Emma Niemi
Emma Niemi
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cumming, Ga.
High School: West Forsyth
Major: Athletic Training

2016-17

  • All-PBC Second Team in doubles with Jena Kelly
  • ITA Scholar-Athlete
  • PBC Gold Scholar
  • Spring: went 11-8 in singles (7-5 PBC); went 11-10 in doubles (8-4 PBC)
  • Fall: Went 4-1 in singles and 3-1 in doubles

2015-16:

  • Went 13-5 in singles
  • 5-2 in PBC play
  • Ended season on a 7-3 run
  • Partnered with Hannah Serdinia in doubles, going 12-7 overall
  • 5-1 in doubles PBC play
  • PBC All-Academic Team
  • Bronze Scholar

2014-15: 

  • Went 3-4 in fall ’14 singles
  • Went 2-2 in doubles in fall ‘14
  • Posted an 8-4 singles mark in the spring, including 6-2 against PBC schools
  • Played primarily at fifth singles, going 7-3
  • Went 6-4 in doubles play, including 5-4 with Macy Polk in the third slot
  • Owned a 4-2 doubles mark in the conference
  • PBC Presidential Scholar.

High School:

  • Played at West Forsyth High School in Cumming, Ga
  • Played under coach James Hallewell
  • Student Athlete of the Month
  • Scholar Athlete of the Month

Personal:

  • Born March 13
  • Daughter of Cathy and Stephen Niemi
  • Majoring in Athletic Training
  • Lists her favorite athlete as Rafael Nadal
  • Chose Georgia College because she loved the size of the school and everyone was very nice when she visited and it seemed like the perfect fit
  • Her biggest sports thrill is winning a tight match, like in a tiebreaker
  • Listens to music to pump herself up before every match
  • Has to have her hair out of her face while serving
  • Spiders and cockroaches scare her the most
  • Favorite song is Shut Up and Dance
  • Favorite movie is Bridesmaids
  • Favorite TV show is New Girl
  • Lives by the motto "Don't sweat the small stuff." 

 

Year Singles Doubles Total
Fall 2014 3-4 2-2 5-6
Spring 2015 8-4 6-4 14-8
Fall2015 2-1 3-0 5-1
Spring 2016 13-5 13-9 26-14
Fall 2016 4-1 3-1 7-2
Spring 2017 12-9 12-11 24-20
  42-24 39-27 81-51