Duke heads to ninth consecutive semifinals, beats Johns Hopkins
NEWARK, Del. -- Jordan Wolf scored five goals, and top-seeded Duke defeated Johns Hopkins 19-11 on Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the NCAA tournament.
The defending national champion Blue Devils (15-3) will face Denver or Drexel at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Saturday.
Duke made the national semifinals for the ninth year in a row.
Josh Dionne scored four goals for Duke, all in the first half. Dionne left the game in the final minute of the second quarter with a leg injury and did not return.
The Blue Devils opened the game with six unanswered goals. The Blue Jays didn't score until there was 4:19 left in first quarter and never drew closer than 12-10 early in the third.
Holden Cattoni and Rob Guida had three goals apiece to lead Johns Hopkins (11-5).