Mon, Apr. 28, 2014 - [Tennis] - Viewed 788 times
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Michiel Van Den Bogaert

Wichita, Kan. – Michiel Van Den Bogaert (Junior, Haarlem, Netherlands) from Bethany College is the Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week. Brooke Vorhees (Junior, Riverside, Calif.) of McPherson College has been selected as the Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week. Both student-athletes were selected from a pool of nominees by vote of conference Sports Information Directors for their performances during the week of April 21 - 27.


Van Den Bogaert finished the week 6-0 with three victories each in singles and doubles. His performances in the KCAC Men's Tennis Tournament helped the Swedes secure the 2014 Championship. Van Den Bogaert will travel to Mobile, Ala. for the NAIA Men's Tennis National Tournament with 15-4 record in singles, and a 10-7 record in doubles.


Vorhees was undefeated on the week with three victories apiece in singles and doubles. She was instrumental in helping the Bulldogs claim their first Women's Tennis Championship since 1977, and the first conference championship in women's athletics at McPherson since 2003. Vorhees goes into Nationals with a 18-3 record in singles, and a 17-6 record in doubles.


Brooke Vorhees


2014 Women's Tennis Award Winners

Week 1: None

Week 2: Emma Sheehan, McPherson

Week 3: Sara Peck, Southwestern

Week 4: Breanna Honer, Bethel

Week 5: Sadie Pfau, Southwestern

Week 6: Steph Shogren, Bethel

Week 7: Brooke Vorhees, McPherson


2014 Men's Tennis Award Winners

Week 1: Manuel Raga, Bethany

Week 2: Edgardo Tapia, Bethany

Week 3: Mensford Owusu, Bethany

Week 4: Logan Palenske, Bethel

Week 5: Rafael Bulness, McPherson

Week 6: Joan-Marc Fajula Rodriguez, McPherson

Week 7: Michiel Van Den Bogaert, Bethany

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KCAC - Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference NAIA Southwestern College University of Saint Mary McPherson College Sterling College Ottawa University Friends University Kansas Wesleyan University Bethany College Bethel College Tabor College