#24 Blue Jays Take Down Shorewomen In Four Sets

#24 Blue Jays Take Down Shorewomen In Four Sets

Horan Posts Double Double With 31 Assists And 14 Digs

CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Visiting 24th ranked Johns Hopkins won the last two sets to pick up a 3-1 (25-21, 22-25, 25-15, 25-23) win over host Washington College in a Centennial Conference volleyball match played tonight inside Cain Athletic Center in Chestertown, Maryland.

#24 Johns Hopkins 3, Washington College 1 (25-21, 22-25, 25-15, 25-23)

How It Happened
- Johns Hopkins led 23-16 in the opening set before the Shorewomen ran off a 5-0 run, capped by a Cassie Kowalski kill, to cut the lead to 23-21. However, the Blue Jays would score the final two points of the set, capped by a block from Simone Bliss, to win the opening set by four.
- The Shorewomen led 21-17 in the second set following an error from Johns Hopkins, but the Blue Jays would score the next four points to tie the set at 21 following a kill by Louisa Kishton. The Shorewomen would then close the set on a 4-1 run of their own, as Kaitlyn Marino would end the set with a kill to tie the match at one set apiece.
- Washington would go on a 3-0 run in the third set with the score tied 8-8 to grab an 11-8 lead following a Blue Jays attacking error. Johns Hopkins would then close the set on a 17-4 run, capped off on a kill by Elizabeth Wuerstle, to win the set by 10. 
- The Blue Jays led the fourth set 18-17 when the Shorewomen rattled off a 4-0 run to take a 21-18 lead following a kill by Kylie Peets, but Johns Hopkins would then finish the match with a 7-2 run of their own, as Bliss ended the fourth set and the match with a kill.

For the Shorewomen (12-4, 1-2 Centennial Conference)
- Marino (match high 14 kills, eight digs, two blocks), Kowalski (eight kills, 12 digs), Amy Rohn (match high 18 digs), Taylor Horan (31 assists, 14 digs), Alaina Geissberger (six kills, team high three blocks).
- The Shorewomen hit .142 in the loss and served up five aces.
- Washington had 12 service errors and 10 return errors in the loss.

For #24 Johns Hopkins (11-2, 2-0 Centennial Conference)
- Wuerstle (team high 12 kills), Bliss (11 kills, three blocks), Kishton (10 kills, team high 15 digs), Natalie Aston (seven kills, team highs of 27 assists, four aces, and four blocks), Kristi Rhead (seven kills, 13 assists).
- The Blue Jays hit .210 in the win and served up 10 aces.
- Johns Hopkins also committed 11 service errors.
- Marino was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player Of The Game for the fourth time this season.
- Tonight's match was the Shorewomen's first match against a ranked team since playing Eastern on August 30th, 2014.

Up Next for the Shorewomen
9/30 @ McDaniel - 12:00 p.m. 
9/30 v. Marywood @ McDaniel - 2:00 p.m.