Blue Jays Post 5-1 Win Over Shorewomen in Centennial Opener

Blue Jays Post 5-1 Win Over Shorewomen in Centennial Opener

BALTIMORE, Md. — Host Johns Hopkins University scored four of its goals in the first half of a 5-1 victory over visiting Washington College in a Centennial Conference women's soccer game this afternoon at Homewood Field. The game was the first conference match-up of the season for both teams.

Johns Hopkins 5, Washington College 1

How It Happened
- The Blue Jays struck quickly as Adrienee Johnson played the ball ahead in transition to Alaina Arthur, who found the back of the net at the 2:22 mark.
- Washington's first shot on goal came in the 20th minute, but Olivia Sabatino's attempt was saved by Hopkins goalkeeper Bess Kitzmiller.
- Hopkins scored its second and third goals just 34 seconds apart in the 26th minute. Ana Bengoechea scored off a Hope Lundberg assist at 25:04, while Meg Van de Loo headed in a goal off another Lundberg assist at 25:38. 
- The lead grew to 4-0 when Kristen Hori scored at 35:55, following up an initial shot of her own that was saved by Washington goalkeeper Melissa Barry.
- Washington got on the scoreboard with an own goal at 84:52 when an errant pass back by a Hopkins defender found the back of the net, but the Blue Jays quickly answered when Alexa Rangecroft headed in a cross sent from the far right of the goal by Vania Ludman at 85:11. 

For the Shorewomen (2-2-1, 0-1 Centennial)
- Scorers: none
- Goalkeeper: Barry (7 saves, 5 goals allowed, 90:00)
- The Shorewomen finished with two shots and one corner kick in the game.
- The Shorewomen's goal was a Johns Hopkins own goal.

For Johns Hopkins (4-2-1, 1-0 Centennial)
- Scorers: Arthur (1 goal), Bengoechea (1 goal), Van de Loo (1 goal), Hori (1 goal), Rangecroft (1 goal), (Lundberg (2 assists), Johnson (1 assist), Ludman (1 assist)
- Goalkeepers: Kitzmiller (1 save, 0 goals allowed, 70:31), Sarah Benett (0 saves, 1 goal allowed, 19:29)
- The Blue Jays got off 22 shots and recorded three corners in the contest.

Up Next for the Shorewomen
9/23 @ Goucher - 4:00 p.m.