2014 News

  • Defender Pioneers Animal Rights Advocacy at Goucher
    October 06, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — At first glance, it would appear that the amount of dedication Thomas Rakes puts into Goucher’s athletic department would prevent him from having time to work on anything else.
  • SAAC Hosts One Family Dodgeball Tournament
    September 15, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Roughly 250 Goucher students, faculty and staff members gathered on Sunday to participate in the One Family Dodgeball Tournament, an event organized by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee to help raise money for the scholarship fund honoring former men’s lacrosse player Matt Gabriel.
  • Ingram Earns Spot on USILA Div. III All-America Team
    May 20, 2014
    PERRY, N.Y. — Pierce Ingram (Austin, Texas/Westwood) became the eighth individual in the history of Goucher's men's lacrosse program to earn Division III All-America honors when he was on the list for 2014 released today by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association.
  • Six Gophers Named to Spring All-Sportsmanship Team
    May 14, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — The Landmark Conference announced the Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams this morning, with six student-athletes from Goucher among the 55 recognized.
  • Landmark Reveals Spring 2014 Academic Honor Roll
    May 13, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Twenty-nine student-athletes from Goucher were among the 330 that earned a spot on the Landmark Conference 2014 Spring Academic Honor Roll.
  • Department's Top Award Goes to Senior Midfielder
    May 12, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — A senior midfielder on the men's lacrosse team was presented with the Coaches Award this evening during Goucher's annual Athletics Awards Ceremony in Kraushaar Auditorium.
  • Student-Athletes Pick Up Honors at Convocation
    May 07, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — The Goucher community gathered in Kraushaar Auditorium this afternoon for Convocation, the annual celebration of the academic and artisitic achievements of its students.
  • Gophers Bow to Crusaders in Landmark Finals
    May 03, 2014
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. — Goucher wiped out a three-goal deficit in the third quarter by scoring three times in a span of less than two minutes. But Susquehanna responded by tallying five of the next six goals on the way to a 9-6 victory over the Gophers this evening on Sassafras Field in the finals of the 2014 Landmark Conference championship tournament.
  • Gophers Ambush Royals, Advance to Play Crusaders
    April 30, 2014
    SCRANTON, Pa. — Goucher earned a spot in the championship game of the Landmark Conference postseason tournament for the fifth time in the seven-year history of the conference by ambushing second-seeded Scranton, 8-4, tonight in the semifinals.
  • Six From Goucher Earn All-Landmark Recognition
    April 28, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher placed six players, including all three of its starting midfielders, on the 2014 All-Landmark Conference Men's Lacrosse Team.
  • Royals Prevent Gophers From Being No. 1 Seed
    April 26, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — It was a game in which Goucher never led and was down by as many as three goals at one point in the third quarter, but when Owen Demmerly (Medford, N.J./Shawnee) scored for the second time in the fourth period this afternoon, head coach Brian Kelly's squad trailed Scranton by only a goal and still had 33 seconds to try to make up the difference.
  • Morgan, Wiszumerski Each Earn POTW Recognition
    April 21, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Sam Morgan and Karl Wiszumerski each played a key role in Goucher clinching a playoff spot last week, and their efforts were rewarded by the Landmark Conference this afternoon, with the tandem recognized as the league’s Men’s Lacrosse Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively.
  • Gophers Turn Back Cardinals, Clinch Playoff Berth
    April 17, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — There was some question as to whether Goucher's game against Catholic would even be played today since it was only three days after the tragic death of sophomore midfielder Matt Gabriel (Austin, Texas/Westlake).
  • Lions Limit Gophers to 26 Shots, Claim 14-7 Victory
    April 12, 2014
    READING, Pa. — After holding its last three opponents to a combined total of 12 goals, Goucher allowed Albright to score 14 times. The Lions also managed to limit the visiting Gophers to only four even-strength goals the entire contest, which ended 14-7 in favor of the home team.
  • NCAA Division III Week - Pierce Ingram, Max Roach
    April 07, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Today marks the beginning of the third annual Division III Week, celebrating the accomplishments of the NCAA’s largest division. Goucher is proud to join approximately 450 Division III schools in celebrating the academic and athletic accomplishments of student-athletes, as well as their leadership, community service and campus involvement.
