As a freshman (2003-04): Ended the season ranked No. 7 in NCAA Division I 3-point percentage (.496) ... Was the only freshman listed on the NCAA's top 30 in 3-point field goal percentage ... Made a team-leading 75 treys, breaking the school record for treys in a season ... Maintained a .479 field goal percentage and made 82.4 percent of her shots from the free throw line which ranked second on the team ... Ranked third on the team in blocks with 28 which puts her sixth all-time among Baylor freshmen ... Was impressive in her collegiate debut, recording a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds against Mississippi State...Dished out five assists versus Washington State ... Scored in double-digits in 17 games ... Was 5-of-8 from the floor and 4-of-7 from 3-point range against No. 7 Penn State ... Named Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Dec. 15) ... Can play inside or step out and take the 3-pointer... Held scoreless for the first time in Texas A&M game, followed that game by leading the team in scoring against #3 Texas with 15 points off the bench ... Hit a 3-pointer in 31 of 35 games ... Scored a career-high 23 points against Kansas State, including five treys ... Hit four 3-pointers against Missouri ... Was 3-for-3 from beyond the arc at Texas ... Hit five treys against Kansas in the Big 12 Tournament ... Tanked four or more 3-pointers in seven games ... Was 7-of-10 from the floor against second-ranked Tennessee in the NCAA Sweet 16, including 3-of-5 from beyond the arc...Is the first Lady Bear to wear No. 51.
Before Baylor: A four-year starter at Westbury Christian School Wildcats where she played for Russell Carr ... Averaged 24 points, 12 rebounds, 2.5 blocks a game as a senior ... Maintained an 89% free throw and 45% 3-point percentage ... Named Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) Private School Player of the Year ... Also selected Greater Houston Chronicle first team ... TAPPS 4A All-State selection as a senior and was a 3A all-state selection as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... Earned all-district MVP kudos three times ...Led the Wildcats to the 3A state championship three times ... Named to numerous all-tournament teams, earning MVP honors in many of them ... 2002 Nike All-American ... 2001 and 2002 Street & Smith All-American honorable mention ... 2002 invitee to USA Basketball Youth Development Festival ... 2001 adidas Top Ten Camp Underclassman All-Star ... Three-year member of the National Honor Society ... 2003 Coca Cola "Share the Dream" Essay finalist ... 2003 finalist in International Open Poetry Contest ... Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Spent time coaching small children at Westbury Christian and Compassion Ministry.
Personal: Full name is Emily Katherine Niemann ... Daughter of Steve and Kelly of Niemann of Houston ... Parents are both graduates of the University of Texas ... Older brother Jeffrey pitched for Rice's 2003 national champion baseball team, he went 17-0 in the 2002-03 season, he was the fourth player selected in the 2004 major league draft, going to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays ... Born June 6, 1985 in Houston ... Undecided on a major ... Selected Baylor over Oklahoma, Colorado and Texas ... Chose Baylor because "I know God wanted me here."
Niemann's Career Stats