Buckeyes go 6-1 over spring slate
Team posted a 3.36 team GPA for 2011-12 Academic Year
Buckeyes win third Big Ten Tournament title in program history
Ellyn Gruber's goal in the 45th minute advances Buckeyes to semifinals
Senior sets record with 14 goals this season
2012 (Junior): Saw time in 20 contests, making 18 starts ... finished the season with a goal and an assist ... assisted on Tiffany Cameron's game-winner against Minnesota and scored in the Buckeyes' 4-1 win at Iowa ... tallied a season-high six shots at Iowa ... played a season-high 93 minutes against Oakland in NCAA Tournament ... Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2011 (Sophomore): Saw action in 22 matches in the midfield ... a starter vs. Purdue, Indiana, Illinois (in Big Ten tournament), Tennessee, Milwaukee and Duke ... assisted on Cameron's goal in the Northwestern win ... assist on Cameron's goal at Wisconsin ... second-half goal in NCAA tournament win at Tennessee ... Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2010 (Freshman): Saw action in all 24 contests with 15 starts ... posted two goals and three assists ... recorded first career assist on Liz Sullivan's game-winner against Akron and added her first career goal on an insurance tally later in that contest ... assisted on Paige Maxwell's game-winner and scored a goal at Michigan ... assisted on Maxwell's game-winner in Big Ten title-clinching win against Michigan State ... named an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
PDA Fire: Niederhaus helped lead the PDA Fire to the USYSA National championships three years in a row where they were finalists in 2007 and 2009 and semifinalists in 2008 ... Fire has garnered four Region 1 championships and four NJ State Cup championships ... Kristen was a captain and original member of the Fire.
Hunterdon Central Regional H.S.: Kristen started her freshman and sophomore years at Hunterdon Central, earning all-conference and all-area honors.
Personal: Kristen is the daughter of Jennifer Fryer and Rick Niederhaus ... has an older sister, Jessica, and an older brother, Rick ... enjoys playing basketball, hanging out with friends and spending time at the beach.
Buckeye Trio Named Scholar All-Americans