NCAA home win streak ends for Johns Hop­kins

The Washington Post Sunday - - SPORTS -

Justin Gu­ter­d­ing had four goals and six as­sists as un­seeded Duke handed No. 6 seed Johns Hop­kins its first NCAA tour­na­ment home loss in 26 years with a 19-6 first-round vic­tory Satur­day in Bal­ti­more.

The Blue­jays had won 17 con­sec­u­tive NCAA games at Home­wood Field since an 11-8 loss to Syra­cuse in the 1991 quar­ter­fi­nals.

Joey Manown added four goals and an as­sist for Duke (124), which ad­vanced to a quar­ter­fi­nal Satur­day in Hemp­stead, N.Y., against the win­ner of Sun­day’s match be­tween No. 3 seed Ohio State and Loy­ola (Md.).

Kieran Eissler scored two goals for Johns Hop­kins (8-7) . . . .

Ben­nett Drake scored five goals to lead No. 8 seed Al­bany to a 15-12 first-round win over de­fend­ing cham­pion North Carolina in Al­bany, N.Y.

The Great Danes (15-2) next will meet the win­ner of Sun­day’s match be­tween No. 1 seed Mary­land and Bryant in a quar­ter­fi­nal next Sun­day in Ne­wark, Del. The Tar Heels fin­ished 8-8 . . . . Joe Sei­der had four goals and two as­sists to lead un­seeded Tow­son to a 12-8 first-round win over No. 7 seed Penn State in Univer­sity Park, Pa.

The Tigers (11-4) move on to a quar­ter­fi­nal next Sun­day in Ne­wark, Del., against the win­ner of Sun­day night’s match be­tween No. 2 seed Syra­cuse and Yale.

The Nit­tany Lions fin­ished their sea­son 12-4 . . . .

Con­nor Cannizzaro, Austin French and Max Plan­ning each had three goals and an as­sist to lead No. 5 seed Den­ver to a 17-10 firstround home win over Air Force.

The Pi­o­neers im­proved to 12-3 and next will face ei­ther No. 4 seed Notre Dame or Mar­quette on Satur­day in Hemp­stead, N.Y.

The Fal­cons fin­ished 12-6.

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