Gophers Suffer 11-3 Loss to Spartans

Gophers Suffer 11-3 Loss to Spartans

Loss Drops Goucher into Fifth Place in CAC Standings

April 12, 2007

TOWSON, MD — Goucher found itself down 6-0 before getting on the scoreboard for the first time nearly five minutes into the third period today and wound up suffering an 11-3 loss to York.

The loss drops the Gophers into fifth place in the Capital Athletic Conference.

A goal by Kyle Henninger with :15 remaining in the period provided the Spartans (5-6, 4-3 CAC) lwith a 4-0 lead after the first quarter. The Gophers unleashed a total of 14 shots in the second period, but the half ended with York still ahead 4-0.

Goucher (5-6, 4-4 CAC) finally got on the scoreboard on an unassisted goal by Bryant Boucher (North Wales, PA/North Penn) 4:57 into the third quarter, but the Spartans still took a commanding 8-1 lead into the fourth period.

Dan Flamholz (Baltimore, MD/Park School) and Ross Nochumowitz (Baltimore, MD/Park School) tallied unassisted goals for Goucher in the final 1:35.

Henninger finished with four goals and an assist for the Spartans, who defeated the Gophers for the first time in eight all-time meetings last season and now has back-to-back wins over head coach Kyle Hannan's squad.