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.
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