Johns Hopkins Shuts Out Notre Dame, 12-0
Score: Johns Hopkins-12, Notre Dame-0
Records: JHU (6-4) NDMU (1-7)
Location: Baltimore, MD Homewood Field
The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins field hockey team got goals from nine different scorers in a 12-0 win over Notre Dame of Maryland Monday night at Homewood Field. The Blue Jays broke the school record for goals in a game and four players scored their first career goal.
How it Happened
The Blue Jays needed just 94 seconds to get on the board as sophomore Grace Hillman dribbled into the circle and fired a shot just under goalie De'Ja Martin.
Junior Morgan Pothast staked Hopkins to a 3-0 lead at the 7:07-mark when she scored a pair of goals just 51 seconds apart. She lifted a rebound over the head of Martin for her first and then scored on long, low shot from the top of the circle.
Senior co-captain Alex Clay pushed the lead to four when she banged home a rebound at the left post at 10:36. Sophomore Claire Fox followed with back-to-back goals in an 85-second span and the Jays' led 6-0 at 18:23.
Junior Princess Sutherland sandwiched a pair of goals around a strike from freshman Maddie Stabinksi and the lead was eight at 27:57. Stabinski took a pass from senior Lindsey Adams, dribbled in and scored on a shot to the left post.
Sophomore Lucy Reider got on the board with just 17 seconds to play in the half when she took a pass from senior Abby Grant, off a penalty corner, and beat Martin to her right side.
Freshman Katie McErlean opened the second-half scoring at the 44:00-mark when she put back a rebound off a Francesca Cali shot. Freshman Hope Sullivan tipped in a cross-cage pass from classmate Christina Glaser with 10:15 to play to wrap up the scoring.
What it Means
Johns Hopkins is now 22-1 all-time against Notre Dame and has won six straight in the series.
The 12 goals scored by the Blue Jays are the most in a single-game in program history, breaking the mark of 11 set twice (2000-Notre Dame; 2000-Bryn Mawr). The 12 goals are also three shy of the Centennial Conference record.
Inside the Box Score
Junior Greta Helvie got the start and played 20:39 without facing a shot. Senior Zoey Atabek replaced her and played 30:32 and made one save. Freshman Jodie Baris played the final 18:49 and was not forced to make a save.
Juniors Morgan Pothast and Princess Sutherland and sophomore Claire Fox led the team with two goals apiece. Fox's two goals are a career high, while Pothast and Sutherland each tied their career high.
Senior Alex Clay, sophomore Lucy Reider and freshmen Maddie Stabinski and Hope Sullivan each scored their first career goal. Senior Abby Grant and freshman Christina Glaser each tallied their first career assist.
Hopkins outshot Notre Dame, 43-3, and had more corners, 11-0.
Johns Hopkins travels to Lancaster, PA on Wednesday, October 5 to take on fifth-ranked Franklin & Marshall. Game time at Tylus Field is slated for 7:00 pm.