• All-Landmark: Smith Repeats as Second-Team Forward
    March 03, 2010
    MADISON, N.J. — Been there. Done that. Goucher's Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) was named a second-team forward on the 2009-10 All-Landmark Conference Women's Basketball Team, a repeat honor from a year ago when she was as a junior.
  • Gophers Bring Down Curtain, Lower Boom on Cardinals
    February 20, 2010
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher recorded its first victory over Catholic in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center since the 2003-04 season when the Gophers brought down the curtain on their 2009-10 campaign by turning back the Cardinals, 71-67, in Landmark Conference action this evening.
  • Gophers Stage Determined Rally, Suffer 13-Point Setback
    February 16, 2010
    TOWSON, Md. — Twenty points down at the end of the first half wasn't where Goucher wanted to be this evening, especially since the opponent was nationally ranked Moravian. But the Gophers fought back in the second half and got as close as nine points on three separate occasions before the Greyhounds were able to secure a 71-58 Landmark Conference victory in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center.
  • Rangers Pin 18-Point Setback on Cold-Shooting Gophers
    February 13, 2010
    MADISON, N.J. — It was easy to spot where the four points by which Goucher trailed Drew at the end of the first half of this afternoon's Landmark Conference game came from.
  • Gophers Keep from Being Passed in Standings by Mariners
    February 12, 2010
    KINGS POINT, N.Y. — Elizabeth von Ende (Leawood, Kan./American Hebrew Academy) and Kiara Doughty (Salisbury, Md./Wicomico) scored 14 points apiece and Leia Roberts-Brown (Capitol Heights, Md./Archbishop Carroll), who was in Goucher's starting lineup for the first time this season, added 11 points as the Gophers defeated the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, 58-47, in Landmark Conference action this evening.
  • Smith Makes History: Senior Goes Over 1,000 Points
    February 08, 2010
    TOWSON, Md. — Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) became the ninth player in the history of Goucher's women's basketball program to score 1,000 points in her career when she made a layup 7:23 into the first half of a Landmark Conference game in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center this evening against nationally ranked Scranton.
  • Slow Starts Hamper Gophers, Keep Smith from Milestone
    January 30, 2010
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. — It took Goucher 2:58 to score its first points in this afternoon's Landmark Conference game against Susquehanna. It took senior forward Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) of the Gophers even longer.
  • Eagles Pin 10-Point Setback on Smith, Gophers
    January 29, 2010
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. — Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame), who went into the game needing 23 points to become the ninth player in the history of Goucher's women's basketball program to reach 1,000 points during her career, made three free throws in the opening 3:23 this evening to provide the Gophers with a 3-0 lead over Juniata.
  • Lady Royals Seize Control at Outset of Second Half
    January 23, 2010
    SCRANTON, Pa. — Goucher appeared poised to make the most of having to face a second nationally ranked opponent in less than 24 hours when it opened up a 23-15 lead over Scranton this afternoon. Even when the Royals went on a 21-6 run over the final 6:50 of the first half, the Gophers were still within striking distance — down by just seven points — at the break.
  • Gophers Hang with Greyhounds Until 13-0 Run
    January 22, 2010
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Goucher stayed within close proximity of Moravian until the nationally ranked Greyhounds reeled off 13 unanswered points near the end of the first half and went on to hand head coach Didi Cotton's Gophers a 70-47 setback in Landmark Conference action this evening.
  • Smith Moves 13 Points Closer to Major Milestone
    January 17, 2010
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher's Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) created the seventh tie of this afternoon's Landmark Conference game in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center against the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy when she converted a layup with 2:13 left to play. Thirty-two seconds later, the senior forward put the Gophers ahead 49-48 when she canned a free throw.
  • Gophers Rally Past Rangers for First Landmark Win
    January 16, 2010
    TOWSON, Md. — A run of 13 unanswered points that started with Goucher trailing Drew by six points midway through the second half provided the Gophers with a 49-42 lead and they went on to down the Rangers, 56-50, in Landmark Conference action this evening in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center.
  • Smith Joins Two Others in 700 (Rebound) Club
    January 09, 2010
    TOWSON, Md. — Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) became only the third player in the history of Goucher's women's basketball program to surpass 700 rebounds in her career, but there was little else for the Gophers or their fans to celebrate this evening because the senior forward achieved her milestone in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center during a 69-42 Landmark Conference setback to Juniata.
