Taylor Nier

#1 Taylor Nier

HOMETOWN Hatley, Wis.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Wittenberg-Birnamwood HS

2018 (Sophomore): 
 Academic All-NSIC
Played in 58 sets and 21 matches during her sophomore season with the Beavers... Was sixth on the team with 85 digs, averaging 1.47 digs per set... Had a career high 15 digs at MSU Moorhead (9/15) and 3 service aces vs Minot State (9/22)... Totaled 12 kills, 5 assists, and 6 service aces. 

2017 (Freshman): Played in 83 sets and 27 matches during her rookie season with the Beavers... Was fourth on the team in digs with 149 averaging 1.80 per set... Had a career high 8 kills against South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (9/1) and a career high 12 digs vs Minnesota State Moorhead (10/21)... Totaled 44 kills for the season, 9 blocks, and 8 service aces. 

Prior to BSU (Wittenberg-Birnamwood HS): Lettered in volleyball, basketball, and track all four years at Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School… Four-time all-conference and Central Wisconsin 8 Conference Player of the Year… All-State Honorable Mention in 2016… Was a part of a track state qualifying 4x800 relay team and was named to the All-Area team… Earned the Academic High Honors Award and All-Academic Team-Wisconsin Volleyball Coaches Association awards.

Personal: Born August 19, 1999… Daughter of Eric and Christine Nier…Sister, Micah is a sophomore for the St. Cloud State volleyball program… National Honor’s Society member, Honor roll and Dean’s list student… Undecided on a major at BSU… Mom, Christine Nier, played volleyball at Northern Michigan University.

Career Highs: Kills: 8 vs SD Mines (9/1/17), Assists: 3 vs Sioux Falls (9/23/17), Digs: 15 at MSU Moorhead (9/15/18); Service Aces: 3 vs Minot State (9/22/18), Blocks: 2 (x3) last vs Augustana (11/04/17).