JHU rolls past Michigan 17-8 in first-ever meeting

Seven players score at least two goals for unbeaten Blue Jays

Hub staff report / February 25, 2013 8:41:00 am Posted in Athletics Tagged men's lacrosse

Brandon Benn scored three goals and Zach Palmer added two goals and three assists to lead the Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team to a 17-8 win against Michigan at Homewood Field on Saturday. It was the first meeting between the two schools.

John Kaestner, John Ranagan, Rex Sanders, Ryan Brown, and Lee Coppersmith each had a pair of goals for the fourth-ranked Blue Jays (3-0), who raced to a 7-1 lead after the first period and led 11-3 at halftime. Goalkeepers Pierce Bassett and Eric Schneider combined for 15 saves against the Wolverines, who fell to 0-3.

The Blue Jays host Princeton (1-0) on Friday at 5 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPNU.

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