The Blue Jays took home their fifth straight Centennial Conference Tournament title after finishing their 2021 regular season with a perfect 27-0. Their win streak stands at 64 as they extend the Division III record and push toward moving up to second all-time throughout all divisions.
The Blue Jays jumped 14 spots in a September United Soccer Coaches Poll to number eight in the nation. The team also jumped to the top spot in the regional rankings. At 5-0-2 overall, Hopkins was off to its best start since the 2017 season.
With a 4-0-1 start in September, Hopkins moved up to number two in the third edition of the 2021 United Soccer Coaches Poll. The ranking is tied for the highest in program history, matching 2013.
The team carried a pair of top-15 national rankings into its bye week as the Blue Jays were ranked 13th in the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Poll and 15th in the D3football.com Poll. Hopkins was 5-0 overall and 4-0 in the Centennial Conference after the first half of the season.
Krieger School seniors Jessica Liang and Sophie Saland competed at the 2021 Loyola Invitational in October. The invitational was run as a “Fed Cup” style tournament, with teammates competing together against other pairs in a doubles and two singles matches. Liang and Saland competed against an all Division I field.
Men’s Cross Country
The number eight Blue Jays took second place at the John “Paddy” Doyle Meet of Champions in September. Hopkins placed five runners in the top 25.