Hopkins Defeats F&M 2-0
• Score: #10 Johns Hopkins – 2, Franklin & Marshall – 0
• Records: Johns Hopkins (15-2-1 • 10-0 CC) • Franklin & Marshall (6-9-1 • 2-7-1 CC)
• Location: Baltimore, MD (Homewood Field)
• The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins women’s soccer team finished off an undefeated Centennial Conference regular season with a 2-0 victory over Franklin & Marshall on Senior Day on Homewood Field.
How it Happened
• Less than 20 minutes into the game, Michelle Santangelo ran from the left side of the box and took a shot from the side of the post that deflected off Diplomat’s goalkeeper Gabby Panayotakis for the 1-0 lead at 18:41.
• Riley O’Toole gave the Blue Jays a 2-0 lead as she took a Santangelo pass and put a shot into the right side of the net at 47:51.
• Sabrina Graziano had the best scoring opportunity for F&M in the second half but her shot was turned away by Robyn Lipschultz and the Blue Jays went on to claim the 2-0 win.
What it Means
• Today marked the final regular season home game for the seven seniors on the team: Bess Kitzmiller, Leslie Bruni, Bailey Monaco, Sophie Murphy, Michelle Santangelo, Thea Harvey-Brown and Hallie Horvath. The seniors have been a part of two Centennial Conference Championship teams and have made the NCAA Tournament three times.
• Hopkins improves to 23-3-2 all-time against the Diplomats and remains unbeaten in the last 22 matches.
• This is the fifth time that the Blue Jays have not lost a conference regular season game.
Inside the Box Score
• Santangelo now has 15 goals which rank one behind the conference leader. She also is second with 34 points.
• O’Toole now has 12 goals and 26 points which are both third in the Centennial.
• Bess Kitzmiller made two saves in net to earn her tenth win on the season. Lipschultz made one save in the match.
• Hopkins outshot F&M 9-5 and both teams registered three shots on goal.
• Hopkins heads into the Centennial Conference Tournament as the top seed and will host the winner of the 4/5 game on Saturday, November 4. Game time has not yet been determined.