posted February 28, 2012

Flying Dutch Honored With All-MIAA Basketball Awards

Three members of the Hope women's basketball team have been presented conference honors by coaches in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA).

Juniors Liz Ellis (Grand Rapids/East Grand Rapids HS) and Courtney Kust (Cincinnati, Ohio/Cincinnati Hills Christian HS) have been named to the All-MIAA first team while senior Maddie Burnett (Grand Rapids/Northview HS) has been presented second team honors.

In addition, Liz Ellis for the second consecutive year has been voted the MIAA's defensive player of the year.

The Flying Dutch finished second in the MIAA standings, posted a 22-5 season record and were ranked 18th in the final regular season ESPN/USA Today Division III Coaches Poll.