BALTIMORE, MD -- Seventh-ranked host Johns Hopkins University scored four first-half goals and went on to post a 7-0 win over visiting Washington College in the Centennial Conference women's soccer opener for both teams this afternoon in Baltimore.
Taylor Schulte got the Blue Jays (6-1 overall) off to a quick start, scoring a goal just 2:45 into the contest. Erin Stafford followed with the Blue Jays' second goal at 21:50. Allie Zazzali increased the Hopkins lead to 3-0 with a goal at 32:14. The margin grew to 4-0 before halftime when Amanda Yaccarino scored off an assist from Sara Tankard at 40:55.
The Blue Jays' fifth goal came at 55:54 when Christina Convey scored off an assist from Zazzali. Paulina Goodman score the sixth Hopkins goal off an assist from Pamela Vranis at 59:46. The final Hopkins goal was scored by Tankard off a Yaccarino assist at 83:48.
Junior goalkeeper Tori Ripple (Baltimore, MD/John Carroll) made a career-high 19 saves in the loss for the Shorewomen (2-2-1). The Blue Jays held a 44-2 advantage in shots in the game.
The Shorewomen return to action Thursday with a 7:00 p.m. non-conference game at Wesley.