  • Crusaders Pin Five-Point Setback on Gophers
    January 08, 2010
    TOWSON, Md. — Only one point separated Goucher and Susquehanna after Kiara Doughty (Salisbury, Md./Wicomico) got a layup to drop with 1:52 left to play tonight, but the Crusaders managed to score the final four points of the contest to emerge with a 55-50 Landmark Conference triumph over the Gophers.
  • Bearcats Pull Away in Second Half for 73-49 Victory
    December 30, 2009
    PHOENIX, Ariz. — Despite an 18-point, 10-rebound performance by Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame), Goucher was beaten by Baruch, 73-49, today at the Grand Canyon Classic.
  • Another Long Flight Results in Second Loss to Owls
    December 29, 2009
    PHOENIX, Ariz. — Just as it was two seasons ago in the inaugural meeting between the two teams, Goucher was a long way from home when it took on Keene St. today at the Grand Canyon Classic. The Owls, who defeated the Gophers, 55-49, in the championship game of the 2008 Purple & Gold Poet Classic in Whittier, Calif., were victorious over head coach Didi Cotton's squad once again, 68-44.
  • Sea Gulls Succumb to von Ende-Driven Gophers
    December 12, 2009
    TOWSON, Md. — With the beginning Goucher had against Salisbury in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center this afternoon, there was little reason to think the ending would really matter.
  • Blazers Encounter Trouble Scoring, Bow to Gophers
    December 09, 2009
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher was leading Hood by only two points in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center tonight before the Blazers encountered some trouble when it came to scoring points.
  • Cardinals Take Command in Opening Period
    December 05, 2009
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — An offensive rebound by Elizabeth von Ende (Leawood, Kan./American Hebrew Academy) set up a layup by Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) on Goucher's first possession of tonight's Landmark Conference game against Catholic. But the 2-0 advantage Smith's layup produced proved to be Goucher's only lead of the contest as the Cardinals defeated head coach Didi Cotton's Gophers, 54-44.
  • Smith Earns Weekly Honor from Landmark Conference
    November 30, 2009
    MADISON, N.J. — For her performances in two games at the Gallaudet Holiday Tournament, Goucher's Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) was named Women's Basketball Player of the Week in the Landmark Conference for November 23-29, according to an official announcement out of the conference office this morning.
  • Consolation for Gophers: Victory Over Lady Lions
    November 29, 2009
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Five different players scored at least 10 points for Goucher as the Gophers rolled to a decisive 73-34 triumph over Penn St. York this afternoon in the consolation game of the Gallaudet Holiday Tournament.
  • Gophers Battle Back, Finish Five Points Short
    November 28, 2009
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Goucher battled all the way back from a 19-point deficit in the second half to take its first lead over Penn St. Altoona when Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) canned a pair of free throws with 4:19 remaining. But the Lady Lions avoided their first loss of the season by outscoring the Gophers, 11-4, over the final 3:39 to emerge with a 71-66 victory in the opening round of the Gallaudet Holiday Tournament.
  • Gophers Pay Toll for Not Putting Bridges Away
    November 22, 2009
    LANCASTER, Pa. — A run of nine consecutive points provided Goucher with a 21-15 lead over Brooklyn with 4:24 remaining before halftime this afternoon in the consolation game of the 2009 Terry Greene Memorial Tournament. But the Bridges seized control of the contest by outscoring the Gophers, 18-2, the remainder of the first half and were on their way to a 67-52 triumph over head coach Didi Cotton's squad.
  • Diplomats Dispatch Gophers to Consolation Game
    November 21, 2009
    LANCASTER, Pa. — Goucher will take on Brooklyn in the consolation game of the 2009 Terry Greene Memorial Tournament after bowing to Franklin & Marshall, 69-40, this afternoon in the opening round.
  • Gophers Pin 54-Point Setback on Visiting Gators
    November 18, 2009
    TOWSON, Md. — The all-time series between Goucher and Notre Dame (Md.) in the sport of women’s basketball has been full of blowouts, but never before of the magnitude of the one that took place tonight in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center.
  • Gophers Take 60-41 Hit from Spartans in Opener
    November 15, 2009
    YORK, Pa. — Amber Smith (Baltimore, Md./Institute of Notre Dame), who ranked first in rebounds and third in scoring in the Landmark Conference last season, supplied Goucher with a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds this afternoon, but that wasn't enough to prevent the Gophers from bowing to York, 60-41, in the opening contest of the 2009-10 campaign for both teams.