posted November 28, 2012

Fall Sports Recognitions Announced

Recognitions for Hope fall athletes have been announced in several sports. This listing will be updated as teams hold their season-end recognition events.

 

MEN'S SOCCER
MVP Offense:  Jason Muller, junior from Petoskey (Petoskey HS)
MVP Defense: Luke Dishnow, senior from Saline (Saline HS)
Most improved: Gavin Midlam, sophomore from East Lansing (East Lansing HS)
Most Inspirational; Luke Dishnow, senior from Saline (Saline HS)

All-MIAA
First Team
Grant Neil, junior from Holland (West Ottawa HS)
Jason Muller, junior from Petoskey (Petoskey HS)
Second Team
Luke Dishnow, senior from Saline (Saline HS)
Dr. Marvin Zuidema Sportsmanship Award
Luke Dishnow, senior from Saline (Saline HS)

MIAA Players of the Week
Jason Muller, junior from Petoskey (Petoskey HS) 
Jeffrey Ekdom, senior from Holland (Holland Christian HS)
Grant Neil (twice), junior from Holland (West Ottawa HS)

2013 Captains-Elect
to be announced

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MEN'S GOLF

All-MIAA First Team
Collin Breit, sophomore from Muskegon (West Michigan Christian HS)

2013 Captains-Elect
Collin Breit, sophomore from Muskegon (West Michigan Christian HS)
Evan Telzerow, sophomore from Grand Rapids (Forest Hills Northern HS)

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WOMEN'S GOLF

All-MIAA
Brittany Haight, sophomore from Otsego/Otsego HS
Charlotte Park, junior from Grosse Pointe Farms/Grosse Pointe South HS

MIAA Sportsmanship Award
Charlotte Park, junior from Grosse Pointe Farms/Grosse Pointe South HS

MIAA Player of the Week
Charlotte Park, junior from Grosse Pointe Farms/Grosse Pointe South HS

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WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
Most Valuable Runner: Sheri McCormack, junior from Holland (West Ottawa HS)
Most Improved Runners: Katie Carlson, junior from Rockford (Rockford HS) and Katie Hauge, sophomore from Blaine, Minn. (Minnehaha Academy)
Best Newcomer: Julia Stock, freshman from Spring Lake (Grand Haven HS)
 
2013 Captains-Elect
Camille Borst, junior from Allendale (Allendale HS)
Meredith Busman, junior from Coopersville (Coopersville HS)
Sheri McCormack, junior from Holland (West Ottawa HS)
 
MIAA Runner of the Week
Sheri McCormack (honored twice), junior from Holland (West Ottawa HS)
 
All-MIAA
First Team
Camille Borst, junior from Allendale (Allendale HS)
Sharon Hecker, senior from Grandville (Grandville HS)
Second Team
Julia Stock, freshman from Spring Lake (Grand Haven HS)
Taylor Mattarella, senior from Traverse City (Traverse City Central HS)
Meredith Busman, junior from Coopersville (Coopersville HS)
Sheri McCormack, junior from Holland (West Ottawa HS)
 
USTFCCCA ALL-REGION
Camille Borst, junior from Allendale (Allendale HS)
Meredith Busman, junior from Coopersville (Coopersville HS)
Sharon Hecker, senior from Grandville (Grandville HS)
Taylor Mattarella, senior from Traverse City (Traverse City Central HS)
Sheri McCormack, junior from Holland (West Ottawa HS)
 
 
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MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY

Most Valuable Runner: Blake Rottschafer, senior from Spring Lake (Spring Lake HS)
Most Improved Runners: Josh Kammeraad, junior from Bethel Park, Pa. (Bethel Park HS) and Zach Zandbergen, sophomore from Grandville (Grandville HS)
Best Newcomer: Joseph Beemer, freshman from St. Joseph (St. Joseph HS)
 
2013 Captains-Elect
Sam Pederson, junior from Mt. Prospect, Ill. (Prospect HS)
James Rogers, junior from Saginaw (Valley Lutheran HS)
 
All-MIAA
Blake Rottschafer, senior from Spring Lake (Spring Lake HS)
Sam Pederson, junior from Mt. Prospect (Mt. Prospect HS)
 
USTFCCCA ALL-REGION
Blake Rottschafer, senior from Spring Lake (Spring Lake HS)
 
