Multiple Teams · Fall Sport Award Recap


This past fall was highlighted by the volleyball team who made their 2nd straight appearance in the MHSAA State Semifinal.  The team captured their 3rd consecutive MHSAA Regional Title, and 5th straight MHSAA District Title as well as capturing the MIAC conference title.  The volleyball team had a number of records set this year.  Senior Emily Van Dyke is headed to Abilene Christian University next year and she leaves the Eagle program holding the school records for kills in a game (32), kills in a season (565), kills in a career (1640), digs in a career (1358) and aces in a career (285).  Senior Caitlin Warnshuis who will play collegiately at Valdosta State University next year finishes her career 2nd all-time in program history in career kills with 891 and she ranks in the top 5 all time in single game kills (27), kills in a season (445 & 446) and career digs (518).  Finally, Senior Setter Rachel Stiteler holds the top 5 single game assists records with a career high 50 in the State Semifinal match.  She also set the single season record with 995 assists this year and the career mark with 2,358 total assists.

Senior Austin Little earned All-State Honorable Mention this year in soccer.  Little had 20 goals and 11 assists this season for the Eagles.  His 20 goals ranks 4th all-time in school history in a season.  In cross country Sophomore Tyler Kowalski ran a personal best 17:55 for the 14th fastest time in program history.  Lastly the football season was highlighted by ending a 5 game losing streak to rival Lutheran Northwest by defeating them 20-14 on the road in the middle of the season.

Boys Cross Country

MIAC All Conference 1st Team: Tyler Kowalski

MIAC All Conference Academic: Ashton Glenn, Tyler Kowalski, Kristopher Matthews & Giovanni van Grinsven

Eagle Award Winner: Ashton Glenn

Most Valuable Athlete: Tyler Kowalski

Most Improved Athlete: Giovanni van Grinsven

Most Team Spirited: Kris Matthews

Girls Cross Country

MIAC All Conference 2nd Team: Alexis Donnan

MIAC All Conference Academic: Isabelle DeGaynor

Eagle Award Winner: Alexis Donnan

Most Valuable Athlete: Alexis Donnan

Most Improved Athlete: Isabelle DeGaynor

Most Team Spirited: Kayla Williams

Football, 3-6 (1-5, T-5th MIAC Conference)

MIAC All Conference 1st Team: Ian Hanafee & Nolan Hart

MIAC All Conference 2nd Team: Blake Parpart & CJ Sexton

MIAC All Conference All Academic: Ricky Courtney, John Dilligard, Caleb Ervin, Caleb Glenn, Ian Hanafee, Nolan Hart, Gabe McFerrin, Blake Parpart, Quinn Parpart, Andrew Sanders, Caleb Schoon & Matthew Webber

Eagle Award Winner: Nolan Hart

Most Valuable Athlete: Ian Hanafee

Most Improved Athlete: CJ Sexton

Most Team Spirited: Gabe McFerrin

Senior Award: Jared Ervin, Caleb Glenn, Ian Hanafee, Nolan, Hart, Gabe McFerrin, Blake Parpart, CJ Sexton

Soccer, 4-13-2 (3-5-2, 4th MIAC Red Division)

MIHSSCA All State Honorable Mention: Austin Little

MIHSSCA All Regional: Austin Little

MIHSSCA All District: Jalon Adams, Chris Davenport, Bryson Glenn, Ethan Janke, Joel John, Austin Little & Andrew Sanders

MIAC All Conference 1st Team: Austin Little & Andrew Sanders

MIAC All Conference 2nd Team: Ethan Janke & Joel John

MIAC All Conference Academic: Chris Davenport, Ethan Janke, Joel John, Austin Little, Jackson Roberts & Andrew Sanders

Eagle Award Winner: Andrew Sanders

Most Valuable Athlete: Austin Little

Most Improved Athlete: Kyle Williams

Most Team Spirited: Andrew Sanders

Senior Award: Chris Davenport, Austin Little & Andrew Sanders

Volleyball 29-8-4 (11-1, T-1st MIAC Blue Division) MIAC Conference Champions, MHSAA District Champions, MHSAA Regional Champions

MIVCA Academic All State: Rachel Stiteler, Allison Sullivan & Emily Van Dyke

MIAC All Conference 1st Team: Rachel Stiteler, Emily Van Dyke & Caitlin Warnshuis

MIAC All Conference 2nd Team: Hayley Ellington & Juliana Helisek

MIAC All Conference All Academic: Hayley Ellington, Juliana Helisek, Jada Manns, Kendyl Martin, Rachel Stiteler, Allison Sullivan & Emily Van Dyke

Eagle Award Winner: Emily Van Dyke

Most Valuable Athlete: Emily Van Dyke

Most Improved Athlete: Allison Sullivan

Most Team Spirited: Kayla Webber

Senior Award: Emily Van Dyke

Sideline Cheerleading

Eagle Award Winner: Gretchen Bowman

Most Valuable Athlete: Micaiah Ligon

Most Improved Athlete: Trinity Harris

Most Team Spirited: Raven Perry

JV Volleyball, 5-13 (3-9)

Most Valuable Athlete: Tirzah Dine

Most Improved Athlete: Fallon Norman

Most Team Spirited: Alycia Owens