MADISON, N.J. - The Landmark Conference today announced the names of the 32 student-athletes who make up the 2009 Winter 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 236 student-athletes, including 30 from Goucher, for their academic accomplishments by placing them on the on the 2008-09 Winter Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll.
MADISON, N.J. Goucher's Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame), who averaged 14.3 points and 9.4 rebounds per game, is a second-team selection at forward on the 2008-09 All-Landmark Conference Women's Basketball Team, which was unveiled today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Goucher won't have a double-digit losing streak hanging over its head all the way through November when it plays its next game after all. That's because the Gophers ended the skid tonight in their final game of the 2008-09 season by knocking off Catholic, 80-73.
SCRANTON, Pa. Goucher's current losing streak dates back to a 63-47 setback to Scranton on January 16. Today that skid reached 10 games when the Gophers were beaten by the Lady Royals for a second time this season, 81-58.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. Goucher came close to knocking off Moravian the first time the two teams played this season back in January, losing by only three points at home at a time when the Greyhounds were ranked No. 14 in the USA Today/ESPN Division III Coaches' Top 25 Poll.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher's one and only lead in tonight's Landmark Conference game against Susquehanna was the result of a free throw by Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) just :57 into the contest.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher couldn't duplicate its 10-for-25 shooting performance during the opening 20:00 of tonight's Landmark Conference game against Merchant Marine that produced a one-point lead at the break. In the second half, the Gophers were just 7-for-31 from the field (.226) and allowed the Mariners to emerge with a 60-52 victory.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher's Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) gave another demonstration in tonight's home game against Drew why she is one of only four players who rank among the top 10 scorers and the top 10 rebounders in the Landmark Conference.
SELINSGROVE, Pa. Goucher's field goal percentage, already the lowest in the Landmark Conference at .361 heading into today's game against Susquehanna, dropped even further after the Gophers were just 16-for-56 from the field (.286) in a 67-53 loss to the Crusaders.
HUNTINGDON, Pa. It appeared as though Goucher had weathered the storm. The Gophers, who trailed Juniata by nine points before the game was even four minutes old, had battled back to within 25-24 when Leia Roberts-Brown (Capitol Heights, Md./Archbishop Carroll) made a lay-up with 3:24 left to play in the first half.
MADISON, N.J. For her performances in games against the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and Drew last week, Goucher's Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) today was named Women's Basketball Player of the Week in the Landmark Conference for January 5-11.
MADISON, N.J. Goucher's Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) blocked a three-point attempt by Drew's Danielle Barber at the buzzer to preserve the Gophers' 76-73 Landmark Conference victory over the Rangers this afternoon.
KINGS POINT, N.Y. It took Goucher less than eight minutes to fall into a 16-4 hole against Merchant Marine tonight and then only about half that amount of time to nearly erase that entire 12-point deficit with a 15-4 run midway through the first half. But by halftime, the Mariners had regained control, building their lead back up to nine points, and they were well on their way to a convincing 82-56 Landmark Conference victory.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. Space Mountain and Splash Mountain are two of the most popular rides in the Magic Kingdom. At Disney MGM Studios, there's almost always a long line to enter the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. But there is no attraction inside any of the parks at DisneyWorld known as "The 19-Point Swing."
MADISON, N.J. Leia Roberts-Brown (Capitol Heights, Md./Archbishop Carroll), who contributed a career-high 29 points to Goucher's 74-70 triumph over Hood on Saturday, today was named Women's Basketball Player of the Week in the Landmark Conference for December 15-21.
FREDERICK, Md. Leia Roberts-Brown (Capitol Heights, Md./Archbishop Carroll) had never scored more than 15 points in a game since arriving at Goucher before erupting for 29 points and leading the Gophers to a 74-70 victory over Hood this afternoon.
SWARTHMORE, Pa. Goucher shot better than 45 percent from the field for only the second time all season and went 5-for-9 on three-point attempts. It was at the free-throw stripe that head coach Didi Cotton's Gophers struggled in this evening's game against Swarthmore struggled first of all to get there and, once they got there, struggled to make their free throws.
TOWSON, Md. Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) missed a triple-double by just three steals this evening as she supplied Goucher with a career-high 22 points and 14 rebounds in a 56-46 non-conference victory over Arcadia.
TOWSON, Md. During the first 14 minutes tonight, Goucher and York were never separated by more than four points. But after a three-point play by Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) with 5:55 remaining before halftime again got the Gophers to within a point of the lead, the Spartans began to assume control of the non-conference contest.
SCRANTON, Pa. Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) was the leading scorer and rebounder for Goucher as the Gophers achieved their first 2-0 start to a season since 1999-2000 with a 50-38 triumph over John Jay this evening in the opening round of the Coca-Cola Tip-Off Tournament.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Four freshmen playing in the first game of their collegiate careers scored in double figures for Goucher today as the Gophers were cruising to a convincing season-opening 81-16 triumph over Trinity (D.C.).
TOWSON, Md. Lindsay Ippel from Millikin. Pamela Robinson from Old Westbury. Emilee Ackerman from Westminster (Pa.). And thats it. Those are the only three Division III womens basketball players to average more points per game in 2007-08 than Gouchers Shadae Swan.