Charley Toomey

Men’s lacrosse notes: Johns Hopkins emphasizing limiting turnovers

Men’s lacrosse notes: Johns Hopkins emphasizing limiting turnovers

The 22 turnovers that the No. 14 Johns Hopkins men’s lacrosse team committed in Saturday’s 12-5 loss at then-No. 12 Loyola Maryland were noteworthy because the total was the program’s highest since 2010 and last year’s squad had the second-fewest giveaways per game in Division I (10.7). But the gaffes were especially alarming to coach Dave Pietramala because of the nature of the turnovers.

“I would say there were more turnovers of our own volition,” he said, noting that at least 17 of those mistakes occurred on offense. “Loyola clearly wanted to be aggressive and wanted to extend a little bit, and that’s nothing that we did not expect. We practiced and prepared...

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