Volleyball

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. MBA graduate Emily Thompson led the Crusaders for two seasons (2015-16) and accumulated a 40-18-1 record, were the ITC regular season Co-Champions in 2015 and WACS State Champions in 2016. Longtime assistant Ann Bolton took over the reins as head coach in 2017, and will continue to lead the Crusaders for 2021 assisted by 2020 MBA graduate Hannah Stroup. The Crusaders took 2nd Place in the WACS Tournament in 2020.

2021 Record

Varsity OverallVarsity Win Pct.Varsity ITCVarsity ITC Win Pct.Varsity WACSVarsity WACS Win Pct.
13-11-00.5413-0-01.0005-5-00.500
JV OverallJV Win Pct.JV ITCJV ITC Win Pct.JV WACSJV WACS Win Pct.
2-6-00.2500-0-00.0000-0-00.000

2021 Schedule

DateTimeOpponentLocationResult
8/20 (Fr)4:00 PMInter-squad ScrimmageHOME
9/2 (Th)5:00 PM JV
6:30 PM Varsity
Badger State Baptist SchoolDirectionsL JV 1-2
L V 0-3
9/7 (Tu)4:30 PM VarsityWisconsin School for the Deaf*
Delevan, WI
DirectionsW 3-1
9/9 (Th6:00 PMMountain Top Christian Academy*
Horicon, WI
DirectionsPOSTPONED TO 10/14
WACS Kick-Off
Bay City Christian School |1840 Bond Street | Green Bay, WI | 54313
9/10 (Fr)12:00 PMAcademy of Excellence
Milwaukee, WI
DirectionsW 2-0
9/10 (Fr)1:00 PMBay City Christian School
Green Bay, WI
DirectionsL 0-2
9/10 (Fr)3:30 PMFaith Christian School
Coleman, WI
DirectionsL 0-2
9/10 (Fr)4:30 PMWyldewood Christian School
Oshkosh, WI
DirectionsL 0-2
9/11 (Sa)10:00 AMBadger State Christian School
Milwuakee, WI
DirectionsL 0-2
9/11 (Sa)11:00 AMCalvary Baptist/Waukesha Christian
Menomonee Falls/Waukesha, WI
DirectionsW 2-0
9/11 (Sa)2:30 PMWaupaca Christian Academy
Waupaca, WI
DirectionsW 2-0
9/13 (Mo)4:30 PM JV
6:00 PM Varsity
Faith Christian School
Williams Bay, WI
DirectionsW JV 2-1
W V 3-0
9/14 (Tu)5:30 PM VarsityUtica Christian School
Stoughton, WI
Cambridge Elementary School
802 W. Water Street
Cambridge, WI
W 3-1
9/16 (Th)6:00 PM VarsityWaukesha Christian School*HOMECANCELED
9/16 (Th)6:00 PM VarsityValley Christian Academy
Santa Maria, CA
HOMEL 1-3
MBU Sabercats Invitational Tournament
Maranatha Baptist University | Watertown, WI 53094
9/17 (Fr)11:30 AMMarquette Manor
Downers Grove, IL
HOMEW 2-0
9/17 (Fr)2:30 PMValley Christian
Santa Maria, CA
HOMEL 0-2
9/17 (Fr)4:30 PMGalesburg Christian
Galesburg, IL
HOMEL 0-2
9/17 (Fr)7:00 PMBerean Baptist Christian School
Rockford, IL
HOMEW 2-0
9/17 (Fr)8:00 PMGalesburg Christian School
Galesburg, IL
HOMEL 0-2
9/18 (Sa)10:00 AM Marquette Manor Baptist
Downer's Grove, IL
HOMEW 2-0
9/18 (Sa)11:00 AMBerean Baptist Christian School
Rockford, IL
HOMEW 2-0
9/20 (Mo)5:30 PM JV
7:00 PM Varsity
Faith Christian SchoolHOMEW JV 2-1
W V 3-1
9/21 (Tu)5:00 PM VarsityAcademy Of Excellence*
Milwaukee, WI
4200 N 51ST BLVD
Milwaukee, WI
W V 3-1
9/23 (Th)6:00 PM VarsityWisconsin School for the Deaf*HOMEW 3-0
9/24 (Fr)6:00 PM VarsityRock County Christian SchoolHOMEL 2-3
9/28 (Tu)6:00 PM VarsityMountain Top Christian Academy*HOME
9/30 (Th)5:00 PM VarsityRock County Christian SchoolRCCS
916 Bushnell St.
Beloit, WI 53511
10/1 (Mo)6:00 PM VarsityBay City Christian SchoolHOME
10/4 (Mo)5:30 PM JV
7:00 PM Varsity
Badger State Baptist SchoolHOME
10/5 (Tu)5:30 PM VarsityCalvary Baptist / Waukesha Christian Co-Op
Menomonee Falls, WI
Directions
10/14 (Th)6:30 PM VarsityMountain Top Christian Academy
Horicon, WI
DirectionsRESCHEDULED FROM 9/9
10/19 (Tu)5:30 PM VarsityAcademy of ExcellenceHOME
10/21 (Th)5:30 PM VarsityUtica Christian School
Stoughton, WI
HOME
WACS State Tournament
Maranatha Baptist University | Watertown, WI 53094
10/26 (Tu)TBDPlay Off or ByeTBD
10/29 (Th)TBDTBDHOME
10/30 (Fr)TBDTBDHOME

*ITC Conference Games

2021 Roster

Varsity

No.NameHt.Yr.Pos.
2Rachel Bergum5-8SrH
3Mary Ann Lazzell5-5SoL/S
4Marley Kuenzi5-7FrH
5*Emma Alsup5-6SrH
6Natalie Franklin5-10SrMH
8Katelin Bergum5-6JrJrL/H
9*Megan Prigge5-7SrH/MH
10Beka Donovan5-11SrH/MH
11*Kate Brock5-7SrS/H
13Kaylea Fillmore5-7JrS
14Sara Drost5-10SrMH
17Anna Alsup5-6SoS/H
19Cara Caucutt5-8JrH
21Anna Huffstutler5-7JrH/MH

Junior Varsity

1Talya Cederberg5-4SoDS/S
4Leah Chowanec5-8FrH
7Elisabeth Lazzell5-6FrH
12Meredith Franklin5-10FrMH
15Sydney Roedl5-2FrS/OH
16Samantha Prigge5-7FrS/H
18Bethany Madsen5-0SoH
20Lydia Huffstutler5-7FrL/S
21Anna Huffstutler5-7JrH/MH
22Lyndsey Heisel5-7FrH
24Madison Otto5-4JrH
25Hailee Butler5-2JrDS

Head Coach: Ann Bolton
Assistant Coaches: Hannah Stroup
Stats/Manager: Hailee Butler
*Captains