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Scholtz Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

Lexie Scholtz leads JHU with 3.8 assists per game
Lexie Scholtz leads JHU with 3.8 assists per game
Feb. 22, 2018

 Lauren Dellipoali
By Lauren Dellipoali
Athletic Communications Assistant
BALTIMORE, MD – Junior guard Lexie Scholtz of the Johns Hopkins women’s basketball team has been named to the CoSIDA 2017-18 Academic All-District District Team for District II it was announced today. This is the first time Scholtz has been named to the all-district team.

To be nominated, a student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) at his/her current institution. The District II region includes Connecticut, Washington D.C., Deleware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island and West Virginia.

Scholtz, who has started every game for the Blue Jays this season, boasts a 3.96 GPA as a biomedical engineering major. She spent the summer researching malaria diagnostic and helped develop a low-cost, portable, point-of-care optical diagnostic system for third world countries. The South Pasadena, CA native also designed an embedded system to interface with the user, control hardware, collect measurements, analyze data and report the test results to the user. She is a founding member of EXOrise LLC which worked on developing a powered knee brace to assist nurses in lifting patients in order to aid patient sit-to-stand transfer and reduce back injuries to nurses. Scholtz has served as an engineering design mentor at local Baltimore middle schools and spent time volunteering as a tutor and youth basketball coach.

For the season Scholtz leads the Blue Jays in assists, as she is averaging 3.8 per game. She ranks second on the team in rebounding (6.5) and third in point per game (10.3). She also has a team-high four double-doubles this season.

Johns Hopkins will take on top-seeded Gettysburg on Friday, February 23 at 6 pm in the conference semifinals with a trip to the championship game on the line.

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