BALTIMORE, MD – Johns Hopkins senior wrestler Jared Forman has been named to the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District II Men’s At-Large Team for Division III it was announced today. Forman is the first Johns Hopkins wrestler to earn CoSIDA All-District and will now go on the ballot for Academic All-America honors; a first, second and third team in the at-large category will be announced on June 6.
The District II region includes Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island and West Virginia. The be nominated for the CoSIDA Academic All-America program, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore with a 3.3 or higher cumulative grade point average and be a starter or significant reserve. The Men's At-Large Team consists of athletes from the following sports: fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wrestling.
Forman recently completed his second season as a team captain and posted a 27-14 record en route to winning his second consecutive Centennial Conference title at 174 pounds; he is just the sixth Johns Hopkins wrestler to win two Centennial Conference titles. Forman went on to place fifth at the NCAA East Regional Championships and concluded his career with a 76-70 record and 29 pins and 41 bonus-point victories to his credit.
Forman and will graduate with a double major in psychology and biology on May 25. He carries a 3.72 cumulative grade point average, is the President of the Johns Hopkins Student Athlete Advisory Committee and the leader of the Johns Hopkins wrestling Relay for Life Team.
In addition to the CoSIDA Academic All-District nod, Forman had previously earned a spot on the 2017 National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Scholar All-America Team. He became the 54th Johns Hopkins wrestler since 1984 to be named an NWCA Scholar All-American.
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