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 Steffi Hiemer

2012 ALL-CONFERENCE (2nd Team)
2011 ALL-CONFERENCE (2nd Team)

Produced a stellar senior campaign with seven top-10 finishes … competed at third straight NCAA Championships, finishing 21st in the freestyle and 27th in the classical … recorded two runner-up performances in the Alaska Nordic Cup, helping UAA defeat Alaska Fairbanks … registered season-high 5th-place showings in league action at the Denver Invite (Jan. 14-21), helping UAA to a 3rd-place team finish … earned a spot on the All-RMISA Second Team … finished the season at No. 10 in the RMISA women’s Nordic standings with 294 points, good for third-best on team … named to the 2012 Div. I All-Academic Ski Team.

Qualified for second straight NCAA Championships, placing 22nd in both the classic (15K) and freestyle (5K) races … led the Green & Gold in three races during the season … produced a stellar weekend at the Utah Invite (Jan. 8-9), finishing 5th in the 15K classic and 6th in the 5K freestyle … named to National Ski Coaches Association Academic All-America Team for the second straight season … completed season with 7th-place ranking in RMISA women’s Nordic standings with 299 points.

2010: Qualified for the NCAA Championships, posting UAA’s second-best finishes in both the 5K classical (14th) and the 10K freestyle (15th) ... tallied four top-10 results throughout the regular season, including a career-best fourth-place finish at the Utah Invite (Jan. 22-23) and a career-best 10th-place result at the RMISA Championships (Feb. 26-27) ... registered a 20th-place ranking in RMISA women’s Nordic standings with 238 points – third-best on team ... named to National Ski Coaches Association All-American Team.

2009: Competed in nine races for UAA during rookie season ... posted season-best 11th place in both freestyle (at Seawolf Invite) and in classical (RMISA Championships) ... recorded eight top-20 finishes.

: In 2007, participated in the Junior World Championships and took 3rd place in the FIS Continental Cup ... finished 1st place in the German Championships in 2006 ... skied to 1st- and 2nd-place finishes in the Alpen Cup ... member of the Krun Ski Club for 15 years.

Born December 29, 1988 ... biological sciences major..

2012                    CL    FR
Alaska Nordic Cup       2nd   2nd   
Colorado Invite         8th   14th   
Denver Invite           5th   5th       
UAA Invite              9th   8th       
Seawolf Invite          DNS   14th       
RMISA Championships     DNS   DNS   
NCAA Championships      27th  21st   

2011                    CL    FR
Montana State Invite    8th   13th
Utah Invite             5th   6th
New Mexico Invite       6th   10th
Denver Invite           10th  DNC
RMISA Championships     DNC   DNC   
NCAA Championships      22nd  22nd

2010                    CL    FR         
AK Nordic Cup           7th   2nd                                
Montana State Invite    15th  14th
Utah Invite             4th   13th
New Mexico Invite       DNC   DNC
Nevada Invite           10th  12th
RMISA Championships     9th   10th
NCAA Championships      14th  15th

2009                    CL    FR 
Seawolf Invite          15th  11th    
UAA Invite              DNC   14th  
Colorado Invite         19th  17th  
Denver Invite           12th  17th  
RMISA Championships     11th  22nd

Position: Nordic
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kruen, Germany
Experience: 4 Letters
Steffi Photos:
UAA's Suki Wiggs (left) and Christian Leckband celebrate a big play during the second half of the Seawolves' 71-65 GCI Great Alaska Shootout victory over Drexel on Friday.
Another Shootout win  MORE
UAA guard Diante Mitchell challenges Middle Tennessee defeder Perrin Buford during the Seawolves' 75-72 first-round loss in the GCI Great Alaska Shootout on Thursday night.
Blue Raiders hang on  MORE
Alaska Anchorage point guard Kiki Robertson get a shot off against tournament Most Outstanding Player Kendall Noble during the 2015 GCI Great Alaska Shootout title game.
Lady Toppers are tops  MORE
Jenna Buchanan penetrates the Pepperdine defense for two of her 22 points in UAA's GCI Great Alaska Shootout first-round win Tuesday at the Alaska Airlines Center.
Seawolves roll Waves  MORE
Senior outside hitter Katelynn Zanders became the third Seawolf since 2009 to be earn GNAC Player of the Year honors, while Chris Green earned his third Coach of the Year award.
VB dominates awards  MORE
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