ATHLETICS

YEAR IN REVIEW

/ Winter 2017-18

year-in-review-winter

 Boys Swimming & Diving

OK Green
Champions (4-0/8-1 Overall)

All Conference
Skyler Cook-Weeks, Ian Miskelley, Luke Mason, Riley VanMeter, Jacob Heeres, Ross Assink & Brad Windemuller

MHSAA State
Champions

MISCA All State
Riley VanMeter, Luke Mason, Ian Miskelley, Brad Windemuller, Skyler Cook-Weeks, Jacob Heeres & Levi VanAst
MISCA Division 3 Swimmer of the Year
Skyler Cook-Weeks
MISCA Division 3 Coach of the Year
Todd Smeenge

Girls Basketball

OK Green
4th Place (5-7/8-14 Overall)

All Conference
Mady Vander Zwaag

MHSAA District
Finals

Boys Basketball

OK Green
2nd Place (9-3/14-8 Overall)

All Conference
Ethan Alderink & Chris Mokma

MHSAA District
Finals

BCAM Academic All State
Team

Boys Hockey

OK Tier II
2nd Place (7-2-1/20-8-1 Overall)

All Conference
Will Houskamp & Caleb VanHeest

MHSAA Regional
Champions
MHSAA State
Quarterfinals

MHSHCA All State
Caleb VanHeest & Will Houskamp (HM)
MHSHCA Academic All State
Team (3.58 GPA)

/ Fall 2017


Boys Cross Country

OK Green
6th Place (1-5)

MHSAA Regional
7th Place

Girls Cross Country

OK Green
Champions (6-0)

All Conference
Kayla Windemuller, Michelle Kuipers, Megan DeMeester & Lizzy Bruxvoort

MHSAA Regional
Champions
MHSAA State
6th Place

MITCA Academic All State
Team, Lizzy Bruxvoort, Megan DeMeester, Michelle Kuipers & Kayla Windemuller

MITCA Regional Coach of the Year
Dave DeKruyter

Boys Football

OK Green
6th Place (1-5/3-6 Overall)

All Conference
Brady Howe, Will VanWieren & Josh DeVries

MHSFCA & AP All State
Will VanWieren & Brady Howe (HM)

MHSFCA Academic All State
Tucker Lee (HM), Noah Hoekstra (HM) & Josh DeVries (HM)

Girls Golf

OK Green
7th Place

Boys Soccer

OK Green
3rd Place (7-2-3/13-5-3 Overall)

All Conference
Clark Cutler, Grant Koops, Cody Bennett & Caleb Walters

MHSAA District
Finals

MIHSSCA All State
Nick VanderLaan, Owen Valk (HM) & Clark Cutler (HM)

Girls Swimming & Diving

OK Green
3rd Place (3-2/7-4 Overall)

All Conference
Valerie Edewaard & Hannah Visser

MHSAA State
6th Place

MISCA All State
Anna Franz, Zoe DeKievit, Sara DeYoung, Jenna Pierce, Gabby Hoffman, Hannah Visser & Valerie Edewaard

Boys Tennis

OK Green
6th Place (1-4-1/1-13-2 Overall)

All Conference
Ryan Rhoades & Robert Frieling

MHSAA Regional
4th Place
MHSAA Final
17th Place

MHSTeCA All State
Ryan Rhoades

Girls Volleyball

OK Green
6th Place (4-8/14-24 Overall)

All Conference
Olivia Slenk & Sarah York

MHSAA District
Semi Finals

MIVCA All State
Olivia Slenk (HM)

MIVCA Academic All State
Team, Jenna Glover, Sara York, Cara Rotman & Olivia Slenk

2016-2017 AWARD WINNERS

MHSAA SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD

The MHSAA selects 32 student-athletes out of approximately 2,000 nominees across Michigan each year for this award.  The following are nominees for this award.

David Laverell, Olivia Voskuil, Erin VanBeek, Elliot Berens, Curtis DeZwaan, Chelsea Nienhuis, Chase Dreyer & Abby Dykema

CLARE POTT AWARD

Presented in honor of former Holland Christian teacher, coach, and athletic director, this award recognizes outstanding achievement in varsity athletics, scholarship, school, church, community, and evidence of Christian growth to two senior athletes.

Kenedy Schoonveld

Caleb Brink

US MARINE CORPS AWARD

The U.S. Marine Corps takes pride in physical fitness, but also in the qualities of courage, poise and self-confidence.  Their annual student athlete award recognizes seniors who exemplify these traits as leaders on their varsity athletic teams.

Briana Leegwater

Lukas Bruxvoort

MIKE PHELPS AWARD

Presented by former Holland Christian teacher, coach, and athletic director, this award recognizes senior student-athletes with exceptional leadership qualities, passion for sport, strong worth ethic, sportsmanship, and Christian character.

Abby Dykema

Mitch Arendsen

OK CONFERENCE AWARD

The OK Conference annually recognizes a male and female graduating student from each conference school for their high achievement as an athlete and for positively representing their school and the OK Conference.

