The University of Minnesota Crookston Volleyball Program announced the signings of Megan Schoenfelder (MH/RS, 5-11, Zumbrota, Minnesota/Zumbrota-Mazeppa HS) and Carizma Muth (OH, 5-11, Randolph, Wis./Randolph HS) known. to participate in their 2023 signing class. Schoenfelder and Muth join previous signers Kailee Waasdorp (OH/DS, 5-9, West Fargo, ND/ Sheyenne HS), Maya Jones (RS/OH, 6-1, New Braunfels, Texas/ Canyon HS) and Ryan Canter ( S, 5-11, Phoenix, Arizona/Saguaro HS).
The five Golden Eagles signees will help drive the program forward as they seek to bring scale and competition to all positions. Minnesota Crookston went 5-23 (4-16 NSIC) in her freshman season under head coach Nick Meseck. They have the most wins for the program since the 2017 season. The Golden Eagles will look to build on positive results from 2022 in the 2023 season.
The student-athletes who signed a national letter of intent or offer of admission to play volleyball at the University of Minnesota Crookston were reviewed by the Minnesota Crookston Compliance Office as soon as they signed the national letter of intent or once the student-athlete accepted an offer of admission to Minnesota Crookston on.
Megan Schoenfelder (MH/RS, 5-11, Zumbrota, Minn./Zumbrota/ Mazeppa HS)
Schoenfelder was a 2022 Hiawatha Valley All-Conference selection. Previously, she was a two-time All-Hiawatha Valley Honorable Mention selection in 2019 and 2021. Schoenfelder has been a starter at Zumbrota-Mazeppa HS for four years. She played club volleyball for Northern Lights for five years. Schonfelder had 51 blocks and 155 kills for her high school roster in the 2022 season.
She is the daughter of Jessica Schoenfelder of Zumbrota, Minnesota and Dan Schoenfelder of Cannon Falls, Minnesota. Her brother Braden played association soccer at North Dakota State University. “Megan comes from the nationally known club Northern Lights,” Meseck said. “It will instantly add size and a blocking web presence. We are delighted that she will become part of the Golden Eagle family.”
Carizma Muth (OH, 5-11, Randolph, Wis./Randolph HS)
Muth was a First Team All-State selection at Wisconsin during the 2021 and 2022 seasons. She is an All-Trailways West Conference selection. As a junior, Muth had 421 kills and 278 digs.
She is the daughter of Leah Fakes. Her cousin, Tracy Fakes, was on the Wisconsin Whitewater women’s bowling team.
“Carizma will bring size and a huge arm at the flag, as well as solid ball control in the back row,” said Meseck. “She has a bright future ahead of her and is a great addition to our Golden Eagle program.”