2014-15 News

  • Department's Top Award Goes to Senior Rider
    May 08, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — A senior rider on the equestrian team who just days ago became the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association national champion in open equitation on the flat was presented with the Coaches Award this evening during Goucher College's annual Athletics Awards Ceremony in Kraushaar Auditorium.
  • Department Reveals 2014-15 All-Goucher Team
    May 08, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — The 2014-15 All-Goucher Team was revealed at the conclusion of tonight’s Goucher Athletics Awards Ceremony, with 10 student-athletes and one coach honored on the Kraushaar Auditorium stage.
  • Weiner Earns Spot on Publication's All-America Team
    January 21, 2015
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Brandon Weiner (Derwood, Md./Col. Zadok A. Magruder), one of four seniors on Goucher's 2014 roster, was named an All-American men's soccer player today by the Jewish Sports Review.
  • Athletics Eclipses 3.0 GPA for 30th-Straight Semester
    January 13, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. —Thirteen student-athletes with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average. Seventeen programs with a GPA over 3.0. It all adds up to a 30th-straight semester of academic excellence for Goucher’s athletic department.
  • Landmark Conference Friday Focus: Brandon Weiner
    December 12, 2014
    The Landmark Conference is full of talented student-athletes and the "Friday Focus" is just one way fans can get to know them. This week the conference introduces Brandon Weiner, Goucher men's soccer player.
  • Season Recap: A Fall to Remember for Laut's Program
    December 11, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher entered its final three league games of the regular season knowing that it could not afford any losses if it wanted to have a chance of qualifying for the Landmark playoffs for the first time.
  • Soccer Programs Earn NSCAA Team Academic Award
    November 24, 2014
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced its 2013-14 Team Academic Award recipients this afternoon, with both of Goucher’s soccer programs among the teams honored.
  • Six From Goucher Named to All-Sportsmanship Team
    November 19, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Six student-athletes from Goucher were among the 50 named by the Landmark Conference to the 2014 Fall All-Sportsmanship Team this morning.
  • Landmark Releases 2014 Fall Academic Honor Roll
    November 18, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — The Landmark Conference announced its 2014 Fall Academic Honor Roll selections today, with Goucher accounting for 39 of the 371 student-athletes receiving recognition. The Honor Roll recognizes all fall student athletes who have reached sophomore standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher.
  • Gophers Fill Four Spots on 2014 All-Landmark Team
    November 11, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — After going two years without having even one player earn all-conference honors, Goucher landed four players on the 2014 All-Landmark Conference Men's Soccer Team, which was released to the public this afternoon.
  • Cardinals End Goucher's Season on Penalty Kicks
    November 05, 2014
    WASHINGTON — Only one goal separated Goucher and top-seeded Catholic when the two teams faced off during the regular season, and this afternoon’s Landmark semifinal matchup was even closer.
  • Gophers Set Playoff Sights on Top-Seeded Cardinals
    November 04, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Although Goucher will be making its first appearance in the Landmark Conference playoffs when it faces top-seeded Catholic in the semifinals Wednesday, it will be the fourth head-to-head postseason encounter between the Gophers and the Cardinals.
  • Gomes, Hundley Named October Gophers of the Month
    November 04, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Men’s soccer midfielder Luis Gomes, who scored a pair of clutch goals to aid Goucher in its Landmark playoff run, and equestrian rider Cary Hundley, who continued an undefeated start to her collegiate career with a pair of blue ribbon performances, have been chosen as the October Gophers of the Month.
  • Top Defensive Player Honors Go to Senior Defender
    November 03, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Brandon Weiner (Derwood, Md./Col. Zadok A. Magruder), who accounted for Goucher's only goal in Saturday's 1-1 draw with Susquehanna, was recognized today by the Landmark Conference as the Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the final week of the regular season.
  • Gophers Claim Final Berth in Landmark Playoffs
    November 01, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher claimed the fourth and final berth in the upcoming Landmark Conference postseason tournament today thanks to a 2-0 triumph over Scranton back on October 11.
  • Four Different Gophers Strike in Win at Rosemont
    October 28, 2014
    ROSEMONT, Pa. — Goucher continued its recent offensive surge on the road at Rosemont, using a four-goal outburst to seal a 4-1 victory over the Ravens and clinch back-to-back winning seasons for the second time in program history.
