Rogers Named Capital One Second Team Academic All-American
June 6, 2012
TOWSON, MD - Recent Johns Hopkins graduate Elizabeth Rogers capped her standout career at the Homewood Campus as she was named to the Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-America At-Large Team as announced Tuesday, June 5. She garnered second team accolades and is just the second women's swimmer to earn Academic All-America honors in program history.
The Capital One Academic All-America Women's At-Large program includes the sports of bowling, crew, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming and diving, tennis and water polo. To be nominated for the Academic All-America program, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore with a 3.30 or higher cumulative grade point average and be a starter or significant reserve.
Rogers led Johns Hopkins to back-to-back Bluegrass Mountain Conference titles as well as top-10 finishes at the NCAA Championship. She is a four-time qualifier for the NCAA Championship and earned All-America honors 18 times in her four seasons. Her 18 All-America honors tied her for fifth in program history. Rogers also won 12 Bluegrass Mountain Conference titles, third best in school history, while helping the Blue Jays to runner-up finishes in 2009 and 2010 before taking home gold in 2011 and 2012. Rogers holds seven school records as well as four Johns Hopkins' pool records. She holds Hopkins' records in the 50 Free (23.67) and 100 Free (51.12) as well as all five relays.
Rogers graduated in May with a degree in behavioral biology with a minor in Spanish for the professions and boasted a 3.71 cumulative GPA. She is a five-time Dean's List honoree and a four-time CSCAA Scholar All-American. She has worked for the past two years as a research assistant with the Johns Hopkins Hospital CARDIA Study. She volunteered at the St. Mary's Medical Center Emergency Room and ICU in the summer of 2009 and 2011. In the summer of 2011, she also volunteered with Stroke of Hope, working with stroke victims on reading, writing and speaking skills. This past spring, Rogers interned at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center International Department, assisting with scheduling and shadowing Spanish interpreters.
Rogers volunteered at the San Juan de Dios Clinic in Peru assisting with the care of physically and mentally disabled children in May and June 2010. Later that summer, she worked as a research assistant for the National Fire Protection Association Research Study through the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. As a freshman, Rogers worked with Refugee Action Mentor Program (RAMP), mentor to Baltimore Refugees as pen pals. Rogers has been an active member of the Johns Hopkins chapter of Habitat for Humanity she came to the Homewood Campus in 2008. She worked as a Pre-Orientation Assistant the past three years. In 2010, she co-organized the group's intersession work trip to Punta Gorda, FL. As a junior, Rogers served as the Marketing & Publicity Chair and then served as the Treasurer in her senior year.
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