Women's lacrosse: Trio of hat tricks lifts Hopkins to season-opening win

McNulty, Schneidereith, Barger lead the way in 17-9 victory against Drexel

Women's lacrosse player Maggie Schneidereith

Senior Ellie McNulty scored four goals, and junior Maggie Schneidereith and sophomore midfielder Keegan Barger added three apiece as the Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse team rolled to a 17-9 win at Drexel in both teams' season opener Sunday.

Senior Miranda Ibello added two goals and two assists for No. 23 Hopkins (1-0), which improved to 19-7 all-time in openers under coach Janine Tucker. Complete box score

The Dragons never led but stayed close for most of the half, and they pulled to within 7-5 on a goal by Marah Hayes with 6:50 to play before halftime. But Hopkins pushed its advantage to 9-5 before the break on goals by Schneidereith and McNulty, then outscored Drexel 8-4 in the second half.

Goalkeeper Haley Crosson had five saves for the Blue Jays, who open their home schedule against Loyola at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

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