The 2014 All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Volleyball Team features a four-time first-team honoree and a defensive player of the year from Hope College.
Senior Jenna Grasmeyer of Jenison, Michigan (Hudsonville Unity Christian HS), is the Flying Dutch’s third four-time All-MIAA honoree and eighth in the MIAA history.
Junior Allie Mitchell of Grand Rapids, Michigan (Forest Hills Eastern HS), became the third Hope player to be chosen MIAA Defensive Player of the Year.
Junior Lauren Hazekamp of Fruitport, Michigan (Fruitport HS), and senior Amy VanderStoep of Holland, Michigan (West Ottawa HS), joined their teammate Grasmeyer on the All-MIAA First Team.
Grasmeyer follows Greer Bratschie (2008-11) and Heather Velting (1996-99) as four-time All-MIAA players from Hope.
Grasmeyer averaged 3.62 kills per set over 16 MIAA matches as she helped the Flying Dutch earn the 13th league title in team history with a co-championship. She ranked third among MIAA players in kill averaged.
Grasmeyer also topped the MIAA with 0.63 service aces per set and was sixth in hitting percentage at .278.
Mitchell ranked fourth in the MIAA at 4.52 digs per set during league play. Hope’s previous defensive players of the year were Jessica Maier (2012) and Kristen Johnson (2009).
Hazekamp finished second in the MIAA at 10.29 assists per league set and first in hitting percentage at .384. This is Hazekamp’s second All-MIAA honor.
VanderStoep is a first-time All-MIAA honoree. She averaged 2.41 kills per set and ranked seventh in the MIAA with .276 hitting percentage.
Mitchell and Senior Anna Lynch of Lake Odessa, Michigan (Lakewood HS), were selected to the All-MIAA Second Team.