Men's lacrosse: Second-half scoring drought dooms Hopkins in loss to Loyola

No. 9 Blue Jays held to one goal after halftime in 12-5 loss to No. 14 Greyhounds

Hopkins lacrosse player evades Loyola defender

The Loyola men's lacrosse team outscored Johns Hopkins 7-1 after halftime, turning a tight contest into a comfortable 12-5 victory on Saturday afternoon at Ridley Athletic Complex.

The No. 9 Blue Jays (1-1) trailed 5-4 at the break but surrendered four consecutive goals in the third quarter to fall further behind. Freshman Jared Reinson's score with 1:50 to play in the third, which brought Hopkins within 9-5, was JHU's only goal of the second half. Complete box score

The Blue Jays also got goals from Shack Stanwick, Hunter Moreland, Alex Concannon, and Brinton Valis, but they were done in in part by 22 turnovers.

The 14th-ranked Greyhounds (1-1) got three goals from Jay Drapeau, and three others added two goals apiece.

Johns Hopkins returns to action Friday at 5 p.m. when it hosts North Carolina at Homewood Field.

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