Hope's All-Time MIAA Most Valuable Athletes

Updated through May 2, 2019


Baseball

2012  Adam Clements (pitcher)
2007  Brian Baker (position player)
2007  Mike Rodgers (pitcher)
2005  Vance Nardin (position player)
2003  Mike VanBeek
1999  Ryan Tanis
1998  Michael Meeuwsen
1991  Vic Breithaupt
1990  Vic Breithaupt
1986  John Klunder
1985  Tom Bylsma
1977  Bill Fobare
1969  Gary Frens
1967  Chuck Langeland
1966  Roger Kroodsma

Men's Basketball

2017  Harrison Blackledge
2012  David Krombeen
2009  Jesse Reimink
2008  Marcus Vanderheide
2007  Stephen Cramer
2004  Andy Phillips
2003  Don Overbeek
1998  Joel Holstege
1997  Joel Holstege
1996  Duane Bosma
1995  Duane Bosma
1991  Eric Elliott
1990  Eric Elliott
1988  Matt Strong
1987  Matt Strong
1985  Dan Gustad
1984  Chip Henry
1982  Matt Neil
1968  Floyd Brady
1967  Floyd Brady
1966  Clare Van Wieren
1963  Jim VanderHill
1962  Ekdal Buys
1960  Ray Ritsema
1959  Paul Benes
1958  Ray Ritsema
1953  Ron Bos
1948  Don Mulder
1947  Russ DeVette

Women's Basketball

2016 Maura McAfee
2016 Autumn Anderson (DPY)
2014 Megan Kelley (DPY)
2014 Maura McAfee
2012 Liz Ellis (DPY)
2011 Liz Ellis (DPY)
2009 Carrie Snikkers
2006 Bria Ebels (Co-MVP)
2003 Amanda Kerkstra
2001 Amanda Kerkstra
2000 Lisa Hoekstra
1995 Kristin Carlson
1990 Dina Disney Hackert

Men's Cross Country

1986 Lindsey Dood
1985 Lindsey Dood
1984 Lindsey Dood
1983 Steve Underwood
1981 Steve Underwood
1976 Lou Hoekstra
1975 Stu Scholl
1974 Stu Scholl
1973 Phil Ceeley
1971 Greg Daniels
1968 Rick Bruggers
1966 Doug Formsma

Women's Cross Country

2017 Emily Hamilton
2016 Erin Herrmann
2013 Sheri McCormack
2004 Tina Pike
1992 Marcia Vandersall Bannink
1991 Katy Conlen
1988 Tauna Jecmen
1987 Tauna Jecmen

Football

2013 Shawn Jackson (offense)
2007 Doug Van Eerden (offense)
2006 Matt Rugenstein (defense)
2003 Phil Butler (offense)
2001 Brian Adloff (offense)
2000 J.D. Graves (offense)
1999 J.D. Graves (offense)
1997 Brandon Graham (offense)
1993 Chad Ackermann (offense)
1987 Todd Ackermann and Bill Vanderbilt (offense)
1987 Don Dahlquist (defense)
1986 Chris Mendels (offense)
1985 Dirk VerMeulen (defense)
1984* Greg Heeres (offense)
1982 Todd Holstege
1978 Tim Lont
1975 Tim Van Heest
1973 Ed Sanders
1971 Ted Rycenga
1961 Sherwood VanderWoude
1958 Larry TerMolen
1950 Tom Van Wingen
1949 Nick Yonker
1939 Bob Powers

* Beginning in 1984, a most valuable player was selected on offense and defense.

Men's Golf

2018 Josh Gibson
2017 Josh Gibson
2016 Josh Gibson
2014 Winton Munch
2013 Winton Munch
2010 Chris Ansel
2009 Steven Strock
2008 Steven Strock
2007 Tommy Yamaoka
2006 Matt Lapham
2004 Tommy Yamaoka
2003 Ryan Shedd
2002 Justin Spyker
2001 Eric Wohlfield
2000 Aaron VandenBerg
1999 Eric Wohlfield
1998 Eric Wohlfield
1992 Mike Peddie
1989 Magnus Lundblad
1986 Brian Westveer
1971 Tom Page

Women's Golf

2016 Megan Klintworth
2014 Megan Klintworth
2000 Lacey Wicksall
1999 Ellen Colenbrander
1998 Ellen Colenbrander
1996 Ellen Colenbrander
1993 Lisa Stover
1992 Lisa Stover
1991 Lisa Stover

