MOUNT VERNON, Ohio. – The Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference has announced its postseason awards for men’s volleyball on Friday, April 1 and the Mount Vernon Nazarene University men’s volleyball team has several recipients.
The recipients are highlighted by head coach Doug Sherer. Sherer, who just finished his second season as head coach, was named as the Champions of Character Coach by the WHAC conference. The award is a prestigious one, and it is now the second consecutive year in which Sherer has won it.
Following Sherer is sophomore outside hitter Caden Donaldson. Like his head coach, Donaldson earned a spot on the Champions of Character team for the second straight season after displaying great leadership and character. Donaldson, who is from Ray, Ohio, averaged 2.6 kills per set in 2022.
Spencer Stanley received All-WHAC Second Team recognition. The sophomore from Mount Vernon, Ohio amassed 321 kills over the 2022 season and averaged 3.4 kills per set. He also contributed 18 assists, 112 digs, and 37 total blocks on the year.
The last award recipient is Jordan Hoag, who received WHAC All-Academic honors. Along with meeting the 3.50 GPA requirement to earn the award, Hoag finished the season with 103 digs as a DS.
Congratulations to Stanley, Hoag, Donaldson, and Coach Sherer on their WHAC honors.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students, and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 31 states and 22 countries/U.S. territories.