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WOMEN'S SOCCER
 
MVP: Lindsay Jipping, senior from Jenison (Unity Christian HS)
MVP - offensive: Lindsey Bieri, sophomore from Holland (Holland Christian HS)
MVP - defensive: Courtney Schmidt, sophomore from Lowell (Lowell HS)
Rookie of the Year: Kelsey Grasman, freshman from Hudsonville (Unity Christian HS)
Most Improved: Kristin Hazlett, freshman from Bay Village, Ohio (Bay HS)
Most Inspirational: Kylie Clark, senior from Noblesville, Ind. (Noblesville HS)
 
MIAA Players of the Week
Kelsey Grasman (honored twice), freshman from Hudsonville (Unity Christian HS)
Megan Altieri, senior from Bay Village, Ohio (Bay Village HS)

2013 Captains-Elect
Rachel Rebhan, junior from Holland (Zeeland East HS)
Courtney Laux, junior from Novi (Novi HS)
Lindsey Bieri, sophomore from Holland (Holland Christian HS)
Courtney Schmidt, sophomore from Lowell (Lowell HS)
 
ALL-MIAA
First Team
Lindsey Bieri, sophomore from Holland (Holland Christian HS)
Courtney Schmidt, sophomore from Lowell (Lowell HS)
Second Team
Erin Jipping, sophomore from Holland (West Ottawa HS)
Lindsay Jipping, senior from Jenison (Hudsonville Unity Christian HS 
 
 
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FOOTBALL

Offensive MVP: Michael Atwell, junior from Geneseo, Ill. (Geneseo HS)
Defensive MVP: Santino DiCesare, junior from Dorr (Wayland HS)
Allen C. Kinney Memorial Award: Brian Lynn, senior from Holland (Holland HS)

 
2013 Captains-Elect - to be announced

All-MIAA
First Team
Connor Parcell (tight end), junior from Cadillac/Cadillac HS
Joe Droppers (offensive tackle), sophomore from Kalamazoo/Portage Northern HS
Tim Klaus (linebacker), junior from Saugatuck/Saugatuck HS
Santino DiCesare (defensive back), junior from Dorr/Wayland HS
Dean DeVries (punter), freshman from Grand Rapids/Grandville HS
Second Team
Michael Atwell (quarterback), junior from Geneseo, Ill./Geneseo HS
Shawn Jackson (running back), junior from Comstock Park/Comstock Park HS
Taylor Brynaert (wide receiver), sophomore from Washington/Romeo HS
Evan Finch (placekicker), junior from Ann Arbor (Pioneer HS)
Reggie Duncan (return specialist), junior from Williamston/Williamston HS

MIAA Players of the Week
Michael Atwell, junior from Geneseo, Ill. (Geneseo HS)
Santino DiCesare, junior from Dorr (Wayland HS)
Mark Karam, senior from Grosse Pointe Woods (Warren DeLaSalle HS)
Kyle McRill, sophomore from Flint (Kearsley HS)

CoSIA Academic All-Region
Michael Atwell, junior from Geneseo, Ill. (Geneseo HS)

Fred Mitchell Outstanding Place-Kicker Award
Evan Finch, junior from Ann Arbor (Pioneer HS)

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VOLLEYBALL

Most Improved Player - Amy Vander Stoep, sophomore from Holland (West Ottawa HS)
Outstanding Contribution to the Team - Courtney Earles, junior from Kentwood (East Kentwood HS) and Jillian Sommerville, sophomore from Plymouth (Salem HS)
Eye of the Tiger Award - Nicole George, senior from Hamilton (Hamilton HS)

2013 Captains-Elect  - Courtney Earles, junior from Kentwood (East Kentwood HS) and Mari Schoolmaster, junior from Portage (Portage Central HS)

MIAA Defensive Player of the Year
Jessica Maier, senior from Grandville/Jenison HS

All-MIAA First Team
Greer Bratschie, senior from Grand Rapids/East Grand Rapids HS
Jenna Grasmeyer, sophomore from Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS
Mari Schoolmaster, junior from Portage/Portage Central HS

All-MIAA Second Team

Jessica Maier, senior from Grandville/Jenison HS

MIAA Players of the Week
Jenna Grasmeyer (twice), sophomore from Hudsonville (Unity Christian HS)
Jessica Maier (twice), senior from Grandville (Jenison HS)
Greer Bratschie, senior from Grand Rapids (East Grand Rapids HS)

AVCA All-REGION
Greer Bratschie, senior from Grand Rapids/East Grand Rapids HS
Jenna Grasmeyer, sophomore from Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS
Mari Schoolmaster, junior from Portage/Portage Central HS)

AVCA ALL-AMERICANS
Greer Bratschie, senior from Grand Rapids/East Grand Rapids HS
Jenna Grasmeyer, sophomore from Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS
Mari Schoolmaster, junior from Portage/Portage Central HS)