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EIGHT-GOAL FOURTH QUARTER BY DEFENDING NATIONAL CHAMPION JOHNS HOPKINS UPENDS UMBC, 12-7
Baltimore, Md.óDefending national champion Johns Hopkins (2-1) scored eight fourth quarter goals and defeated UMBC, 12-7, at Homewood Field. The Retrievers dropped to 2-1 on the season.UMBC was in control for the first 45 minutes as they led, 3-2 at intermission and took a 5-3 lead on James Hylandís third goal of the game at the 7:51 mark of the third quarter. Hopkins got one back later in the period, but would start the fourth quarter with an extra-man opportunity after Andy Gallagher was called for a push with one second remaining in the third.The Blue Jays capitalized as Kevin Huntley scored just as the extra-man expired and 11 seconds later, they took the lead for good when Ben OíNeill picked up a loose ball off a face off win and beat UMBC netminder Jeremy Blevins up high. JHU added two more goals, but the Retrievers fought back to 8-7 on extra-man scores by Gallagher and Hyland and had the ball with a chance to tie with six minutes remaining. But the Retrievers committed a turnover and Jake Byrne added the insurance marker with 5:15 to play and Huntley scored three more times down the stretch to provide the hosts with the final margin of victory. Hyland scored a career high four goals, while sophomore midfielder Terry Kimener posted a career best four points with a goal and three helpers. Gallagher and Evan Kay scored the other Retriever goals. Blevins made 12 saves in all 60 minutes of action. Huntley scored five goals for Johns Hopkins.