ANNAPOLIS, MD. -- Steele Stanwick scored two goals and had
five assists to help top-seeded Virginia blow out Johns Hopkins
19-8 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament Sunday.
Shamel Bratton scored a career-high five goals and Garrett
Billings added four more and three assists for Virginia (15-2),
which advanced to semifinals for the seventh time since 1999.
"That was something! I would never have expected the game to
play out like that," said Virginia head coach Dom Starsia, who
earned his 300th career victory. "We were relentless in our
Danny Glading and Rhamel Bratton scored two goals apiece for the
Cavaliers, who will face Cornell (12-3) next Saturday.
Brian Christopher and Michael Kimmel scored two goals each for
eighth-seeded Johns Hopkins (10-5), which won the national
championship in 2007 and was runner-up last season. The 11-goal
margin made it the worst playoff loss in Hopkins history.
"We got outcoached, outplayed and outhustled. They deserved
to move on and we deserved to go home," Johns Hopkins head coach
Dave Pietramala said. "Virginia beat us in every phase of the
game. We didn't have any answers."