No Idaho women’s basketball student-athlete has had a more successful a career than Nieman. From the moment she stepped on the court, Nieman was a star for the Vandals. She earned 1996-97 first-team All-Big West and Big West Freshman of the Year honors.
She didn’t let up for the next three years and finished her career with 2,140 total points and four All-Big West First Team honors, two Big West All-Tournament Team honors and six Big West Player of the Week honors. She was a two-time All-District VIII First Team selection, a 1998-99 Honorable Mention Kodak/WBCA All-American and a 1999-00 Academic All-District VIII choice.