2011 News

  • Williams Takes Over as Head Field Hockey Coach
    January 04, 2012
    TOWSON, Md. — After conducting a national search to fill the position, Goucher College has selected Megan Williams to be its new head field hockey coach. She will begin her duties at the Division III institution on January 25.
  • Landmark Reveals All-Academic Team for Fall 2011
    November 29, 2011
    MADISON, N.J. — The Landmark Conference today announced the names of the 32 student-athletes who make up the 2011 Fall Landmark All-Academic Team, which recognizes two male and two female athletes who have excelled athletically and academically from each of the eight Landmark institutions.
  • Landmark Conference Issues Fall Academic Honor Roll
    November 17, 2011
    MADISON, N.J. — The Landmark Conference, which is in its fifth year of competition and is comprised of eight like-minded institutions in the mid-Atlantic region, today recognized 248 student-athletes for their academic accomplishments by placing them on the on the 2011 Fall Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll. Twenty-nine of the honorees are from Goucher.
  • Gallagher Represents Goucher on All-Landmark Team
    November 04, 2011
    MADISON, N.J. — Katie Gallagher (Green Brook, N.J./Watchung Hills Regional), who is among the Division III national leaders in defensive saves, is Goucher's only representative on the 2011 All-Landmark Conference Field Hockey Team.
  • Greyhounds Stay in Contention for Berth in Playoffs
    October 22, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — After 50 minutes, the scoreboard showed zeroes for both Goucher and Moravian in a Landmark Conference game being played this afternoon on Beldon Field. One reason the contest was still scoreless at that point was because the Gophers had been able to get off only one shot; another was that their goalkeeper was already approaching double digits in saves.
  • Skid Continues as Ospreys Pin 6-0 Setback on Gophers
    October 20, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher allowed another opportunity to end its lengthy losing streak get away by bowing at home to Richard Stockton, 6-0, tonight, leaving the Gophers only two more chances this season to pick up a much-needed victory.
  • Mustangs Never Relinquish Lead, Knock Off Gophers
    October 12, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — After not being able to get off a single shot in the first half, Goucher turned it up several notches on offense in the final 35 minutes of today's game against Stevenson. The extra effort was rewarded in the form of an unassisted goal by Rachel Ward (Walkersville, Md./Walkersville), but the Gophers still fell short on the scoreboard as the Mustangs prevailed 3-1.
  • Rangers Pull Away in Second Half for 4-1 Victory
    October 09, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher and Drew traded goals in the first six minutes of today's Landmark Conference game on Beldon Field and reached halftime deadlocked at 1-1. Just 1:58 into the second half, however, the Rangers assumed a 2-1 advantage and went on to complete a 4-1 victory over head coach Whitney Raffo's Gophers.
  • No. 14 Cardinals Pin 10-0 Setback on Gophers
    October 05, 2011
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Micki Manheimer (Falmouth, Maine/Falmouth) became the first Goucher goalie to make at least 20 saves in a game in more than four years when she stopped 20 shots in tonight's Landmark Conference game against Catholic. Unfortunately, her career-high performance didn't translate into a victory for the Gophers, who instead bowed to the nationally ranked Cardinals, 10-0.
  • Gophers Never Trail No. 19 Eagles Until Final Seven Minutes
    October 01, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher took a 1-0 lead over nationally ranked Juniata this afternoon when its first shot of the game turned into a goal.
  • Mighty Macs Hang On for 2-1 Victory Over Gophers
    September 27, 2011
    EAST WHITELAND TWP., Pa. — There were still more than 15 minutes remaining today when two freshmen hooked up on a goal for Goucher that carved Immaculata's lead in half. But that turned out to be as close as the Gophers would get as the Mighty Macs held on for a 2-1 victory.
  • Royals Click on Offense, Pin 5-0 Setback on Gophers
    September 25, 2011
    SCRANTON, Pa. — Despite a career-high 17-save performance by senior goalie Micki Manheimer (Falmouth, Maine/Falmouth), Goucher suffered a 5-0 setback to Scranton this afternoon in the first Landmark Conference game of the season for both teams.
  • Gophers Suffer 6-1 Setback to In-State Rivals
    September 22, 2011
    ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. — Justine Ruhlin (Cornish, Maine/Sacopee Valley) tallied her team-leading fifth goal of the season for Goucher today, but not before the Gophers had spotted St. Mary's (Md.) a commanding lead in what turned out to be a 6-1 victory for the Seahawks.
  • Ruhlin Supplies Lone Goal as Gophers Turn Back Lions
    September 17, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — For the second time already this season, Justine Ruhlin (Cornish, Maine/Sacopee Valley) tallied the only goal in a victory for Goucher this afternoon. This time the freshman midfielder/forward's goal with 14:03 left to play accounted for all of the scoring in a 1-0 triumph over Albright.
  • Gophers Surrender First Goal, Suffer Initial Defeat of 2011
    September 13, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher went into tonight's game against York undefeated and unscored upon, but the Spartans needed less than nine minutes to snap the scoreless streak.
  • Gophers Improve to 3-0 by Bumping Off Owls
    September 10, 2011
    BRYN MAWR, Pa. — An unassisted goal by Justine Ruhlin (Cornish, Maine/Sacopee Valley) 7:50 into overtime provided Goucher with a 1-0 triumph over Bryn Mawr, allowing the Gophers to remain undefeated and unscored upon so far in 2011.
  • Gophers Face No Shots Again, Raise Record to 2-0
    September 03, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — Two games into the season, Goucher has yet to surrender a goal. The Gophers, in fact, haven't allowed either of their first two opponents to get off a shot.
  • Gophers Present Raffo with Win in First Game as Head Coach
    September 01, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — Angela Buxton (Springfield, Mass./Central) and Taylor Benzel (Kennett Square, Pa./Unionville) contributed the goals as Goucher presented Whitney Raffo with a 2-0 triumph over Notre Dame (Md.) in her first game as head coach of the Gophers tonight on Beldon Field.
  • Three Teams Get 2011 Campaigns Under Way Thursday
    August 29, 2011
    TOWSON, Md. — The honor of playing Goucher's first intercollegiate athletic contest at home during 2011-12 goes to field hockey, which launches its season against Notre Dame (Md.) on Beldon Field at 7 p.m. Thursday.