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Johns Hopkins Shuts Out Eighth-Ranked Haverford, 2-0

Sept. 16, 2017

Box Score

The Basics
• Score: Johns Hopkins-2, #8 Haverford-0
• Records: JHU (6-0-0, 1-0-0 CC) • HC (4-1-1, 0-1-0 CC)
• Location: Baltimore, MD • Homewood Field
• The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins men's soccer team rode a pair of first-half goals to a 2-0 win over eighth-ranked Haverford Saturday night at Homewood Field.

How it Happened
• Hopkins took a 1-0 lead in the 25th minute off sophomore Achim Younker's team-leading seventh goal. Freshman Alejandro Maclean slotted a perfect through pass to Younker in the box. Younker ran onto the ball and buried what proved to be the game-winning goal.
• Junior Gerrit Church gave the Blue Jays' a two-goal cushion in the 38th minute off a free kick. Hopkins drew a foul 22 yards from goal and Church took the kick. His shot deflected off a defender and slipped just under the cross bar.

What it Means
• Hopkins improves to 28-22-6 all-time against Haverford and snaps a six-game losing streak in the series. The win is the first over the Fords since a 2-0 win at Homewood on September 16, 2012.
• The Blue Jays are 6-0-0 to start the season for the first time since 2007 when JHU won its first 11 games.

Inside the Box Score
• Younker's goal was his third game-winner of the season. He has scored in five of the Blue Jays' six games this season.
• Senior Bryan See made a pair of saves in earning his fourth shutout of the season and 18th of his career. Jeremy Astesano finished with three saves in the loss for the Fords.
• Hopkins outshot Haverford, 11-7, while the Fords had a 3-2 edge in corners.

 

 

Up Next
• Hopkins wraps up its three-game home stand on Wednesday against Neumann. The non-conference contest is slated for a 7:00 pm start at Homewood Field.
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