Schofield's record-setting eight goals boosts Johns Hopkins past GWU
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Johns Hopkins' Ross Schofield scored a school-record eight goals and 14 points to lead the Jays past visiting George Washington 19-11. Johns Hopkins wins its sixth consecutive match as they improve to 12-2 on the season, while the Colonials slip to 5-7.
Hopkins jumped all over the visitors, taking a 5-0 lead after the first quarter with two goals each from Schofield and Thomas de Lyon. The second period was closely contested as the two teams scored four goals apiece and Hopkins took a 9-4 lead into the half. Wes Hopkins paced the offense in the second for the Jays with two goals.
Johns Hopkins dominated again in the third quarter, outscoring George Washington 5-2, as Schofield lead the way with a pair of goals.
In the fourth quarter, the two teams matched each other with five goals apiece, but the eight-goal deficit was too much to overcome for the Colonials.
Schofield capped his record-breaking performance with three goals, including a five-meter shot, in the fourth quarter.
Scott Weigel made eight saves and allowed just two goals with four steals and one assist. Danny Ovelar stopped six shots and Erik Henrikson made one shot.
Cameron Illes finished with 11 stops for the Colonials in the loss.
In addition, both Schofield and Alex Whittam surpassed the 200-goal mark for their careers. Whittam hit the mark with 49 seconds left in the third quarter, while Schofield did so at the 5:59 mark in the fourth. They are the seventh and eighth players in JHU history to reach the milestone.
Schofield finished with eight goals and six assists to lead the Jays, while Hopkins had four goals and three assists.