posted April 19, 2011

1st Annual HOPEYS - Wednesday, April 27, 2011

This semi-formal attire event on Wednesday, April 27 in DeVos Fieldhouse will highlight and celebrate the 2010-11 year in Hope College athletics.

Building on the tradition of the H-Club blanket ceremony, this gala gathering will recognize the achievements of Hope athletic teams, highlight performances by individual athletes, and recognize resolve through adversity with the first annual Karen Page Courage in Sport award.

Senior athletes who have earned their H-Club blanket (3 +varsity letters, one during their senior year) will have their letter blanket presented to them by their coach. 

The program will begin at 7:30. (Note time change from earlier announcements.)

Tickets will be available at the door for the event and are $10 (Hope students are free)

Proceeds from the event will go to the Hope College Cancer Research Fund.

Dress will be semi-formal.

Honors to be awarded include:

° Exceptional Game

° Outstanding Team

° Male Athlete of Year

° Female Athlete of the Year

° MIAA Championship Performance

° Newcomer of the Year

° Best Clutch Performance

°Breakthrough Athlete

° Best Record-Breaking Performance

° Karen Page Courage Award