Huskies look to build on strong performance at MAC Match Play
2012-13:Competed in all ten of NIU's tournaments ... Tied for sixth at the Cougar Golf Classic in her top finish of the year ... Shot her two best fall rounds, 77 and 78, at that event ... Tied for ninth at the season-opening Green Bay Invitational ... Finished inside the top 30 at each of her six spring events ... Opened her spring with a tie for 11th at the Gary Freeman Invitational ... Fired a career-low, to that point, 75 to close out a tie for 22nd at the Rio Verde Collegiate ... Bested that low round with a one-under 71 at the Lady Bison Classic ... The 71 was good for the lowest round shot by a Huskie during the season ... Tied for 13th athe IPFW Spring Classic ... Secured an eighth-place finish at the Falcon Invitational on the strength of a final-round 74 ... Led the Huskies with a tie for 26th at the MAC Championships ... Recorded an 80.8 season scoring average, third-best on the team.
2011-12: Competed in all of six of the Huskies' spring season tournaments, finishing second best on the team with an average score of 82.6 over 14 rounds ... Placed a season-best in tying for 21st in her first tournament as a Huskie, shooting a 162 (84-78) at the Don Benbow Invitational ... Finished the Saluki Invitational tied for 31st with a season-low score of 161 (79-82) ... Shot a 166 (79-87) at the Falcon Invitational, tying for 35th ... Finished the season placing third best on the team with a tie for 30th in her first MAC Championship and a total score of 246 (80-89-77).
High School: First-team All-Conference all four years competing in the Upstate 8 Conference... All-Area first team sophomore through senior year, second team freshman year... Team captain senior year, and MVP senior year; Team co-captain junior and sophomore years, and co-MVP junior year... Helped lead team to be Conference Champions junior and senior year, finishing 5th in state both years... Individually finished 24th in state senior year and 21st in state junior year... Also named Academic All-Conference all four years as well as holding the record for the best 4-year average at her high school... Had a season average of 78.6 senior year... Also a 4-year varsity letter softball player.
Personal: Daughter of Sue and Ed Niemiec. Major: Corporate Communications. Birthday: November 22, 1991