May 18, 2012
BALTIMORE, MD – The Johns Hopkins Department of Athletics recently honored five of its finest student-athletes at its annual Senior Awards Banquet. This senior class helped the Johns Hopkins win a combined 32 conference titles over the last four years and departs as one of the most decorated classes in school history.
Below is a summary of each award presented with the recipient and their accomplishments noted. There was one double-winner as Stephanie Fong, a member of the Blue Jay women’s basketball team, won both the Robert H. Scott Award and the Blue Jays Unlimited Award.
C. Gardner Mallonee Award
Given to the senior male who has made the most outstanding contribution in athletics at Johns Hopkins.
Hewitt Tomlin – Football
Major: Public Health Studies • Cumulative GPA: 3.04
Finished career as the all-time winningest quarterback in school history with a 33-9 record as a four-year starter (previous record for wins by a JHU QB was 19) … Helped JHU to a four-year record of 36-10 with three Centennial Conference titles, two trips to the NCAA Playoffs and one ECAC title … two-time First Team All-Centennial selection and the 2011 Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Year … All-ECAC and d3football.com All-South as a senior as well … One of 10 finalists nationally in 2011 for the Gagliardi Award, which is presented to the top player in Division III Football … holds more than 25 school records, including career marks for passing yards (10,481), total offense (10,677), 200-yard passing games (31), 300-yard passing games (12), completions (851) and attempts (1,375) … second-winningest quarterback in Centennial Conference history with his 33 career wins as a starter … Finished ninth in the nation in passing yards per game (298.1), 15th in pass efficiency (152.57) and 16th in total offense (298.3) as a senior … 10,481 career passing yards is the second-highest total by any Division III quarterback who finished his career in 2011 and among the top 20 all-time in Division III history.
Catherine P. Cramer Award
Given to the senior female who has made the most outstanding contribution in athletics at Johns Hopkins.
Erica Suter – Women’s Soccer
Major: International Studies • Cumulative GPA: 3.35
Suter was named a Second Team NSCAA All-American, a First Team CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-American and the Centennial Conference Player of the Year as well as a d3soccer.com First Team All-American and the d3soccer.com Midfielder of the Year as a senior. Suter tallied 19 goals and 15 assists for 53 points in 2011 and currently holds the single season record for points and assists while setting JHU career record for goals (55), assists (31) and points (141).
Suter is a four-time NSCAA All-Region and four-time All-Centennial Conference honoree as well as a 2010 3rd Team NSCAA Scholar All-American. She helped JHU to four-straight Centennial Conference titles, four trips to NCAA Tournament and two appearances in the NCAA quarterfinals (2009, 2010). Suter serves as the president of JHU American Marketing Association and was a member of Division III USA All-Star Team that played in Brazil last summer.
Dr. William Howard Award
Given to the senior who has excelled both as a scholar and athlete at Johns Hopkins.
Tim McCarty – Men’s Basketball
Major: Economics • Cumulative GPA: 4.00
Captain and three-year starter • Two-time Third Team CoSIDA Academic All-American • Just the second player in JHU MBB history to earn Academic All-America honors twice • the 16th JHU athlete to earn Academic All-America honors more than once in the same sport • ranks ninth in school history in free throw attempts (329), 13th in free throws made (234), 5th in offensive rebounds (144), 14th in games played (100), 16th in minutes played (2173), 17th in defense rebounds (264) and 18th in three-point field goal attempts (177) • Vice-president of JHU’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee • Dean’s List student • working on a year-long internship doing institutional economic research for Dr. Steve Hanke using a financial model on Microsoft Excel to analyze equities traded on organized exchanges • also interned with Middleton Gardiner Group LLC, Merrill Lynch and MSG Promotions, Inc at the US Open Golf Championship.
Robert H. Scott Award
Given to the senior who has demonstrated excellence in athletics, scholarship, and extracurricular participation at Johns Hopkins.
Blue Jays Unlimited Award
Given to the Johns Hopkins varsity athlete who most exemplifies the spirit of Blue Jays Unlimited by demonstrating team spirit and leadership, promoting team unity and morale, and enhancing the athletic experience of his or her teammates.
Stephanie Fong – Women’s Basketball
Major: Behavioral Bio • Cumulative GPA: 3.70
Honorable Mention All-Centennial as a senior and three-time CC academic honor selection … Helped the Blue Jays to the second round of the NCAA tournament and CC runner-up finishes as a junior and senior.
In her career at JHU, Fong is tied for ninth in school history in games played (107) and is second on the all-time free throw shooting percentage list (.831). She ranks fourth on the career assist list (343) and second in three-point field goal percentage for her career, (.388). As a senior she finished third on JHU’s single season free throw percentage list (.879) and second in single-season assists with 161. She led the team in assists in each of her last three years and set a CC record for single-season three-point FG% as a junior when she his 37-of-76 (.487). In addition to her on-court efforts, Fond is the President of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). Under her direction, SAAC has been powerful voice of the Hopkins Student-athlete body, making changes to improve the overall experience of the student-athletes and the Hopkins community.
The Johns Hopkins University Mentor Program (JUMP) was an initiative created by Stephanie, in which students from Afya Charter School attend a Hopkins athletic event as well as meet with various student athletes to learn about their experiences and share their own stories, goals and dreams. The JUMP program has greatly impacted both Hopkins student-athletes and the Baltimore community. JUMP brings together student-athletes from a number of different sports, increasing the athletic moral while serving as a great educational tool to the Afya students. Stephanie has successfully established a strong relationship with Afya and Hopkins as she is constantly encouraging her fellow student-athletes to volunteer as mentors, knowing programs such as this have a powerful and positive influence on these young students.
Larry Goldfarb Award
Given to a senior for outstanding service to the athletics program at Johns Hopkins.
Aaron Borenstein – Game Operations/Baseball
Major: Sociology • Cumulative GPA: 3.35
In addition to his contributions to the baseball team, Aaron "chompie" Borenstein has helped out all of our athletic teams in one way or another. Far too often the behind the scenes staff goes over looked, but these student workers are crucial to the operation of a successful home event. As a four -ear veteran to the game ops. staff, Chompie has worked the sideline, operated a scoreboard, and has helped ensure a number of our home NCAA events run smoothly and live up to the high Hopkins standard. In addition to working event staff, Chompie has taken it upon himself to schedule the student staff for all home athletic events, an incredibly daunting and difficult task, especially during the fall season.
Chompie has been a major contributor to the baseball team as well as to all of our athletic teams. As a team captain for Hopkins baseball, Aaron provides his team with the support and leadership needed for a success. Whether it be catching at 7 a.m., working out in the underworld on an off day or providing support from the dugout during games, Chompie is a strong and influential leader to the Hopkins baseball team and clearly a person his teammates trust and look up to for guidance and support.
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