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Could return of John Martin resolve goalie dilemma at Hood?

Could return of John Martin resolve goalie dilemma at Hood?

When junior goalkeeper William Lane’s career came to a swift end after suffering a concussion -- the fifth of his athletic career -- in the second game of the 2012 season, Hood employed three different freshmen before settling on Joseph McCulloh.

The Westminster native and Winters Mill graduate registered a 10.56 goals-against average and a .596 save percentage in 14 contests, including 10 starts. Ordinarily, those numbers might be good enough to cement McCulloh as next year’s starter, but John Martin, a redshirt junior who made seven starts in 2011, is slated to return to the team after sitting out last season due to academic issues.

“McCulloh’s coming back, [freshman] Cody...

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