11 | 28 | 14 - Women's Soccer
Ashley Parent, Morgan Himanek, Blaire Schmalenberg and Mo DeGrandis (L-R) were all named as Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes.
 
11 | 25 | 14 - Women's Basketball
Lindsey Hernden (right) scored a career-high 24 points, knocking down six 3-pointers in MU's 87-75 win over Aquinas.
 
11 | 25 | 14 - Men's Basketball
Jeff Schmitz (right) scored a team-high 14 points but it was not enough as MU fell by a 61-52 final to visiting Aquinas at the Activities Center.
 
11 | 24 | 14 - M/W Cross Country
Bianca Kubicki, Nathaniel Theobald and Jaclyn Sawasky (left-right) were all named to the NAIA Scholar-Athlete team in cross country.
 
11 | 23 | 14 - Volleyball
Madonna will face off with Biola, Viterbo and Coastal Georgia with the top two teams advancing out of the pool play to the single elimination round.
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Featured Athletes
Kayla Vogel
Volleyball

TOWSON, Md. - - Madonna University senior Kayla Vogel (Hastings, Mich. / Hasings) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Volleyball First Team as selected by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

A first time honoree by CoSIDA and Capital One, Vogel now moves on to the national ballot and is eligible to earn Capital One Academic All-America honors this year. Williams was selected from eligible nominees from NAIA, Canadian and junior college student-athletes from Alabama, Connecticut, Washington D.C., Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, Vermont and West Virginia.

A 2013 honorable mention All-Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference selection on the court, Vogel was also selected to the Academic All-WHAC and NAIA Scholar-Athlete teams for her work in the classroom. This season Vogel ranks second on the team with 287 kills and 99 total blocks with a ..271 attack percentage that leads the MU regulars.

Vogel's selection marks the fifth straight year that a Madonna volleyball student-athlete has been tabbed to the all-district first team, joining Karie Altman (2010, 2011), Nastija Baranovska (2012) and Emilie Freeman (2013).

To be eligible for Capital One Academic All-America team, a student-athlete must be nominated by their school's sports information director as well as be a starter or key reserve, a sophomore academically and athletically as well as possess a 3.3 GPA or higher.

Marcel Schmid
Men's Soccer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced its weekly award winners Tuesday (Oct. 28) and Madonna University sophomore goalkeeper Marcel Schmid was tabbed as the NAIA Men's Soccer National Defensive Player of the Week.

The national award is the first of Schmid's career and comes on the heels of his sixth career Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week that was announced on Monday. Schmid is also the first Madonna player to earn the selection in over 10 years.

Schmid (Stuttgart, Germany / Johann Friedrich-von-Cotta-Schule) was part of a pair of Madonna shutouts last week as the Crusaders went a perfect 2-0 in WHAC matches to improve their season record to 12-4. Schmid opened his week by having to make just one save in a 5-0 win over Michigan-Dearborn in his 45 minutes of work before stopping a season best seven shots in a 1-0 upset of then No. 4-ranked Davenport. The shutouts were the ninth and 10th of the season for the Crusaders.
Madonna's 12 wins this season are the most for the Crusaders since the 2008 season and the win over Davenport was MU's first over a top 25 team since the 2008 season as well.

Schmid and the Crusaders rank first in the nation with their 10 shutouts while individually Schmid's 0.800 goals against average is 17th in the country and tops in the WHAC.