Women's soccer: Van de Loo powers Johns Hopkins to NCAA tournament third round

Senior scores twice in second-round win, giving her school-record 25 goals this season

Senior Meg Van de Loo broke the school's single-season record for goals as the Johns Hopkins women's soccer team defeated Christopher Newport, 4-0, on Sunday evening in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament.

JHU teammates celebrate a goal

Image caption: Johns Hopkins senior Meg Van de Loo (25) scored five times in two games over the weekend, giving her a school-record 25 goals this season.

With the win, Hopkins (17-2-2) advanced to the third run for the eighth time in program history, where it will face Williams (17-0-2) on Saturday with a spot in the NCAA quarterfinals at stake. The two teams met in the NCAA tournament in 2013 and 2014; Williams defeated JHU 1-0 in the NCAA semifinal round in 2014.

Van de Loo scored twice, giving her 25 goals on the season. Senior Ana Bengoechea added two goals as the Blue Jays outshot Christopher Newport (17-3-1) by a 17-6 margin.

In Saturday's opening round, Johns Hopkins knocked off Western Connecticut State, 3-1, on the strength of Van de Loo's three goals.

The winner of Saturday's game between Hopkins and Williams will face the winner of a third-round matchup between Messiah and Middlebury.

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