Eleven Hope College student-athletes and two Hope teams shared top honors at the fourth-annual HOPEYs awards ceremony Monday night.
The program at DeVos Fieldhouse recognized the best performances for Hope Athletics during 2013-14 as well as senior students-athletes and outgoing co-athletic director Eva Dean Folkert.
Exceptional Team Performance
• Volleyball team for Oct. 18 against top-ranked Calvin at DeVos Fieldhouse.
Newcomer of the Year
• Men’s — Boone Marois, Track & Field
• Women’s — Molly Meyer, Women's Swimming & Diving
• Vince Boddy, football
Role Player of the Year
• Corey McMahon, men’s basketball
Exceptional Individual Performance
• Sheri McCormack, Women's Cross Country, earning NCAA Division III All-America honors and leading Flying Dutch to ninth-place finish at nationals while sick
Comeback Player of the Year
• Courtney Earles, Volleybal
Female Athlete of the Year
• Jenna Grasmeyer, Volleyball
Male Athlete of the Year
• Jason Muller, Men's Soccer & Men's Tennis
Student-Athlete of the Year
• Men’s, Michael Atwell, Football
• Women’s, Megan Kelley, Women's Basketball
• Women's Basketball, for 28-1 season that included MIAA regular-season and tournament championships and perfect 25-0 regular season
Karen Page Courage Award
• Bethany Schmall, women’s swimming & diving