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October 25, 2012

As the eyes of baseball fans across the country fix their attention on San Francisco for the World Series this week between the Detroit Tigers and the host Giants, 28 other front offices have already begun to mull their offseason plans.


Hopkins outlasts Bullets, 49-35 in shootout

October 25, 2012

As the final buzzer sounded on a wet, stormy and cold Friday night at Homewood Field, the Hopkins football team charged onto the field to celebrate an as yet undefeated season and a 49-35 victory over Gettysburg College. The Blue Jays victory over the Bullets pushed them to 7-0, with a 6-0 record in the Centennial Conference and an overall ranking of 10th in the country. There were two weather delays that caused the game to start an hour later than scheduled and to be stopped with 6:28 remaining in the 2nd quarter as thunderstorms passed through the Baltimore area.


Tellier, Kellett lead Field Hockey to 2-0 week

October 25, 2012

Fresh off of two straight heartbreaking conference overtime losses, the Lady Jays field hockey team needed their senior leadership to propel them back into playoff contention. Sitting at 3-4 in conference play, the Lady Jays were hungry to reach .500 in conference play, especially after Wednesday’s overtime loss to Dickinson College, who were just 1-6 in Centennial Conference play before the game.


Volleyball locks up spot in Centennial Conference Tournament

October 25, 2012

After a strong win against conference opponent Dickinson College last Wednesday, the Hopkins women's volleyball squad looked to carry the momentum into Saturday’s doubleheader. The two matches on Saturday marked the third weekend in a row the Blue Jays would have to grind through a doubleheader. As always, strong focus and energy seemed to play a key role in the Hopkins game plan for the day. Goldfarb Gym was filled with excitement as the Blue Jays prepared to take on the Bryn Mawr Owls in the first match of Parent’s Weekend. With limited success in the past, Bryn Mawr knew they had a difficult task ahead in their matchup against Hopkins.


Athlete of the Week: Amelia Thomas

October 25, 2012

There is no other word to describe the Hopkins womens’ volleyball team this year than “dominant.” The team started off the season in style, ripping off 15 straight wins, including three invitational tournament championships, with an amazing nine three-set sweeps during that span. Only three times has a team taken them to five sets in 28 total matches.


Men's Soccer shows promise in loss

October 25, 2012

Last Saturday, Hopkins men's soccer hosted nationally ranked Swarthmore in what would be one of the most exciting games of the season. Unfortunately, the evening concluded in heartbreaking fashion as the Garnet topped the Blue Jays 3-1, scoring their three goals in only 16 minutes.


CC lead comes down to final game of season

October 25, 2012

The Hopkins women’s soccer team improved their conference record with a 1-0 win against Dickinson College last Wednesday. Junior Kelly Baker scored the only goal in the game for the Blue Jays on a rebound from a shot by freshman Issy Berkey.


M. Tennis doubles make history at ITA Nat'l

October 19, 2012

For the first time in the men’s tennis program history, Hopkins was able to send both a singles player and a doubles team to the ITA National Small College Championship at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, Ala.


Wild series for Hopkins Water Polo

October 19, 2012

The Hopkins water polo team (18-7) concluded a topsy-turvy week in the pool. Three games with three completely different outcomes: a triumphant win against 14th ranked Navy, a devastating double OT loss to Bucknell and a blowout defeat handed out by Princeton.


Athlete of the Week: Jonathan Rigaud

October 19, 2012

The Hopkins football team continued its streak of dominance, blasting Dickinson 49-0 to remain undefeated for the season and extend its string of consecutive regular season victories to 20 in a row. The win boosted the Jays in the polls, as Hopkins moved up to 10th in the AFCA Division III rankings.


Lady Jays Soccer rebounds for win

October 19, 2012

The 22nd ranked Hopkins women’s soccer team bounced back from their 5-1 loss to The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) last week with a win by the same margin against conference rival Haverford.


Hong emerging as star of Men's Soccer squad

October 19, 2012

The Hopkins men’s soccer team fell to the Dickinson Red Devils this past Saturday in the exciting opening game of the newly built Phyllis Joan Miller Memorial Field at Dickinson. The game was well played, with nail-biting chances for both teams in the first half, conversions for each squad in the second half and a last minute Dickinson goal in the 89th minute to end the game 2-1.


49-0 victory pushes Jays into AFCA Top 10

October 19, 2012

The 11th ranked Hopkins football team traveled to Carlisle, Pa. this past weekend to take on Centennial Conference opponent Dickinson College. The Blue Jays cruised past the Red Devils, making a strong statement with their 49-0 shutout win. The Blue Jays continue to demonstrate their powerhouse status in the conference, hoisting their conference winning streak to 18 games.


X-Country shines in tune-up to championships

October 11, 2012

After a long break for both the men’s and women’s cross country teams, the Hopkins runners got back into it at the Goucher Invitational and the Pre-National Invitational on October 6th.