Fourteen thousand one hundred sixty-two miles. That’s how far three student-athletes traveled in order to compete at Goucher College as members of the athletics program. But that didn’t stop them from continuing to march their way into the school record books.
Midori Fujitani ’17, of Tokyo; Jack Hodges ’18, of London; and Ogemdi Chukwu ’20, of Paris, have made 2016-17 a school year of record-setting performances.
Senior Midori Fujitani (Tokyo, Japan) has been selected as the Landmark Conference Men’s Tennis Senior Scholar Athlete for the 2017 season. He is the second Gopher to earn the honor in as many years, joining 2016 recipient, Seth Hoesman.
The Goucher College men’s tennis team (15-11, Landmark 5-2) bowed out of the NCAA Men’s Tennis Championships on Friday afternoon, falling to #17 (Central Region) John Carroll, 5-1, at Johns Hopkins University.
The Goucher College men’s tennis team (14-10, Landmark 5-2) defeated Scranton University 5-2 on the road Tuesday afternoon at the Birchwood Tennis Club, sealing a berth to the Landmark Conference championships for the third straight year.
The Goucher College men’s tennis (13-9, Landmark 5-2) fell to Juniata College, 5-4, on the road Friday in a rematch of the 2016 Landmark Conference finals and secure the third seed in the Landmark Conference tournament to begin on Tuesday, May 2nd.
The Goucher College men’s tennis team fell, 5-4, to No. 20 regionally ranked Washington College on Sunday afternoon despite a record-setting performance by junior Jack Hodges (London, England) and senior Midori Fujitani (Tokyo, Japan) at No. 1 doubles.
The Goucher College men’s tennis team (6-5, Landmark 0-0) swept singles play against the Atlantic South’s No. 15 regionally ranked team, Virginia Wesleyan, in an 8-1 victory to close out their 2017 Spring Break trip to Hilton Head, SC.
Senior Midori Fujitani (Tokyo, Japan) continues to approach the singles record at Goucher College, winning his 52nd career singles match against Division II opponent, Elliot Le Petit, of the Atlantic region's No. 8 ranked, University of Charleston.