NEWARK, Del.—The Duke University men’s lacrosse took to the field for practice for the final time before its NCAA quarterfinal meeting with Johns Hopkins Sunday. The Blue Devils and Blue Jays face off at Delaware Stadium on the campus of the University of Delaware at 12 p.m. on ESPNU.
· Duke and Johns Hopkins are meeting for the 17th time overall with the Blue Jays leading the series 11-5. Hopkins has a 3-1 edge in NCAA Tournament games with the Blue Devils taking the most recent game in 2010.
· The Blue Devils are looking to advance to their eight straight NCAA semifinal and 10th overall, while Johns Hopkins looks to move to championship weekend for the 29th time in school history
· Duke owns two NCAA Championships including the most recent, while Johns Hopkins has nine.
· Tewaaraton Award finalist Jordan Wolf enters the game with 285 career points and riding a 58-game point streak
· Duke sports the nation’s second highest scoring offense with 14.82 goals per game
· Johns Hopkins is 11-4 overall and defeated Virginia in the opening round 14-8 … The Blue Jays are 68-32 all-time in NCAA Tournament games, the most NCAA Tournament wins of any Division I program
· Duke sophomore Deemer Class is the highest scoring midfielder in school history with 60 points on the year … The midfield unit of Class, Myles Jones and Christian Walsh is tied for the most by a trio in program history with 149 points