Johns Hopkins Falls at Navy, 10-4
Score: Navy-10, Johns Hopkins-4
Records: JHU (8-7, 0-5 MAWPC) Navy (6-9, 1-5 MAWPC)
Location: Annapolis, MD Scott Natatorium
The Short Story: Host Navy scored the game's first six goals en route to a 10-4 win over the Johns Hopkins water polo team Sunday afternoon.
How it Happened
Navy opened the scoring with 4:19 to play in the first quarter with a goal from Jack Robinson. Kevin Volkov made it a two-goal game at the 2:53-mark. That score stood until Matt Skowronski converted a five-meter shot with 5:59 to play in the second.
Bobby Lee pushed the Mids' lead to four with a five-meter goal with just 26 seconds left before the half. Coming out of the break, Navy scored a pair of goals in the first 70 seconds to push out to a 6-0 lead. Freshman Stephen Schmidt got the Blue Jays on the board with a man-up goal at 6:40. Just over three minutes later, Lee scored a man-up goal for the Mids to make it a 7-1 game.
The scoring picked up in the fourth with the Mids scoring the first three goals of the quarter to push their lead to 10-1. Junior Andreas Katsis closed the gap, scoring three goals in a span of just 2:03 to account for the 10-4 final.
What it Means
Hopkins falls to 7-51 all-time against Navy with the Mids winning two of the last three meetings.
Hopkins travels to Claremont, CA for the annual Gary Troyer Invitational October 6-7. Hopkins opens with Redlands and host Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.