For a college student athlete there is nothing like winning a National Championship. It doesn’t matter what division or sport, it shows everyone for that period of time no one was better than you and your team.
For tiny Hope College of Holland Michigan it didn’t get anybetter than this.
Hope College’s Linda Ebels (facing,center), Bria Ebels (right), assistant coach Becky Sutton-Klingler (center) and Stacy Warsen (left) celebrate following their 69-56 win over Southern Maine in the 2006 Division III Women’s Basketball National Championship Game on March 18, 2006 at Springfield College in Springfield MA.
Division III Final Four Most Outstanding Player Bria Ebels celebrates after cutting down the net following Hope’s 69-56 win over Southern Maine.
Hope’s Lindsay Lange (41) celebrates during the award presentation following their 69-56 win over Southern Maine in the 2006 Division III Women’s Basketball National Championship Game.