Kyle Marr scored with 14 seconds remaining to lift the No. 6 Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team to a 13-12 victory over host Rutgers on Sunday night.
The win is the sixth straight for the Blue Jays, while the Scarlet Knights had a three-game winning streak ended.
Johns Hopkins (7-2, 1-0 Big Ten) got a save from senior Brock Turnbaugh with two minutes remaining as he stopped Jack Coyne's shot from five yards out and the Blue Jays cleared. Working out of a timeout with 1:06 remaining, Marr eventually took a pass from Shack Stanwick (Boys' Latin) seven yards from the goal and rifled a shot to the top far corner for the winner.
Marr's game-winner capped another comeback for the Blue Jays, who trailed by two at the half and by three on three different occasions in the second half before a four-goal run turned a 9-6 deficit into a 10-9 lead early in the fourth quarter.
The first of Patrick Fraser's three goals, which came with 4:13 left in the third quarter, ignited the four-goal spree for the Blue Jays, who were tied entering the final period after freshman Connor DeSimone and Fraser scored in the final 70 seconds of the third.
An extra-man strike by senior Joel Tinney just 10 seconds into the fourth quarter gave the Blue Jays their first lead of the game at 10-9. That lead lasted less than two minutes as Jules Heningburg got free in the middle of the field and scored his fourth goal of the game to tie it at 10 with just over 13 minutes left.
The tie held for just under four minutes before an unassisted goal by Fraser completed his hat trick and gave the Blue Jays an 11-10 lead that DeSimone pushed to 12-10 just 86 seconds later as he put one just under the crossbar off a feed from Cole Williams (Loyola Blakefield).
Rutgers (7-3, 0-1) had its two-goal lead sliced in half less than 20 seconds later as Garrett Michaeli came up with the ground ball on the faceoff after DeSimone's goal and scored with 7:49 to play.
Hopkins had an opportunity to push the lead back to two less than a minute later, but Max Edelmann made a save in transition and Rutgers pulled even with just over three minutes remaining when Coyne scored on a 10-yard step-down from the wing on an extra-man chance.
Rutgers would take leads of 7-4, 8-5 and 9-6 in the first 10 minutes of the third quarter, but Fraser's first goal ignited the four-goal run that gave the Blue Jays the 10-9 lead. That set the stage for the wild ending that Marr capped with his third game-winning goal of the season.
The Blue Jays will continue play in the Big Ten on Saturday when Ohio State visits Homewood Field at noon. Johns Hopkins will honor its 2018 Hall of Fame inductees. Former Blue Jays defenseman Brian Kuczma is one of nine individuals who will be recognized at halftime.
No. 11 Northwestern 12, No. 6 Penn 11, 2OT: Selena Lasota scored a season-high five goals, including the winner in double overtime, to lead the Wildcats to a victory over the Quakers.
The win was Northwestern's third in seven days and extended its winning streak to four as it improved to 9-3 overall. Penn fell to 8-2.
Emily Rogers-Healion had two goals and two assists for Penn.
No. 14 Stanford 14, No. 16 Southern California 11: For the second straight Sunday, freshman Galen Lew scored the winner for the Cardinal (9-3, 6-1 Pac-12 ) to cap a comeback victory over the Trojans (7-5, 5-2).
Stanford moved into sole possession of first place in the Pac-12.
Ali Baiocco had for goals and two assists to lead the Cardinal.
Izzy McMahon scored four goals and Kaeli Huff and Emily Concialdi each added three for USC.
The previous Sunday, Lew scored a short-handed winner in overtime to lift the Cardinal over then-No. 13 USC, 12-11. Stanford rallied from a four-goal deficit in the final 13 minutes.