posted May 8, 2002

Andrea Adams is MIAA Softball MVP

Pitcher Andrea Adams has been voted the most valuable softball player in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA).

Adams is one of five Hope players receiving All-MIAA honors from the league's coaches.

This spring Adams, a junior from Fairgrove, topped the MIAA in victories (8), earned run average (0.56) and strikeouts (59). For the entire season she posted a 16-9 record throwing a no-hitter, seven shutouts and three one-hitters. She set a Hope record for strikeouts (156).

Joining Adams on the All-MIAA first team were junior catcher Angie Bunker of Muskegon and freshman outfielder Meg Sheehan of Hudsonville. All-MIAA second team honorees were sophomore shortstop Kelly Kraft of Brown City and senior outfielder Rose Owens of Shelby.