Chadd Crump Set for Induction into Johns Hopkins University Athletic Hall of Fame on May 7
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Chadd Crump will be inducted into the Johns Hopkins University Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 7.
One of nine new members to the Hopkins Hall of Fame, he was a standout two-sport athlete on the collegiate level thrivingthroughout his career at Johns Hopkins as a standout for both the Blue Jays' water polo and men's swimming teams.
Crump excelled in water polo throughout his career and remains, 15 years after graduating, one the program's all-time greats. He finished his career ranked second in school history with 324 career goals, a mark that still ranks third overall. He also remains one of just four players in school history to score 300 or more goals. A two-time captain in water polo, Crump garnered All-America honors four times during his career, including first team honors as a sophomore, junior and senior. He was also selected as the Most Valuable Player at the Division III Eastern Championships in 1994 and 1995, when he guided the Blue Jays to the team title. He is one of just three players in school history to earn a spot on the Division III Eastern Championship All-Tournament team four times - he was the first Blue Jay to accomplish this.
In a program full of individual and team accomplishments, Crump was the first freshman All-America selection in water polo at Johns Hopkins and he is still one of just five freshmen in school history to earn All-America honors.
He continues to stay active in water polo serving as an official in the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA).
While most noted for his achievements in water polo, Crump also excelled in the pool in the winter for the Blue Jay swimming team. A two-time captain, he helped lead the team to four consecutive UAA titles and four finishes in the top five at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Championships as well. JHU grabbed one third-place finish (1994), two fourth-place showings (1993 & 1996) and a fifth-place finish (1995) at the NCAAs during his career.
Crump was a member of two relay teams that won Univeristy Athletic Assocaition (UAA) titles during his career and he also qualified for the NCAA Championships as a senior.
The nine-member class is the 17th to be inducted since the Johns Hopkins Athletic Hall of Fame was formed in 1994 and raises the total number of members to 132. The group will be honored at induction ceremonies scheduled to take place at 6 pm in the Bloomberg Center on the Johns Hopkins campus. A reception honoring the inductees will immediately follow the induction ceremony in the Newton White Athletic Center.
Individuals interested in attending the Johns Hopkins Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremonies can contact Andrew Kimsey in the Blue Jays Unlimited office to secure a reservation. Kimsey can be reached by phone (410/516-6132) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).