Athlete of the Week: Delanie Niemyer

Feature Q&A with Delanie Niemyer


What is your favorite pro sports team? Chicago Cubs.

What is your favorite college sports team? Iowa Hawkeyes.

Who is your favorite athlete? Megan Gustafson.

Do you have a pet? Yes, a dog named Tate.

Do you have a nickname? Lanie, Lane or Lane Dog.

What is your preferred method of social media? Probably Instagram

People would be surprised to know that you? Have a twin sister, but we’re completely opposite of each other.

Which of your teammates is most intense? Zoe Heemstra or Carlin Smith.

Which of your teammates makes you laugh? Claire Yaw or Jaycee Hoekstra.

What do you do on a long bus ride? Talk with my teammates or listen to music.

What is your pregame ritual? Begin to focus and pray.

What is your favorite part of sports? Competing with some of my best friends and continuing to learn.