2014-15 News

  • Gophers Receive Several NFHCA Academic Awards
    March 23, 2015
    GLEN ALLEN, Va. — The National Field Hockey Coaches Association has released its individual and team academic honors for the 2014 season, with Goucher featured on each of the three award lists.
  • 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.
  • Field Hockey Completes Winter Break Argentina Trip
    December 22, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — There may only be a high of 38 degrees in Towson today, but Goucher's field hockey team has just returned from over a week of summer temperatures.
  • Season Recap: Gophers Make Major Strides in 2014
    December 10, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher’s 2013 season was marked by significant statistical improvement from the previous year, but those strides were not reflected in the win/loss column. The Gophers, though, continued their steady progress this fall, and they were rewarded with their most successful season in nearly two decades.
  • Six From Goucher Named to All-Sportsmanship Team
    November 19, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Six student-athletes from Goucher were among the 50 named by the Landmark Conference to the 2014 Fall All-Sportsmanship Team this morning.
  • Landmark Releases 2014 Fall Academic Honor Roll
    November 18, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — The Landmark Conference announced its 2014 Fall Academic Honor Roll selections today, with Goucher accounting for 39 of the 371 student-athletes receiving recognition. The Honor Roll recognizes all fall student athletes who have reached sophomore standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher.
  • Barminski, Ruhlin Named Second-Team All-Landmark
    November 13, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher broke through with two Landmark victories in 2014, including a triumph over eventual conference champion Juniata, and that progress was rewarded with a pair of selections to the All-Landmark team this morning.
  • Gophers Conclude First Winning Season Since 1995
    November 01, 2014
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. — Although it wasn't with a victory, Goucher's first winning season since 1995 came to a conclusion this afternoon with the Gophers bowing to Susquehanna, 2-1, and finishing in a four-way tie for fifth place in the Landmark Conference.
  • Huffman Earns Landmark's Weekly Defensive Honor
    October 27, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goalkeeper Demie Huffman registered shutouts in each of Goucher’s two victories last week, including her first ever clean sheet of a Landmark opponent, and that performance was recognized this afternoon when she was named the Landmark Conference Defensive Athlete of the Week for October 20-26.
  • Jewell's Double-OT Winner Lifts Gophers Over Eagles
    October 25, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Earlier this season, Goucher ended a long Landmark losing streak with a thrilling overtime win at Moravian. This afternoon, the Gophers were able to share that excitement with their home fans, as Emily Jewell fired in a double-overtime game-winner to lift Goucher to a 1-0 victory over Juniata.
  • Persistent Goucher Attack Leads to Shutout of Gators
    October 21, 2014
    BALTIMORE — A dominant advantage in possession was eventually reflected on the scoreboard for Goucher this afternoon, as the Gophers tied a program record for penalty corners earned in a 3-0 shutout victory at Notre Dame (Md.).
  • Ruhlin's Goal with :04 Remaining Prevents Shutout
    October 18, 2014
    MADISON, N.J. — Goucher couldn't prevent its current losing streak from reaching four games today, but head coach Megan Williams' squad did avoid being shut out for a third time during the skid by not throwing in the towel before the final horn.
  • Gophers Hang With No. 9 Cardinals after Early Deficit
    October 15, 2014
    WASHINGTON — Goucher entered tonight’s contest with the unenviable task of trying to contain a Catholic squad coming off six consecutive victories, including a 3-1 win against a Salisbury squad which had been ranked No. 1 in the nation for Division III field hockey.
  • Gophers Score First in 2-1 Setback Against Royals
    October 11, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher got on the scoreboard first in today's Landmark Conference contest against Scranton, but the Royals answered twice in a span of just over three minutes midway though the second half to gain a 2-1 victory over head coach Megan Williams' Gophers.
  • Ruhlin, Salta Chosen as First Gophers of the Month
    October 07, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Field hockey forward Justine Ruhlin, who recently became fourth leading goal scorer in program history, and men’s soccer midfielder Lashaw Salta, who has played a key role on both sides of the ball in Goucher’s 5-4 start to the season, have been announced as the first Gophers of the Month for 2014-15.
  • Blue Jays Strike Five Times in Second Period
    October 04, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Through the first nine games of the season, Goucher allowed only one opponent to score more than two goals and it appeared that streak might reach 10 games when today's Landmark Conference contest against Elizabethtown reached the end of the first half with the two teams locked in a scoreless tie.
  • Seven Players Contribute Goals to Win Over Falcons
    October 01, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Seven different players scored goals for Goucher — and two of them didn't stop at just one — as the Gophers came up just one shy of the single-game school record for goals by pinning an 11-1 setback on Cedar Crest this afternoon.
  • Ruhlin Earns Landmark Offensive AOTW Recognition
    September 29, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Justine Ruhlin contributed to both goals in Goucher’s 2-1 come-from-behind conference victory over Moravian on Saturday, and she was rewarded this afternoon as the Landmark Offensive Athlete of the Week for September 22-28.
  • Gophers Rally at Moravian, End Landmark Drought
    September 27, 2014
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Goucher head coach Megan Williams said back in August that one of the keys to the 2014 season was building momentum through the early non-conference schedule and taking it into Landmark play.
  • Crain's Goal Breaks Deadlock as Gophers Top Vixens
    September 21, 2014
    AMHERST, Va. — Rachel Crain (Charlotte Hall, Md./Chopticon) deflected a long hit by Lizzie Barminski (Ventura, Calif./Buena) in for what proved to be the game-winning goal with 11:03 left to play this afternoon as Goucher downed Sweet Briar, 2-1.
  • Blazers Edge Gophers with Double OT Game-Winner
    September 17, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — A pair of late goals, the second of which came in double overtime, sent Goucher to a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat at the hands of Hood this evening.
  • Ruhlin Reaches 25 Career Goals in Shutout Victory
    September 11, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — With her tally 1:28 into tonight’s contest, Justine Ruhlin became only the sixth player in program history to score 25 goals in her career, and that would turn out to be all the offense Goucher needed in a 3-0 shutout victory over Immaculata from Beldon Field.
  • Goucher Rallies Late, Falls in OT at Stevenson
    September 09, 2014
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. — When Goucher and Stevenson met at Beldon Field last fall, the Gophers were held to just two shots in a 3-0 shutout defeat, and for the first 67 minutes of tonight’s rematch it appeared that there would be a similar outcome.
  • Crain, Ruhlin Each Score Again to Fuel 2-1 Victory
    September 06, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — An hour-long lightning delay wasn’t enough to slow down Goucher’s continuing strong play to start the 2014 season.
  • Amoss, Dombrowski Make Silver Anniversary Team
    September 02, 2014
    YORK, Pa. — The top two scorers in the history of Goucher's field hockey program were among the 25 players named today to the Capital Athletic Conference's Silver Anniversary Field Hockey Team.
  • Gophers Pin 4-2 Setback on Express to Stay Unbeaten
    August 31, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Four different players scored goals for Goucher this afternoon as the Gophers picked up their second win of the young season, a 4-2 triumph over Wells.
  • Three Different Gophers Score in Shutout Victory
    August 29, 2014
    BETHANY, W.Va. — A well-balanced attack combined with stingy defensive play ensured that Goucher started off its season in the win column this evening.
  • Deep Squad Aims to Help Goucher Turn Tide in 2014
    August 25, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — A quick glance at the sidelines this fall will reveal a dramatic difference in this year’s Goucher field hockey squad.