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October 26, 2020

Sports




W. Track remains dominate in multiple events

The Hopkins women’s track and field team has officially entered the crux of their season.  This past weekend, the team competed in both the Seamus McElligot Invitational and the Armory Collegiate Invitational. Throughout the course of these two tournaments, the Blue Jays dominated in multiple events.


Baltimore claims second Super Bowl

After an entire offseason, the draft, training camp, pre-season, 17 regular season games, three playoff games, 57 minutes of Super Bowl intensity and a 34 minute power outage, the Baltimore Ravens’ season came down to five yards.


Men's Basketball on five game win streak

The Hopkins men’s basketball team had a whirlwind week, going undefeated against conference foes Gettysburg and Swarthmore in dramatic fashion. Topping their opponents 64-59 and 67-61, respectively, the Jays are now 10-4 in conference play and are riding a five game winning streak.


W.Basketball coach wins 600th game

As the month of January came to a close, the Lady Jays managed to continue their success and carry their momentum into February. With two wins in pivotal games against Centennial Conference opponents last week, the team managed to improve their record to 13-9 overall. To compliment the wins, head coach Nancy Funk reached a career milestone.



Robinson paces track team

Over the course of this past weekend, the Hopkins men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to Penn State and University of Delaware to compete in the Penn State National Invitational and the Delaware Thomson Invitational. Throughout the course of these two tournaments, several individual records were broken.


W.Basketball wins by 45

Since the middle of December, the Hopkins women’s basketball team has played in 11 additional games.  During that time, the Lady Jays went 8-3, bringing their record to 9-6 in the Centennial Conference and 10-9 overall.  Dating back to Jan. 8, the team has won eight of their last nine games, all in conference.


Jays remain competitive amongst top-ranked wrestling squads

Leading up to this past weekend’s matchup in Lexington, Va., the Blue Jays had several tough matchups to start off the New Year.  Early in January, Hopkins competed in the Waynesburg Invitational.  Leading the way at 125 lbs was sophomore Paul Bewak who clinched an individual title for the team.  His efforts, along with seven other wrestlers who placed in the top six, earned the Blue Jays a third place finish.  The team finished only behind Olivet, currently ranked seventh in the nation in Division III, and West Liberty, the 12th ranked school in Division II wrestling.


M.Basketball extends CC streak

The month of January has been kind to the Hopkins men’s basketball program. After starting off the season 5-5, the Blue Jays have turned the corner in 2013. Not only has Hopkins gone 7-2 since the first of the month but, more importantly, the Jays have won three straight games against conference foes since their heart-wrenching double overtime loss against Franklin & Marshall on January 16.


Epee Slashes Fencing chances

On Sat., Jan. 26, the Hopkins women’s fencing team participated in the Philadelphia Invitational at Temple University.  The team came out with one victory and five losses.


Brotherly Love: Super Bowl XLVII

Super Bowl XLVII guarantees to be unique.  The most immortal game in American sports will feature two brothers, John and Jim Harbaugh, born 15 months apart, pitted against each other as head coaches. Let’s just call it, the Super Baugh.


Athlete of the Week: Jimmy Hammer

Currently on a three-game winning streak, men's basketball has been putting up one strong performance after another. Losing only two games out of a possible ten in the new year, it appears they've unlocked some secret to success. That secret? 6'2'' junior guard Jimmy Hammer.



Men’s Fencing team succeeds at Brandeis

After running the table to start the year going 6-0, the Hopkins men’s fencing team defeated MIT (16-11) and Boston College (15-12), and lost to Yale (15-12), Brown (17-10), and host Brandeis (17-10) on Sunday at the Brandeis Invitational. The squad’s overall record now stands at 8-3. Two standouts emerged for the squad as freshmen John Petrie and Josiah Yiu paced the Jays with 10 wins each in Foil and Sabre, respectively.


Blue Jays set ten team records in the pool

The Hopkins men’s and women’s swimming teams traveled to Gettysburg to compete in the final Fall Fast Festival this past weekend. The Jays came out strong and did not look back, tallying 1129.5 points to take the top spot.



Athlete of the Week: Alex Vassila

The women’s basketball team’s 6’-1’’ senior star, Alex Vassila, has emerged this young season as a force in the middle of the court for the Jays. Vassila leads the team in points per game with a 12.1 average, while scoring at an impressive .440 field goal percentage and leading the team with 10.2 rebounds per game.  Even more remarkable, this Saturday, Vassila became the all-time blocks leader with 150 blocks for her career, surpassing Katie Kimball in the program’s record books.



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