Letterwinners on spring sports teams at Hope College have been announced by athletic director Ray Smith and senior women's administrator Eva Folkert.
The spring season culminated a successful year of intercollegiate athletics as Hope College won the Commissioner's Cup for having the best cumulative men's and women's program in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA). Hope also finished first in the MIAA men's and second in the MIAA women's all-sports standings.
It marked the 26th time in school history that Hope has won the coveted MIAA Commissioner's Cup, the most of any member school.
Thirteen athletes lettered all four years in their respective spring sport. They were: Kenneth Bart of Jenison (baseball), Deanna Clouse of Jackson (women's tennis), Erik Frost of Midland (men's tennis), Martha Graham of Midland (women's track), Kelly Kraft of Brown City, (softball), Justin Kribs of Jenison (baseball), Eric MacKenzie of Alpena (baseball), Allison Miller of Hopkins (softball), Kyle Morrison of Niles (men's track), L. Aaron Quimby of Quincy (baseball), Joel Teft of Grand Rapids (men's track), Kara VanAssen of Jenison (women's track), Christiana Watkin of Holland (women's track).
2004 Baseball Letterwinners
Player Yr. Hometown High School Kenny Bart**** Sr. Jenison Jenison Mike Billingsley*** So. Birmingham Birmingham Seaholm Brian Blanchard* Jr. Battle Creek Lakeview Nathan Brandsen** So. Holland Holland Christian Aaron Clark* Fr. Holland Holland Kurtis DeHorn* Fr. Allendale Allendale Jon Deming** Jr. Portage Portage Northern Jon Edmondson** So. Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central Colin Fry* Fr. St. Joseph St. Joseph Dana Glass* So. Hudsonville Hudsonville Jordan Hall** So. Hudsonville Hudsonville Michael Howes** So. Alma Alma Nicholas Huizenga* Fr. Borculo Unity Christian Joshua Hundt* So. Lansing Okemos Daniel Keogh* Fr. Grosse Pt. Farms Grosse Pte. South Justin Kribs**** Sr. Jenison Jenison Bruce Lund** Jr. Reed City Reed City William Lutke* Fr. Allendale Unity Christian Eric MacKenzie Sr.**** Alpena Alpena George MacKenzie* So. Grosse Pt. Farms Grosse Pte. South Vance Nardin* Jr. Kentwood East Kenwood Anthony Pastrick* Fr. St. Joseph St. Joseph Aaron Quimby**** Sr. Quincy Quincy Michael Rodgers* Fr. Saline Saline Matt VanBeek* Fr. Hudsonville Unity Christian Michael VanderVelde* Fr. Grandville Grandville Andrew Vlasak*** Jr. Grosse Pointe Grosse Pte. South
2004 Softball Letterwinners
Player Yr. Hometown High School Emily Adams** So. Hudsonville Hudsonville Amanda Boden* So. Ithaca Ithaca Lindsay Brown* Fr. Grand Rapids Northview Lisa Burgess** Jr. Dorr Wayland Justine Campos* Fr. Holland Holland Danielle Constantin* Fr. Midland Midland Shanna Elston* So. Lambertville Emmanuel Baptist Candace Graham*** Jr. Hudsonville Hudsonville Kelsey Guisbert* So. Farmington Farmington Libby Hammon** So. Allegan Allegan Nicole Izenbaard* Fr. Kalamazoo Kalamazoo Christian Kelly Kraft**** Sr. Brown City Brown City Lauren Kucera* Fr. Dyer, Ind. Lake Central Allison Miller**** Sr. Hopkins Hopkins Kara Sayger** Sr. Rochester, Ind. Rochester Megan Sheehan*** Jr. Hudsonville Hudsonville Lauren Vande Kopple*** Jr. Rockford Rockford Ashley VanMeter*** Jr. Dansville Dansville Rebecca Whitman* So. Ludington Ludington