Olivia Voskuil

Jack Huisman

/ Spring 2017

Girls Track & Field

OK Green
4th Place (3-3)

All Conference
Kayla Windemuller, Madilyn VanderZwaag, Michelle Kuipers, Elizabeth Bruxvoort, Dolly Slenk & Madison Brink

MHSAA Regional
4th Place
MHSAA State
3rd Place
1600 & 3200 State Champion – Kayla Windemuller
3200 Relay State Champions

MITCA All State
Kayla Windemuller, Madilyn VanderZwaag, Michelle Kuipers & Elizabeth Bruxvoort

Boys Track & Field

OK Green
6th Place (1-5)

All Conference
Lukas Bruxvoort, Matthew Faber, Grant Barry, Matt Vos & Chaz Meyaard

MHSAA Regional
7th Place

Girls Tennis

OK Green
Champions (6-0/13-6 Overall)

All Conference
Ally Zwiep, Abby DePree, Mackenzie Weener, Lauren Baulder, Nicole Verhulst & Amanda Verhulst

MHSAA Regional
3rd Place 
MHSAA State
6th Place

MHSTeCA All State
Mackenzie Weener & Lauren Balder

 Boys Golf

OK Green
5th Place

MHSAA Regional
17th Place

 

Girls Softball

OK Green
7th Place (1-11/11-20 Overall)

All Conference
Chelsea Nienhuis & Olivia Slenk

MHSAA District
Semifinals

Boys Baseball

OK Green
2nd Place (14-4/31-8 Overall)

All Conference
Jack Huisman, Christian Koele, Wilson Wirebaugh & Chris Mokma

MHSAA District
Champions
MHSAA Regional
Semifinals

MHSBCA All State & All Star Game Selection
Jack Huisman

 Girls Soccer

OK Green
2nd Place (8-3-1/15-6-2 Overall)

All Conference
Rylea Grassmid, Abby Koops, Rose Anthony & Faith Mulder

MHSAA District
Champions
MHSAA Regional
Champions
MHSAA State
Semifinals

MHSSCA All State
Abby Koops, Rylea Grassmid HM & Faith Mulder HM

Boys Lacrosse

OK Tier II
5th Place (3-4/10-7 Overall)

All Conference
Luke Harbottle

MHSAA Regional
Runner-Up

MHSLCA All State
Luke Harbottle & Gerrit Groenendyk HM

Girls Lacrosse (Co-op)

OK Tier II
3rd Place (5-3/11-5 Overall)

All Conference
Elise Kunkel & Aleah Bosgraaf

MHSAA Regional
Quarterfinals

2016-2017 MULTI-SPORT SCHOLAR ATHLETES

The following individuals combined the achievements of participating on multiple teams and maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5.

FRESHMEN

  • Philip Aukema
  • Emma Boyce
  • Christian Conklin
  • Jacob DeBoer
  • Zachary Dokter
  • Matthew Dykstra
  • Chloe Ensing
  • Madison Holloway
  • Shaun Kayes
  • William King
  • Grant Koops
  • Michelle Kuipers
  • Audrey Luce
  • Hannah Luurtsema
  • Alex Mitchell
  • Faith Mulder
  • Nicholas Mulder
  • Coby Nyland
  • Daniel Paul
  • Rebekah Roelofs
  • Elijah Schoonveld
  • Madison Sinclair
  • Isabel Slenk
  • Kylie Smits
  • Jacob Spaulding
  • Matthew Spaulding
  • Brandi Statema
  • Taylor Stygstra
  • Tyler Treffers
  • Ethan VanBeek
  • Noah VandenBrink
  • Angelina VanderBeek
  • Lindy Wierda
  • Lucy Wierda
  • Sadie Wierda
  • Jonah Winkle

SOPHMORES

  • Ted Baas
  • Jenna Baker
  • Alec Boeve
  • Breanna Brink
  • Elizabeth Bruxvoort
  • Hudson DeBoer
  • Megan DeMeester
  • Jace DeWitt
  • Sara DeYoung
  • Jillian Dokter
  • Kaylee Dykema
  • Cameron Fischer
  • Jennifer Franz
  • Evan Kroeze
  • Elise Laarman
  • Lyndsey Leegwater
  • Sydney Leegwater
  • Christopher Mokma
  • Andrew Mulder
  • Vincent Overway
  • Jessica Peerbolte
  • Lindsey Riemersma
  • Tori Roskamp
  • Timothy Schloff
  • Tanner Shoemaker
  • Ben Slenk
  • Dolly Slenk
  • Case VanderZee
  • Caleb VanHeest
  • Joel VanZanten
  • James Viel
  • Wilson Wirebaugh
  • Madelyn Wyma
  • Cody Zastrow

JUNIORS

  • Noah Arendsen
  • Matthew Asselin
  • Dana Bulthuis
  • Colin Edmunds
  • Robert Frieling
  • Jenna Glover
  • Jennifer Hill
  • Noah Hoekstra
  • Elise Kuiper
  • Melissa Maas
  • Claire Mulder
  • Jonas Rees
  • Cara Rotman
  • Olivia Slenk
  • Gretchen Spruit
  • Jacob VanDam
  • Levi VanDam
  • Allison VandenBrink
  • Madylin VanderZwaag
  • Matthew Vos
  • Caleb Vredevoogd
  • Kayla Windemuller

SENIORS

  • Rose Anthony
  • Lauren Balder
  • Caleb Brink
  • Madison Brink
  • Braden Brower
  • Lukas Bruxvoort
  • Abby DePree
  • Katelyn DeWitt
  • Drew Duncan
  • Abigail Dykema
  • Matthew Faber
  • David Laverell
  • Briana Leegwater
  • Jonathan Los
  • Chelsea Nienhuis
  • Matthew Schloff
  • Kenedy Schoonveld
  • Brooke Statema
  • Erin VanBeek
  • Olivia Voskuil
  • Conner Wysong