Release Date: 
Monday, March 14, 2022

Manciel is Player of the Year; teammates earn statewide honors; Shepard is Coach of the Year

HFC basketball players and coach receive Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) honors.

Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) honors announced March 9

Congratulations to this year’s Hawks! All players on the team deserve our support and gratitude for representing HFC well on the court and in the classroom. We are proud of you!

Five Hawks players received formal recognition from the MCCAA:

Mak Manciel: All-Region, All-Conference, First Team All-Conference, All-Defensive Team, All-Freshman Team, Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year

Gary Solomon: Second Team All-Conference

Carrington McCaskill: Second Team All-Conference and All-Defensive Team

Kalil Whitehead: Third Team All-Conference

Brandon Michrina: Honorable Mention All-Conference

MCCAA Tournament honors; Shepard named Coach of the Year

Carrington McCaskill won the MCCAA District B Tournament MVP honors after HFC defeated Macomb CC in the final and made its way to the NJCAA tournament in Danville, IL.

Two Hawks joined McCaskill on the all-tournament team: Mak Manciel and Gary Solomon.

Chris Shepard was named District B Coach of the Year. The District B championship victory marks 100 wins for Chris Shephard as head coach - a major milestone. Congratulations, Coach Shepard!