2004 Men's Tennis Letterwinners
Player Yr. Hometown High School Robert Dody* So. Whitehall Whitehall Kevney Dugan*** Sr. Holland, Mich. Holland Christian Erik Frost**** Sr. Midland, Mich. Midland Derek Phelan*** Sr. Warren, Mich. Warren Woods Tower Andy Phillips** So. White Pigeon Sturgis Andrew Ruemenapp** So. Petoskey Petoskey Jason Wagenmaker** Jr. Grand Haven Grand Haven
2004 Women's Tennis Letterwinners
Player Yr. Hometown High School Erin Bradley** So. Hastings Hastings Deanna Clouse**** Sr. Jackson Northwest Kortney DeVito*** Jr. Okemos Williamston Lauren Engel** So. Traverse City Central Anneliese Fox** So. Alma Alma Ashley Leary* Fr. Naperville, Ill. North Central Priya Malviya*** Jr. Holland Holland Amy Norris* Fr. Ann Arbor Pioneer Stephanie Springer*** Sr. Bloomfield Village Birmingham Seaholm Tracy Wilburn Fr. Dimondale Holt
2004 Men's Track Letterwinners
Name Yr. Hometown High School Kyle Barnes** So. Central Lake Central Justin Blazek* So. Portage Northern Jonathan Cain* Sr. Des Plaines, Ill. Elk Grove Matt Casillas** So. East Grand Rapids East Grand Rapids Peter Derby** Sr. Cadillac Cadillac Sean Derby* So. Cadillac Cadillac Christopher Freeman* Fr. Wells, Me. Seacoast Christian Sanders Frye* Fr. Harbor Springs Harbor Springs Anthony Gawron** Sr. Muskegon Reeths-Puffer David Girardot* Fr. Fort Wayne, Ind. Carroll Daniel Halloran** Sr. Midland Midland John Hoffman* So. Scotia, N.Y. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Eric Jongekryg* Sr. West Olive Zeeland Aaron Kenemer* Fr. Zeeland Zeeland Scott Langille* Fr. Glen Ellyn, Ill. Glenbard West Jeffrey Layman* Fr. Holland West Ottawa Kyle Morrison**** Sr. Niles Niles Matthew Rycenga* So. Cadillac Cadillac Cameron Schuler*Fr. Albion Albion Kyle Smith* Fr. Ada Forest Hills Northern Matthew Svoboda** Jr. Grand Haven Grand Haven Joel Teft**** Sr. Grand Rapids South Christian Ryan TerLouw* Fr. Pella, Ia. Pella Tyson Warner** So. Portage Northern Jeff Weber** So. Grandville Grandville Philip Wilson So. Fruitport Muskegon Travis Young Jr. Tustin Pine River
2004 Women's Track Letterwinners
Name Yr. Hometown High School Katrina Alvesteffer*** Jr. Whitehall Whitehall Laura Borovsky** So. Livonia Churchill Ashley Dean* Fr. Cadillac Cadillac Martha Graham**** Sr. Midland Midland Cayla Henn* Fr. Dousman, Wisc. Waukesha North Monique Hoyle* Fr. Delton Delton Kellogg Denay Kippley* Fr. Holland Holland Leah Koopmans* Fr. Holland Holland Elizabeth Kreuze* Fr. Kalamazoo Otsego Lindsey Kuipers Jr.** Grandville Grandville Brietney Lewis Fr.* West Chicago, Ill. St. Francis Erin Mitteer* Fr. Middleville Caledonia Tina Pike*** Jr. Rochester, Minn. Central Jennifer Price*** Sr. Battle Creek Lakeview Laura Rojeski* Fr. Mt. Pleasant Mt. Pleasant Angela Saxton** So. Dowagiac Union Emily Schlitz*** Jr. Potterville Potterville Barbara Schornstein* Fr. Shoreview, Minn. Mounds View Mishelle Scott* Fr. Traverse City Traverse City West Leslie Tableman* Fr. Lansing Lansing Eastern Britta Trepp* Fr. Traverse City Traverse City West Kara VanAssen**** Sr. Jenison Jenison Jennifer VanderMeer* Fr. Holland Holland Emily Wandell* Fr. Mason Mason Maureen Warfield** So. Jackson Adrian Christiana Watkin**** Sr. Holland West Ottawa Kelli Zoellner* Fr. Eastpointe Eastpointe Lutheran