2013-14 (SENIOR): Cross Country: finished in 22nd place at the Big Ten Championships in an 8,000m time of 24:55.5...The men's cross country team won the Big Ten Championship for the first time since 1980 and finished in the top-10 at the NCAA Championships for the third time in the last four years with an eighth-place finish...finished in 25th place at the Great Lakes Regional Championship in a 10K time of 31:03 to earn All-Region honors...ran a season-best time of 24:22 for the 8K to finish in 14th place at the Paul Short Run. Indoor: finished in second-place in the mile at the Big Ten Indoor Championships... finished in second-place at the Indiana-Purdue dual meet in the mile in 4:12.54...ran a season-best time of 4:03.35 in the mile at the Indiana Relays to finish in sixth-place. Outdoor: finished in second-place in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in 8:49.72...finished in 13th place at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the 3K steeplechase in 8:47.87.
2012-13 (R-JUNIOR): Indoor: Ran a career-best time of 4:02.77 in the mile run to finish 10th at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational...finished fourth at the Gladstein Invitational in the 3,000-meter run in a career-best time of 8:08.28...Competed on the Hoosiers DMR at the Big Ten Indoor Championships, which placed sixth...Outdoors: opened the outdoor season at the Stanford Invitational, where he placed eighth in the 5,000-meter run in 14:10.83...finished second at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase...advanced to the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the steeplechase and set a career-best time of 8:46.58 in the prelim and finished 12th place in the final in 8:58.18.
2011-12 (R-SOPHOMORE): Cross Country: Ran at the Cowboy Jamboree at Oklahoma State and crossed the line in 26:09.88 ... participated at Pre-Nationals ... finished in 18th place at the Hoosier Invitational. Indoor: Clocked PRs of 4:07.07 in the mile and 8:16.76 in the 3,000m ... finished just two spots out of advancing to the finals in the mile at Big Tens. Outdoor: Advanced to the Big Ten 1,500m final, where he took 10th in 3:48.01 ... clocked PRs of 1:52.84 in the 800m and 3:47.68 in the 1,500m ... helped the Hoosiers win the DMR crown at the Florida Relays in 9:51.02.
2011 (R-FRESHMAN):Indoor: Clocked PRs of 1:54.69 in the 800, 4:11.31 in the mile and 8:48.86 in the 3,000m. Outdoor: Clocked PRs of 3:54.18 in the 1,500m and 9:16.11 in the steeplechase.
AT MIAMI: Redshirted all three seasons.
PREP: A four-time All-Stater for Zach Raber and Mike Barnes at Carroll ... 14th at the state meet in cross country in `09 ... placed fifth in the mile in `08 and third in `09 at the state meet ... eighth in the 800m at state in `09 ... seventh at Nike Outdoors in the mile ... represented Indiana at the Midwest Meet of Champions in the 1,600m ... led Carroll to a state runner-up finish in cross country in `08 and sixth place in `07 ... led Carroll to the third-best semi-state team score in state history in `08 ... holds school records in the 1,600m and 800m ... member of National Honor Society and an Eagle Scout ... played goalie for the varsity hockey team, helping them to a 4A state title.
PERSONAL: Son of Tammy Nierman ... has a brother named Andrew ... born September 9, 1990 ... exercise science major.
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