NEW ORLEANS, LA - The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association recognized 13 members of the Johns Hopkins women's outdoor track & field team as All-Mideast Region honorees, it was announced Monday.
To be named All-Region, an athlete must either be ranked in the top five of an individual event in the region according to the final TFRRS data or be a part of a top-three relay team.
Sophomore Felicia Koerner led the Blue Jays as an honoree in three events, earning the distinction in the 1,500 meter run, 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters. Koerner holds a national top-five time in each event this season, including the Hopkins record in the 10,000 meters with a time of 34:27.60. Sophomores Ellie Clawson and Tasha Freed also earned All-Region honors in more than one event. Clawson was recognized for the 5,000 and 10,000 meters; Freed captured honors in the 1,500 meters and the steeplechase.
The Johns Hopkins 4x400 meter relay team of Lindsay Cheu, Amy Garcia, Hannah Miller and Lauren Roberts earned All-Region recognition. Sophomores Maya Hammonds and Natalia Laspada rounded out the JHU All-Region honorees for the heptathlon and 10,000 meters, respectively.
Koerner, Freed and LaSpada will participate in the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships May 25, 26 and 27 in Geneva, OH.