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Valpo’s Whitmer Named Herb Foster Sportsmanship Award Winner
Adam Whitmer won the Herb Foster Sportsmanship Award. (Ray Acevedo)
Adam Whitmer won the Herb Foster Sportsmanship Award. (Ray Acevedo)

Friday, April 27, 2012

Valparaiso University’s Adam Whitmer (Shipshewana, Ind./Westview H.S.) has been named the Herb Foster Sportsmanship Award recipient as the Horizon League handed out its postseason awards on Friday.

Whitmer, a senior, played fourth singles most of the season for the Crusaders, winning 13 singles matches.  He also posted victories in 12 doubles contests in 2011-2012.

For his career, Whitmer won 40 singles matches and 42 doubles contests, ranking in the top-10 in school history in both categories.

Whitmer is Valpo’s first Horizon League postseason award winner since joining the conference prior to the 2007-2008 season.