MONROEVILLE, Pa. — It took the fifth-ranked team in the nation to snap Goucher's 14-match winning streak and bring the Gophers' outstanding 2015-16 season to a conclusion today. Playing in the second round of the 2016 NCAA Division III Championships, head coach Brendan Kincaid's squad bowed to Carnegie Mellon, 5-0.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Goucher lost the first set in five of the six singles matches in today's opening-round match against Yeshiva in the 2016 Division III Men's Tennis Championships. That meant that, even though head coach Brendan Kincaid's squad entered the singles competition leading 3-0, it would have to rally and win at least one of those five matches in order to beat the Maccabees.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Committee has selected the 43 teams that will compete in the 2016 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championships. Goucher, which received an automatic bid to the tournament as champion of the Landmark Conference, was placed in a six-team regional in Pittsburgh, Pa.
TOWSON, Md. — Just as it did when the two teams met during the regular season, Goucher owned a 2-1 lead over Juniata at the conclusion of the doubles competition in this afternoon's Landmark Conference championship match.
TOWSON, Md. — Form held as the top two seeds in the 2016 Landmark Conference Men's Tennis Championship were victorious in Wednesday's semifinals, setting up a rematch between Goucher and Juniata in the finals on Sunday.
TOWSON, Md. — Victories by Jack Hodges (London, England/Shrewsbury School) at second singles and Seth Hoesman (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) at No. 3 gave top-seeded Goucher the two points it needed to reap a 5-0 triumph over Scranton this afternoon in one semifinal of the 2016 Landmark Conference Men's Tennis Championship.
TOWSON, Md. — Another Goucher vs. Juniata final may be looming, but for the Gophers and Eagles to meet for the Landmark Conference men's tennis title for the second year in a row, both will first need to survive in the semifinals.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Goucher cruised to an 8-1 victory over Muhlenberg in its final match prior to the start of the Landmark playoffs. Aside from the win, which marked eleven straight for the Gophers, head coach Brendan Kincaid and senior Seth Hoesman (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) each tied a program record.
TOWSON, Md. — Jack Hodges (London, England/Shrewsbury School) became the third member of head coach Brendan Kincaid's squad to earn Player of the Week honors in the Landmark Conference in 2015-16 when he was recognized today as the top performer for April 18-24.
KINGS POINT, N.Y. — Goucher completed an undefeated regular-season run through the Landmark Conference by downing the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, 9-0, this afternoon and, in the process, joined the 1998-99 squad as the only two in the history of the school's men's tennis program to win 16 matches in a season.
TOWSON, Md. — Goucher was one win away from clinching the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Landmark Conference postseason tournament and Seth Hoesman (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) was one win away from tying the conference's all-time record for career singles victories heading into today's home match against Elizabethtown.
TOWSON, Md. — When Brendan Kincaid became Goucher's head men's tennis coach, there were still five teams in the Landmark Conference the Gophers had not yet beaten since the conference was formed. In 2014-15, his third season and the Landmark's eighth, he was finally able to cross four of those teams off the list because his squad defeated Catholic, Drew, Moravian and Scranton.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Goucher didn't beat Moravian one time during the Landmark Conference's first seven years of competition, but today the Gophers defeated the Greyhounds for the third straight time, winning 8-1.
TOWSON, Md. — Goucher played three matches on the home courts today, including its first Landmark Conference match of the season. The Gophers got off to a 1-0 start in conference play by pinning a 9-0 setback on Susquehanna, and also collected victories over Stevenson, 6-3, and Rutgers-Camden, 9-0.
TOWSON, Md. — For going 4-0 in singles play during Goucher's Spring Break training trip, senior Seth Hoesman (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) was selected Player of the Week in the Landmark Conference for March 14-20.
HILTON HEAD, S.C. — Seth Hoesman (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) earned his seventh win of the season and Goucher's only point in its first match of the Spring Break training trip as the team fell to Georgetown (Ky.), 8-1
BRIDGEWATER, Va. — On the way to Hilton Head Island, S.C., for its Spring Break training trip, Goucher made a stop this afternoon to face Bridgewater in non-conference action. The Gophers resumed their journey after picking up their sixth win of the season, a 9-0 triumph over the Eagles.
BEL AIR, Md. — Seth Hoesman (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) and Midori Fujitani (Tokyo, Japan/International School Bangkok) both picked up their fifth wins of the season in singles play during Goucher's 8-1 triumph over St. Mary's (Md.) this afternoon.
SALISBURY, Md. — Midori Fujitani (Tokyo, Japan/International School Bangkok) earned Goucher's lone point today as head coach Brendan Kincaid's squad resumed its 2015-16 season against regionally ranked Salisbury.
TOWSON, Md. — Two of the nine head men's tennis coaches in the Landmark Conference pick Goucher to be crowned champion in 2016 and the consensus of the group is that head coach Brendan Kincaid's squad will earn a berth in the conference playoffs for the second year in a row.
TOWSON, Md. — If they didn't pick up at least one point by winning a singles match, every one of the eligible players on Goucher's 2015-16 roster was part of at least one victory in doubles play today while head coach Brendan Kincaid's Gophers were pinning 9-0 losses on both Hood and York.