Johns Hopkins Shuts Out Dickinson, 4-0
• Score: Johns Hopkins-4, Dickinson-0
• Records: JHU (8-3, 4-0 CC) • DC (6-4, 2-3 CC)
• Location: Baltimore, MD • Homewood Field
• The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins field hockey team scored three goals in an eight-minute span en route to a 4-0 win over visiting Dickinson Wednesday afternoon.
How it Happened
• Senior Princess Sutherland put the Blue Jays on the board early with her fourth of the season at the 16:25-mark of the first half. She fired a shot on goal from the middle of the circle that Freddie Bancroft saved. The rebound kicked right back to Sutherland however and she buried her second attempt.
• Senior Clare Kavanagh doubled the Blue Jays lead just 2:28 into the second half and kick-started the three-goal spurt. Junior Lucy Reider stole the ball and then slipped a pass to Kavanagh, who scored from eight yards out.
• Just two minutes and two seconds later, Hopkins capitalized on a penalty corner to go up 3-0. Senior Morgan Pothast inserted the corner to sophomore Katie McErlean, who took one touch and the fired a low hard shot past Bancroft.
• Kavanagh capped the scoring barrage at 44:57 and staked the Blue Jays to the four-goal lead with her second of the afternoon. Pothast dribbled down the right side and crossed the ball into the circle, where Kavanagh one-timed into the left corner.
What it Means
• Hopkins improves to 20-19-2 all-time against Dickinson and snaps a five-game losing streak in the series. The Blue Jays’ four goals are the most they have scored against the Red Devils since a 5-1 Hopkins win on October 10, 2011.
• Hopkins’ improves to 8-3 on the season, surpassing its win total from the 2016 season (7 wins). In fact, the eight wins are the most for the Blue Jays since 2014.
Inside the Box Score
• Kavanagh finished with a pair of goals for her second multi-goal outing of the season. Pothast’s two assists one the day are a career high and are the most by a Blue Jay since Shannon Cosgrove had two on October 24, 2015.
• Sophomore Jodie Baris played 59:11 and finished with one save to earn the win. Senior Greta Helvie played the final 10:49 and did not face a shot. Bancroft finished with 10 saves in the loss for the Red Devils.
• Hopkins outshot Dickinson, 22-4, and had a 16-8 advantage in corners.
For the Record
• Sutherland and Kavanagh are now tied for 20th in school history with 20 career goals each. Pothast ranks 19th in program history with 52 career points.
• Hopkins is back at Homewood Field on Friday as the Blue Jays host the Muhlenberg Mules. The Centennial Conference game is slated for a 5:00 pm start.