Career: Four-time member of BIG EAST Conference All-Academic Team.
2011 (Senior): Competed against Iowa and Georgetown.
2010 (Junior): Saw action against Drake.
2009 (Sophomore): Played in eight games... saw action against Loyola-Chicago, Northwestern, Toledo, Butler, Wisconsin, Cincinnati, Seton Hall and USF.
2008 (Freshman): Earned BIG EAST Academic honors...played in eight games with three starts...only shot of the season was on-goal against Toledo.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Wheaton Warrenville South... earned All Conference, All-Sectional honors, named to All-Area team and selected as team captain senior year... led team to a 19-2-1 record in 2008 and won the Dupage Valley Conference Championship... won the Regional Championship while scoring 12 goals and 6 assists in 2008... won Eye of the Tiger award, Chris Tomek award and Achievement award... totaled 25 goals and 10 assists... won the NAESC Regional Championship, Metro United Fall Classic Championship and runner-up for Best of the Midwest Competition while captain of the Chicago Fire juniors soccer club... coached by Daryl Shore... also earned All-Conference and All-Area honors in basketball.
Personal: Daughter of Robert and Monica Nieling... one brother, Cody... majoring in Marketing.