MADISON, N.J. - The Landmark Conference today announced the names of the 32 student-athletes who make up the 2009 Winter 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.
MADISON, N.J. The Landmark Conference today recognized 236 student-athletes, including 30 from Goucher, for their academic accomplishments by placing them on the on the 2008-09 Winter Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll.
MADISON, N.J. Darrin Boswell (Nottingham, Md./Joppatowne), the leading scorer for Goucher this season, is one of 12 players who earned spots on the 2008-09 All-Landmark Conference Men's Basketball Team, which was revealed today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Goucher was victorious the last two times it played Catholic in the DuFour Center, but the Cardinals made certain that the streak didn't reach three games as they prevailed on their home court tonight, 73-48, to bring the Gophers' 2008-09 season to a close.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. Darrin Boswell (Nottingham, Md./Joppatowne), who tallied nine points during an early run of 13 unanswered points that put Goucher ahead to stay, finished with a game-high 23 points tonight in leading the Gophers to a 71-64 Landmark Conference triumph over Moravian.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher trailed by just a point as the clock was ticking down to 1:00 remaining against Juniata today, but the Gophers had just regained possession of the ball thanks to a turnover by the Eagles.
TOWSON, Md. Four of Goucher's first five possessions in tonight's Landmark Conference game against Susquehanna ended with the Gophers committing a turnover. By comparison, four of the Crusaders' first seven trips down the court with the ball resuled in baskets by Joel Patch.
TOWSON, Md. Two of the four teams that began the weekend tied for first place in the Landmark Conference had already gone down and Goucher had a chance to knock off one more. But before a Sports & Recreation Center crowd of 570 tonight, Merchant Marine was able to assemble an eight-point lead by halftime and then hang on to defeat the Gophers, 76-70.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher opened a four-game homestand on a successful note in the Sports & Recreation Center tonight, turning back Drew, 78-67, to move into a tie with Moravian for fifth place in the Landmark Conference.
HUNTINGDON, Pa. Goucher outscored Juniata, 17-0, over a span of 11:46 of the second half tonight, but still needed a basket by sophomore guard Micah Perry (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) with :02 showing on the clock to gain a 55-53 victory over Juniata and move into a three-way tie for fifth place in the Landmark Conference.
TOWSON, Md. After a lay-up by James Black (Baltimore, Md./New Town) allowed Goucher to pull even with Scranton at 50-50 with 6:43 left to play tonight, the Gophers proceeded to miss their next seven shots from the field, opening the door for the Royals to first regain and then pad their lead and eventually depart the Sports & Recreation Center with a 63-57 Landmark Conference victory.
MADISON, N.J. At no point during the second half of today's Landmark Conference encounter between Goucher and Drew were the two teams ever separated by more than two points, suggesting that this might be the type of game in which the last team to score would probably win.
KINGS POINT, N.Y. Only problem for Goucher tonight after the Gophers overcame a seven-point deficit with 2:42 remaining by quickly collecting eight unanswered points and going ahead on a three-point basket by Darrin Boswell (Nottingham, Md./Joppatowne) is that there were still :56 showing on the clock.
TOWSON, Md. For the second night in a row, Goucher shot better than 50 percent from the field. But unlike yesterday in a 16-point loss to Washington & Lee, the Gophers did a much better job protecting the ball tonight, plus they held their own on the boards. As a result, they avenged a four-point loss to Marymount back in November by defeating the Saints, 78-64.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Goucher's Darrin Boswell II (Nottingham, Md./Joppatowne) was 5-for-10 from three-point range on the way to a game-high 19-point performance tonight, but the three-pointer also seemed to be the favorite weapon of the Gophers' opponent: Wisconsin-Stout connected on 10 of the 20 shots it launched from behind the three-point stripe and earned a 70-59 victory at the 2008 Island Time Basketball Classic.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher trailed Roanoke by 10 points with 5:55 left to play this afternoon. The rest of the way the Gophers shot only 1-for-7 from the field and yet still had a chance at the end to force overtime.
TOWSON, Md. A running one-hander in the lane by Miguel Negron (Bel Air, Md./Bel Air) with just 1:04 left to play tonight put Goucher ahead of Maryland Bible for the first time the entire second half. But before the Gophers could celebrate their first victory of the season, they were going to have to make a couple of stops on defense along with some free throws.
TOWSON, Md. After the lead changed hands no fewer than 15 times during regulation, Goucher wasn't about to throw in the towel tonight when R.J. Dixon nailed a three-point field goal to put Catholic ahead by four points with 1:01 remaining in overtime.
STEVENSON, Md. Despite a career-high 22-points by Amir Hakim (Baltimore, Md./Baltimore City College), Goucher bowed to Stevenson, 62-58, this afternoon in the Provident Pride of Maryland Championship. With the loss, the Gophers finished in eighth place for the second year in a row and the third time in the tournament's four-year existence.
STEVENSON, Md. Goucher's lone victory in the Provident Pride of Maryland Championship during the event's first three years of existence was over Frostburg St. in the opening round of the 2006 tournament. The two teams met for the first time since that game today in the consolation semifinals of the this year's tournament and this time the Bobcats prevailed, 64-56.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher scored 17 more points from the field than Salisbury, but the Sea Gulls more than made up the difference at the free-throw line on the way to a 76-68 triumph over the Gophers tonight in the opening round of the 2008 Provident Pride of Maryland Championship.
ARLINGTON, Va. Goucher's all-time record in season-opening contests slipped to 9-10 when head coach Leonard Trevino's Gophers suffered a 64-60 loss to Marymount tonight in the first game of their 2008-09 campaign.