The Johns Hopkins Blue Jays had no problems in their opening round game of the 2012 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament game, picking up a 19-9 win over the Stony Brook Seawolves Sunday afternoon.
The Blue Jays controlled the game from the start, dominating the Seawolves on offense with a 40-21 advantage in shots. Johns Hopkins led 7-1 after one period and never looked back, as Stony Brook would not get closer than five goals the rest of the afternoon.
Brandon Benn led the attack for the Blue Jays with five goals. Chris Bolland chimed in with a game-high seven points on three goals and four assists. Zach Palmer was also able to record a hat trick for Johns Hopkins with three goals and three assists.
Matt Bellando was the lone bright spot for the Seawolves, scoring three goals and one assist on the afternoon.
Johns Hopkins will advance to the second round to play the winner of Sunday night's Lehigh-Maryland contest.
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