Osio Goal Lifts Johns Hopkins to 1-0 Win Over Dickinson
• Score: Johns Hopkins-1, Dickinson-0
• Records: JHU (7-2-2, 2-2-0 CC) • DC (3-5-1, 1-3-0 CC)
• Location: Baltimore, MD • Homewood Field
• The Short Story: Senior Victor Osio’s goal in the 29th minute proved to be the game-winner as the Johns Hopkins men’s soccer team beat visiting Dickinson, 1-0, Saturday night. The Blue Jays also got five saves from senior Bryan See for their sixth shutout of the season.
How it Happened
• Sophomore Sebastian Salathe nearly put the Blue Jays on the board in the 18th minute with a hard one-timer, but Jeremy Palcan punched it away.
• Dickinson had a good chance in the 22nd minute, but senior Bryan See made a great kick save on Will Bracken to keep the game scoreless.
• The Blue Jays broke through in the 29th minute when they earned a free kick just outside the Red Devils’ box. Senior Victor Osio struck the kick and rocked a shot off a player in the wall and into the right side of the goal.
• Bracken had a dangerous header in the 52nd minute but See was once again there to make the save. Junior Eric Herbert nearly gave the Blue Jays a 2-0 lead 10 minutes later, but a point-blank save by Paclan prevented that. In the 83rd minute, it was sophomore Max Song with a header from close range, but Paclan came up with the stop.
What it Means
• Johns Hopkins snaps a six-game winless streak in the series as the Blue Jays improve to 33-17-4 all-time versus the Red Devils. Six of the last nine meetings in the series have been decided by just one goal.
• Hopkins is now in a three-way tie for fourth place in the Centennial Conference with a 2-2-0 record.
Inside the Box Score
• Senior Bryan See stopped all five shots he faced to earn his sixth shutout of the season and 11th of his career. Jeremy Paclan finished with nine saves in taking the loss for the Red Devils.
• Hopkins outshot Dickinson, 18-10, and had a 4-3 edge in corners.
• Johns Hopkins travels to Aston, PA to take on Neumann on Wednesday, October 5. The non-conference contest is slated for a 7:30 pm start.