Sea Gulls Oust Gophers from CAC Playoffs

Sea Gulls Oust Gophers from CAC Playoffs

Duff, Hughes Tally Goals for Goucher in 19-2 Loss

April 20, 2007

SALISBURY, MD — Goucher's all-time record against Salisbury dropped to 0-22 today when the Gophers fell to the top-seeded Sea Gulls, 19-2, in the semifinals of the 2007 Capital Athletic Conference championship tournament.

The Sea Gulls (17-0) unleashed a total of 18 shots in the opening period, which ended with Salisbury ahead 7-0. The Gophers trailed 8-0 before finally getting on the scoreboard on a goal by Dave Duff (Westwood, MA/Suffield Academy) 1:58 into the second quarter. By halftime, however, the Sea Gulls had head coach Kyle Hannan's squad in a 14-1 hole.

Casey Hughes (Granite, MD/Mt. Hebron) tallied Goucher's only goal of the second half.

Kylor Berkman was the leading scorer for the victorious Sea Gulls as he finished with five goals and a pair of assists.

In defeating the Gophers (6-8) for the ninth straight year in the CAC playoffs, the Sea Gulls out-shot Goucher, 57-22.