Johns Hopkins’ 7-4 victory over
The Blue Jays (7-4) climbed to No. 16 from No. 22 as they added the win over the Terps (8-2), who dropped from No. 4 to No. 8. Johns Hopkins, which has victories over No. 23 Virginia (5-7) and No. 28
Maryland fell, but the team still has wins against No. 7 Duke (10-4), Loyola and No. 20
The reigning national champion Greyhounds dropped a heartbreaking 13-12 overtime loss to No. 1 Denver last Saturday and has lost to the Terps and Duke. Loyola has beaten No. 14 Ohio State (8-3) and must get a win against the Blue Jays to strengthen its bid for an at-large berth. But the Greyhounds can take all the guesswork out of the equation by capturing the Eastern College Athletic Conference tournament on May 2-4.
Towson fell to Penn State, 10-8, last Saturday and saw its profile get a little weaker with Massachusetts (5-7) and
UMBC (5-6) moved to No. 46 from No. 49 after Saturday’s 13-12 decision against
Mount St. Mary's (4-9) slipped to No. 49 from No. 47, and Navy (3-8) fell to No. 52 from No. 50.