No. 14 Hopkins downed by Ohio State, 22-12

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March 08, 2009|By From Sun staff reports

The American Lacrosse Conference opener for No. 14 Johns Hopkins and host Ohio State was an offensive show, with a combined 34 goals. Seven players scored for the Buckeyes in their 22-12 win over the Blue Jays yesterday afternoon.

Hopkins dropped to 2-3 overall and 0-1 in the conference, while Ohio State improved to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the conference. Freshman Candace Rossi paced the Blue Jays with five goals.

Trailing 10-4 after a goal by Alayna Markwordt just 12 seconds into the second half, Hopkins got three unanswered goals in a span of 2:52 to cut the deficit in half at 10-7. Rossi got things going when she took a feed from junior Brett Bathras and scored her second goal of the game. Junior Sam Schrum followed with her third of the season just more than a minute later to cut it to 10-6. Rossi then notched her second straight hat trick, scoring with 25:06 to play on a free-position shot.

Ohio State responded with six straight goals in just 4:11 to push its lead to 16-7. Five Buckeyes scored during the run, led by a pair from Markwordt. Rossi temporarily halted the run with her fourth goal of the game with 19:36 to play, making it 16-8. Maghan Beaudrault then connected with Kelly Haggerty, and Ohio State's lead was back to nine with 17:37 remaining.

Hopkins put together another 3-0 run with goals from freshman Cami Kramer, Bathras and Rossi. But it was answered by a 5-2, game-ending run by the Buckeyes.

Ohio State jumped on Hopkins early, opening the game with four straight goals. Freshman Alyssa Kildare scored on a free-position goal with 20:17 to play in the first to get Hopkins on the board. But the Buckeyes got three quick goals from Jayme Beard and Beaudrault in just 69 seconds to take a 7-1 lead. The teams traded goals for the remainder of the half, and Ohio State took a 9-4 lead into the locker room.

NAVY 19, LAFAYETTE 4:: The Midshipmen (3-1, 1-0 Patriot League) took an 11-2 halftime lead and cruised to victory over the visiting Leopards (0-6, 0-1).

LOYOLA 15, NO. 16 TOWSON 12:: The visiting Greyhounds (3-1) rallied from a four-goal deficit to defeat the Tigers (2-1) behind three goals apiece from Elizabeth Weber and Abby Rehfuss.

LONGWOOD 17, MOUNT ST. MARY'S 12:: The visiting Mount (0-5) had no answer for Karli Brentlinger, who scored five goals for the third consecutive game to lead the Lancers (2-2) to victory.

WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 14, HOOD 8:: The Blazers (2-2) fell behind 9-0 and never recovered in losing to the host Presidents (1-0).

FROSTBURG STATE 12, WESLEY 11, OT:: Freshman Rachel Frank scored four goals and the Bobcats (2-1) rallied from a three-goal, second-half deficit to down the visiting Wolverines (2-4) in overtime.

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