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#5 Nicky Wieben
Position: Forward
Height: 6'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ankeny, Iowa
High School: Ankeny
Experience: 1st Year
Wieben Videos
Nicky Wieben
Courtesy: A.P.
Release: 07/11/2006

Awards & Honors
Vanderbilt Thanksgiving All-Tournament Team (2008)
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (2007)
Academic All-Big 12 Second Team (2009)
Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (F07, F08)
Big 12 Player of the Week, Feb. 19 (2007)
Cyclone Classic All-Tournament Team (2006, 2007)
ISU Scholar-Athlete (2009)
Dean’s List (F08)

Holds the Iowa State career blocked shots record by more than 40 with 198 ... ranked 12th in ISU career scoring (1,248) ... became 20th player in school history to reach 1,000 career points, hitting the mark on Jan. 7, against IPFW ... ranked eighth in Big 12 career blocked shots ... scored in double figures 61 times in her career and collected five career double-doubles ... holds three of the ISU top 10 single-season blocked shot marks, including ranking ninth as a senior with 42 ... ranked 10th in ISU career free-throw percentage (.770) ... led the Cyclones in scoring and rebounding seven times each ... scored in double figure 16 times ... started 33 contests ... hit 19 consecutive free throws during the Big 12 season ... was ISU’s top three-point shooter by percentage, hitting at a 46.9 percent clip (15-32) ... scored a season-high 23 points to go with seven rebounds and two blocks vs. No. 21 Oklahoma State ... posted 18 points and eight boards in the NCAA second-round win over Ball State ... led ISU with 20 points and nine rebounds in senior-day win over Kansas ... went 7-for-15 from the field for 19 points in home win over Colorado ... contributed 21 points (8-12), nine boards and three blocked shots in win at Creighton ... added 19 points (8-11) and nine rebounds against Drake.

Suffered a season-ending ACL tear in her left knee at Texas on Jan. 16 ... started all 16 games leading up to her injury ... broke the Iowa State career record for blocked shots at Texas before being hurt ... scored double digits in 11 of the 16 games she played ... blocked 35 shots for the season ... earned a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds in the double-overtime victory at Colorado ... led the Cyclones with 15 points and nine boards at No. 19 Vanderbilt ... matched her career high with 24 points, including 21 in the first half, vs. Pepperdine to go with four blocked shots ... contributed 14 points, nine rebounds and three rejections in the win at Drake ... blocked seven shots to tie her career high in the first half vs. Hampton ... led ISU with 17 points vs. Northern Iowa.

Put together a solid sophomore campaign, earning honorable mention all-Big 12 accolades ... scored in double figures 23 times, including a stretch of nine straight games, and recorded a pair of double-doubles ... finished the season ranked 58th nationally in blocks per game with 1.8 ... broke the then-single-season school record for blocks with 62 ... scored both baskets that tied and broke the ISU career assist record for Lyndsey Medders ... holds the freshman and sophomore ISU records for blocks ... led ISU with 18 points (8-11), including a pair of treys, and grabbed seven rebounds in win over Washington in the NCAA Championship ... had a career-high 24 points, going 11-of-15 from the field, and a season-high 11 rebounds against Mizzou ... had 18 points vs. Kansas State and 14 points vs. Nebraska in Big 12 Championship ... scored 13 points and grabbed five boards vs. Georgia in NCAA second round ... led ISU with 20 points and seven rebounds in win over 13th-ranked Texas A&M, going 7-of-9 from the field and 6-of-7 from the line ... led ISU with 17 points in the win over Kansas ... matched that performance with 17 points and five rebounds at Kansas ... Mediacom Player of the Game vs. Saint Louis after posting 18 points and nine rebounds ... named to the Cyclone Classic all-tourney team after going 6-of-6 for 13 points against Utah State and adding16 points, six rebounds and three blocks vs. Loyola Marymount ... had 15 points and nine rebounds vs. Oklahoma State ... blocked four shots at Oklahoma ... had 12 points and 11 rebounds vs. Illinois State ... blocked five shots, grabbed seven rebounds and scored 20 points in season opener vs. Cal State Fullerton ... put up 19 points to lead the Cyclones against UW-Milwaukee.

Broke the then-single-season blocked shot record (59) ... recorded seven swats against UW-Green Bay in the first round of the WNIT ... started 26 games ... posted a double-double with 10 points and a career-best 13 boards against UWGB, adding a career-high seven blocks ... sank 6-of-8 shots en route to 14 points against Kansas ... broke out of a scoring slump with 18 points against Missouri, adding nine rebounds and three blocks ... came off the bench to tally 17 points and seven rebounds at Colorado ... her two blocked shots against Nebraska gave her sole possession of ISU’s freshman single-season blocks mark ... had 19 points and six rebounds against Oklahoma ... collected 15 points, five rebounds, three blocks and three steals against IPFW in the Cyclone Classic title game, earning all-tournament honors ... had a career night against Iowa, posting her first collegiate double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds ... just missed a double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds against North Florida, adding two blocks ... posted 14 points and five rebounds in the opener against IUPUI, adding three blocked shots, two assists and a steal.

High School
Led Ankeny to four straight state championships, earning all-state tournament team honors each season ... captained the all-tournament squad as a sophomore and a junior ... compiled a 95-11 career record, including a 27-0 mark and a No. 2 national ranking by USA Today as a senior ... helped Hawkettes maintain a 66-game win streak against Iowa teams and a 44-game unbeaten streak overall ... earned all-state, all-district and all-conference honors all four years ... two-time Iowa Gatorade Player of the Year ... earned honorable mention All-American honors from Street & Smith’s twice ... closed out her career as the Hawkettes’ all-time leading scorer (1,362), rebounder (760) and shot blocker (241) ... set single-season marks for rebounds (223) and blocks (71) ... averaged double-digit scoring all four years ... started all but one contest of her 106-game career ... averaged 16.4 points and 6.9 rebounds as a senior ... invited to the Adidas Top 10 All-America Camp as a junior and senior ... named the Des Moines Register’s 2005 Female Athlete of the Year ... coached by Scott DeJong ... also an elite swimmer ... led Ankeny to four consecutive conference and district titles ... earned all-state honors 17 times ... 2001 state champ in the 400-yard freestyle relay ... won state titles in the 200-yard medley relay, 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle as a senior ... earned All-American consideration as a sophomore and a senior ... broke 16 school records ... lettered in track one season, winning the conference high jump title as a freshman ... member of the National Council on Youth Leadership as a senior ... senior class representative.

Graduated with a degree in communication studies ... full name is Nicole Renae Wieben ... born Oct. 12, 1986, in Santa Cruz, Calif. ... parents are Judi and Dennis Wieben ... sister, Jamie, was a swimmer for Iowa State.

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