Johns Hopkin Erupts for 6-0 Win at McDaniel
Score: Johns Hopkins-6, McDaniel-0
Records: JHU (11-3-2, 5-3-0 CC) MC (5-8-3, 0-6-2 CC)
Location: Westminster, MD Green Terror Soccer Complex
The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins men's soccer team erupted for a season-high in goals as the Blue Jays beat the host McDaniel Green Terror, 6-0, on Wednesday afternoon. Senior Victor Osio led the Blue Jays with a career-high two goals, including the game-winner.
How it Happened
Johns Hopkins jumped on top of McDaniel early, scoring a pair of penalty kick goals in a 96-second span to go up 2-0. Senior Victor Osio converted the first one, the first of his career in fact, in the 13th minute, followed by classmate Samy Ramadane in the 15th minute.
McDaniel had the chance to cut the deficit in half in the 23rd minute with a penalty kick. But Kerry Shutt's attempt hit the post, keeping the score 2-0.
Sophomore Sebastian Salathe pushed the lead to three just over six minutes later with his first of the season. Sophomore Gerrit Church capped the first-half scoring with only 47 seconds remaining in the period to send Hopkins into the half with a 4-0 lead. He took a pass from junior Jonah Muniz on the right wing and beat Terror goalie Nick Over from the in tight.
The Blue Jays wasted little time in the second half getting back on the board. Osio got his second of the day when he dribbled in from midfield and finished from the left side 62 seconds in to the half.
Sophomore Arden Chew had the final say of the game in the 65th minute to put JHU up 6-0. From the right end line, freshman Liam Moylan found Chew open on the back post for the score.
What it Means
Johns Hopkins is 53-21-10 all-time against McDaniel and has won 10 straight in the series. This was the largest margin of victory in the series since the Blue Jays beat the Terror, 8-2, on September 26, 2007.
Hopkins scored four goals in a half for the first time since a 4-0 win over Rosemont on September 8, 2013. In addition, the six goals are the most in a game since Hopkins defeated Goucher, 7-0, on September 4, 2011.
Hopkins clinched a berth in the Centennial Conference Tournament for the 16th straight year. The Blue Jays are the only school to make every conference tournament since its inception in 2001. JHU can earn a first-round bye in the tournament with a win over Washington College on Saturday.
The win was the 100th for head coach Craig Appleby in his tenure at Johns Hopkins. He ranks second in school history in career wins and his record stands at 100-49-27 at JHU.
Inside the Box Score
Senior Victor Osio scored a career-high two goals in the win and had his first career penalty kick goal. He also notched his seventh career game-winning goal, tying him for 11th in program history.
Senior Samy Ramadane tied the program record with his fourth career penalty kick goal. He also broke the program mark with his fifth career penalty attempt. Ramadane is now tied for 23rd in JHU history with 51 career points and is tied for 19th with 22 career goals.
Senior Bryan See earned the win and made a pair of saves before leaving the game in the 81st minute. Sophomore Jeremy Ratcliff closed out the game and was not forced to make a save in the final 9:31. Nick Over made three saves in the loss for the Green Terror. He was replaced in the 69th minute by Tim Hahn, who did not make save or allow a goal.
Hopkins outshot McDaniel, 15-6, and had a 5-3 advantage in corners.
Johns Hopkins closes out the regular season on Saturday, October 29 against the Washington College Shoremen. Game time is set for 4:00 pm at Homewood Field. The Blue Jays will honor their four seniors prior to the game.