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Vera  Niemeyer
Vera Niemeyer


Wuerselen, Germany

High School:
Viktoriaschule Aachen



Kohlscheider Swim Club


Marshall Alumnus Vera Niemeyer Sets Swimming World Record

Niemeyer swam a record 96.3 kilometers


Wanner Leads Herd Swimming in Nike Cup Day Two

Herd Wraps Up Day Two With Big Results


Marshall Has 157 Named to Commissioner's Honor Roll



Herd Completes C-USA Championships

Marshall wrapped up its 2013-14 season Saturday evening


Marshall Continues Breaking Records at C-USA Championships

Two swimmers have a chance to stand on the podium tonight

Career Top Times

100 yard Backstroke: 56.19

200 yard Backstroke: 2:00.18

200 yard Individual Medley: 2:06.03

2013-14 (Senior): Set school records in the 100 yard backstroke (56.19) and 200 yard backstroke (2:00.18) at the C-USA Championships...improved upon the time that had her as the second-fastest performer in Marshall history in the 200 yard individual medley with a 2:06.03 performance...earned four individual wins on the season...was a part of four relays at the C-USA Championships that recorded season-best times for the Herd, the 200 yard freestyle relay, 400 yard freestyle relay, the 200 yard medley relay and the 400 yard medley relay...named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012-13: Did not compete during the 2012-13 season...named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2011-12 (Junior): Captured four individual wins, including two in the 200 yard backstroke...rewrote the record book for the 200 back as she put four times in the top 20 all-time performances in program history, including the second fastest at 2:03.97 while competing in the C-USA holds 10 of the 20 spots in the 200 back record book, including the all-time fastest time...her career high time performance at the C-USA Championships was the seventh fastest time school history...her team in the 400 yard medley relay while at the C-USA finals set the new fastest time school history (3:51.66)...she also was a part of the fifth fastest time while at the Coers Invite...earned recognition on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010-11 (Sophomore):Recorded five victories, including three in the 200 backstroke, and two in the 200 IM. Set three career best times at the C-USA Championships (100 backstroke, 200 backstroke, and 200 IM)...her 100 backstroke time at the C-USA Championships is the second fastest time in Marshall history....her C-USA championship time in the 200 backstroke is first among all-time top 10 performers at Marshall.

2009-10 (Freshman):Put up two MU top-10 times during the season - in the 200 IM (4th, 2:09.86) and 100 backstroke (6th, 58.67)...season best times: 200 backstroke (2:04.35), 100 freestyle (54.97) and 1000 freestyle (10:55.90)...posted first-place finishes in the 200 backstroke at Ohio (2:07.46) and in the 100 backstroke at Radford (1:02.72)...was named Conference USA Swimmer of the Week for the week on Nov. 17, 2009 for her two wins at Radford...garnered an appearance on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for her work in the classroom.

Club:Swam for head coach Juergen Verhoelsdonk for the Aachener SV06 club the 2009 German Nationals finished first in 200 backstroke, second in 100 backstroke and third in 50 backstroke - was fifth in 200 backstroke in the all-age 2008 finished 12th in the 200 backstroke at the German Olympic Trials...was the North Rhine-Westphalia champion in the 100 and 200 backstroke in 2009

Personal:Daughter of Birgit and Manfred Niemeyer...has one brother, Jonas...major is undecided.