Amanda Bandrowski and Claire Hallock Earn ITA All-America Honors

Amanda Bandrowski hits a backhand, while Claire Hallock attempts a forehand. by Alan Babbitt

Two Hope College women's tennis players have claimed All-America honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association: Amanda Bandrowski and Claire Hallock.

The two seniors are the third Flying Dutch pair to be All-Americans in the same season. They join Audrey Coates and Becky Lucas (1996, doubles) and Kim Baxter and Colleen Sandro (1987, doubles).

Bandrowski and Hallock are All-Americans after finishing eighth and 17th, respectively, in the ITA's final NCAA Division III singles rankings.

Hallock, a senior from Lakeland, Florida (Harrison Center HS), is Hope's first two-time All-American in singles. She also earned the distinction as a junior.

This is the first All-America honor for Bandrowski, a senior from Traverse City, Michigan (St. Francis).

Bandrowski joins Hallock, Sandro (1986) and (Audrey Coates (1994) as All-American singles players for Hope.

Twenty-five Division III singles players were All-Americans this season. Hope is one of seven Division III schools with multiple All-Americans.

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