So you think you know Hopkins men's lacrosse? We've combed the archives, plowed our way through reams of old newsclips, and queried former players, coaches, and fans to come up with a quiz guaranteed to test the mettle of even the most diehard Blue Jays fans (89 of whom have visited this page so far!).
Editor, Johns Hopkins Magazine
1. More than 200 Baltimore policemen were called in to quell a riot that broke out at Homewood on the eve of Hopkins's 1947 national championship game against the University of Maryland at College Park. What lay at the root of the fracas?
For the fans who aren't up to the challenge... just the answers.
Scoring: Give yourself one point for each correct answer.
A Perfect 10: Congratulations! Your knowledge of
even the most arcane Hopkins lacrosse trivia qualifies you for
induction into the Hopkins Lacrosse Fan Hall of Fame.
8-9 correct: Good work! You've earned honors as a First Team All-American Blue Jays fan.
6-7 correct: A respectable showing. You rank as a Second Team All-American Blue Jays fan.
0-5 correct: An All-American Benchwarmer, you may wish to brush up a bit on Hopkins lacrosse traditions. Suggested reading: "Lacrosse at Johns Hopkins" from Lacrosse: Technique and Tradition by Bob Scott, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1976. Or pay a visit to the Lacrosse Foundation's Lacrosse Hall of Fame, adjacent to Homewood Field.
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United States Women's Lacrosse Association
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