Blue Jays Use Early Goal To Defeat Roanoke 1-0
• Score: #16 Johns Hopkins - 2, #11 Lynchburg - 0
• Records: JHU (1-0) • Roanoke (0-1)
• Location: Roanoke, VA • Kerr Stadium
• The Short Story: Johns Hopkins used a 1st minute goal and a strong defensive effort to pick up a 1-0 victory against Roanoke.
How it Happened
• Rachel Jackson started things off in a big way, finding the back of the net just 45 seconds into the match to give the Blue Jays an early lead. Emily Maheras assisted on the goal.
• Robyn Lipschultz earned the start in net and picked up her first victory of the year, needing to make just one save to pick up a clean sheet.
• Roanoke keeper, Chris Martin, was stellar in the loss for the Maroons, making 11 saves.
What it Means
• JHU goes undefeated in the season opening tournament for the second straight season.
• Head Coach Leo Weil finds himself just five wins away from 400 in his illustrious career.
• The Blue Jays improved to 4-1-1 all-time against Roanoke, winning the last meeting in 2016 as well.
Inside the Box Score
• Lipschultz' win moves her into the top-ten all-time in program history.
• Jackson's second goal of the season gives her 13 in her young Blue Jay career.
• Johns Hopkins outshot Roanoke 23-4 in the match.
• The Blue Jays will return to action on Wednesday, taking on Messiah at 7 pm in Grantham, PA.