BALTIMORE, Md. – Ari Hooper (San Diego, Calif./Poway) scored a pair of goals and Danielle Johnson (Salisbury, Md./Parkside) put Goucher College on the scoreboard in the fourth quarter to power the Gophers past Transylvania University 3-0 in non-conference field hockey action on Sunday.
Johnson notched her second career tally and first since finding the back of the cage against Ramapo on Sept. 8, 2018. Johnson broke a scoreless standstill at the 46:17 mark off an assist from Mia Wiggins (San Diego, Calif./University City) for her first collegiate point.
Eight minutes later, Hooper took over the game with a pair of goals at the 54:59 and 56:27 marks in the contest off feeders from Nolwenn Daniels (Newark, Del./Hodgson Vo-Tech) and Meghan Oakes (Boothbay, Maine/Boothbay Region), respectively. Hooper scored in the second game of the season for the second-straight year and now has five goals and four assists for 14 points in her career.
The assist marks the first collegiate point while Oakes now has eight markers and three assists for 19 points in her career.
Devin Brashear (Escondido, Calif./San Pasqual) made one save for her first shutout of the season and third of her career.
Goucher, who starts the year 1-1 for the first time since 2015, returns to action on Saturday at home against Southern Virginia University. Match time is 11:30 a.m.