2013 News

  • Gophers Continue Long Run of Academic Success
    July 30, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Another semester, another collective grade-point average of over 3.0 for the Goucher athletic department.
  • Landmark Holds First Women's Coaching Symposium
    June 03, 2014
    MADISON, N.J. — More than 30 female administrators, coaches, and student-athletes from across the Landmark Conference gathered at Drew University June 2-3 for the first Landmark Women’s Coaching Symposium.
  • Student-Athletes Pick Up Honors at Convocation
    May 07, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — The Goucher community gathered in Kraushaar Auditorium this afternoon for Convocation, the annual celebration of the academic and artisitic achievements of its students.
  • NCAA Division III Week - Annie Carter, Field Hockey
    April 11, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — The NCAA is in the midst of its third annual Division III Week, celebrating the accomplishments of the organization’s largest division. Goucher is proud to join approximately 450 Division III schools in celebrating the academic and athletic accomplishments of student-athletes, as well as their leadership, community service and campus involvement.
  • Weiner, Welch Headline NFHCA Academic Recognition
    March 20, 2014
    CHANDLER, Ariz. — The National Field Hockey Coaches Association has released its individual and team academic awards for the 2013 season, with several athletes from Goucher prominently featured.
  • Athletic Teams Extend Streak of Academic Excellence
    January 15, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — For the 28th-consecutive semester, a streak which has now lasted for well over a decade, Goucher’s men’s and women’s athletic programs have combined to register a grade-point average of over 3.0.
  • Six from Goucher Make All-Sportsmanship Team
    November 20, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — Six student-athletes from Goucher are among the 45 who are on the Fall 2013 All-Sportsmanship Team that the Landmark Conference issued this morning.
  • Landmark Reveals Academic Honor Roll for Fall 2013
    November 19, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — The Landmark Conference, which is in its seventh year of competition, today recognized 267 student-athletes for their academic accomplishments by placing them on the 2013 Fall Academic Honor Roll. Thirty of the honorees are from Goucher.
  • Lizzie Barminski Named Landmark Rookie of the Year
    November 12, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — After recording the most points for a Goucher freshman since 2001, Lizzie Barminski became the first Gopher ever to earn Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year recognition in field hockey.
  • Gophers Set New Landmark Goal Record, Fall Late to Moravian
    November 02, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — The Goucher field hockey team scored its most goals ever in a Landmark Conference match this afternoon, but it was not enough for the Gophers to end their season with a victory, as they fell 4-3 to Moravian at Beldon Field.
  • Nine Goucher Teams in Action on Jam-Packed Saturday
    November 01, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. -- This Saturday marks the busiest day of competition all year for Goucher athletics, with nine programs in action. A sport-by-sport breakdown of the afternoon is listed below.
  • Ruhlin Sets Goal Milestone in Shutout Win over Gators
    October 28, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. -- A hat trick from Justine Ruhlin highlighted an offensive outburst for the Goucher field hockey team tonight, leading the Gophers to a 4-0 victory over Notre Dame (Md.). With the three goals, Ruhlin now has 10 this season, becoming the first Goucher player since Saburah Posner in 2001 to score 10 or more goals in a season.
  • Barminski Ends Scoring Drought in Loss to Crusaders
    October 26, 2013
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Lizzie Barminski registered the second Landmark goal of the season for the Goucher field hockey team this afternoon, but the Gophers are still searching for their first conference win after falling 4-1 to Susquehanna.
  • Gophers Go Outside Landmark, Suffer 4-0 Loss to Red Devils
    October 23, 2013
    CARLISLE, Pa. — After four consecutive games against Landmark Conference opponents, Goucher went up against a non-conference for this afternoon. In Dickinson, however, the Gophers were facing a team that is currently tied for second place in the Centennial Conference.
  • Rangers Remain in Tie for First Place by Topping Gophers
    October 19, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher was successful at minimizing the damage in the first half of today's game against Drew, but the Rangers added to the 1-0 lead they enjoyed at the break three times during the second period to come away with a 4-0 victory over head coach Megan Williams' Gophers.
