CONGRATULATIONS to the Iowa Rockets players for their
accolades and recognition in the 2016 high school season!

Player High School Iowa Rockets Team Awards/Recognitions
Macy Akers West Liberty High School 18-1 Quad City Times All-Eastern Iowa VB Team (1st team);Muscatine Journal All-Area VB Team (1st team);River Valley (South) All-Conference Team
Caroline Baer Bettendorf High School 17-R Varsity
Kitra Bell Iowa City West 17-1 Varsity
Kate Benzing Solon High School 16 R Varsity
Karly Berkland Williamsburg High school 16 R Varsity
Macie Boots HLV High School 17-B Varsity
Abby Brunssen Benton High School 15-R Varsity
Cheyaenne Bunch Clear Creek Amana High School 15-1 Varsity
Cori Caleo Alleman High School 15-R Quad City Times All-Metro VB Team (Honorable Mention)
Jess Callahan Cedar Rapids Xavier 18-1 Mississippi Valley Conference (MS Division-All Academic); Varsity
Nevaeh Camp Davenport Central High School 17-B Varsity
Kendra Cave Maquoketa High School 18-1 Quad City Times All-Eastern Iowa VB Team (1st team)
Kamryn Chapman Tipton High School 15-1 Varsity
Amber Cooling HLV High School 15-1 All Conference Golden Award; Varsity
Sommer Daniel Tipton High School 15-R Quad City Times Athlete of the Week, Sept. 2016;Quad City Times All-Eastern Iowa VB Team (1st team);River Valley Conference All-Conference Elite Team;Class 2A Top 20 player;First Team All Eastern Iowa (all divisions)
Amber Dilsaver Fort Madison High School 17-1 Varsity
Kennedy Drewis Tripoli High School 17-R Varsity
Brianna  Eberhardt Mediapolis High School 18-1 Varsity
Blake Ehler Tipton High School 16-1 Quad City Times All-Eastern Iowa VB Team (honorable mention);River Valley (South) All-Conference Team
Jaedynn Evans Mid-Prairie High School 16-R River Valley Conferernce All-Conference Elite Team
Holly Faley Marion High School 16-R Varsity
Rylee Fay Iowa City West 15-R Varsity
Anna Finch Moline High School 18-1 Quad City Times All-Metro VB Team (1st Team);Western Big Six All-conference Team (1st Team);QuadCities.com Athlete of Week 9/22;Iowa/Illinois Senior All-Star Team
Madi Ford Iowa City West 17-R Mississippi Valley Conference (MS Division 1st team)
Paige Franck Cedar Rapids Kennedy 18-R Mississippi Valley Conference (Valley Division 1st team & All Academic)
Abbey Fryauf West Branch High School 16 R Varsity
Katie Furlong Galena High School 18-R Varsity
Brittni Gilbert Williamsburg High School 18-1 Varsity
Anna Gorsich Linn Mar High School 16-R Varsity
Mia Graber Iowa Mennonite High School 15-B Varsity
Colby Greene Iowa City West 17-R Varsity
Ally Grothusen Bettendorf High School 16-R Quad City Times All-Metro VB Team (Honorable Mention);Mississippi Athletic Conference All-conference Team (Honorable Mention)
Chandler Haight Iowa City West 17-B Varsity
Emily Halverson Iowa City West 18-R Mississippi Valley Conference (MS Division-Honorable Mention)
Brooke Harris Pleasant Valley High School 17-1 Quad City Times All-Metro VB Team (Honorable Mention);Mississippi Athletic Conference All-conference Team (2nd Team)
Darby Hawtrey North Cedar High School 17-1 Quad City Times All-Eastern Iowa VB Team (1st team, captain);River Valley Conference All-Conference Elite Team;IGSA All-State VB Team (honorable mention); Varsity
Kyra Ikeda Cedar Rapids Prairie High School 17-B Varsity
Courtney Jarrett West Branch High School 16-1 Varsity
Kayla Joyner Kennedy High School 18-1 Mississippi Valley Conference (Valley Division 2nd team & All Academic)
Kamryn Knutsen Davenport High School 16-1 Quad City Times All-Metro VB Team (1st Team);- Mississippi Athletic Conference All-conference Team (1st Team)
Kaylin Kuhn Bettendorf High School 18-R Quad City Times All-Metro VB Team (2nd Team);Mississippi Athletic Conference All-conference Team (1st Team);Quad City Times Athlete of the week 10/26;Iowa/Illinois Senior All-Star Team
Keimoney Lang Iowa City West 17-1 Varsity
Tori Lasley Meskwaki High School 17-B Varsity
Kelsey Law Iowa City High 15 R Varsity
Claire Leonard Bettendorf High School 18-R IGCA All State Team (Honorable Mention);  IGCA All District East Team (5A);Quad City Times All-Metro VB Team (1st Team);Mississippi Athletic Conference All-conference Team (1st Team);Iowa/Illinois Senior All-Star Team
Kaiya Luneckas West Branch 15-1 Varsity
Milla Malik Galena High School 15-R Varsity
Kenzie Mantz Belle Plaine High School 16-R 1st Team All Conference (SICL); NE Iowa All District Honors; 2nd Team IA All State Honors
Emilee McGowan Linn Mar High School 18-R Mississippi Valley Conference (MS Division 1st Team & All Academic)
Isabella Mitchell Geneseo High School 17-B Quad-City Times All-Western Illinois VB Team (Honorable Mention)
Mariah Mitchell Wapello High School 17-R Muscatine Journal All-Area VB Team (1st team)
Cailyn Morgan Iowa City West 17-1 Varsity
Elissa Moylan Pleasant Valley High School 17-R IGCA All District East Team (5A);Quad City Times All-Metro VB Team (1st Team);Mississippi Athletic Conference All-conference Team (1st Team)
Jordan Neely Clear Creek Amana High School 16-B Varsity
Rachael Nelson Solon High School 16-1 Varsity
Taylor Noonan Solon High School 16-G Varsity
Sophi Nopolous West Branch High School 17-B Varsity
Megan Olson Moline High School 18-1 Varsity
Claire Overton Iowa City West 15-R Varsity
Josie Pumphrey Fort Madison High School 16-1 Varsity
Aubrey Putman Wilton High School 17-R Quad City Times All-Eastern Iowa VB Team (1st team);Muscatine Journal All-Area VB Team (1st team);River Valley Conferernce All-Conference Elite Team
Jade Putz West Delaware High School 18-R Varsity
Chelsie Rathjen Iowa Valley High School 16-B South Iowa Cedar League All-Conference Honorable Mention; Varsity
Megan Renner Linn Mar High School 16-R Mississippi Valley Conference (MS Division 1st team)
Delaney Rice Marion High School 15 R Varsity
Kelsey Ruff Pleasant Valley High School-Junior 17-R Quad City Times All-Metro VB Team (2nd Team);Mississippi Athletic Conference All-conference Team (1st Team)
Isabella Sade Marion High School 18-R Varsity
Greta Simmons Williamsburg High School 16-B Varsity
Caleigh Smith Iowa Valley High School 17-1 South Iowa Cedar League All-Conference 1st Team (unanimous); IGCA All-State Honorable Mention Class 1A; SICL All-Academic Team; IGHSAU Distinguished in Academic Achievement;Varsity
Caitlyn Smith Marion High School 17-R 1st Team West Division All Conference (WaMac); 1st Team 4A All District (NE); 1st Team 4A All State; 2nd Team All Metro; Honorable Mention All Iowa Volleyball Team Des Moines Register (All Classes); WaMac All Academic; Varsity
Raina Smith Davenport Central High School 16-1 Quad City Times All-Metro VB Team (Honorable Mention);Mississippi Athletic Conference All-conference Team (Honorable Mention)
Taylor Smith Iowa Valley High School 15-1

