Maranatha Academy’s volleyball teams have been competitive for many years. The Crusaders were coached by Bobbi Jean Shepp for 7 seasons, accumulating an impressive 202-42-2 record, with 6 consecutive WACS State Championships (2008-2013), and 2 ITC Regular Season and Conference Tournaments (2011 & 2012). Maranatha Baptist Academy competes in the Indian Trails Conference (ITC) as well as the Wisconsin Association of Christian Schools (WACS) postseason tournament. For the 2016 season, 2011 MBA Graduate Emily Thompson will continue in her 2nd season as head coach for the Lady Crusaders, with Ann Bolton as assistant coach. The 2015 campaign concluded with the team putting together a 16-9-1 record, were the ITC regular season Co-Champions, and 3rd place in the WACS State Tournament.

2016 Record

OverallWin Pct.ITCWin Pct.WACSWin Pct.

2016 Schedule

Faith Christian Tournament - Williams Bay, Wis.
W5525 Hwy 67, Williams Bay, Wis. 53191
8/27 (Sa)9:00 AMWilliams Bay High SchoolWilliams Bay, WIL 0-2
8/27 (Sa)10:00 AMHeritage Christian SchoolWilliams Bay, WIL 0-2
8/27 (Sa)2:00 PMWilliams Bay High SchoolWilliams Bay, WIW 2-0
8/30 (Tu)4:30 PMFaith Christian School*W5525 Hwy 67, Williams Bay, WI 53191W 3-1
9/6 (Tu)6:00 PMSaint Anthony*4807 S 2nd Street, Milwaukee, WI, 53207W 3-0
9/8 (Th)6:00 PMTenor/Veritas*HOMEW 3-0
WACS Classic - Calvary Baptist School, N84 W19049 Menomonee Ave, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
9/9 (Fr)1:00 PMFirst Baptist, Waupaca, WI
Menomonee Falls, WIW 2--0
9/9 (Fr)4:00 PMAcademy of Excellence, Milwaukee, WIMenomonee Falls, WIW 2-0
9/10 (Sa)11:00 AMBay City Baptist School, Green Bay, WIMenomonee Falls, WIW 2-0
9/13 (Tu)6:00 PMEastbrook Academy*5375 N Green Bay Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209
W 3-0
MBU Sabercats Invitational Tournament - Maranatha Baptist University
9/16 (Fr)11:30 AMLake RegionHOMEW 2-0
9/16/(Fr)1:30 PMCommunityHOMEW 2-0
9/16 (Fr)3:30 PMJuniataHOMEL 1-2
9/16 (Fr)7:00 PMCalumetHOMEW 2-0
9/16 (Fr)9:00 PMGoshenHOMEL 0-2
9/17 (Sa)10:00 AMCalumetHOMEW 2-0
9/17 (Sa)11:00 AMLake RegionHOMEW 2-0
9/20 (Tu)
6:00 PMUniversity Lake School*4024 Nagawicka Road
Hartland, WI 53029
L 0-3
9/22 (Th)6:00 PMFaith Christian School*HOMEL 2-3
9/23 (Fr)6:00 PM Salam High School*HOMEW 3-0
9/29 (Th)6:00 PMSaint Anthony*HOME
10/4 (Tu)6:00 PMTenor/Veritas*Tenor High School
840 N. Jackson Street
Milwaukee , WI 53202
10/6 (Th)6:00 PMEastbrook Academy*HOME
10/11 (Tu)6:00 PMSalam High School*HOME
10/13 (Th)6:00 PMUniversity Lake Schools*HOME
ITC Conference Tournament - Saint Anthony High School, 1727 S 9th Street, Milwaukee, WI, 53204
10/15 (Sa)9:00 AMTBDMilwaukee, WI
10/18 (Tu)6:00 PMSWCHA HomeschoolHOME
WACS STATE TOURNAMENT - Bay City Baptist School, 1840 Bond Street, Green Bay, WI 54303
10/28 (Fr)TBDTBDGreen Bay, WI
10/29 (Sa)TBDTBDGreen Bay, WI

*ITC Conference Games

2016 Roster



1Emmy Caves*5-4SrOH
5Claire Hansel*5-9SrMH/S
6Hannah Banks5-10FrRH
7Maiya Reid5-4JrRH/S
8Savannah Fell*5-5SrS/RH
9Becca Riley5-4JrOH
10Susannah Kuck5-6JrOH/S
11Beth Meier5-5JrMH/RH
12Isabella Carrillo5-6JrMH

Head Coach: Emily Thompson
Assistant Coaches: Ann Bolton
Stats/Manager: Emma Banks