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Ciara Schultz
Ciara  Schultz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Highland, Mich.

High School:
Lakeland

Height:
6-0

Position:
S

Major:
Special Education


01/07/2016

VOLLEYBALL 2015 SEASON REVIEW

The Golden Grizzlies had a record-setting season in 2015

11/21/2015

OAKLAND FALLS TO VALPO IN LEAGUE SEMIFINAL IN FOUR SETS

The Golden Grizzlies finish the season with a 18-13 record

11/20/2015

OAKLAND HEADS TO CLEVELAND FOR HORIZON LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

All games of the tournament will be broadcast live on ESPN3

11/16/2015

OAKLAND LANDS FOUR ON ALL-HORIZON LEAGUE TEAM

Ciara Schultz was named the league's Setter of the Year

11/14/2015

OAKLAND WINS FIVE-SET THRILLER OVER NORTHERN KENTUCKY ON SENIOR DAY

The Golden Grizzlies finish the league season with a 12-4 record and second place in the standings

11/14/2015

Oakland vs. Northern Kentucky

The Golden Grizzlies played NKU on senior day in the regular-season finale. Photos Courtesy of Jose Juarez

10/31/2015

Oakland vs. Valparaiso

Oakland vs. Valparaiso 10-31-15

10/10/2015

Oakland vs. Youngstown State (Dig Pink Game)

Oakland takes on Youngstown State on Saturday during the Dig Pink Game. All photos courtesy of Jose Juarez

09/26/2015

Oakland vs. Green Bay

The Oakland volleyball team took on Green Bay on Saturday. Photos courtesy of Jose Juarez

09/24/2015

Oakland vs. Milwaukee

The women's volleyball team opened up Horizon League play at home against Milwaukee. Photos courtesy of Jose Juarez

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2015
• Named Horizon League Setter of the Year
• Led the HL with 11.83 assists per set during league play
• Named to All-Horizon League team for first time
• Set school record for career assists (3,725) and sets played (461)
• Finished career tied for the most services aces in school history (124)
• Broke her own single-season school record for assists with 1,279
• Ranked 41st in the NCAA in assists per set at 10.84
• Recorded seven 50-plus assist matches
• Tallied seven matches with double-digit digs
• Collected 50 assists and 21 digs vs. Valparaiso during Horizon League Tournament
• Recorded 50 assists, 11 digs and eight kills vs. Milwaukee at home

2014
• 2014 Horizon League All-Tournament Team after aiding Oakland to their first-ever conference tournament title
• Set Oakland single-season record for assists (1,244)
• Following her junior campaign, moved into fourth in program history in assists (2,446) and fifth in service aces (88)
• Was second on the team and third in the Horizon League in aces (34)
• Had a career-high 53 assists in win at Milwaukee Oct. 18, adding six kills and four service aces in the victory
• Had four service aces in Horizon League Tournament win over Youngstown State Nov. 22

2013
• Played in 109 sets and 29 matches
• Earned 22 assists and six digs in the Horizon League quarterfinal match (Nov. 22)
• Led the team with 564 assists accumulating to an average of 5.17 assists per set
• Recorded 14 games with 20+ assists
• Had a season-best 32 assists against Youngstown State on Nov. 2
• Ranked seventh in the league in service aces per set with .27 for a total of 29 on the season
• Tallied seven double-doubles including 32 assists and 16 digs against Youngstown State on Nov. 2 and 26 assists and 11 digs against Valpo on Nov. 16

2012
• Named to Summit League All-Freshman Team
• Played in 110 sets in 28 matches
• Led team with 616 assists and a 5.60 assists per set average
• Finished with career-high 37 assists at Cleveland State (Sept. 8)
• Earned season-best 10 kills against South Dakota State (Sept. 29)
• Finished with 20 or more assists in 19 matches

High School
• Three-year letterwinner for coach Jen Cottrill
• Two-time All-state honorable mention honoree
• Three-time All-region and All-area selection
• Helped her high school team win two conference and three division championships
• Named the NJC Best setter and North Coast Power League Tournament Finals MVP in 2011

Personal
Full Name: Ciara Marie Schultz
Parents: Clay and Debbie Schultz
• Mom played basketball and ran track at Eastern Michigan from 1980-84
Siblings: Clayton and Kaitlyn
• Sister, Kaitlyn, played volleyball at Central Michigan from 2008-2012

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Close to home
2. The players on the team
3. Coaching staff

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