BALTIMORE, Md. -- Top-ranked host Johns Hopkins University jumped out to a 2-0 halftime lead en route to a 4-0 victory over visiting Washington College in the Centennial Conference women's soccer opener for both schools tonight on Homewood Field. The Blue Jays improved to 7-0 overall, while the Shorewomen fell to 1-2-1.
The Blue Jays opened the scoring at the 14:39 mark when Christina Convey scored on a rebound off a cross over the head of Washington freshman goalkeeper Melissa Barry (Sparta, N.J./Sparta). Hopkins made it 2-0 with just 10 seconds left before halftime when Hannah Kronick scored on a loose ball in the box at 44:50. The Hopkins lead increased to 3-0 on an own goal at 60:15. Vania Ludman closed out the scoring at 88:28 off an assist from Meg Van de Loo.
Hopkins enjoyed a 21-2 advantage in shots and recorded all seven of the game's corner kicks. Sarah Bennett started the game and played the first half in goal for the Blue Jays, but did not face a shot on goal. Clara Aranguren took over goalkeeping duties in the second half and also did not face a shot on goal. Barry made seven saves in the loss.
The Shorewomen return to action Monday with a 7:00 p.m. non-conference game at Wesley.