2013 News

  • Gophers Continue Long Run of Academic Success
    July 30, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Another semester, another collective grade-point average of over 3.0 for the Goucher athletic department.
  • Athletic Teams Extend Streak of Academic Excellence
    January 15, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — For the 28th-consecutive semester, a streak which has now lasted for well over a decade, Goucher’s men’s and women’s athletic programs have combined to register a grade-point average of over 3.0.
  • Laut's Program Earns Academic Honor from NSCAA
    November 21, 2013
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Goucher's men's soccer program has been named a recipient of a 2012-13 Team Academic Award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
  • Landmark Reveals Academic Honor Roll for Fall 2013
    November 19, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — The Landmark Conference, which is in its seventh year of competition, today recognized 267 student-athletes for their academic accomplishments by placing them on the 2013 Fall Academic Honor Roll. Thirty of the honorees are from Goucher.
  • Goucher Goes with Weiner, Harkavy as October's Top Athletes
    November 07, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — A sophomore goalkeeper who broke the women's soccer program's single-season record for shutouts and a junior defender who turned the men's soccer team into a contender for the Landmark Conference playoffs have been selected Goucher's Female and Male Gophers of the Month for October.
  • Gophers Finish Above .500 for First Time Since 1992
    November 02, 2013
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Goucher spotted Moravian a 1-0 lead in the 19th minute of today's Landmark Conference match, but the Gophers were able to pull even prior to halftime on a successful penalty kick by Nate Margolis and then went ahead to stay on an unassisted goal by Parker Bay in the 63rd minute as they wrapped up their 2013 season with a 3-1 victory over the Greyhounds.
  • Nine Goucher Teams in Action on Jam-Packed Saturday
    November 01, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. -- This Saturday marks the busiest day of competition all year for Goucher athletics, with nine programs in action. A sport-by-sport breakdown of the afternoon is listed below.
  • Bay's Tap-In Goal in 54th Minute Lifts Gophers Past Bullets
    October 29, 2013
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. — It was Goucher's last chance to pick up a win during the month of October and the Gophers were up to the challenge as they pinned a 1-0 setback on Gettysburg tonight.
  • Crusaders Damage Gophers' Conference Tournament Hopes
    October 26, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. -- A second-half offensive outburst from Susquehanna damaged the Goucher men’s soccer team’s hopes of qualifying for the Landmark Conference tournament, as the Gophers were shutout 3-0 at Beldon Field this afternoon.
  • Cardinals Get One Past Freshman GK in 73rd Minute
    October 22, 2013
    TOWSON, N.J. — Despite a nine-save performance out of freshman goalkeeper Nicholas Stolarz (Clark, N.J./Arthur L. Johnson), Goucher suffered a 1-0 loss to Catholic tonight that prevented the Gophers from gaining any ground on the teams ahead of them in the Landmark Conference standings.
  • Gophers, Rangers Battle to Draw, Can't Break Tie in Standings
    October 19, 2013
    MADISON, N.J. — Goucher began the day tied with Drew for third place in the Landmark Conference. The only thing that changed after the Gophers and the Rangers battled through two overtimes to a 1-1 draw is that they are now tied for fourth place.
  • Weiner's Goal Leads Gophers to 1-1 Tie at Juniata
    October 12, 2013
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- When Goucher and Juniata's men's soccer programs face off against each other, a close match can generally be expected, as five of the teams' previous six conference matchups were decided by a goal or less. That trend continued this afternoon, with the two squads forced to settle for a 1-1 draw.
  • Gophers Jumped on Early by Bears in 4-1 Setback
    October 08, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. -- A three-goal outburst in the first half from visiting Ursinus was too much for the Goucher men’s soccer team to overcome, as the Gophers dropped a 4-1 decision to the Bears tonight at Beldon Field.