Men's Soccer
 
2011 Logan Neil
2010 Logan Neil
2007 Dan Tresslar
2006 Dan Tresslar
2005 Geoff Meyer
1995 John Conlon
1992 Jeff Utzinger
1985 Kevin Benham
1984 Kevin Benham
1980 Paul Fowler
1975 Glenn Swier
1974 Glenn Swier
 
Women's Soccer

2018 Rylie Dalton
2016 Elizabeth Perkins
2008 Allison VanBeek
2004 Dawn Gillam
1996 Tina Gill DeKam

Softball

2018 Hayley Reitsma (position)
2017 Sydney Jones (pitcher)
2011 Andrea Reinecke (pitcher)
2009 Kelli Duimstra (position)
2008 Kylee Brouwer (position)
2006 Becky Whitman (defensive)
2006 Jessica Regnerus (offensive)
2002 Andrea Adams
2001 Carrie Scott
1992 Johanna Pscodna
1991 Lisa Walters Jackman

Men's Swimming & Diving

2008 Ryan Nelis
2006 Kurt Blohm
2005 Kurt Blohm
2002 Josh Boss
2001 Josh Boss
2000 Josh Boss
1995 Dan Knapp
1994 Kirk Assink
1991 Jeff Bannink
1987 Rob Peel
1986 Peter Tilden
1985 Peter Tilden 

Women's Swimming & Diving

2019 Meg Peel (swimmer)
2016 Sarah Sheridan (diver)
2015 Sarah Sheridan (diver)
2014 Sarah Sheridan (diver)
2013 Libby Westrate
2012 Libby Westrate
2008 Brittaney Reest
2001 Betsy VandenBerg
2000 Erinn VanAuken
1999 Betsy VandenBerg
1998 Laural Horton
1997 Lindy Chelf
1996 Kristen Hoving Assink
1995 Kristen Hoving Assink
1994 Dawn Hoving Noorman
1993 Dawn Hoving Noorman
1992 Dawn Hoving Noorman
1991 Sarah DeWitt Darby
1990 Lori Gano Overway
1989 Shelly Russell Schafer
1988 Shelly Russell Schafer
1987 Shelly Russell Schafer
1986 Jennifer Straley Larson

Men's Tennis

2013 Bobby Cawood
2009 John Pelton
2008 John Pelton
2003 Dan Mann
2000 Paul Lillie
1985 Randy Smith
1969 Doug Barrow

Women's Tennis

2019 Claire Hallock
2018 Amanda Bandrowski
2017 Nancy Benda
2009 Samantha Stille
2006 Anneliese Fox
2005 Anneliese Fox
2004 Anneliese Fox
2001 Kristin Kooyer
2000 Jennifer Smith
1998 Lindsay Etheridge
1997 Audrey Coates Akland
1996 Audrey Coates Akland
1995 Audrey Coates Akland
1990 Dani Zurchauer Burke
1989 Colleen Sandro Boyden
1987 Kim Baxter Beckman
1986 Colleen Sandro Boyden

Men's Track & Field

2019 Justin Freeman (track performer)
2012 Kyle VanderVeen (track performer)
2011 Nick Rinck (track performer)
2010 Cameron Lampkin (track performer)
2001 Joe Kattelus (field performer)
1986 Rob Appell
1985 Rob Appell
1984 Rob Appell
1971 Cliff Haverdink
1968 Ray Cooper
1966 Ray Cooper
1965 Dave Lane

Women's Track & Field

2019 Mitchel Achien'g (field performer)
2018 Alison Rich (field performer)
2017 Erin Herrmann (track performer)
2015 Jane Pearson (field performer)
2013 Sarah Venlet (track performer)
2011 Heidi Grooters (field performer)
2011 Kara Vande Guchte (track performer)
2009 Nora Kuiper (track performer)
1993 Marcia Vandersall Bannink
1989 Mary Busscher
1988 Mary Busscher
1986 Paula Smith

Volleyball

2009 Andrea Helminiak (MVP) / Kristen Johnson (DPY)
2001 Amy Brower
1998 Becky Schmidt
1997 Becky Schmidt
1987 DeeAnn Knoll Amos
1983 Linda Percy

DPY -- Defensive Player of the Year

 
 

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