Princeton Pounds No. 3 Johns Hopkins 18-7


Princeton's players celebrate after an 18-7 win over visiting Johns Hopkins on Friday, the Tigers' most lopsided win in a series that dates back to 1890.

The sleeping giant has awakened.

Unranked Princeton scored 10 unanswered goals en route to an 18-7 blowout of No. 3 Johns Hopkins, the Tigers’ largest margin of victory in a series that dates back to 1890.

U.S. U19 gold medalists Austin Sims and Michael Sowers combined for 11 points in the win. Sims, the Team USA co-captain, finished with a game-high six goals, including this gem to beat a triple-team.

Princeton (3-1), which was coming off of a 10-8 loss to Hofstra, dominated possession thanks largely to Zach Currier’s 15-for-19 faceoff performance. Currier added three assists and 10 ground balls.

The Tigers shot a blistering 35.3 percent from the field, forcing Blue Jays starting goalie Gerald Logan out of the game just a week after Logan’s 16 saves keyed Johns Hopkins’ victory over defending NCAA champion North Carolina. Princeton goalie Tyler Blaisdell made 16 saves.


Goalie Tyler Blaisdell made 16 saves in Princeton’s 18-7 win over visiting Johns Hopkins on Friday.

Friday Scoreboard

Princeton 18, No. 3 Johns Hopkins 7
No. 18 Ohio State 12, Marquette  6
Detroit Mercy 13, Bellarmine 10

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