Hanover's Cami Jones Earns HCAC Women's Tennis MVP Honors

Hanover's Cami Jones Earns HCAC Women's Tennis MVP Honors

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- Hanover College's Cami Jones (Richmond, Ind.) has been named the 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference women's tennis Most Valuable Player. 

Jones completed her junior season with an overall dual match record of 17-0, while finishing the conference season with a 14-0 mark. Jones finished 9-0, 7-0 HCAC, at No. 1 singles and 8-0, 7-0 HCAC, at No. 1 & 2 doubles this fall.

Thirteen other players join Jones on the All-HCAC first team: Anderson's Abigail Kirkman and Allison Newman, Defiance's Hannah Hesterman, Earlham's Anna Hahn, Franklin's Kaen Dringenburg and Holyn Eldridge, Hanover's Meghan Farrell, Addison Laker, and Suzie Winternheimer, Rose-Hulman's Fanny Banda, Naomi Bhagat, and Anna Thompson, and Transylvania's Jessica Burton and Porsche Robinson have been named to this year's team.

Transylvania's Porsche Robinson (Houston, Texas) was named the conference's Freshman of the Year. Robinson finished with a 13-3 overall conference record during the regular season and claimed a 5-3 HCAC record at No. 1 singles and a 8-0 mark at No. 1 doubles for the Pioneers. 

Also receiving special recognition this season is Hanover head coach Eric LaRue. LaRue led the Panthers to their sixth straight regular season conference title (8-0 HCAC) and the HCAC tournament champion. The award is LaRue's second honor in his second year as women's tennis coach at Hanover.

Most Valuable Player: Cami Jones, Hanover
Freshman of the Year: Porsche Robinson, Transylvania
Coach of the Year: Eric LaRue, Hanover

All-HCAC

Name

Year

School

Abigail Kirkman

Senior

Anderson

Allison Newman

Junior

Anderson

Hannah Hesterman

Senior

Defiance

Anna Hahn

Freshman

Earlham

Karen Dringenburg

Senior

Franklin

Holyn Eldridge

Senior

Franklin

Meghan Farrell

Junior

Hanover

Cami Jones

Junior

Hanover

Addison Laker

Sophomore

Hanover

Susie Winternheimer

Senior

Hanover

Fanny-Jane Banda

Sophomore

Rose-Hulman

Naomi Bhagat

Junior

Rose-Hulman

Anna Thompson

Junior

Rose-Hulman

Jessica Burton

Freshman

Transylvania

Porsche Robinson

Freshman

Transylvania

Honorable Mention All-HCAC

Name

Year

School

Anna Creech

Freshman

Anderson

Mandy Meserve

Senior

Anderson

Cassie Weyker

Freshman

Anderson

Cayla Walker

Senior

Defiance

Yunjoo Shin

Senior

Earlham

Maddie Bright

Freshman

Franklin

Grace Otte

Freshman

Franklin

Alexa Schofner

Senior

Franklin

Ruth Gaston

Senior

Hanover

Mia Katzenberger

Sophomore

Hanover

Karly Eichenauer

Sophomore

Manchester

Katie Fellinger

Freshman

Mount St. Joseph

Kearstin Bruther

Senior

Transylvania

Alyssa Igyarto

Freshman

Transylvania

Merrick Irwin

Junior

Transylvania

Christopher M. Ragsdale All-Sportsmanship Team

Name

Year

School

Abigail Kirkman

Senior

Anderson

Cayla Walker

Senior

Defiance

Tsitsi Makufa

Freshman

Earlham

Madison Pifer

Freshman

Franklin

Caroline Millard

Junior

Hanover

Maddie Russow

Freshman

Manchester

Hannah Broermann

Junior

Mount St. Joseph

Beata Barati

Senior

Rose-Hulman

Reagan Jobe

Sophomore

Transylvania