"Certainly a big deal is the kid Gregoire," Johns Hopkins coach Dave Pietramala said when asked to identify keys for Saturday's contest. "He is a presence inside. You look at him like basketball. When you've got a guy that is filling up the inside, it tends to force the defense to collapse which opens up things on the perimeter for guys like [senior midfielder Zach] Linkous who can shoot the ball and guys like [sophomore midfielder] Pat Young and [sophomore attackman Nate] Lewnes. Those guys can all shoot the ball and because of Gregoire, he puts so much stress on a defense to find him and get custody of him, it does allow the guys on the perimeter to do a little bit more. And then if you give all of your attention to those guys, a guy like him is terrific in the gray areas. He finds seams, he finds slots, he's got very good hands. I think they've developed a nice inside-outside game because of him."