Maryland's men's lacrosse team used a five-goal second-half run to pull away for an 11-8 victory against Johns Hopkins on Saturday at Homewood Field in the regular-season finale for both teams. With the win, Maryland secured the Big Ten Conference regular-season title.
The No. 9 Blue Jays (8-5, 3-2 Big Ten) got back-to-back goals from senior Ryan Brown to tie the score at 6 midway through the third quarter. But the Terps (12-2, 5-0) took charge from there, holding Hopkins scoreless for more than 22 minutes to pull away for the win.
The game marked the 114th meeting between the two schools; JHU leads the all-time series 71-42-1.
Brown score three goals and added two assists to become the 10th player in Hopkins history to reach 200 points for his career. Brown's three goals give him 154 for his career, tying him with Brian Piccola for second in school history.
Hopkins returns to action on Thursday at Homewood Field for a Big Ten Conference tournament game. The Blue Jays, the tournament's No. 3 seed, take on second-seeded Rutgers.
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