Men's lacrosse: Hopkins holds off Ohio State for seventh win in a row

Sophomore Cole Williams matches career high with four goals in 13-10 victory

Hopkins player drives against an Ohio State defender

Image caption: Sophomore Cole Williams scored four goals, matching his career high, to help Johns Hopkins to a 13-10 win against Ohio State.

The sixth-ranked Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team got four goals from sophomore Cole Williams and held off Ohio State for a 13-10 victory at Homewood Field on Saturday afternoon.

The No. 6 Blue Jays (8-2 2-0 Big Ten) scored the game's first two goals and never trailed en route to their seventh consecutive win. Hopkins used a three-goal run spanning the third and fourth quarters to turn a one-goal lead into a four-goal margin that visiting Ohio State (5-6, 0-2) couldn't overcome.

Williams matched his career high with four goals, and Brinton Valis and Kyle Marr added two goals apiece. Shack Stanwick added a goal and three assists, and Joel Tinney had a goal and two assists. Goalkeeper Brock Turnbaugh totaled 11 saves, including fourth in the pivotal fourth quarter. Complete box score

Johns Hopkins returns to action on Saturday when the Blue Jays travel to Penn State for a 2 p.m. matchup against the No. 18 Nittany Lions.

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