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.
TOWSON, Md. One day after picking up its first Landmark Conference victory of the season, Goucher earned No. 2 by winning two of the three doubles matches and then going 5-1 in singles play to register a 7-2 triumph over the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
TOWSON, Md. Michael Brooks (Old Westbury, N.Y./Solomon Schechter) and Steve Baum (Fallston, Md./Fallston) were partners in a win at first doubles and both players were also victorious in singles play today as Goucher picked up its first Landmark Conference victory of the season, a 5-4 triumph over visiting Susquehanna.
TOWSON, Md. The prospects of Goucher knocking off Moravian this afternoon plummeted when the Greyhounds swept the three doubles matches to take a 3-0 lead. The Gophers fared no better in singles play and wound up suffering a 9-0 loss to the team that took over sole possession of first place in the Landmark Conference with the win.
HUNTINGDON, Pa. Goucher's best chances against Juniata today were at first and third doubles and No. 3 singles, but the Gophers came up short in all three of those matches and wound up suffering a 9-0 Landmark Conference loss to the Eagles (7-5, 1-2 Landmark).
TOWSON, Md. Billie Weiss (Lutherville, Md./Dulaney) captured the first set of his match at No. 5 singles, but that was the only set that went Goucher's way during the singles competition today as the Gophers (1-6) were battered by York, 9-0.
TOWSON, Md. On the same day that sophomore Francisco Barrera (Wheaton, Md./Wheaton) registered the first singles victory of his collegiate career, Goucher broke into the win column for the first time during the 2008-09 season. The Gophers dropped only three games during the doubles competition and were were able to dominate singles play as well as they coasted past Lancaster Bible, 9-0, today.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. Francisco Barrera (Wheaton, Md./Wheaton) appeared at first singles for Goucher for the first time in 2008-09 and put up a worthy battle against Gettysburg's Dale Beshore today. Beshore eventually put Barrera away, and the Bullets did the same to head coach Michael Vann's Gophers, downing them 9-0 and extending their season-long losing streak to five matches.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher was down to Neumann only 2-1 at the conclusion of doubles play this afternoon, but then the Knights (7-1) pulled off a clean sweep of the six singles matches to earn an 8-1 triumph over head coach Michael Vann's Gophers.
MADISON, N.J. The schedule presented Goucher with another difficult challenge today in Drew and the defending Landmark Conference champions responded by pinning a 9-0 setback on head coach Michael Vann's Gophers (0-3, 0-1 Landmark).
GREENSBORO, N.C. Goucher needed four victories in singles play, but managed only three and, as a result, suffered a narrow 5-4 loss to Guilford today in the final match of the team's Spring Break trip.