Erin Chen ’20, the winningest fencer in Hopkins history, has advanced as a conference-level nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year. While 21 sports are represented among 161 nominees, she is the only fencer. Chen, who counts 364 career wins, holds the women’s fencing record for wins in a season (113).
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association named 15 Blue Jays Scholar-Athletes, and the team earned All-Academic Team accolades for the 10th straight season. The 15 selections are a school record and the second most in the nation. Hopkins has produced 111 ITA Scholar-Athletes since 2007, and has had at least 10 selections in each of the last six seasons.
The 2019 national champion team earned its seventh consecutive American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award, which requires a GPA of at least 3.3. This is the seventh straight year the Blue Jays have won this award, and the eighth in the past nine years.
Peter Milliman, who spent the past two-plus seasons as men’s lacrosse coach at Cornell and had guided the Big Red to a No. 2 national ranking in 2020 before the season was canceled, was hired as Hopkins’ new men’s lacrosse coach.
Marking a school record, nine members of the women’s lacrosse team have been named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars, requiring a minimum GPA of at least 3.7: Becca Boyle, Georgia Esmond, Kathleen Garvey, Jeanne Kachris, Robyn Lipschultz, Trinity McPherson, Kaitlyn Pham, Michelle Poirier, and Lexi Souder.
Men’s Track and Field
Six team members were honored by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for excellence in academics, earning a GPA of 3.3 or higher: Vipul Bhat, Daniel Chen, Alex Dixon, Declan Hines, Andrew King, and Kevin Sommer. The team earned a combined cumulative GPA of 3.56 to earn All-Academic team recognition.