Johns Hopkins University’s Ross Schofield tallied 12 goals and seven assists in a 2-1 league weekend to claim the September 26 Men’s Varsity Southern Division Player of the Week award.
Schofield played water polo at Greenwich High School prior to attending Johns Hopkins.
Last week, he was the catalyst for the Hopkins’ offense as JHU knocked off No. 18 Bucknell University (11-9 W OT) and previously undefeated No. 13 Princeton University (11-10 W) at home, before falling to George Washington University (14-13 L) in Washington, D.C.
Against Princeton on Friday night, Schofield scored a team-high four goals, dished out a pair of assists, swiped three steals and drew an ejection as the Blue Jays improved to 4-35 all-time against the Tigers and snapped a seven-game losing skid versus Princeton.
He repeated his performance a day later as he scored twice, handed out three helpers, grabbed four steals and drew two ejections in aiding Johns Hopkins upend Bucknell 11-9 in the Charm City for the program’s second victory over a Top 20 team in as many days.
In the nightcap in the nation’s capital, he scored a career-high six goals, one shy of the school record, with a pair of assists and two steals in a 14-13 defeat by host George Washington.
The award marks the fourth during Schofield’s collegiate career in Baltimore as he previously picked up Southern Division nods in 2010 (October 11 Player of the Week, November 22 Player of the Week) and 2009 (November 9 Rookie of the Week).