Hopkins Runs Past Bryn Mawr, 75-42
• Score: Johns Hopkins 75 • Bryn Mawr 42
• Records: Johns Hopkins (7-6, 6-2 CC) • Bryn Mawr (0-12, 0-9 CC)
• Location: Bryn Mawr, PA (Class of 1958 Gym)
• The Short Story: Three players scored in double-digits and every player for the Johns Hopkins women’s basketball team got into the scoring column as JHU defeated Bryn Mawr 75-42 on Thursday night.
How it Happened
• Madison McGrath kicked off the scoring for the Blue Jays with a three but the Owls quickly responded with a three of their own by Brendan Harrison. Two free throws by Kenz Wilkinson sparked a 10-0 Hopkins run to end first quarter as Hopkins led 21-7 after ten minutes of play.
• A layup by Lillian Scott sparked another 10-0 run by the Blue Jays who went into the half leading Bryn Mawr 39-19.
• Harrison knocked down a jumper for the Owls to make the score 49-22 Hopkins in the third and Scott nailed both free throws to put the Blue Jays up 51-22 a few moments later at 5:56. Maggie Spitzer connected on a layup to put the Blue Jays up 31 at the 5:16 mark of the third. Later in the quarter, Lyndsey Hoyd hit a jumper to put Johns Hopkins up 57-28. Halena Martin made both of her free throws for the Owls as JHU went into the final quarter leading 57-30.
• The fourth quarter belonged to Elise Moore who scored 11 of her career-high 15 points in the quarter. Maggie Wodicka hit a three at 4:45 to give JHU a 69-38 advantage and Hopkins would go on to claim the 75-42 win.
What it Means
• JHU improves to a perfect 35-0 against the Owls.
• The 6-2 record in their first eight Centennial Conference games is the best start in conference play for the Blue Jays since the 2014-15 season during which JHU also went 6-2 in its first eight conference games.
Inside the Box Score
• Moore led Hopkins with her career-high 15 points while Wilkinson registered a double-double with 12 points and ten rebounds. Her 12 points set a new career-high.
• Lexie Scholtz finished the game with six points and a team-high six assists. Rory Cole, Spitzer and Scott also scored six points in the contest.
• Jess Sweeney grabbed five boards while Sophia Way finished with seven points.
• For the game, Hopkins shot 50.8% from the floor (31-61) and were a perfect 8-8 from the free throw line.
• The Blue Jay defense held the Owls to 33.3% from the floor and 25% from deep.
• Hopkins returns home to Goldfarb Gym for a key Centennial Conference matchup against Haverford on Saturday, January 13. Tip-off is scheduled for 3 pm.