2011 All-MIAA Tennis
Hurley Named to All-MIAA First Team
ROYAL OAK, Mich. - For the third consecutive year, Saint Mary's tennis player Jillian Hurley has been named to the All-MIAA First Team at the conclusion of the season.
Hurley becomes the fifth tennis player in program history to be named to either the All-MIAA First Team or Second Team in each of her four years for the Belles. She was a Second Team selection as a freshman and has been honored on the First Team for the last three seasons.
A senior from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, she finished the year with a 5-3 record at #1 singles for Saint Mary's. In each of those three league losses, Hurley fell to an opponent who was also named to the All-MIAA First Team in 2011 including MIAA Most Valuable Player Melissa Oosterhouse. She finishes her career with 98 career victories combined between singles and doubles.
Karen Caine Scholar-Athlete Award: Melissa Oosterhouse, Calvin (senior from Grand Rapids/GR Christian HS)
Sue Little Sportsmanship Award: Sarah Towler, Albion (junior from Milan/Milan HS)
All-MIAA First Team:
Melissa Oosterhouse, Calvin**** (senior from Grand Rapids/GR Christian HS)
Shelley Zamler, Albion**** (senior from Beverly Hills/Birmingham Groves HS)
Jillian Hurley, Saint Mary’s*** (senior from Sioux Falls, S.D./O’Gorman HS)
Kelsey Hassevoort, Kalamazoo* (junior from Kalamazoo/Loy Norrix HS)
Kaitlin Spoelhof, Calvin*** (senior from Holland/Holland Christian HS)
Katherine Garcia, Hope** (senior from Battle Creek/Battle Creek Central HS)
*- number of years All-MIAA First Team
All-MIAA Second Team:
Marissa Cloutier, Albion (freshman from Grosse Ile/Grosse Ile HS)
Leah LaBarge, Hope (sophomore from Hudsonville/Hudsonville HS)
Katie Blumberg, Albion (freshman from Farmington Hills/Farmington HS)
Caitlin LaValley, Olivet (sophomore from Battle Creek/Pennfield HS)
Kari Larson, Kalamazoo (senior from Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor Huron HS)
Michelle Busscher, Calvin (senior from Whitehall/Muskegon Western Michigan Christian HS)