Hutson, Yapps enter TSU hall

May 29, 1994|By John W. Stewart | John W. Stewart,Sun Staff Writer

Susan Hill Hutson of Baldwin and Teresa Arnold Yapps of Fallston will be among the inductees when Towson State University conducts its annual Athletic Hall of Fame ceremonies Saturday at the University Union on campus.

Hutson, a physical education teacher at Youth Benefit Elementary School in Fallston, was an outstanding scholar-athlete as an undergraduate. She graduated summa cum laude, and was a three-year member of the women's swimming team, serving as captain in her senior season. She also played one year of varsity field hockey.

During her career, she set school breaststroke records that stood for more than 10 years, and she is still part of a record-holding medley relay team. Honored as Towson State's Female Athlete of the Year in 1977 and 1978, she also was recognized as the senior student-athlete with the highest grade-point average.

Yapps, co-owner (with her husband Frank) and director of the Harford Gymnastics and Dance Training Center in Fallston, was a four-year star in gymnastics for the Tigers. She was the school's first gymnast to score more than 1,000 points and finished as career scoring leader.

She was the team's Most Valuable Gymnast in 1980 and 1981 and was named Towson State's Female Athlete of the Year in 1981 and 1982.

The other inductees will be former football coach Phil Albert, sprinter Donald Hofler (1957), lacrosse All-American Steve hTC Hornish (1980) and soccer standout Tom Morgan (1981). Ticket information is available at (410) 830-2234.

Current college leaders

Jen Healey (North Harford) of Jarrettsville recently graduated summa cum laude from Towson State University, where she was a four-year member of the women's lacrosse team. A top defensive player, she served as one of the team captains in her senior year.

One of two women nominated for the school's Senior Scholar-Athlete award, Healey twice was recognized nationally as an outstanding student in women's lacrosse.

* Denise Sarver (Fallston) of Kingsville, a sophomore at Western Maryland College, has been named to the Brine/Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Division III All-South Region team. She tied for the team lead in goals with 60 and added 13 assists. She previously had been picked for the All-Centennial Conference first team. Western Maryland finished 12-2, equaling the school record for wins in a season.

Soccer camp scheduled

The 11th annual soccer camp sponsored by the Havre de Grace Recreation Committee, under the auspices of Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation, will be conducted in two sessions in August at Havre de Grace Middle School. Directed by Fallston High coach Len Petrey, the camp is open to girls and boys aged 8-14. Information is available from Parks and Recreation, (410) 638-3853.

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