  • Scranton Edges Out Goucher on Double Overtime Penalty
    October 05, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. – A back-and-forth game came to a painful conclusion for the Goucher men’s soccer team this afternoon, with a last-minute penalty kick sending the Gophers to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Scranton.
  • Gophers Shutout USMMA to Begin Landmark Conference Play
    September 27, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. – On a Friday night in front of a sold out crowd at Beldon Field, the Goucher men’s soccer team kicked off Landmark Conference play in style. The Gophers managed a goal in each half to grab a 2-0 victory over the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, picking up their first ever conference win over the Mariners in the process.
  • Gophers Earn Tie with Weiner-from-Tonkovich Goal
    September 21, 2013
    ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. — There were still nearly 10 minutes to play in the opening period and the entire second half to go when Goucher fell behind St. Mary's (Md.), 1-0, this afternoon in Seahawk Stadium.
  • Gophers Stay Within Goal of Mustangs Until 87th Minute
    September 18, 2013
    STEVENSON, Md. — Despite being outshot 18-3, Goucher made it out of the first half of tonight's game against Stevenson locked in a scoreless tie. The Mustangs, however, managed to score twice in the second period to earn a 2-0 victory over head coach Bryan Laut's squad.
  • Five Players Get Into Scoring Act in Convincing Victory
    September 14, 2013
    READING, Pa. — Three Goucher players scored their first goals of the season today as the Gophers pinned a convincing 6-0 setback on Penn State Berks.
  • Gophers Suffer First Loss at Home This Season
    September 11, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher lost at home for the first time in four tries this season as Washington (Md.) kept the Gophers off the scoreboard into the 72nd minute and earned a 3-1 victory over head coach Bryan Laut's squad.
  • Gophers Remain Perfect at Home, Off to Best Start Since 2009
    September 08, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. – Parker Bay and Kevin Tonkovich each netted goals, while goalie Nicholas Stolarz made 10 saves to lift the Goucher men’s soccer team to an eventful 2-1 win over New Jersey City. At 4-1, the Gophers are off to their best start since the 2009 squad began the year with five wins in its first six games.
  • Gophers Blank Rosemont to Begin Three-Game Homestand
    September 07, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. – The Goucher men’s soccer team kicked off a stretch of three home games in five days with a commanding 3-0 victory over Rosemont in the Blue Jay Invitational. A first-half own goal got the Gophers on the board, while second-half markers from Nate Margolis and Kevin Tonkovich put the game away.
  • Green Terror Keep Gophers From 3-0 Start to Season
    September 03, 2013
    WESTMINSTER, Md. — For Goucher to get to 3-0 for the first time since 2005, the Gophers were going to have to slow down a team that had scored 16 goals in its first two games of the season and pay particular attention to one player who accounted for half of that total.
  • Landmark Recognizes Pair of Goucher Student-Athletes
    September 03, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — A junior who was the top female cross country runner from a Division III school at the Baltimore Metro Meet and a sophomore men's soccer goalkeeper who didn't surrender a goal in either of his first two starts of the season were the two student-athletes from Goucher who were selected Players of the Week in the Landmark Conference for the seven-day period which ended September 1.
  • Gophers Explode for Four Goals in Shutout Win Over Hornets
    September 01, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. – Nate Margolis scored a pair of penalty kick goals in the first half to ignite Goucher to a 4-0 victory over Shenandoah in the Gophers’ home opener at Beldon Field. George El-Khoury and P.J. Vaccarella added a pair of insurance goals in the second half to seal the win.
  • Determined Gophers Strike Twice Against Blazers
    August 30, 2013
    FREDERICK, Md. — After coming close to scoring once or twice in the opening 45 minutes, Goucher displayed a more determined effort to get on the scoreboard in the second half of this afternoon's season-opening contest against Hood.
  • Young Men's Soccer Squad Hopes to Take Next Step in 2013
    August 29, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. – For a large portion of the 2012 season, the Goucher men’s soccer team fielded a starting lineup that included 10 freshmen and sophomores.