Eagles Face 18th-Ranked Johns Hopkins in Sunday Contest

Eagles Face 18th-Ranked Johns Hopkins in Sunday Contest


WASHINGTON – The American University lacrosse team returns to action on Sunday afternoon with a challenging test, hosting No. 18 Johns Hopkins in a noon game at Jacobs Field. The contest, which was originally scheduled for 1 p.m., is being pushed forward due to projected inclement weather.

The Eagles hold a 1-3 overall record on the season after falling to UMBC, 9-5, on Wednesday. American, which had five different players find the back of the net, trailed 7-2 at the half and were unable to make up the difference after the break.

For the season, sophomore Madison Hoon leads the Eagles with 12 total goals, while junior Olivia Mangan has registered five goals and a team-best seven assists. Mangan currently ranks second in the Patriot League in assists per game (1.75), while Hoon is tied for second in goals per game (3.0).

Johns Hopkins, ranked 18th in the latest IWLCA coaches poll, enters this weekend with a 2-2 mark. The Blue Jays are coming off a 14-12 overtime loss to No. 14 Loyola Maryland.

Dene' DiMartino leads Johns Hopkins with 10 points this season, including a team-best eight goals, while Haley Schweizer is second on the team with seven points (6g, 1a).