  • Gophers Fall to Eagles in Landmark Home Opener
    October 12, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. -- In the second half of its home conference opener, the Goucher field hockey team was neck-and-neck with Juniata, surrendering just one goal and limiting the Eagles to a 7-6 shots advantage. The damage, however, had already been done, as Juniata had 15 of the match’s 16 shots in a two-goal first half en route to a 3-0 victory.
  • Field Hockey Stopped 4-0 by Nationally Recognized Cardinals
    October 09, 2013
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – At first glance, Goucher’s 4-0 defeat to Catholic might not seem like a positive result. Considering the Cardinals’ status as a perennial nationally-ranked team, however, and considering that the Gophers fell 10-0 when the teams met last season, tonight’s match could certainly be seen as a step in the right direction for the Gophers.
  • Lightning Delay Slows Gophers in Conference Opener
    October 04, 2013
    SCRANTON, Pa. -- In its Landmark Conference opener, Goucher found itself in a 1-1 tie with Scranton with just under 14 minutes left in the first half. A lightning delay, however, then halted the match for 61 minutes, and it was the Royals who came out stronger after the stoppage, grabbing a 2-1 lead two minutes after play resumed and gradually pulling away for a 4-1 victory.
  • Gophers' Winning Streak Ends with 2-0 Loss at Widener
    October 01, 2013
    CHESTER, Pa. – A five-minute sequence midway through the second half did in the Goucher field hockey team tonight, with Widener scoring the only two goals of the game in that span to end the Gopher’s winning streak at three.
  • Gophers Blank Bison to Earn Third-Consecutive Victory
    September 28, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. – Three goals in the first 12 minutes were more than enough for the Goucher field hockey team this afternoon, and the Gophers continued their offensive onslaught in the second half en route to a 5-0 win over Bethany at Beldon Field.
  • Gophers Prevail in OT on Follow by Barminski
    September 21, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — Sometimes it really does pay to be in the right place at the right time. It worked out that way twice for Goucher in today's game on Beldon Field against Sweet Briar.
  • Field Hockey Handles Hood for First Win of Season
    September 18, 2013
    FREDERICK, Md. – Sophomore Justine Ruhlin (Cornish, Maine/Sacopee Valley) continued her scintillating start to the 2013 season, with the second of her two goals lifting Goucher to a 3-1 victory at Hood this afternoon.
  • Late Bryn Mawr Rally Sinks Field Hockey in Double OT
    September 14, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. – Goucher’s search for its elusive first win continued this afternoon at Beldon Field, with Bryn Mawr’s Kayla Bixler scoring the game-winning goal with 1:23 left in double overtime to lift the Owls to a dramatic 2-1 victory.
  • Mustangs Prevail Despite Huffman's 12-Save Effort
    September 10, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — Except for a two-minute stretch in the first half and the final seven minutes of the contest, Goucher was able to keep Stevenson off the scoreboard. But the two goals the Mustangs scored 1:58 apart in the opening period and the one they tacked on with 6:48 left to play allowed them to come out on top, 3-0, spoiling the first home game of the season for head coach Megan Williams and her Gophers.
  • Gophers Come Up One Goal Short Against Mighty Macs
    September 05, 2013
    IMMACULATA, Pa. — Goucher still had more than 20 minutes to work with after Justine Ruhlin tallied her third goal of the season, trimming a 2-0 deficit against Immaculata down to a single goal this afternoon.
  • Ruhlin Tallies Pair of Goals Against Generals
    September 01, 2013
    LEXINGTON, Va. – Goucher came up with its first goals of the young season today, but the first victory of the 2013 campaign for the Gophers will have to wait for another day as head coach Megan Williams' squad was tagged with a 4-2 setback by Washington & Lee.
  • Field Hockey Blanked by Roanoke in 2013 Season Opener
    August 30, 2013
    LEXINGTON, Va. – In the season opener for both teams, the Goucher field hockey team dropped a tight 2-0 decision to Roanoke Friday night at Washington and Lee. The Maroons managed single goals in each of the two halves, while the Gophers could not get anything past goalie Candice Fisher.
  • Gophers Expect Underclassmen to Accelerate Rebuild Process
    August 26, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. – There will be several new faces when the Goucher field hockey team takes the field for its first game of the 2013 season on Friday, with freshmen making up nearly half of the 17-player roster. Head coach Megan Williams, however, is excited about her team’s potential as the Gophers look to take the next step in their rebuilding process.