North Carolina senior attackmen Jimmy Bitter and Joey Sankey each scored the 100th goals of their careers, and the fourth-ranked Tar Heels held on for a 13-11 win against Johns Hopkins on Saturday afternoon in Chapel Hill, N.C..
Bitter and Sankey combined for seven goals and four assists for the Tar Heels (4-0), who built leads of 5-1 and 12-7 before a late JHU rally.
The No. 9 Blue Jays (2-2) got three goals from Ryan Brown and two apiece from Shack Stanwick and John Crawley. Goalkeeper Eric Schneider made eight saves for Johns Hopkins, which outshot UNC 42-38 and owned a 38-33 edge in ground balls.
JHU returns to action Saturday against Princeton at 1 p.m. at Homewood Field.
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