  • Gophers Pin 13-7 Setback on Defending Champions
    April 05, 2014
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. — Five different Goucher players scored during a six-goal run that spanned the first and second quarters and gave head coach Brian Kelly's squad a 6-1 lead over Susquehanna this afternoon. Four of the five added at least one goal as the Gophers opened the second half with six consecutive goals to assume a 12-2 advantage over the defending Landmark Conference champions.
  • Brown, Roach Named March's Gophers of the Month
    April 02, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Women’s lacrosse midfielder Hannah Mae Brown and men’s lacrosse attackman Max Roach, who each had career-best performances in recent weeks, have been selected as the Gophers of the Month for March.
  • Junior GK Earns Landmark's Weekly Honor
    March 31, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher's Karl Wiszumerski (Pottstown, Pa./The Hill School) was selected Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week in the Landmark Conference today for March 24-30.
  • Solid Effort from Wiszumerski Produces 11-3 Victory
    March 29, 2014
    MADISON, N.J. — Karl Wiszumerski (Pottstown, Pa./The Hill School), who won the battle to become Goucher's starting goalkeeper this season when the position was up for grabs following the graduation of Connor Mishaw, turned in a performance against Drew this afternoon that was reminiscent of some that made Mishaw an honorable mention Division III All-America selection in 2013.
  • Gophers Shut Down Presidents After Opening Period
    March 22, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher unleashed a season-high total of 62 shots and held Washington & Jefferson scoreless over the final 47:24 on the way to an 18-2 victory this afternoon in a Landmark Conference game played on Beldon Field.
  • Gophers Suffer First Landmark Setback Since 2011
    March 16, 2014
    KINGS POINT, N.Y. — Goucher gained a second life when Dylan Zook (Purcellville, Va./Loudoun Valley) scored with one second remaining in regulation to send today's Landmark Conference game against the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy into overtime. But just 50 seconds into the four-minute extra session, Phil Walker's unassisted goal provided the Mariners with an 8-7 victory over head coach Brian Kelly's Gophers.
  • Gophers Use Up Five Seconds Scoring First Goal
    March 12, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — A faceoff win by Tristan Morris (Houston, Texas/Houston Christian), a pass ahead to Max Roach (Austin, Texas/Austin), who finds Dylan Zook (Purcellville, Va./Loudoun Valley), who finishes by beating the opposing goalkeeper.
  • Ingram Selected as Landmark's Offensive POTW
    March 10, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Pierce Ingram, who recorded a hat trick in each of Goucher’s two most recent matches, has been recognized as the Landmark Conference’s Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week. Ingram, a first-team all-conference performer last year, received the award for the third time in his career.
  • Gophers Gain First Win, Knock Off Unbeaten Monarchs
    March 08, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — What Goucher couldn't do the entire first quarter against King's today, it was able to accomplish in the first six seconds of the second period.
  • In-State Rival Keeps Gophers from First 2014 Win
    March 05, 2014
    WESTMINSTER, Md. — With Goucher trying to make up a two-goal deficit, Pierce Ingram (Austin, Texas/Westwood) got off two shots in the final minute of this afternoon's game against McDaniel.
  • Gophers Never Fully Recover from Opponent's 8-0 Run
    March 01, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher went from being down by just a goal late in the first quarter to staring at an 11-2 deficit with nearly four minutes remaining before halftime when Randolph-Macon strung together eight consecutive goals. The Gophers were able to close to within 14-11 in the fourth period, but the Yellow Jackets managed to thwart the comeback efforts of head coach Brian Kelly's squad and depart Beldon Field this afternoon with an 18-12 victory.
  • No. 19 Bullets Assume Command in Second Quarter
    February 26, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — All the numbers clearly point to the second quarter being Goucher's downfall against nationally ranked Gettysburg today.
  • No. 9 Shoremen Catch, Pass Gophers in Second Half
    February 22, 2014
    CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Goucher's one-goal lead at halftime over nationally ranked Washington (Md.) became a 9-5 deficit when the Shoremen went on a 5-0 run to open the third quarter. The Gophers were limited to only two goals the entire second half as they dropped their season-opening contest, 16-7, this afternoon.
  • Landmark Coaches Like Gophers' Chances in 2014
    February 11, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — The Landmark Conference's head coaches have voted and they are picking Goucher to capture another conference championship in 2014.