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Stephanie Niemer
Stephanie Niemer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Erlanger, Ky.

High School:
St. Henry

Height:
6-2

Position:
Student Assistant



12/29/2011

UC Athletics: Top 10 Moments Of 2011

Championships, thrilling wins among year's highlights

12/16/2011

UC Student-Athlete Grads Ready To Begin Next Chapter Of Lives

Eight Bearcats earned degree at Fall Commencement

12/13/2011

One Word To Describe 2011: Successful

Bearcats win BIG EAST, narrowly miss Sweet 16

Career Highlights: 2009 AVCA Honorable-Mention All-American ... Three-time all-conference selection, including first-team all-BIG EAST honors in 2008 and 2009 ... became the 15th player in school history to reach 1,000 career kills ... ranks No. 9 on UC's all-time kills list (1,349) and is fifth on career aces chart (149) ... sits in second on the single-game kills chart after putting 34 balls to the floor at Utah on Aug. 29, 2009.

2010 Season (Senior): Named BIG EAST Player of the Week five consecutive weeks, and six weeks overall, both conference records...voted BIG EAST Player of the Year...named to the Northeast All-Region Team...finished her career at UC ranked 1st in service aces and second in kills and kills per set...started all 36 matches in 2010...had 16 double-doubles on the season... led the team in attacks, kills per set (5.12), points (5.93) and serves (.37)...posted 35 assists on the season...had a double-double of 20 kills and 21 digs against Illinois (12/4) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...posted a double-double with 24 kills and 18 digs in a 3-1 victory at Western Kentucky (10/19)...posted 29 kills and 18 digs in a 3-2 win at BIG EAST opponent Louisville (10/16...had a season-high 32 kills in the 3-0 score against Purdue (9/18)...recorded 28 kills and 15 digs in a 3-2 victory over Illinois (9/17)...recorded 30 kills and 13 digs in a 3-1 win over Auburn (9/11)...posted a double-double of 25 kills and 18 digs against College of Charleston (9/10).

2009 Season (Junior): AVCA Honorable-Mention All-American ... AVCA First-Team All-Northeast Region selection ... first-team all-conference selection ... named to the BIG EAST Conference All-Tournament team ... named the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Women's Sports Association Sportswoman of the Year ... ranked third in the BIG EAST in kills per set (4.19), aces (0.41) and points per set (4.88) ... 4.88 points per set also ranked 24th nationally ... ranked first in aces (0.49), ninth in points (4.22), and 10th in kills (3.47) in conference-only matches ... moved into sixth place on UC's single-season kills chart with 541 ... named BIG EAST Player of the Week on Oct. 5 ... led UC with 17 kills in NCAA Tournament match at Ohio State ... paced Cincinnati with 17 kills in BIG EAST Championship match against Louisville (11/22) ... led UC with 16 kills in BIG EAST semifinal match against USF (11/21) ... posted 15 kills and 10 digs for 10th double-double of the season in BIG EAST quarterfinals against UConn (11/20) ... added ninth kill-dig double-double of the season with 13 kills and 11 digs vs. UConn (11/14) ... put down 15 kills and added five digs in three-set win at USF (11/8) ... led all players with 14 kills vs. Marquette (10/30 ... had a career-best four assists at Wright State (10/27) ... finished with 13 kills and 12 digs in comeback win at Seton Hall (10/18) ... posted seventh kill-dig double-double of the season with 19 kills and 10 digs at Notre Dame (10/10) ... collected 19 kills, 14 digs, and five service aces in win vs. Pittsburgh (10/4) ... the five aces vs. the Panthers moved her into 10th place on UC's career Top 10 aces leaders ... posted fourth kill-dig double-double with 19 kills and 13 digs at Western Michigan (9/21) ... named to the Wildcat Classic All-Tournament team ... became 15th player in UC history and just the eighth junior to surpass 1,000 career kills with 21 kills in a four-set win over Western Kentucky (9/15) ... selected to the Illinois State Farm Classic All-Tournament team ... recorded a match-high 14 kills and four service aces in win over No. 16 Saint Louis (9/12) ... named MVP of the Bearcats Invitational and also named to the Utah Classic All-Tournament team ... collected back-to-back kill-dig double-doubles with 22 kills and a career-high tying 16 digs at No. 17 Kentucky (9/8) and 27 kills and 14 digs vs. College of Charleston (9/5) ... also set a career high with six block assists at Kentucky ... hit a career best .583 with just one error against Evansville (9/5) ... tied for second on UC's single-match kills list with a career-high 34 kills at No. 17 Utah (8/29) ... 2009 Preseason All-BIG EAST selection.

2008 Season (Sophomore): A first-team all-conference selection and was the only sophomore to earn first-team distinction ... named BIG EAST Player of the Week on Sept. 22 after averaging 5.11 kills per set, 1.89 digs per set, and 0.78 blocks per set en route to earning all-tournament honors at the TIS Bookstore Invitational ... earned all-tournament accolades at the Honolulu Advertiser Volleyball Classic and was selected as the Most Valuable Player at the Bearcat Invitational ... finished the season ranked 10th in the conference in kills per game (3.26) and tied for seventh in service aces (0.34) ... ranked eighth in conference-only play in service aces (0.33) ... posted 24 double-figure kill matches, including a season-high 22 kills vs. Western Kentucky (12/5) in the NCAA Tournament ... collected first career kill-dig double-double with 11 kills and a career-high 16 digs at Syracuse (10/24) and finished the season with three kill-dig double-doubles ... connected on 14 kills in 26 attempts for a hitting percentage of .538 against Ball State (9/19) ... had five block assists vs. Dayton (10/7) ... averaged 4.25 kills per set, 1.63 digs per set, and hit .353 in the NCAA Tournament.

2007 Season (Freshman): Tabbed the 2007 BIG EAST Freshman of the Year and was a second team all-conference selection ... earned BIG EAST Freshman of the Week honors on Sept. 24 with a week that included 3.55 kills, 1.55 digs and 0.64 blocks per game in a trio of UC wins ... placed on the Community Bankers Classic all-tournament team after averaging 2.89 kills per game in pair of matches ... ranked second in the BIG EAST during the regular season and 34th nationally with 0.49 service aces per game ... held the number two spot on the team with 3.59 kills per game ... erupted for a season-high 29 kills on .408 hitting at Seton Hall (10/14) ... the mark was the second-highest by a BIG EAST freshman and the seventh-best by a freshman nationally ... had 21 kills vs. Connecticut (10/5), 19 at Milwaukee (9/7), and 18 at Pacific (11/24) ... led team with 19 kills in BIG EAST Championship vs. Notre Dame (11/16) ... recorded double figure kills in 23 of UC's 31 matches ... listed second amongst league players in aces per game in conference matches with 0.60 and ninth in kills per game with 3.88 ... tied for eighth on UC's single season service aces list with 55.

High School: Named district tournament MVP as a senior at St. Henry High ... ranked 81st on the prepvollveyball.com Senior Aces list ... tabbed the most outstanding player in Kentucky during senior year ... helped team to a state runner-up and the school's seventh straight district championship in 2006 ... named LaRosa's MVP of the Week for playing during St. Henry's state tournament run ... also a standout basketball player, earning Northern Kentucky All-Star award and MVP of District 33.

Personal: Born Sept. 3, 1989 ... daughter of John and Debbie Niemer ... father played basketball and baseball at Thomas More.

Academic Major: Marketing.

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