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W. Basketball ends season with loss in semifinals

March 1, 2018

After their comeback victory last Tuesday night against the Ursinus College Bears, the Hopkins women’s basketball team carried their first-round momentum into the next three days of training. Despite fighting mental fatigue and physical injuries throughout ...

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Junior guard Lillian Scott leads the Blue Jays with 19 points in the Conference semifinals.

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Hope Solo hoped to change the pay-for-play scheme as U.S. Soccer President.

Newly-elected U.S. Soccer Federation president will not bring needed change

March 1, 2018

Six years of progress came to a devastating end when the U.S. Men’s National Team lost 2-1 against Trinidad and Tobago in the final qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup. The team only needed a draw, but their loss, coupled with Panama and Honduras winning their final games, meant that the U.S. will not be going to the World Cup in 2018. 


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Sophomore Erin Chen defended her individual title in the Sabre competition.

W. Fencing takes second at Eastern Conference Championship

February 22, 2018

This past weekend, the women’s fencing team hosted the 2018 Eastern Women’s Fencing Conference Championship (EWFC) in Goldfarb Gym, taking second place in the team championship behind only the Stevens Institute of Technology Ducks. The Blue Jays ended their day 6-1, their only loss coming from a close 13-14 matchup against the Ducks.


M. Lacrosse loses the Battle of Charles Street

February 25, 2018

In the 52nd edition of the Battle of Charles Street, the visiting ninth-ranked Hopkins men’s lacrosse team was unable to repeat the magic from last year’s overtime victory. Falling for just the fifth time in the rivalry’s history, the Blue Jays were taken down by the No. 14 Loyola University Maryland Greyhounds 12-5.

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Senior midfielder Hunter Moreland wins 14 face-offs against the Greyhounds.

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Vladimir Putin visits PyeongChang to represent the Olympic Athletes of Russia.

Olympic sanctions on Russia are not enough

February 21, 2018

If you have been following the Winter Olympics closely, you might have noticed the strange name that Russian athletes are being called by announcers and broadcasters. Instead of competing as representatives of the Russian Federation, these athletes are competing under the name “Olympic Athletes from Russia.” This is definitely a bit strange, but there is a tremendous scandal lying underneath the surface.


Athlete of the Week: Lillian Scott

February 22, 2018

Tuesday night, the women’s basketball team began their playoff run with the hope of extending their three-game winning streak to end the regular season. Hosting their the play-in game, the Jays took on the fifth-ranked Ursinus College Bears in the first round of the Centennial Conference Tournament.

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Junior guard Lillian Scott leads the Blue Jays in scoring.

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Junior guard Madison McGrath helps Jays gain early lead in last Wednesday's game against the Washington College Shorewomen.

W. Basketball ends regular season with two wins

February 21, 2018

The Hopkins women’s basketball team picked up two wins against the Washington College Shorewomen and the Bryn Mawr College Owls this past week to finish out the regular season. Both of these games were won by two strong, balanced offensive and defensive efforts. The Jays scored over 60 points in each game and held their opponents to under 50. 


Women's Lacrosse dominates 14-7 on opening day

February 15, 2018

The 22nd-ranked Hopkins women’s lacrosse team got their 2018 season off to a hot start this past Friday against the Marquette University Golden Eagles. Marquette midfielder Grace Gabriel took advantage of a free-position shot less than a minute into the first half, finding the back of the net to give the Golden Eagles an early 1-0 lead. 

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Junior attacker Miranda Ibello scored four goals to lead the Jays' offensive efforts in Saturday's game against the Marquette Golden Eagles.

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Olshanski won Centennial Conference Track Athlete of the Week.

Athlete of the Week: Therese Olshanski

February 15, 2018

This past weekend, the Hopkins men’s and women’s track and field teams headed to Boston, Mass. for the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational. During the two days of competition, the Jays saw a variety of strong performances from both the men and the women. 


The quarterback trades to look for this offseason

February 15, 2018

This offseason’s quarterback carousel will be one of the most eventful in recent memory. With Super Bowl MVPs, Heisman winners and former Pro Bowlers among the quarterbacks potentially on the move, there will be no shortage of headline deals in the coming months.

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Nick Foles won Super Bowl MVP but may be traded this offseason.

Men's Basketball wins double overtime thriller

February 15, 2018

The Hopkins men’s basketball team won a thriller on Saturday in their last regular season game in Goldfarb Gym. They upset the 11th-ranked Swarthmore College Garnet 93-91 in double overtime. The weekend victory marked their second double-overtime win against a ranked opponent of the week. 

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Senior Jesse Flannery made two clutch free throws at the end of overtime.

W. Basketball split games to secure fourth in Conference

February 15, 2018

This past week, the Hopkins women’s basketball team faced two Centennial Conference foes, the Haverford College Fords and the Swarthmore College Garnet. Prior to their game against Haverford last Wednesday, the Blue Jays had come out victorious in four of their previous five Conference games, with their only defeat coming from the first-place Gettysburg College Bullets.

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The Jays defeated Swarthmore 65-46 Saturday.