Cavs Stun Hopkins 9-8 in OT

Cavs Stun Hopkins 9-8 in OT

Cavs Stun Hopkins 9-8 in OT

Cavs Stun Hopkins 9-8 in OT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA-Sophomore Foster Gilbert scored his first two goals in more than a year, including one 1:17 into overtime, to send Virginia to a 9-8 win over top-ranked Johns Hopkins this evening at Klöckner Stadium.

The Cavaliers, who defeated Towson by the very same 9-8 score in overtime last Sunday, improve to 3-4 on the season with their second win in a row. Johns Hopkins lost for the first time this spring, falling to 5-1 overall.

The game was a seesaw battle throughout and featured seven ties and four lead changes as neither team was able to build a lead of more than two goals.

Sophomore Kyle Dixon notched Virginia's first two goals to put the Cavaliers up 2-0 midway through the opening quarter, but the Blue Jays forged the first tie late in the quarter behind goals from Kevin Boland and Joe McDermott.

Junior Peter LeSueur added the Jays' third goal in a row early in the second quarter for the first lead change. UVa midfielder Newton Gentry scored for the third game in a row less than six minutes before halftime to send the teams to the locker room tied at three.

Joe Yevoli scored twice in the third quarter, but the visitors from Baltimore answered both times. Cavalier attackman Matt Ward, the team's leading scorer coming in, scored his only goal of the game by taking a pass in front from Jared Little and beating goalie Scott Smith for a 6-5 Virginia lead going into the fourth.

Johns Hopkins gained some separation early in the fourth quarter with three consecutive goals by LeSueur, Kyle Dowd and Kevin Boland. Gilbert brought the Cavaliers within one with his first goal of the season with 9:52 left in regulation. Matt Poskay knotted the score for the seventh time with 2:20 on the clock. LSM Corey Harned had the best chance at a game-winner for the Blue Jays, but his shot in an unsettled situation was saved by Dixon in the crease with 40.9 seconds remaining. Conor Ford scooped up the loose ball, but his shot was wide with Virginia backing up. Down a man the Cavaliers turned the ball over with 20.9 seconds to go, but the Blue Jays were unable to get a shot off in the final seconds. Cavalier goalie Tillman Johnson came up with the first big play in overtime by saving Conor Ford's bid on the crease for his eighth save of the game 47 seconds into the extra period. Once past the midline, the Cavaliers called timeout with 3:07 to go. Gilbert-playing behind-netted the winner by beating Smith off the left pipe high to give UVa its sixth win in the last seven games vs. the Blue Jays.

The Cavaliers defense was outstanding, holding the Blue Jays to their lowest score this season. Virginia also was able to kill six man-down opportunities. In the last three games, Virginia's opponents are 0 of 20 in extra-man opportunities. Dixon, Gilbert and Yevoli each tallied twice for Virginia, while Gentry, Poskay and Ward each notched one goal. Boland and LeSueur scored twice for Hopkins, while Dowd, Kyle Harrison, McDermott and Rewkowski added one apiece.

Virginia travels to Maryland next Saturday for face the Terrapins at 1:00 pm at Byrd Stadium. Johns Hopkins returns to Homewood to host North Carolina at 1:00 pm.

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    by (#69765) on 3/28/04 @12:24AM
Tough loss for the Hop... didn't capitalize on EMO... Tillman made the play of the night with the key save in OT
 
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whoa
    by (#48923) on 3/28/04 @11:17AM
i was at this game and it was awesome there was electricity in the air. and when UVA won (Which i new they would from the beinning) its was awesome almost every1 stormed the feild includin me.
 
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bull%$#
    by (#10068) on 3/28/04 @8:40PM
Dude, the little 10 year old lax rats were the only ones who stormed the field, and it was kind of anticlimactic anyway. There was a young man in a pink spandex bodysuit though who didn't realize that Hughes was behind him trying to embrace him. He kept running unaware that Hughes was trying to get to him. I felt awkward for Hughes.
 
