Johns Hopkins Falls at McDaniel, 4-3
• Score: McDaniel-4, Johns Hopkins-3
• Records: JHU (7-9, 3-6 CC) • MC (5-11, 4-5 CC)
• Location: Westminster, MD • Gill Stadium
• The Short Story: With the game tied at two late in regulation, host McDaniel scored a pair of goals just 88 seconds apart and held on to beat the Johns Hopkins field hockey team 4-3 on Tuesday night. Senior Lindsey Adams scored a career-high two goals to lead the Blue Jays.
How it Happened
• Gabrielle Yore struck first for the Green Terror when she dribbled into the circle and beat senior Zoey Atabek at 29:30. She got her second of the night just over seven minutes into the second half, doubling the home team’s lead.
• Senior Lindsey Adams got the Blue Jays on the board at 51:40 when she put back a rebound to cut the deficit in half. Junior Morgan Pothast then tied the game when she redirected a shot from freshman Katie McErlean less than eight minutes later.
• As the clock ticked under seven minutes remaining in regulation, McDaniel got two goals from Yore in a span of just 88 seconds to take a 4-3 lead.
• Hopkins wasn’t going away however and Adams pulled the Jays within one when she banged home a pass from classmate Victoria Piscopo at 68:04. The Blue Jays continued to push but could not get the equalizer.
What it Means
• Johns Hopkins is now 30-11-2 all-time against McDaniel as the Blue Jays suffer their first loss in the series since 2006. Ironically, that loss came on October 25 at McDaniel. JHU had won 11 straight in the series.
• With the loss, Hopkins is eliminated from Centennial Conference Tournament contention. The Blue Jays could still finish in a tie for fifth, but would lose the tiebreaker on head-to-head decisions.
Inside the Box Score
• Senior Lindsey Adams scored a career-high two goals and now has seven for her career.
• Senior Victoria Piscopo notched her 11th career assist, moving into a tie for 23rd in school history.
• Junior Morgan Pothast is now tied for the team lead with six goals on the season. She is tied for 19th in school history with 20 career goals.
• Senior Zoey Atabek made eight saves in the loss while Christina Gooding finished with four for the Green Terror.
• McDaniel had the edge in shots (13-12) while Hopkins had the advantage in corners (14-8).
• Johns Hopkins closes out the season on Friday, October 28 at Gettysburg. Game time is slated for 3:30 pm at Shirk Field at Musselman Stadium.