Two Hope players have been named to the d3football.com All-Region football team. Junior defensive end Matt Rugenstein of Grand Rapids, Mich. (GR Christian HS) is a second team honoree while junior tight end Kevin VandenBosch of Grandville, Mich. (Calvin Christian HS) was named to the third team.
Rugenstein was voted the MIAA's most valuable defensive player this fall. He was among the nation's Division III leaders in quarterback sacks (11.5) and tackles for lost yardage (20.5)
VandenBosch was an All-MIAA first team honoree. He caught 35 passes for 392 yards in Hope's march to win the MIAA championship.