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Great Call...
    by (#67322) on 3/30/04 @11:25AM
Tristan, yet again you post absolute garbage. Do us all a favor and believe me when I tell you that no one cares about anything you write. Back to the subject at hand...Finally a clear #1 in the Maryland Terps. Who is this new goalie anyway, I think his name is Gutter, or maybe Le Gutier? And is there something wrong with the Lax.com photographs or are his legs really that white? Hop v. Maryland...sweet sassie molassie Stupot, this is gonna be a matchup.

WYLD STALLIONS
 
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    by (#7569) on 3/28/04 @12:37PM
sweet
 
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Virginia is Back
    by (#45083) on 3/28/04 @1:22PM
Though I mistakenly thought the Cuse was finished; I always thought that Virginia would be there in the end. So I was right on one count and even that is a rarity. We are now in to a full blown great season!
 
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NCAA Tournament
    by (#44841) on 3/30/04 @1:35PM
Don't get too confident. Their remaining games are @Maryland, @UNC, Duke @Penn State., and they can only afford to lose at most one game out of those four. Even then, if they only lose one more, they still may not make the playoffs. Though, the JHU game certainly will help them if they are on the bubble.
 
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cavs = cuse
    by (#66577) on 3/29/04 @7:24PM
The virginia lax team is going threw the same complacency that syracuse went threw last year. Its almost an exact replica of the oragemens last season. Come May they'll have a nice comeback run (just like Cuse) and theyll get to the final 4 once again.
 
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its doesnt matter
    by (#47133) on 3/30/04 @6:50PM
when it comes down to the finale its gonna be JHU baby hoisting up there arms in celebration
 
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right....
    by (#67322) on 3/31/04 @3:15PM
HopFan4life, you magnificently ignorant bastard. Maybe if your name didn't spell out your bias, your remarks may hold a glimmer of validity. But it does, so they don't. Hopkins loses to a very weak Virgina team and your response is that they will hoist the trophy. Fear the Terps my Young Padowin Learner, as they have yet to show any weakness other then their goalie's leg press. JHU is a contender, but has shown weaknesses. Its ok though, we have grown to accept such ignorance from Hop Fans 4 Life. Thanks, you've all been great.


WYLD STALLIONS!
 
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Arrogant Bastard...
    by (#72318) on 4/02/04 @10:19PM
Clearly elucidated by your login, and the inclusion of Esquire in it, your pomposity precludes any tangible argument.

"Antagonizing and insulting your opposing fans does not a good argument make."~ Yoda

I would have expected better supports for a viewpoint from an attorney. Ride high while you can, my friend. Pietrimala and his boys will thrive on their loss to UVA, especially due to UVA's weakness. They will pour ample amounts of salt in this wound every week to spur them on to victory, and remind themselves of how close they were to the trophy last season. Pietrimala will make certain of it, I'm sure, not that the players will need much reminding. Therefore, FEAR THE BLUE JAY, buddy, because it's comin' to whoop up on the Turtle April 17th!
 
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Fear The Turtle
    by (#68983) on 4/03/04 @1:14PM
The Terps will prove that they deserve the number 1 spot by beating virginia today, but on April 17 will be the showdown of the season, the big guns versus the big guns










Turtle....Turtle....Turtle....
 
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CTW...ignorance must be bliss
    by (#67322) on 4/06/04 @2:40PM
You know, you use some big words in your opening there buddy. Take a hint by the phrase at the bottom of all my posts and multiply that by my name. Now, that doesn't quite equal attorney now does it. If you don't understand, ask one of your boyfriends, because I'm not going to explain it to you. Now, for such a huge Hopkins fan, you sure do have trouble spelling the last name of your favorite coach, Pietramala. But then again, you guys are so close he probably told you to call him that right? There you go my friend...your arguement just lost any legitimacy right there. And you were doing so well with all the big words...
Hopkins, like you is a fraud. And like you, has just been called out as being so. Thanks everybody you've all been great.


