The University of Mary Washington field hockey team dropped a 3-1 decision to visiting Johns Hopkins University on Sunday in a swelterng home opener. The Eagles even their record at 1-1 on the season.
The Blue Jays started swiftly, scoring 3:38 into play on a goal from Izzy Thompson. The Eagles answered at 11:40, as sophomore Morgan MacCartney tied the score with an unassisted score. Johns Hopkins regained the lead at 18:08 on a Sarah Myers score, and held a 2-1 advantage to halftime.
In the second, both teams battled despite high temperatures and humidity, and the frame stood scoreless until Hopkins found the cage at 63:32 on a goal from Meghan Ophel following an initial shot on a penalty corner.
The Eagles will return to action on Wednesday when they visit Bridgewater College at 6:00 p.m.