No. 8 Hopkins Edges Women's Soccer

No. 8 Hopkins Edges Women's Soccer

Box Score

BALTIMORE, Md. - Erin Stafford scored the game-winning goal in the 88th minute to help No. 8 Johns Hopkins squeeze past Franklin & Marshall 2-1 in Centennial Conference (CC) women's soccer action on Wednesday.

Stafford netted her third goal of the season with 2:03 left on the clock in the second half to keep the Blue Jays (10-0-3, 6-0 CC) undefeated in conference play and snap the Diplomats (8-3, 4-2 CC) four-game winning streak.

For the second straight game, Danielle David tallied a goal and Amy Cawley dished out an assist for F&M.

Hopkins grabbed an early 1-0 lead on an unassisted goal by Erica Suter just 5:38 into the contest. It wasn't until the 66th minute that David scored the game-tying goal with a poke to the opposite corner off a pass from Cawley.

The Blue Jays managed to maintain an unblemished record after Stafford netted the game winner thanks to an assist from Leslie O'Brien with time expiring.

David's goal marked her eighth of the season and the fourth straight game in which she has scored in. Netminder Erin Roy made five saves on 12 shots take by Hopkins.

The Diplomats will continue conference play at Haverford on Saturday. Game time is 3 p.m.