WYLD STALLIONS!
 
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yeah, uh-huh, ok, sure, whatever...
    by (#72318) on 4/06/04 @9:01PM
Did I touch upon a nerve, baby boy, or should I call you WYLD BILL...yee haw! The words I use only seem big to those with small I.Q.'s I knew upon re-reading my post that your only retort would center around a simple misspelling. The only argument I was attempting to make is made evident by each post you make; that being you're an arrogant, hostile idiot. I may misspell a word or two after drinking a twelve pack, but at least I can still formulate a coherent thought. Something you cannot seem to do even while sober. Nevertheless, it's obvious that you like to be beligerent, but can't handle any reciprocity. The only reason I took the time and trouble to create an account, so that I could post, was to provoke you and that task has been accomplished. We'll see how it all plays out, but despite the outcome of the season my nor your life will be any different. Additionally, it does not matter to me who wins or loses, so long as the best game ever created continues to prosper and thrive.
 
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Thanks Pal...
    by (#67322) on 4/07/04 @9:31AM
Wow, you drink a twelve pack before you post each time? I am sorry...you're A LOT cooler than I originally gave you credit for. But then again, i'm an arrogant idiot. Well I may be an arrogant idiot, but you're the one talking about how many beers you drink everynight before posting. Thanks for playing though...valiant effort. Again, in case you just drank a 12 pack before reading this and you want to post again...its P-I-E-T-R-A-M-A-L-A. By the way, is that light beer or the heavy stuff? Thanks Pal, its been fun disgracing you again. You've all been great. Maryland by 5 over Hopkins next week.



WYLD STALLIONS!
 
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CTW...ignorance must be bliss
    by (#67322) on 4/06/04 @4:46PM
You know, you use some big words in your opening there buddy. Take a hint by the phrase at the bottom of all my posts and multiply that by my name. Now, that doesn't quite equal attorney now does it. If you don't understand, ask one of your boyfriends, because I'm not going to explain it to you. Now, for such a huge Hopkins fan, you sure do have trouble spelling the last name of your favorite coach, Pietramala. But then again, you guys are so close he probably told you to call him that right? There you go my friend...your arguement just lost any legitimacy right there. And you were doing so well with all the big words...
Hopkins, like you is a fraud. And like you, has just been called out as being so. Thanks everybody you've all been great.


WYLD STALLIONS!
 
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The Trophy for the Terps
    by (#58748) on 4/03/04 @5:25PM
I will make this very clear from the start. I am a Hopkins student as well as a Hopkins fan. Despite this fact, I think right now the Terps are a definite favorite for the Championship. Hop losing to Virginia, who is now 3-5, give me a break! Maryland on the otherhand is now 8 games into the season with no losses whatsoever, let alone one to a mediocre team. Additionally, they whooped Virginia-the team that defeated Hopkins-11-2. Furthermore, with 2 of the 3 first team All-American defenders, it seems that they are perhaps the only team that stands a chance of shutting down Hopkins excellent attack. Hop Mid-fielders still might be a problem for them, though all the same, I believe they'll be able to overcome. Not really looking forward to losing to Maryland, though it seems that's probably what is going to happen. Boo hoo.
 
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wow
    by (#72115) on 3/30/04 @7:15PM
this season just got mad interesting, was the lose because virginia was the better team? or was JHU just not on there game?
 
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Wow
    by (#29868) on 3/30/04 @8:59PM
Wow thats amazing the UVA could beat Hopkins, and i dont think anyone knew that they would win. Now that UVA has beatin Hopkins, all the positions will be moved and Syracuse will be in the top with Hopkins and Maryland
 
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Just Wondering....
    by (#40548) on 3/31/04 @9:09PM
I know they haven't really played anyone and I haven't heard anything but is Brown any good or are they just catching some bad teams. Is it possible they are the Rutgers or Umass of last year. I think they would be a great story this year if they continue a run and I am interested to see what they can bring to the table. Hopefully MD can bring it home this year. For you guys that keep saying that Cuse is back on track you are dreaming. Cuse just beat an inexperienced Princeton team that is going no where, along with Cuse. They are both over-rated and will no get to the final four.
 
