February 28, 2018 -
Kishwaukee College Women's Volleyball Head Coach, Emily Bodmer, announced today that S Katie Schilling has committed to play for the Lady Kougars in 2018-2019.
Schilling, as a sophomore and junior, was on the team roster that received AVCA Team Academic Award, which is for teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.
Junior year on the court, Schilling led the Lady Timberwolves with 55 aces while also serving an 87% efficiency jump serving – which tied her for 2nd all-time in aces served in a single season.
She also had 563 assists that season, which broke the all-time ICHS assist mark set in 2015 by current Kishwaukee College sophomore Alex Turner. Schilling also broke the history books with the most assists in a single match with 31 against Ottawa (previous record was 28). She averaged 5.44 assists per game. Katie also was voted the Spirit and Sportsmanship award by her teammates that season and was recognized with the Little Ten Conference All Academic Award with a minimum of a 3.5 GPA or higher.
As a senior, Katie Schilling once again led her team with 82 aces while serving an 87% efficiency jump serving and put her as the all-time scoring leader in a single season. She had 389 assists in the senior campaign and also puts her twice in the top five of all-time assists in a season for the Indian Creek program. She averaged 5.19 assists per game on her way to the Most Valuable Player award voted by her teammates and a Little Ten Conference plus Daily Chronicle All Area First team selections.
Coach Bodmer on Schilling – "I am excited to have Katie as part of the program as we continue to build upon our tradition at Kishwaukee! Katie brings both the competitive skills and athleticism we want on the court as well as the drive in the classroom academically. We are all looking forward to Katie helping us to get to a high level next season!"