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The Word Blossomed into one of the top goalkeepers in the Mid-Atlantic region during the 2002 season ... provides great leadership and confidence defensively for the Greyhound squad ... an All-MAAC candidate.
2003 Season Started in 10 games in goal for Loyola ... posted an impressive 0.98 goals against average and a .773 saves percentage ... recorded seven saves against regionally ranked Maryland and William & Mary ... posted shutouts against McNeese State, Marist, Saint Peter's and Canisius
2002 Season Started in all 20 games at goal ... played 1870 minutes, recording 71 saves and a goals against average of 0.72 ... recorded a new career-high of eight saves three times, including in the NCAA Tournament appearance against West Virginia ... made huge improvements throughout the year becoming one of the top goalies in the MAAC ... earned Academic All-MAAC.
2001 Season Saw action in 10 games, earning six starts ... played in 684 minutes of a possible 1860 minutes ... recorded career-high seven saves against Florida State and Niagara ... also recorded six saves against La Salle ... ranked fourth overall in the conference with a 1.32 goals-against average and fifth with an .800 save percentage.
Before Loyola A four-year letterwinner in soccer at Centennial High School ... an all-state and all-county selection ... team won the State championships in 1998.
Personal The daughter of Paul and Paula Niemann, Erica Danielle Niemann was born February 18, 1983 in Jacksonville, Fla. ... was a four-year honor roll student ... currently undecided on a major at Loyola.