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Just Wondering....
    by (#40548) on 3/31/04 @9:10PM
I know they haven't really played anyone and I haven't heard anything but is Brown any good or are they just catching some bad teams. Is it possible they are the Rutgers or Umass of last year. I think they would be a great story this year if they continue a run and I am interested to see what they can bring to the table. Hopefully MD can bring it home this year. For you guys that keep saying that Cuse is back on track you are dreaming. Cuse just beat an inexperienced Princeton team that is going no where, along with Cuse. They are both over-rated and will no get to the final four.
 
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hard to predict no Final Four for Cuse
    by (#41662) on 3/31/04 @10:07PM
most of the people on this forum have been alive less than the amount of years since Cuse didn't make the SemiFinals. My point being, never count them out until the BBQ is done on Memorial Day.
 
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what
    by (#72115) on 4/01/04 @5:56PM
o man, inexperienced princeton team, i kno there young and they have lost alot, but ryan boyle, and jason donnerger are definitly not inexperienced, and with one of the best college lacrosse coaches, if not the best, in bill tearney you shouldnt be sayin' princeton isnt gonna go anywhere, and definitly not calling them inexperienced, if you daw the came princeton definitly could keep up with the older (more experienced) syracuse team.

And whats this about no final four, is it because the mid season review says so, one lose to hopkins (then the best team in the nation) wont kepp a 22 in a row final four team out. And trust me if Cuse wants to get there, tey'll get there. Just look at last year, how they ripped PU apart after being beaten by them in the regular season, no one smart would count Cuse (or princeton) out this early.
 
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I saw Princeton play
    by (#40548) on 4/02/04 @1:33PM
I agree Doneger and Boyle are great players but I have seen Princeton play this year and I think they dont have enough this year to be considered in the top four, therefore I say going no where as meaning no final four this year, and I said Cuse beat a team that isn't going to the final four this year and everyone wants to jump back on there band waggon, I was simply just saying dont believe they are going to be there just based on this game, they still got waxed by Hop who just lost to Virginia, maybe Hop laid off a little bit, go to comfortable. I think UVA can be more of a dangerous team this year then Cuse, cause they haven't put there best game together yet. I think the last of the best four is a toss up between a ton of teams, starting with UNC, I love the fact they are good again, Navy is looking Diesal this year as well. That last spot for the best four is open to anyone and I dont think Cuse or Princeton distinguish themselves from anyone. I dont think teams fear them like they used to, they lost some of there prestige this year.
 
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what
    by (#72115) on 4/01/04 @5:59PM
o man, inexperienced princeton team, i kno there young and they have lost alot, but ryan boyle, and jason donnerger are definitly not inexperienced, and with one of the best college lacrosse coaches, if not the best, in bill tearney you shouldnt be sayin' princeton isnt gonna go anywhere, and definitly not calling them inexperienced, if you saw the game princeton definitly could keep up with the older (more experienced) syracuse team.

And whats this about no final four, is it because the mid season review says so, one lose to hopkins (then the best team in the nation) wont kepp a 22 in a row final four team out. And trust me if Cuse wants to get there, they'll get there. Just look at last year, how they ripped PU apart after being beaten by them in the regular season, no one smart would count Cuse (or princeton) out this early.
 
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UVA might be done
    by (#49967) on 4/01/04 @6:35PM
Just because UVA beat Hopkins does not mean that they are back on track....it just means that they have not fallen off the face of the Earth! At least in the lacrosse sense.
 
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ur right
    by (#72115) on 4/01/04 @6:56PM
you see upsets all the time, but this dosnt strike me as a HUMONGOUS upset, leading up to this game i thought it could definitly be done, UVA is still the defending national champion and they showed everyone that by beating JHU, but they still are lyable for missing out on even the playoffs...
 
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