The Lady Eagle Volleyball team came off a historic season earning the program’s 1st trip to the MHSAA Semifinal before losing to eventual state champion Mendon. The Eagles finished the season with 27 wins and won their 4th straight district and 2nd straight regional championships. For their efforts the 4th ranked Eagles had 3 players earn Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association All State Honors.
Emily Van Dyke – 1st Team All State
Van Dyke is a 3 year varsity volleyball player who became the 1st player in school history to surpass 1,000 career kills. She also holds the school record in career aces with 234 and is 2nd all time in career digs with 1,009. This season Van Dyke set a school record for kills in a season with 543 and also has the school record for digs in a game with 28. The junior outside hitter is earning all state honors for the 2nd straight year after earning 2nd team All State as a sophomore.
Caitlin Warnshuis – 3rd Team All State
Warnshuis earned 3rd Team All State honors for the 2nd straight year. In her 1st season at Southfield Christian, Warnshuis had the 2nd most kills in a season with 446 this year. The junior outside hitter made many highlight reel kills this season including a season high 26 kills against Lutheran Northwest.
Rachel Stiteler – Honorable Mention All State
Stiteler in her 2nd year on varsity made the all state team for the 1st time. The junior setter set a school record in a season with 884 assists this season and now is 2nd all-time with 1,362 assists. She also set the single game assist record earlier this season with 41 in a game.
For more information on this fall’s Eagle award winners please click here: https://southfieldchristianeagles.com/2018/11/20/eagle-fall-athletes-earn-high-honors/
Pictures courtesy of D. Veldman