|High School:||Williamsville South|
Freshman (11-12): Head of the Genesee (Novice Eight B, 3rd of 9). Syracuse Invitational (Lightweight Eight, 7th of 8).
Career Highlights: No previous rowing experience.
Personal: Full name is Emily Rose Niemel. Born January 22, 1993. Daughter of Roger and Gina Niemel. Has two sisters, Natalie and Elizabeth. Hobbies include photography, camping and canoeing. Favorite TV shows include Pretty Little Liars and The Vampire Diaries. Favorite muscial group is Goo Goo Dolls. Nicknamed Nemo. Majoring in history, Spanish and philosophy of law with plans on becoming an immigration lawyer.