2014-15 News

  • Department's Top Award Goes to Senior Rider
    May 08, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — A senior rider on the equestrian team who just days ago became the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association national champion in open equitation on the flat was presented with the Coaches Award this evening during Goucher College's annual Athletics Awards Ceremony in Kraushaar Auditorium.
  • Department Reveals 2014-15 All-Goucher Team
    May 08, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — The 2014-15 All-Goucher Team was revealed at the conclusion of tonight’s Goucher Athletics Awards Ceremony, with 10 student-athletes and one coach honored on the Kraushaar Auditorium stage.
  • Fink, Prince Named Year's Final Gophers of the Month
    May 07, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — Equestrian rider Joey Fink, who finished as the national champion in open equitation on the flat at last week’s IHSA National Horse Show, and women’s track & field thrower Bri Prince, who broke a school record and finished as the Landmark runner-up in the shot put, have been selected as the final Gophers of the Month for 2014-15.
  • Gophers Add Three Points, Finish in 7th Place
    May 02, 2015
    WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The final two events in the Hunter Seat Collegiate Cup were contested today at the 2015 IHSA National Horse Show and with Joey Fink (Baltimore, Md./The Park School) earning three points for placing fourth in open equitation on the flat, Goucher finished the competition in seventh place.
  • Lummis Moves Gophers Into Top 10 at Nationals
    May 01, 2015
    WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A reserve champion performance from Sarah Lummis in walk-trot-canter moved Goucher into the top 10 overall on day two of the IHSA National Horse Show.
  • IHSA Crowns Fink National Champion in Open Flat
    April 30, 2015
    WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Senior Joey Fink (Baltimore, Md./The Park School) became the second national champion in the history of Goucher's equestrian program when he was awarded first place in open equitation on the flat this afternoon at the IHSA National Horse Show, which is being held at The Big E Coliseum.
  • Bent Eyes IHSA Scholarship for Horsemanship
    April 27, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — The way Ashley Bent (Phoenixville, Pa./Phoenixville Area) is preparing to compete at the upcoming IHSA National Horse Show in West Springfield, Mass. is considerably different than they way the other riders who will be representing Goucher at the event have been.
  • Teams from Goucher Place 1-2 at Landmark Invitational
    April 11, 2015
    RINGOES, N.J. — Goucher sent two riding teams to the inaugural Landmark Invitational, which was conducted today at Briarwood Farm at Black River Farm. The one that finished in first place at the IHSA Zone IV Championships back on March 28 won the championship of today's event with a score of 43 points.
  • Legendary Coach Accepts Lifetime Achievement Award
    March 31, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — Patte Zumbrun, who served as director and head coach of Goucher's equestrian program for 26 years, was presented with the prestigious Intercollegiate Horse Show Association's (IHSA) Lifetime Achievement Award today.
  • Goucher Riders Repeat as Zone IV Champions
    March 28, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher had already clinched one of the zone's two bids to the Collegiate Cup Hunter Seat competition at the 2015 IHSA National Horse Show, but head coach Jen Bunty's riding team still had ground to make up on St. Andrews heading into the final rotation at the IHSA Zone IV Championships today.
  • Goucher Completes Wire-to-Wire Run to Region Title
    March 15, 2015
    OATLAND, Md. — Despite being held to a season-low score of 34 points, Goucher was still the high point college and Joey Fink (Baltimore, Md./The Park School) shared high point rider honors at today's IHSA Zone IV Region I show, the final one of the 2014-15 season.
  • Fink, Malone Advance to Zones as Regional Champs
    March 15, 2015
    OATLAND, Md. — Joey Fink (Baltimore, Md./The Park School) and Laura Malone (Weston, Mass./Weston) were crowned regional champions today at the IHSA Zone IV Region I Championships today, which were conducted at The Other Left Farm. They, along with Erika Scott (Stonington, Conn./The Williams School), will represent Goucher at the Zove IV Championships on March 28.
  • Gophers Rule Zone IV Region I for Fourth Straight Year
    March 14, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher clinched the 2014-15 IHSA Zone IV Region I title by scoring 39 points at today's riding show, enough to give head coach Jen Bunty's squad an insurmountable lead over its closest pursuer in the region standings.