  • Gophers Still Eyeing Playoffs After Rally Against Eagles
    October 25, 2014
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. — Goucher kept its chances of making the upcoming Landmark Conference playoffs alive by overcoming a 3-1 deficit to pin a 4-3 setback on Juniata this afternoon.
  • First Encounter with Blue Jays Ends in 3-3 Draw
    October 22, 2014
    ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. — With a 3-1 lead and less than two minutes remaining, Goucher appeared headed toward a crucial victory over Elizabethtown tonight. The three points the Gophers would earn for the win in their inaugural encounter with the Blue Jays would bolster their chances of making the upcoming Landmark Conference playoffs.
  • Follow Allows Rangers to Stay Ahead of Gophers
    October 18, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher had a chance to pass Drew and catch as many as three other teams in the Landmark Conference standings, but in a game in which all the scoring took place in the second half, the Gophers bowed to the Rangers, 2-1, this afternoon on Beldon Field.
  • Landmark Awards Becker Offensive AOTW Recognition
    October 13, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Tate Becker, who supplied the game-winning goal in Goucher’s 2-0 victory at regionally-ranked Scranton on Saturday, has been announced as the Landmark Conference’s Offensive Athlete of the Week for Oct. 6-12.
  • Becker, Gomes Strike in Convincing Win at Scranton
    October 11, 2014
    SCRANTON, Pa. — Just three days after a tight defeat at the hands of Catholic, Goucher was forced to make the long trip up to Scranton to play a Royal squad which played a key hand in keeping the Gophers out of the Landmark postseason tournament last fall and which had yet to lose a conference match in 2014.
  • Cardinals Edge Out Gophers with 54th Minute Strike
    October 08, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — For Goucher’s second straight Landmark match, there was only one goal to be found over 90 minutes of play.
  • Ruhlin, Salta Chosen as First Gophers of the Month
    October 07, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Field hockey forward Justine Ruhlin, who recently became fourth leading goal scorer in program history, and men’s soccer midfielder Lashaw Salta, who has played a key role on both sides of the ball in Goucher’s 5-4 start to the season, have been announced as the first Gophers of the Month for 2014-15.
  • Gophers Use Salta's Late Goal to Turn Back Seahawks
    September 30, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — An unassisted goal by Lashaw Salta (Allen, Texas/Plano East) with 47 seconds remaining in regulation snapped a tie that existed since the 36th minute and provided Goucher with a 2-1 triumph over St. Mary's (Md.) tonight on Beldon Field.
  • Mariners Produce Game's Only Goal in 80th Minute
    September 27, 2014
    KINGS POINT, N.Y. — With the way everything else shook out around the Landmark Conference today, the winner of the game matching Goucher and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy was going to have sole possession of first place at the end of the day.
  • Tonkovich Contributes Two Goals to Win Over Hornets
    September 23, 2014
    WINCHESTER, Va. — Even with a leg injury keeping him out of the first four games, Kevin Tonkovich (Lacey, N.J./Lacey Twp.) took over as the team leader in goals for Goucher so far this season by scoring twice tonight in a 3-1 triumph over Shenandoah.
  • Gophers Accomplish 1-0 Landmark Start with 2-0 Win
    September 20, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher passed its first Landmark Conference test of the season today, earning a 2-0 victory over Moravian on a sun-splashed Beldon Field.
  • Gophers Suffer 1-0 Setback in Final Landmark Tune-Up
    September 13, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Even though Goucher was the more aggressive team in the second half, it was Gettysburg that came up with the only goal of the period, the one that allowed the Bullets to depart Beldon Field with a 1-0 victory over head coach Bryan Laut's Gophers.
  • CAC Includes Moore on Silver Anniversary Team
    September 11, 2014
    YORK, Pa. — Percy Moore, who remains the all-time leading scorer in the history of Goucher's men's soccer program 20 years after playing the final game of his collegiate career, was among the 25 players named today to the Capital Athletic Conference's Silver Anniversary Men's Soccer Team.
  • Shoremen Score Once in Each Half, Blank Gophers
    September 10, 2014
    CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Little separated Goucher and Washington (Md.) on the stat sheet this afternoon. The Gophers held a slim 13-12 advantage in shots, each team earned five corner kicks and each directed five shots on goal.
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