South Iowa Cedar League All-Conference 2nd Team; SICL All-Academic Team; IGHSAU Distinguished in Academic Achievement; Varsity

Jade Stepp Jesup High School 18-1 Varsity
Morgan Swanger Marion High School 18-R Varsity
Grace Swenning Regina High School 18-1 River Valley (South) All-Conference Team
Ali Tauchen Iowa City West 18-R Mississippi Valley Conference (MS Division-Honorable Mention & All Academic)
Isabel Vandenberg Keokuk High School 16-G Varsity
Ellie VanLandschoot Regina High School 16-G Varsity
Riley Vaughan West Branch High School 16-B Varsity
Ellie VonLehmden Linn Mar High School 16-R Mississippi Valley Conference (MS Division-Honorable Mention)
Jenna Wegemester Cedar Rapids Prairie High School 17-R Varsity
Shauntina Williams Clear Creek Amana High School 16-1 Varsity
Alana Woolison Pleasant Valley High School 16-1 Varsity


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Want More…

Want more information?  Want more from volleyball?  Find out more about Iowa Rockets on our “Rocket Science” page. Learn all about Iowa Rockets Volleyball In a Nutshell. Iowa Rockets provides clinics this coming October – visit our Player Clinics page.  Iowa Rockets has more tournaments – visit our Tournament Schedule page for a look at … Read more

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Rockets 4s League – Had a BLAST!

We had a BLAST at the 1st Iowa Rockets Jr HS 4s league.  The competition was excellent.  The gym was cool.  The players were scrappy.  And the snacks were pretty good!  Here’s was players and parents had to say: “This is great. I’m surprised and happy how well the girls are playing.” “I had a … Read more

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Rockets Play HP Championships

Iowa HP 2016 – Iowa Rockets players represented the Iowa Region well on their Iowa Region High Performance teams.  Emilee McGowan (17R), Sommer Daniel, Rylee Fay, Kelsey Law (14R) played at the USA High Performance Championships in Ft Lauderdale, FL on July 19-23.  Emilee McGowan played on the Womens International Division where they captures 9th … Read more

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Another Rockets Weekend #20 – Region Champs!

June 18-19, 2016 Iowa Rockets teams hit the hardwood and dug the sand this weekend.  Iowa Rocket players Claire Overton and Kelsey Law (14R) won the 14s Iowa Beach Regionals in Des Moines.  The team was red hot in the Saturday scorching sun but kept their cool to capture 1st place overall.  Congratulations Claire and … Read more

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11 Rockets team attend Nationals

Iowa Rockets will be sending 11 teams to the USA Volleyball National Championship tournament.  This 4-day tournament attracts the best teams from around the United States.  The 2016 National Tournament will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana from June 24 – July 3 – with each team participating for 4 days.   11 teams attending Nationals is … Read more

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Greatest Coaches!

Many thanks to all the Iowa Rockets coaches!  Over 350 players have tried out for Iowa Rockets volleyball in the past two weekends.  Players did an AWESOME job – sooooo much talent.  Coaches were outstanding.  15 – 20 coaches at every tryout session over the past two weekends have made this the biggest and best … Read more

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Player Videos

Last season was terrific. Iowa Rockets is blessed with so many young, talented players.  They are leaders on their school and club teams – and are working hard to land the college of their dreams!  Check out these skills and game videos of Iowa Rockets players.  See them in action – from Chicago, to Denver, … Read more

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