In a game of runs, it was host Johns Hopkins that had the final and decisive rally, scoring the final four goals in a 12-10 victory against Delaware at Homewood Field on Saturday afternoon.
No. 17 Hopkins (4-3) led 8-6 after the second of Joey Epstein's two goals with 3:30 left in the third quarter. But the Blue Hens (6-2) used a four-goal spurt of their own over a seven-minute span to take the lead.
The Blue Jays started their game-ending run with 6:35 remaining when Alex Concannon scored off an assist from Cole Williams. Two and half minutes later, Kyle Marr scored off an assist from Williams to tie the score at 10, and Forry Smith put Hopkins in front for good with a goal with 2:46 remaining. Marr added his third goal of the game with 2:19 left to cap the scoring.
The win was the fourth in five games for JHU. Delaware had a two-game winning streak snapped.
Marr (three goals, two assists) and Williams (two goals, three assists) paced the attack for the Blue Jays, and sophomore Connor DeSimone dished out a career-best three assists. Sophomore Kyle Prouty won 17 of 23 faceoffs and collected a career-high nine ground balls, and goalkeeper Ryan Darby totaled 11 saves. Complete box score
Hopkins returns to action on Saturday when it hosts No. 11 Virginia at 6 pm.