Nikki Schneider
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Nikki Schneider

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Truckee, Calif.

High School:
Tahoe Truckee HS

Last College:
Kishwaukee College

Height:
5-9

Position:
OH

Experience:
TR

UNLV: Transfers to UNLV after playing freshman and sophomore seasons at Kishwaukee College in Malta, Ill.

2010: Kishwaukee - Earned the NJCCA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence (maintained a 4.0 GPA for four semesters) ... Garnered Arrowhead Academic All-Conference honors (maintained a 3.0 GPA for the year) ... Named Kishwaukee's Female Student-Athlete of the Year for 2010-11 ... Tabbed Kishwaukee's October Student of the Month ... Helped the Kougars to a 42-12 overall record and a sixth-place finish at the NJCAA Division II National Championship ... Team also won the Arrowhead Conference and region ... Played in 151 sets ... Had a total of 370 kills ... Had a total of nine assists ... Had a total of two aces ... Had a total of 106 digs ... Had a total of 77 blocks.

2009: Kiswhwaukee - Garnered Arrowhead Academic All-Conference honors ... Helped the Kougars to a 40-6 overall record and a fourth-place finish at the NJCCA Division II National Championship ... Team also won the Arrowhead Conference and region ... Played in 60 sets ... Had a total of 137 kills ... Had a total of four assists ... Had a total of nine aces ... Had a total of 48 digs ... Had a total of 12 blocks.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Tahoe Truckee High School in Truckee, Calif. ... Lettered three years in volleyball ... Helped the Wolverines to consecutive Nevada AAA conference championships (2007-08) and second-place finishes in state ... Named first team all-conference three straight years ... Selected to the all-state first team in 2008 and '09 ... Team captain as a senior ... Participated in track and field in 2005-06 and finished second at the state tournament in the 200m dash ... Earned all-academic team status all four years ... Played club volleyball for Capital City Volleyball Club and helped team to 19th at Junior Olympics in Orlando, Fla.

Personal: Born on Nov. 8, 1990, in Oceanside, Calif. ... Daughter of Martin and Heidi Schneider ... Has one brother, Brenton, and one sister, Courtney ... Majoring in kinesiology.

 
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