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JHU Athletes Earn All-Centennial Honors

Tasha Freed was named first team for her performance in the 3,000-meter run
Tasha Freed was named first team for her performance in the 3,000-meter run
March 6, 2018

 Lauren Dellipoali
By Lauren Dellipoali
Athletic Communications Assistant
Official Centennial Release

LANCASTER, PA – Coming off its eighth straight Centennial Conference Indoor Championship, 18 members of the Johns Hopkins women’s track & field team were honored with all-conference honors while head coach Bobby Van Allen was named the Coach of the Year and Kristin Meek was named to the Sportsmanship Team, the league announced today. This marks the fourth time Van Allen has been named the coach of the year.

Erin Brush (800), Tasha Freed (3,000), Sophia Cortazzo (pole vault), Maya Hammonds (long jump) and Jenn Su (pentathlon) all earned first team honors for their performances. Hammonds and Su will be participating at the NCAA Championships as Hammonds sits sixth in the long jump with a mark of 5.76m while Su’s 3,365 points in the pentathlon ranks seventh in the nation.

Hammonds also earned second team laurels for her performances in the 60, 200 and 60-meter hurdles. Alexandra Damron (400), Helen Girod (pole vault) and Catharine Wain (pentathlon) were also named to the second team along with the DMR team of Caelyn Reilly, Kristin Meek, Insa Mannstadt, and Daniela Torres. Reilly also earned second team honors for her performance in the mile while Rebecca Grusby earned second team honors for her performance in the 3,000-meter run.

Earning honorable mention were Marisa Sailus (400), Felicia Koerner (3,000), Annie Gutierrez (pole vault) and Veronica Montane (triple jump).

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