posted May 30, 2006

Spring Sports Awards Announced

Awards to Hope College spring sports athletes have been announced.

BASEBALL

Most Valuable Player - Matt Sattler, junior from Hartland (Brighton HS)
Rookie of the Year - Dustin Wuis, freshman from Kalamazoo (Comstock HS)
Dutchmen Award - Jon Moerdyk, freshman from Reed City (Reed City HS)

SOFTBALL
Most Valuable Player - Becky Whitman, senior from Ludington (Ludington HS)
Most Improved Player - Libby Hammon, senior from Allegan (Allegan HS)
2007 Captains Elect - Kylee Brouwer, sophomore from Hudsonville (Hudsonville HS) and Laura Tanouye, sophomore from Darian, Ill. (Hinsdale South HS) 

MEN'S TRACK & FIELD
Most Valuable Field Performer -Matt Svoboda, senior from Grand Haven (Grand Haven HS)
Most Valuable Trackster - Ryan TerLouw, junior from Pella, Iowa (Pella HS)
2007 Captains Elect - Aaron Kenemer, junior from Zeeland (Zeeland HS); Kyle Smith, junior from Ada (Forest Hills Northern HS); Ryan TerLouw, junior from Pella, Iowa (Pella HS): Nate VandeGuchte, sophomore from Hamilton (Hamilton HS).

WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD
Most Valuable Field Performer - Lindsay Lange, sophomore from Manistee (Manistee HS)
Most Valuable Trackster - Jennifer VanderMeer, junior from Holland (Holland HS)
2007 Captains Elect - Lindsay Lange, sophomore from Manistee (Manaisteer HS); Sara Omanson, junior from Naperville, Ill. (Naperville North HS); Leslie Tableman, junior from Lansing (Lansing Eastern HS); Jennifer VanderMeer, junior from Holland (Holland HS).

MEN'S TENNIS
Co-Most Valuable Players - Andy Phillips, senior from White Pigeon (Sturgis HS) and Andy Ruemenapp, senior from Petoskey (Petoskey HS).
Sportsmanship Award - Andy Ruemenapp, senior from Petoskey (Petoskey HS)