Blue Jays Use Late Goal To Knock Off #7 TCNJ
• Score: #8 Johns Hopkins - 2, #7 TCNJ, - 1
• Records: JHU (4-1-1) • TCNJ (3-1)
• Location: Ewing, NJ • Lions Stadium
• The Short Story: Hopkins used a 71st minute goal from Maddy Rocks to knock off #7 TCNJ in a top-10 matchup.
How it Happened
• Emily Maheras scored her team-best fourth goal of the season off a feed from Maddy Rocks in the 28th minute to tie things up at 1-1 after a 26th minute goal from Randi Smith put TCNJ on top 1-0.
• Rocks broke a 43-minute tie in the 71st to give Hopkins the lead for good. Maggie Coulson sent a free kick off the crossbar, but Rocks was there to tap it in for the Blue Jays. The goal was her first of the 2019 season.
• Caitlin Hendricks turned away TCNJ's final on goal look in the 86th minute, saving a low shot from Ally Weaver. Hendricks had five saves in the contest, earning her second win this season.
What it Means
• Hopkins defeats TCNJ on the road for the first time since 2011.
• The win is the Blue Jays first against a top-10 team on the road since 2013 at #5 Carnegie-Mellon.
• Head Coach Leo Weil picks up win number 397 for his career.
• The Blue Jays improve to 7-12-2 against TCNJ, picking up a one-goal victory for the second year in-a-row.
Inside the Box Score
• Maheras takes the team lead in goals and points with four and nine respectively.
• Maheras now has 17 goals for her Hopkins career.
• Rocks registered her first multi-point game since Shenandoah (9/1) last season.
• The Blue Jays make one final trip to New Jersey, traveling to Glassboro to take on Rowan on Saturday at 6 pm.