Seven members of the Hope College football team have been named to the
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) all-conference
teams by the league's coaches.
Receiving first team honors are senior offensive tackle Josh Droppers
of Kalamazoo (Portage Northern HS), senior defensive lineman Dan Karam
of Grosse Point Woods (De La Salle HS), sophomore linebacker Tim Klaus
of Saugatuck (Saugatuck HS), and senior defensive back Kyle Warren of
Grandville (Hudsonville University Christian HS). Droppers and Warren
are each being honored for a third consecutive year while Karam and
Klaus are first-time honorees.
Receiving second team honors are sophomore tailback Shawn Jackson of
Comstock Park (Comstock Park HS), senior offensive guard Alex Doman of
Royal Oak (Birmingham Brother Rice HS), and senior linebacker Nate
Jazwinski of Middleville (Thornapple Kellogg HS).
The Flying Dutchmen, coached by Dean Kreps, finished second in the
MIAA race with a 5-1 conference record and were 7-3 overall, the
team's best mark since the 2001 season.