TOWSON, Md. Goucher's intercollegiate athletic teams, along with many of the institution's club and intramural sports programs, have been practicing and playing on the new synthetic turf and under the lights at Beldon Field for more than a month, and today many of the people that made these improvements possible were recognized at halftime of a Landmark Conference women's soccer game between the Gophers and Susquehanna.
BALTIMORE, Md. A bone marrow drive will be held on July 19 in honor of a former lacrosse player at Goucher who has been diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), a rare and aggressive blood cancer that affects approximately five percent of leukemia patients.
MADISON, N.J. - The Landmark Conference today announced the names of the 32 student-athletes who make up the 2009 Spring 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 400 student-athletes, including 35 from Goucher, for their academic accomplishments by placing them on the on the 2009 Spring Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll.
YORK, Pa. Alex Boucher (North Wales, Pa./Germantown Academy), a senior midfielder on Goucher's men's lacrosse team, was named today to the ESPN The Magazine 2009 Academic All-District II College Division Men's At-Large Team which was chosen by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
MADISON, N.J. Goucher's Kyle Boncaro (Geneva, N.Y./Geneva) caught the attention of the head coach of every team the Gophers faced this season with his 28-goal, 35-assist debut. But the coaches who may have come away the most impressed with the freshman attackman are the ones in the Landmark Conference.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher led 3-2 after one period and 5-4 at the end of the first half. And thanks to a goal by Alex Boucher (North Wales, Pa./Germantown Academy) with :03 remaining in the third quarter, the Gophers also began the final 15:00 with a one-goal advantage over Scranton today in the semifinals of the 2009 Landmark Conference championship tournament.
TOWSON, Md. Playing in front of the largest home crowd in the history of Goucher's men's lacrosse program, the Gophers limited Drew to seven shots and, more importantly, only two goals in the first half and went on to defeat the Rangers, 16-6, in a Landmark Conference game played this afternoon.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. Goucher spotted Moravian a 4-1 lead through one period today and then held the Greyhounds to only one additional goal the rest of the way to secure an 8-5 victory and move into a three-way tie for second place in the Landmark Conference.
SCRANTON, Pa. Goucher was just :13 away from moving into a tie with Drew for first place in the Landmark Conference this afternoon when Scranton's Kyle Franks tallied an unassisted goal that created a 9-9 tie and sent the Gophers and Royals into overtime.
TOWSON, Md. Desperate to come up with the game-tying goal, Goucher got off a pair of shots in the final :06 against Whittier today. The first soared just wide and the second was snatched by goalkeeper Ben Brown, who with his 18th save of the contest preserved the Poets' 10-9 victory over the Gophers.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher turned a one-goal lead over Merchant Marine after 15:00 into a 10-3 advantage at the end of the third quarter and then the Gophers watched the Mariners rally for five goals in the final period before they could celebrate an 11-8 Landmark Conference victory this afternoon.
ASHLAND, Va. The 3-0 lead that Goucher enjoyed over Ranolph-Macon after one period today appeared to be in jeopardy when the Gophers were socked with a three-minute illegal stick penalty to begin the second quarter and things got even dicier when a cross-checking infraction put them two men down.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. Goucher didn't trail at the end of the first quarter in any of its first five games of the season. In fact, in only one of those games did the Gophers fall behind at any point in the opening period.
TOWSON, Md. Kyle Boncaro (Geneva, N.Y./Geneva) scored four times including back-to-back-to-back goals in a span of 3:59 in the second period and handed out a pair of assists to help Goucher conclude an early-season four-game homestand today with a convincing 19-6 triumph over Trine.
MADISON, N.J. Three lacrosse players from Goucher were among the student-athletes who were named Players of the Week in the Landmark Conference for March 2-8, according to an announcement by the conference today.
TOWSON, Md. With Kyle Boncaro (Geneva, N.Y./Geneva) having a hand in eight of the goals, Goucher made the most of a 26-shot attack this afternoon to record a 13-9 non-conference victory over Wooster.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher was denied a 3-0 start to the season today when Greensboro's Neal McKinney tallied an unassisted goal 2:41 into overtime that immediately provided the Pride with a 12-11 victory over the Gophers.
GREENSBORO, N.C. Goucher's veteran defense performed close to expectations, but first-year players also made their share of contributions as the Gophers launched their 2009 season successfully this afternoon, downing Guilford, 18-4.
MADISON, N.J. Goucher is picked to finish in third place in the Landmark Conference in 2009, according to a preseason poll of head men's lacrosse coaches and sports information directors at the seven member institutions that sponsor the sport.
TOWSON, Md. A proven commodity. Or a group of young, untested players with the potential to excel. Which best describes the Goucher College mens lacrosse team as it prepares for its ninth season under the direction of head coach Kyle Hannan?
TOWSON, Md. A portion of a $3.7 million gift to Goucher College will be used to install a synthetic turf system and lights at Beldon Field and expand the weight room and cardio-fitness spaces in the Sports & Recreation Center.