Seventh-Ranked Johns Hopkins Topples St. Mary's, 4-1
Sept. 22, 2010
ST. MARY’S CITY, MD –The seventh-ranked Johns Hopkins women’s soccer team defeated host St. Mary’s (Md.) on Wednesday afternoon in non-conference action. The Blue Jays have now won five straight games and improve to 7-1 on the year, while the Seahawks fall to 1-3-1.
Freshman Christina Convey put the Blue Jays on the board in the 24th minute when she knocked a loose ball in front of the goal past Seahawk goalkeeper Kelsey Wirtz to give Hopkins a 1-0 lead.
St. Mary’s answered Convey’s goal in the 42nd minute when senior Taylor Colonna beat a Hopkins defender and chipped the ball over sophomore goalkeeper Meredith Maguire to even the score at 1-1.
Hopkins wasted no time breaking the tie as freshman Kylie Fuller tallied the first goal of her career just over one minute later off a cross from Convey to give the Blue Jays a 2-1 advantage at the half.
Just over seven minutes later, Convey recorded her second goal of the game and fourth of the season when she one-timed a Pamela Vranis cross into the back of the net to round out the Blue Jay scoring.
Hopkins held a commanding 22-8 advantage in shots and a 6-4 margin in corner kicks. Wirtz totaled two saves in the loss, while Maguire recorded three saves and notched her fourth win of the year.
Hopkins returns to action on Saturday, September 25 when it hosts Swarthmore in Centennial Conference action at 4 pm.
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