|High School:||Marion Local|
2009: Saw action in 110 sets for the Bulls, finishing with 128 kills and 96 total blocks...had eight kills and eight total blocks in a five-set win over Akron (10/8)...also added eight kills against Kent State (11/7)...recorded seven blocks in matches against St. John’s (9/18), Bowling Green (9/26) and Toledo (11/14)...also had seven kills in three different matches, against Fordham (8/29), Miami (9/25) and Kent State (10/2)...UB Scholar Athlete.
Previous College: Played in 37 sets for Florida State in 2008...had seven kills and two blocks against Virginia (10/25)...had six kills and three blocks against Niagara (9/12)...also recorded six kills in back-to-back matches against Boston College (11/7) and Maryland (11/8)...recorded three kills and three digs against Clemson (11/14).
High School: Was a first-team All-Ohio selection in 2006 and 2007 for head coach Amy Steininger... named to the Ohio All-Star team in 2007... earned a spot on the District All-Star team in 2006 and 2007 and was awarded with the District 8 Player of the Year award in 2007... made the All-Conference team from 2005-07...was chosen as the MVP of her team at Marion Local in 2006 and 2007...team named her as the Most Inspirational Player her senior year in 2007...set records in six categories at Marion Local - blocks in a game, blocks in a season, career blocks, kills in a game, kills in a season and career kills... guided her Team Atlantis Elite Club team to the national championship in 2004...named to the Prepvolleyball.com 2005 `Top High School Sophomores’...earned 2007 Prepvolleyball.com High School All-American accolades
Personal: Born April 15, 1990...full named is Abigail J. Niekamp...daughter of Barry and Linda Niekamp...has three brothers (Noah, Nick and Zack...enjoys watching basketball and football with her family...her favorite food is anything her mother cooks...chose UB because of the academic programs and the volleyball program...three words to describe her are determined, hard-working and passionate...most impressive person she has ever met is LeBron James.