Brown helps Hopkins to Rivalry Trophy, Sikora leads Rutgers to first Big Ten win
Offensive Player of the Week
Ryan Brown, Johns Hopkins
Junior | Attack | 5-foot-10 | 190 pounds | Sykesville, Maryland
Ryan Brown scored a career-high eight goals to lead Johns Hopkins past then-No. 2 Maryland 15-12, ending the Terrapins 11-game win streak.
Four of Brown’s goals came in the fourth quarter on Hopkins’ 6-0 run that changed a 10-9 deficit into a 15-10 lead.
Brown, who leads the nation with 3.92 goals per game, is one score shy of the Johns Hopkins single-season record of 52 (Terry Riordan, 1995; Jeff Cook, 1981).
No. 17 Johns Hopkins (7-6) enters the Big Ten Championship as the top seed and will face Penn State on Thursday.
Defensive Player of the Week
Zack Sikora, Rutgers
Junior | Midfield | 6-foot-4 | 175 pounds | Clifton, Virginia
Zack Sikora helped Rutgers claim its first Big Ten win as it toppled then-No. 11 Ohio State 17-10 last week.
The junior gathered a career-best seven ground balls while also contributing one goal and one assist as the Scarlet Knights’ upset sent their senior class out on a positive note.