Manchester's Erin Cordill Earns HCAC Women's Tennis MVP Honors

Manchester's Erin Cordill Earns HCAC Women's Tennis MVP Honors

GREENWOOD, Ind. --- Manchester University's Erin Cordill (Zionsville, Ind. / Zionsville) has been named the 2017 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference women's tennis Most Valuable Player. 

Cordill completed her senior season with an overall dual match record of 13-5, while finishing the conference season with a 13-1 mark.  Cordill finished 7-2, 7-0 HCAC, at No. 1 singles and 6-3, 6-1 HCAC, at No. 1 doubles this fall.

Thirteen other players join Cordill on the All-HCAC first team: Defiance's Hannah Hesterman (Archbold, Ohio), Franklin's Karen Dringenburg (Seymour, Ind.), Holyn Eldridge (Goshen, Ind.) and Rachel Rose (Springsboro, Ohio), Hanover's Susan Winternheimer (Indianapolis, Ind.), Meghan Farrell (Indianapolis, Ind.), and Cami Jones (Richmond, Ind.), Manchester's Mariam Ali (Giza, Egypt), Rose-Hulman's Bella Evans (Mission Viejo, Calif.), Naomi Bhagat (Waukesha, Wis.), Fanny-Jane Banda (Trilport, France) and Anna Thompson (Anderson, S.C.), and Transylvania's Mary Grace Amato (Frankfort, Ky.) have been named to this year's team.

Hanover's Haley Parker (Leo, Ind. / Leol) was named the conference's Freshman of the Year.  Parker finished with a 13-1 overall conference record during the regular season and claimed a 6-1 HCAC record at No. 4 singles and a 7-0 mark at No. 2 and 3 doubles for the Panthers. 

Also receiving special recognition this season is Hanover head coach Eric LaRue. LaRue led the Panthers to their fifth straight regular season conference title (7-0 HCAC) and the HCAC tournament champion. The award is LaRue's first honor in his first year as women's tennis coach at Hanover.

Most Valuable Player: Erin Cordill, Manchester
Freshman of the Year: Haley Parker, Hanover
Coach of the Year: Eric LaRue, Hanover

All-HCAC

Name

Year

School

Hannah Hesterman

Junior

Defiance

Karen Dringenburg

Junior

Franklin

Holyn Eldridge

Junior

Franklin

Rachel Rose

Junior

Franklin

Meghan Farrell

Sophomore

Hanover

Cami Jones

Sophomore

Hanover

Susan Winternheimer

Junior

Hanover

Mariam Ali

Senior

Manchester

Erin Cordill

Senior

Manchester

Fanny-Jane Banda

Freshman

Rose-Hulman

Naomi Bhagat

Sophomore

Rose-Hulman

Bella Evans

Senior

Rose-Hulman

Anna Thompson

Sophomore

Rose-Hulman

Honorable Mention All-HCAC

Name

Year

School

A.J. Breneman

Freshman

Defiance

Alex Canaday

Freshman

Earlham

Yunjoo Shin

Junior

Earlham

Megan Battles

Senior

Franklin

Alexa Schofner

Junior

Franklin

Alana Feely

Senior

Hanover

Haley Parker

Freshman

Hanover

Caroline Millard

Sophomore

Hanover

Karly Eichenauer

Freshman

Manchester

Katie Peden

Senior

Manchester

Hannah Broermann

Sophomore

Mount St. Joseph

Merrick Irwin

Sophomore

Transylvania

Lilian Williams

Senior

Transylvania

All-Sportsmanship Team

Name

Year

School

MacKenzie Combs

Senior

Defiance

Alex Canady

Freshman

Earlham

Gabby Mahurin

Freshman

Franklin

Mia Katzenberger

Freshman

Hanover

Katy Ashpole

Senior

Manchester

Hannah Broermann

Sophomore

Mount St. Joseph

Bella Evans

Senior

Rose-Hulman

Mary Grace Amato

Senior

Transylvania