JHU men's soccer edged by York, 1-0

Second-half own goal proves decisive as Blue Jays fall to 3-3

An attempted clear by a Johns Hopkins defender ended up in the back of his own net, giving the host York (Pa.) men's soccer team the lone score in a 1-0 victory against the Blue Jays on Wednesday afternoon.

The decisive goal came in the 72nd minute, when a crossed ball in front of the JHU net deflected off a defender and across the goal line. The Blue Jays (3-3) were outshot 17-10. Sophomore goalkeeper Nick Cerrone had four saves.

The win was the third in a row for the Spartans, who improved to 6-1-1.

Johns Hopkins returns to the field on Saturday at Muhlenberg at 7 p.m.

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