JUNIOR (2012-13): Sat out the season to meet transfer requirements.
Transferred to Western during the off-season and will have two years of eligibility remaining... AT MISSOURI: Played in 34 career games during her two-year career.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter for coach (and Leatherneck current associate head coach) Seth Minter... three-time all-state selection... averaged 19.2 points and 9.1 rebounds during her prep career... helped her team compile a 98-17 record during her four years... KHQA-TV 'Player of the Year' for the 2008-09 season... McDonalds All-America nominee in 2010... voted by WGEM SportsCenter and Honda/Hyundai's Jason Deters Prep Athlete of the Year... during her senior year averaged 23.2 points, 11 rebounds, 3.5 steals and 3.0 assists while shooting 59 percent from the field... four-time All-State selection in track... final two years of softball earned First Team All-State honors... finished with a 4.0 cumulative grade point average and was class Salutatorian.
PERSONAL: Born December 12, 1991 in Quincy... volunteered in Special Olympics... No. 1 sports highlight was getting her 2,000th career point and 1,000th career rebound her senior year... her parents have been a major influence, "They've supported me in all my sports my entire life. They have been there for all those wins and losses, and have taught me to work hard and be the best I can be."... her dad played baseball at Benedictine College and in the Kansas City Royals farm system, and her mom played basketball at Culver Stockton... daughter of Tom and Meleia Niemann... favorite professional team is the Los Angeles Lakers... favorite musician is Beyonce.
MAJOR: Journalism with a minor in Marketing