year
  • Helped lead her team to a 27-11 record
  • Guided her team to an 8th place finish in the state her sophomore season.
  • Placed third in the conference her senior year
  • Eighth in career kills in school history
  • Fourth in career blocks in school history
  • Two-year letterwinner in track and field (high jump)
  • National Honor society member
  • Student Body Vice President her senior year
  • High school coaches were Mark Massey, Micah Cewe, and Amber Griswald


  • Born Feb. 6, 2019
  • Daughter of Kami and Brigham Tubbs
  • Has two siblings: Elle and Mia
  • Elle (senior) plays volleyball at Drake
  • Dad played basketball at Iowa