Grace Smith is just the 24th recipient in Kalamazoo history to earn the award.
Final: Albion 85, Kalamazoo 59
Suzanne Miller's career-high 30 points powered Kalamazoo to a 77-64 win over Olivet.
Kalamazoo led first place Trine, 17-8, after the first quarter, but the Thunder proved too much down the stretch.
Final Score: Hope 98, Kalamazoo 55.
Grace Smith's dedication off the court will translate to national recognition at the 2017 NCAA Women's Final Four.
Final: Saint Mary's 62, Kalamazoo 47.
Final: Alma 80, Kalamazoo 78
First-year guard Libby Munoz dropped 24 points going 4-of-7 from beyond the arc in Kalamazoo's 67-50 loss to Oberlin.
Final: Adrian 75, Kalamazoo 61.