Cailie Johnson Schultz (Rockford High School 2011) finished off her collegiate volleyball career with yet another noteworthy season at Cornerstone University in 2014. Johnson Schultz was feted as an Honorable Mention All-American in 2014 as well as an All Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) First Team selection (third consecutive selection) while also being named to the WHAC All Academic Team . In addition she was named to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) All Region First Team and honored as an NAIA Scholar Athlete. “Cailie has been a dominant force since she joined the Cornerstone volleyball team in 2012,” said Cornerstone Volleyball Coach Ryan Campbell. “Cailie has set a new standard for what it means to be a student athlete. She has excelled on the court as well as in the classroom and as a team captain. In my opinion Cailie will go down as the finest offensive middle hitter in Cornerstone history. I am very proud of the passion she brought to the team and I am very confident she will excel in life.” Johnson Schultz also recorded multiple other game, match, season and career marks for the Golden Eagles. A partial list includes a .824 WHAC record highest hitting percentage in a game, a .321 career hitting percentage and the 10th highest number of kills in school history (1075) despite playing only three years after transferring in from Grand Valley State University after her freshman campaign. Johnson Schultz was joined on the volleyball court at Cornerstone by a pair of former Ram standouts. 2012 grad Murphy Heyer, who was selected as the 2014 Most Improved Player by her coaches and 2014 graduate Abby Carlson who was chosen as Best Attitude and Best Hustle Award winner for her inaugural efforts on the collegiate volleyball court.
Rockford High School Volleyball Team
Lawmaker honors championship team and coach on statewide title State Rep. Peter MacGregor was joined in Lansing on Thursday, Dec. 15 by the Class A state champion Rockford High School varsity volleyball team. The Lady Rams visited the state Capitol to celebrate their state title win. MacGregor was proud to welcome the student-athletes to Lansing, where they enjoyed a tour of the Capitol building and were recognized by all of the representatives present in the House chamber during session on December 15. “It was my honor to congratulate the Lady Rams for their wonderful athletic achievement at the state Capitol,” said MacGregor, R-Rockford. “These young women have shown remarkable dedication both on the court and in the classroom, bringing great pride to our community.” The Rockford High School champions made the trip to Lansing with Head Coach Kelly Delacher, where they were presented with a tribute signed by MacGregor and Gov. Rick Snyder.