Women’s Cross Country
The team was a unanimous selection to win its 12th straight Centennial Conference crown in the coaches’ preseason poll. The Blue Jays have won 11 straight championships since finishing third in 2007.
Erin Misner, previously a game day manager for the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League, was named director of lacrosse operations for the women’s team. She also served as assistant coach for Muhlenberg women’s lacrosse and assistant coach for women’s lacrosse and field hockey at Cortland State, helping both teams to SUNYAC titles and NCAA Tournament appearances.
Standout relief pitcher Josh Hejka ’19 (Eng) signed a minor league contract with the Kingsport Mets, the rookie league affiliate of the New York Mets. He is the first Blue Jay to sign with an affiliate of a major league team since Andrew Pevsner was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2010.
Johns Hopkins earned 16 of 20 first-place votes and grabbed 160 points to earn the top spot in the 2019 Centennial Conference Preseason Football Poll. This is the 11th consecutive year in the top position for the Blue Jays, who went on to win the Centennial title in 12 of the previous 13 years in which it topped the preseason poll.
Keith Norris, head wrestling coach since 2005, received a Lifetime Service to Wrestling Award from the Maryland Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Norris has guided the Blue Jays to 88 dual-meet victories and nine top-four finishes at the Centennial Conference Championships.
Ten team members were named ITA Scholar-Athletes, the most of any school in the Centennial Conference and tied for fifth in all of Division III. Hopkins was also named a 2019 ITA All-Academic Team.