MADISON, N.J. — The Landmark Conference today announced the names of the 32 student-athletes who make up the 2011 Fall 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, which is in its fifth year of competition and is comprised of eight like-minded institutions in the mid-Atlantic region, today recognized 248 student-athletes for their academic accomplishments by placing them on the on the 2011 Fall Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll. Twenty-nine of the honorees are from Goucher.
MADISON, N.J. — Elijah Lais (Grantsville, Md./Northern Garrett), one of the all-time leading scorers in the history of the Goucher men's soccer program, and Brandon Weiner (Derwood, Md./Col. Zadok A. Magruder), who started all 16 games for the Gophers this season and developed into the top defender on the team, are both members of the 2011 All-Landmark Conference Men's Soccer Team.
MADISON, N.J. — After being a major contributor at both ends of the field in games against Catholic and Moravian, Goucher's Brandon Weiner (Derwood, Md./Col. Zadok A. Magruder) today was named Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week in the Landmark Conference for Oct. 17-23.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Goals by Brandon Weiner (Derwood, Md./Col. Zadok A. Magruder) and Adam Boyce (Fallston, Md./Fallston) propelled Goucher to its third Landmark Conference victory of the season this afternoon, a 2-0 triumph over Moravian.
TOWSON, Md. — Goucher wouldn't even throw in the towel down 2-0 to Catholic with less than 10 minutes left to play tonight. In fact, when Brandon Weiner (Derwood, Md./Col. Zadok A. Magruder) scored at 83:33 to make it a one-goal game, the Gophers' level of intensity seemed to rise even a few levels higher.
TOWSON, Md. — Goucher was able to maintain the 1-0 lead it took midway through the first half of today's Landmark Conference game against Susquehanna through halftime, but less than two minutes into the second half, the Crusaders caught the Gophers.
MADISON, N.J. — Despite a career-best 17-save performance by senior goalkeeper Steve Baum (Fallston, Md./Fallston), Goucher came up short against Drew, 3-1, this afternoon and dropped into a tie with the Rangers for third place in the Landmark Conference.
MADISON, N.J. — Elijah Lais (Grantsville, Md./Northern Garrett), who supplied the golden goal at 91:54 on Saturday that allowed Goucher to come away with a 1-0 triumph over Juniata, was recognized today by the Landmark Conference as the Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for Sept. 26-Oct. 2.
HUNTINGDON, Pa. — Goucher and Juniata reached the end of regulation still locked in a scoreless stalemate today, even though the two Landmark Conference teams had combined to take 21 shots over the 90 minutes.
TOWSON, Md. — When Thomas Adair (Dunkirk, Md./Northern) scored midway through the first half to put Goucher up 1-0 over Scranton this afternoon, the Gophers had a lead in a Landmark Conference game for the first time since they defeated Moravian, 2-1, by tallying the final two goals of the contest back on Oct. 11, 2008.
TOWSON, Md. — Goucher had the honor of hosting the first Landmark Conference game of 2011 this afternoon, but also the daunting task of taking on the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, which was picked in a preseason poll of the conference's head coaches and sports information directors to finish in first place.
TOWSON, Md. — Lashaw Salta (Allen, Texas/Plano East) had a hand in three goals and Matt Fazekas (Potomac, Md./German School) found the back on the net twice in the first half as Goucher, which was able to score only one time in the first five games of the season, kept the scoreboard operator at Beldon Field on his toes this afternoon.
HAVERFORD, Pa. — Goucher was involved in its third 1-0 game of the young season this afternoon and this one resembled the opener against Hood in which the Blazers tallied the only goal of the contest in the second overtime. This time it was Randolph pulling out the narrow 1-0 victory at the Jimmy Mills Tournament thanks to a golden goal in the 107th minute.
TOWSON, Md. — Goucher fell behind 2-0 before today's game against Johns Hopkins was even six minutes old. The Blue Jays were able to tack on two more goals before the first half came to an end and three additional goals during the second period to earn a 7-0 victory over the Gophers that made them champions of the 2011 Goucher Soccer Classic.
TOWSON, Md. — An unassisted goal by Elijah Lais (Grantsville, Md./Northern Garrett) in the 63rd minute accounted for all of the scoring this afternoon as Goucher picked up its first win of the season, a 1-0 triumph over Penn St. Berks.
FREDERICK, Md. — Goucher's perfect all-time record against Hood in the sport of men's soccer came to an end this evening when Eric Diehl and Chris Mendez hooked up on a golden goal in the 110th minute to provide the Blazers with a 1-0 victory over head coach Bryan Laut's squad.
TOWSON, Md. — The honor of playing Goucher's first intercollegiate athletic contest at home during 2011-12 goes to field hockey, which launches its season against Notre Dame (Md.) on Beldon Field at 7 p.m. Thursday.