lacrosse-men-d1 flag

Anthony Chiusano | NCAA.com | May 13, 2017

Duke ends JHU's 17-game home winning streak in champ play

  Duke handed Johns Hopkins its first postseason loss at Homewood Field since 1991.

Unseeded Duke handed No. 6 seed Johns Hopkins its first home defeat in championship play in 17 games with an impressive 19-6 victory in Saturday's first round of the NCAA tournament.

The Bluejays (8-7) had gone 26 years without a playoff loss at Homewood Field — with the previous instance coming in the 1991 quarterfinals against Syracuse. Under current head coach Dave Pietramala, Johns Hopkins came into Saturday's contest with an 11-0 record on its home turf in postseason play. The latest home loss was only the program's fifth-ever during tournament play (44-5).

RELATED: Box score | Interactive bracket

The streak came to an end thanks to a balanced attack by the Blue Devils (12-4). Three Duke players finished with at least three goals, led by four-goal games from Justin Guterding and Jack Bruckner.

The Bluejays came out of the gates hot, scoring the first two goals of the game. The Blue Devils answered with seven of the next eight tallies to open up a commanding 7-3 lead early in the second quarter. Johns Hopkins was held to three total goals over the final three quarters while Duke kept its foot on the gas pedal.

Duke moves on to face the winner of No. 3 seed Ohio State and Loyola Maryland with a trip to the semifinals on the line. For Johns Hopkins, this marks its second straight first round exit.

Team USA basketball: 2019 FIBA World Cup roster, schedule, TV info, where players went to college

Here's everything you need to know about Team USA basketball ahead of its participation in the 2019 FIBA World Cup this summer.
READ MORE

9 NCAA women’s soccer players who could break out on the world stage

18 NCAA national championships were represented in this past year's FIFA Women's World Cup. As the NCAA women's soccer season sets to begin, let's take a look at the players to keep an eye on who could break out on the international stage sooner rather than later.
READ MORE

Alabama vs. Duke: All-time series history, scores, notable games

Alabama and Duke will meet in Atlanta to kick off the 2019 college football season Saturday, Aug. 31. The Crimson Tide lead the all-time head-to-head series 2-1.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners