Football: Big plays lift No. 8 Hopkins past Dickinson, 41-10

Blue Jays strike quickly en route to 45th consecutive regular-season win

The Johns Hopkins University football team got three big scoring plays in the first half, including an 80-yard touchdown pass on its first play from scrimmage, and cruised to a 41-10 victory at Dickinson on Saturday afternoon.

The No. 8 Blue Jays (4-0) struck quickly, with junior quarterback Zack Baker connecting with Luke McFadden for an 80-yard TD on JHU's first play. David Bookhart added a 56-yard punt return for a touchdown minutes later, and Nick Leongas scored on a 62-yard second-quarter run to help lift Hopkins to its 45th consecutive regular-season win. Complete box score

Leongas paced a run-heavy offense with 125 yards and two scores on nine attempts, and Hogan Irwin added 63 yards on two carries.

On defense, Mike Kalanik led the Blue Jays with eight tackles, including 4.5 tackles for loss.

Next up for Hopkins is a visit to Ursinus on Saturday at 1 p.m.

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