  • Goucher Continues Winning Ways at UMD IHSA Show
    February 22, 2015
    OATLAND, Md. — Goucher made it 5-for-5 in regular season shows this season after a convincing 11-point victory in the Maryland IHSA Show at The Other Left Farm this afternoon.
  • Davis, Lummis Honored as Gophers of the Month
    February 05, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — Men’s swimmer Sam Davis, who set two new school records and won three individual races, and equestrian rider Sarah Lummis, who picked up a Tournament of Champions series blue ribbon and earned 15 points for Goucher during three TOC shows, have been chosen as the December/January Gophers of the Month.
  • Goucher Achieves Best TOC Result in Program History
    January 31, 2015
    Laurinburg, N.C. — Goucher’s equestrian program has set an endless number of milestones in recent years, and this weekend’s series-concluding Winter Classic Tournament of Champions show gave the team a chance to add another accomplishment to that list.
  • Radgowski Moves Up, Places Third in Medal Class
    January 24, 2015
    BRIDGEWATER, Pa. — Goucher was without its rider which normally competes in the open division for the Winter Classic Tournament of Champions, which was conducted today at the Bridgewater Equestrian Center. That provided an opportunity for Alison Radgowski (Northport, N.Y./Northport) to move up from the intermediate level and compete against many of the top collegiate riders in the country.
  • Athletics Eclipses 3.0 GPA for 30th-Straight Semester
    January 13, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. —Thirteen student-athletes with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average. Seventeen programs with a GPA over 3.0. It all adds up to a 30th-straight semester of academic excellence for Goucher’s athletic department.
  • Sherpa, Lummis Lead Gophers at Holiday TOC Show
    December 06, 2014
    COOLVILLE, Ohio — The IHSA’s highly-competitive Tournament of Champions’ series resumed competition at the Stonegate Farm this weekend, with blue ribbons from Kaduk Sherpa and Sarah Lummis highlighting Goucher’s performance at the show.
  • Latest Victory Extends Goucher's Region Lead to 56
    November 23, 2014
    SPARKS, Md. — Four events into the regular season, Goucher’s lead in its region is now up to 56 points after yet another IHSA victory this afternoon.
  • Radgowski Takes First in Intermediate Fences, Flat
    November 09, 2014
    SPARKS, Md. — Goucher's Alison Radgowski (Northport, N.Y./Northport) was declared the high point rider at the IHSA Zone IV Region I show conducted today at Featherdown Farm.
  • Gomes, Hundley Named October Gophers of the Month
    November 04, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Men’s soccer midfielder Luis Gomes, who scored a pair of clutch goals to aid Goucher in its Landmark playoff run, and equestrian rider Cary Hundley, who continued an undefeated start to her collegiate career with a pair of blue ribbon performances, have been chosen as the October Gophers of the Month.
  • Cohen Qualifies for Regionals in Intermediate Flat
    October 11, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Hayley Cohen (Davidsonville, Md./Indian Creek) became the first Goucher rider to qualify for the 2015 IHSA Zone IV Region I Championships with one of her performances during the region's second show of the season, which was conducted today on the Goucher campus.
  • Fink, Bunty Head 2013-14 All-Goucher Team
    October 11, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — The 2013-14 All-Goucher Team was unveiled during a ceremony on Beldon Field at halftime of this afternoon's field hockey game against Scranton.
  • Gophers Open Up Early Advantage on Regional Foes
    October 04, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher entered its regular season opener at the Mount St. Mary’s IHSA Show having won seven straight regional competitions dating back to 2012-13. The Gophers had no issues running that streak to eight, topping their nearest competitors by 25 points in a dominant first place showing this weekend.
  • Goucher Turns Back All Preseason Classic Challengers
    September 20, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Not only was Goucher the host of the event, it was also the first-place finisher at today's Tournament of Champions Preseason Classic.
  • Gophers Look to Continue National Success in 2014-15
    September 19, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Coming off a year which included an undefeated regular season, a second Zone IV Championship and a sixth place finish at IHSA Nationals, it would be easy to forgive Goucher’s equestrian team if it tried to tamper expectations for 2014-15.