Women's lacrosse: JHU earns first NCAA bid since 2007, will face Georgetown

Blue Jays finished regular season with school-record 15 wins

The Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse team received one of 13 at-large bids to the NCAA tournament and will face Georgetown on Friday in a first-round matchup.

The Blue Jays (15-4), who finished in a tie for third place in the American Lacrosse Conference and set a school record for wins at the Division I level this season, will be making their fourth NCAA tournament appearance and their first since 2007. JHU and the Hoyas face off at 5 p.m. Friday at the University of North Carolina's Fetzer Field, with the winner advancing to meet the third-seeded Tar Heels on Sunday at 1 p.m. UNC is the defending national champion.

Hopkins and Georgetown (10-8) met earlier this season, with the Blue Jays earning an 11-10 overtime victory. The Hoyas are making their 14th NCAA tournament appearance and eighth in the past 11 season.

Pairings for the 26-team tournament can be viewed online at NCAA.com.

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