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Allie Niekamp
Allie Niekamp

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Findlay, Ohio

High School:
Findlay

Height:
6-0

Position:
Setter



2006, 2007, 2008 ACC Honor Roll
2006, 2007 Academic All-ACC
2007, 2008 ACC Top Six for Service

General: Two-year returning starter at setter that also has very good blocking capabilities ... One of just three players in school history to have recorded a triple-double in a match.

Three-year member of the ACC Honor Roll and two-year member of the Academic All-ACC Volleyball team ... ACC Top Six for Service in 2007 and 2008

Sixth in the Tech record books with 2,700 career assists and fourth with 11.59 assists per game ... Also ranks fourth with 0.36 service aces per game.

2007: Concluded the season averaging 11.88 assists per game ... Tallied 1,117 assists on the year despite missing over a month suffering from mononucleosis ... Ran a Yellow Jacket offense that averaged 15.68 kills per game ... Also posted 1.91 digs and 0.40 blocks per game ... Tallied 999 assists and averaged 12.18 assists per game against conference opponents ... Recorded a team-best seven double-doubles on the season ... Tallied a career-best 71 assists twice during the season - first at Virginia Tech (11/2) and again at Boston College (11/21) ... Had 50 or more assists 12 times, and over 60 assists on five occasions during the season ... Notched a season-high 17 digs at Maryland (10/19) and recorded double figures in digs seven times ... Tied a career high with four service aces at Virginia (9/28) ... Hit .417 with a season-best seven kills at Wake Forest (10/13).

2006: Named ACC Player of the Week Sept. 4 after becoming just the third player in school history to record a triple-double with 10 kills, 10 digs and 44 assists against Mississippi State (9/1) in the Yellow Jackets' season opener ... Third in the ACC in assists per game (11.76) and sixth with 0.40 service aces per game ... Notched the sixth-best single-season mark in school history with 1,494 assists on the year ... Also had 51 service aces in 2006, marking the eighth-best single-season mark in history ... Posted 11 double-doubles ... Fifth on the squad with 2.20 digs per game ... Recorded double figures in digs on 10 occasions ... Notched 60 assists, eight digs, five service aces and seven kills while hitting .500 in Tech's five-game win over Georgia (9/1) ... First double-double of the season came against Toledo (9/8) when she posted 51 assists and 13 digs to go along with a season-high six blocks ... Recorded a double-double in the next match against Kentucky (9/9), tying a season-high with 10 kills while hitting .474 ... Also recorded 55 assists and eight digs against the Wildcats ... Hit a season-best .833 with five kills on six attempts against Stetson (9/16) ... Had a season-high 17 digs while posting 47 assists at Virginia (10/21) ... Recorded 64 assists while hitting .400 and recording two service aces and eight digs in a win over Clemson (11/14).

2005: Spent much of the season learning Georgia Tech's complicated offensive system behind senior setter Lindsey Laband ... Played in seven games total while starting two matches against Georgia and Georgia State ... Posted a season-high 36 assists while recording six digs, two block assists and a service ace against Georgia ... Led the Yellow Jackets to a win over Georgia State with 32 assists and a career-high three block assists.

High School: Two-year letterwinner at Findlay High School as a setter after earning two letters at Liberty Benton High School ... Also lettered as a forward on the Findlay basketball team after earning two letters at Liberty Benton ... Helped the Findlay volleyball team to a 24-2 record and the Great Buckeye Conference Championship her senior year, marking the first time in 20 years that her high school advanced to the state regionals ... Led the basketball team to a 22-3 record and the school's first appearance in the Elite Eight of the state championships in 2005 ... Also helped Findlay to the 2005 Great Buckeye Conference Championship ... Participated in the Ohio All-Star Volleyball Classic and invited to participate in the Indiana-Ohio All-Star Basketball Classic ... Tabbed the Greater Buckeye Conference Player of the Year and the District 9 Player of the Year in 2004 ... Garnered first-team Greater Buckeye Conference and second-team District 8 honors in basketball ... Excellent student that graduated in the top 15 percent of her class after being named to the Honor Roll in each of her four years ... Received the U.S. Army Reserve Female National Scholar Award for her high school.

Member of the Toledo Volleyball club team that also participated with the USA Volleyball Junior A-2 training team in 2003 and 2004 ... Ranked the No. 46 recruit on the 2005 Prepvolleyball.com Senior Aces List ... A Fab 50 selection by Volleyball Magazine and member of a recruiting class that was listed as the No. 8 class in the nation by Prepvolleyball.com ... Played three years of club volleyball with junior middle hitter Callie Miller.

Personal: Allison Louise Niekamp is the daughter of Ron and Doris Niekamp ... Born February 10, 1987 ... Has a brother, Arnie, and two sisters, Julie and Sherry ... Dean's list student majoring in management ... Serves as the community service representative on Georgia Tech's Student-Athlete Advisory Board ... Father played basketball at Miami (Ohio) from 1968-72 and is the head men's basketball coach at the University of Findlay, where he has guided the Oilers to six Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Regular Season Championships and GLIAC Tournament titles three times ... Sister Sherry played volleyball at Cincinnati from 1998-2002 and has three uncles and several cousins that participated in college athletics.

 Allie Niekamp's Overall Statistics
Season	GP-MP	K	K/G	Pct	A	A/G	SA	SA/G	DIG	D/G	BS	BA	TB	B/G
2005	12-7	7	0.58	.083	89	7.42	1	0.08	7	0.58	0	6	6	0.50
2006	127-32	155	1.22	.304	1494	11.76	51	0.40	280	2.20	4	69	73	0.57
2007	94-23	63	0.67	.269	1117	11.88	32	0.34	180	1.91	2	36	38	0.40
TOTAL	233-62	225	0.97	.284	2700	11.59	84	0.36	467	2.00	6	111	117	0.50201	2.16	0	2	46	48	0.52 
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