2013-14 News

  • Gophers Continue Long Run of Academic Success
    July 30, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Another semester, another collective grade-point average of over 3.0 for the Goucher athletic department.
  • Cotton Participates in #Chillin4Charity Initiative
    June 24, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher women's basketball head coach Didi Cotton joined the growing number of coaches across the country supporting the #Chillin4Charity initiative this morning.
  • Landmark Announces Winter All-Sportsmanship Team
    March 12, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Six student-athletes from Goucher are among the 43 selected to the Winter All-Sportsmanship Team, announced by the Landmark Conference earlier today.
  • Landmark Reveals Winter 2014 Academic Honor Roll
    March 11, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — The Landmark Conference today recognized 20 student-athletes from Goucher and another 204 from its other member institutions for their academic accomplishments by placing them on the 2014 Winter Academic Honor Roll.
  • Richter, Huff Named February Gophers of the Month
    March 05, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Men’s swimmer Morgan Richter, who captured conference titles in the 100 and 200-yard butterfly, and women’s basketball guard Sharnell Huff, who established several milestones during the final month of her career, have been selected as Goucher’s Male and Female Gophers of the Month for February.
  • Huff Earns Second-Team All-Landmark Spot
    March 05, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher’s Sharnell Huff, who led the Landmark Conference in 3-pointers made and was second overall in points per game, has been rewarded by the league’s coaches with a second-team all-conference selection. She becomes the first Gopher to be recognized by the conference since Amber Smith earned second-team honors in 2009-10.
  • Royals Roll Past Gophers in Season Finale
    February 22, 2014
    SCRANTON, Pa. — The 2013-14 women’s basketball season came to a close this afternoon, with Goucher dropping a 92-48 decision to conference-leading Scranton, which entered the game receiving votes in both the D3hoops.com and USA Today Coaches national polls.
  • Senior Night for Huff, Kollock Ends in Defeat
    February 19, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — For the second time this season, Goucher held its own against perennial powerhouse Catholic, but the Gophers ultimately fell 62-55 to the Cardinals in the final home game for seniors Sharnell Huff and Precious Kollock.
  • Extended Drought Costs Goucher in Loss to Drew
    February 15, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — For the first 32 minutes of tonight’s game against Drew, everything was going smoothly for Goucher. A 3-pointer from Sharnell Huff gave the Gophers a 52-38 advantage with 8:09 left to play.
  • Goucher to Hold Annual "Pink Zone" Game Saturday
    February 12, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — The Goucher College women’s basketball program will host its annual “Pink Zone” Play4Kay event this Saturday during its 7:15 home matchup against Drew. In addition to the game, breast cancer awareness T-shirts and bands will be sold prior to and during the contest. Seventy-five percent of the funds raised from sales will be donated to the Play4Kay fund.
  • Juniata Rallies Late, Defeats Gophers in Overtime
    February 12, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher held a 58-50 lead with 2:34 to go in tonight’s contest against Juniata, but the Eagles scored the final eight points of regulation and continued their momentum in overtime, sending the shorthanded Gophers to a tough 68-64 defeat at the Decker Sports & Recreation Center.
  • Gophers Hold Off Mariners, Complete Season Sweep
    February 08, 2014
    KINGS POINT, N.Y. — Goucher jumped out to an 20-point lead in the first half, then withstood a furious rally from Merchant Marine after the intermission before ultimately holding on for a 62-59 victory to wrap up a season sweep of the Mariners.
  • Landmark Conference Friday Focus: Monique Welch
    February 07, 2014
    The Landmark Conference is full of talented student-athletes and the "Friday Focus" is just one way fans can get to know them. This week the conference introduces Monique Welch, Goucher women's basketball player.
  • Crusaders Send Gophers to Eighth-Straight Loss
    February 05, 2014
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. — Goucher's struggles in the Landmark Conference continued on the road this evening, with Susquehanna pulling away in the second half for a 69-52 victory over the Gophers.
  • Huff Earns Spot on D3hoops.com's Honor Roll
    February 04, 2014
    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Another day. Another well-deserved honor for Sharnell Huff, the newest member of the Goucher women's basketball team's "1,000-Point Club."
  • Huff Caps Memorable Week with Landmark Honor
    February 03, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — A historical week for Goucher’s Sharnell Huff, which saw the senior surpass 1,000 points for her career and break the program’s all-time record for most made 3-pointers, has resulted in her first ever Landmark Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award.
  • Huff Makes History with Early 3-Point Field Goal
    February 01, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — There was little suspense as to whether or not tonight's game would be the one in which Sharnell Huff (Bowie, Md./Bowie) became the 10th player in the history of Goucher's women's basketball program to score 1,000 points in her career. That was virtually guaranteed on Wednesday when the senior guard erupted for 36 points against Catholic to move to within three points of the milestone.
  • Huff Scores Most Points for a Gopher in 13 Years
    January 29, 2014
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — While Goucher could not end its losing streak to two-time defending conference champions Catholic, tonight’s matchup will be remembered for the incredible effort put in by Sharnell Huff.
  • Ezeani, Burston's Efforts Not Enough at Drew
    January 25, 2014
    MADISON, N.J. — Amaka Ezeani scored 20 points, and Taje Burston added a career-high 19, but it was not enough for Goucher to overcome a large free throw disparity in its 71-60 loss at Drew this afternoon.
  • Gophers Come Up Short Despite Huff's Shining Effort
    January 22, 2014
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. — By scoring a season-high 23 points, Sharnell Huff (Bowie, Md./Bowie) accounted for exactly half of Goucher's offensive output in tonight's game against Juniata.
  • Goucher Fades Late in Loss to High-Flying Royals
    January 18, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. —Facing a Scranton team which entered tonight’s game on a 10-game winning streak, Goucher trailed by only three points midway through the second half before ultimately dropping a 65-47 decision to the Royals.
  • Athletic Teams Extend Streak of Academic Excellence
    January 15, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — For the 28th-consecutive semester, a streak which has now lasted for well over a decade, Goucher’s men’s and women’s athletic programs have combined to register a grade-point average of over 3.0.
  • Crusaders Take Down Gophers with 1-2 Scoring Punch
    January 15, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Through the first 12 games of the season, Goucher allowed only four opposing players to score 20 or more points.
  • First Half Struggles Doom Gophers at Moravian
    January 11, 2014
    BETHLETHEM, Pa. —Sharnell Huff picked up the first double-double of her four-year career, and Goucher outscored Moravian by seven points after the intermission, but the damage had already been done in the opening 20 minutes as the Greyhounds cruised to a 71-55 victory.
  • Gophers Prevent Wolverines from Notching First Victory
    January 02, 2014
    DOVER, Del. — Goucher held Wesley to seven points over the final 13:55 this evening and earned a 49-45 victory over the Wolverines, who are still looking for their first win of the 2013-14 campaign.
  • Gophers Conclude Trip with Loss at UPR-Bayamon
    December 22, 2013
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — After taking a 31-29 lead into the second half, Goucher’s offense stalled in its matchup against Puerto Rico-Bayamon, scoring only 15 points after the intermission in a 73-46 defeat this afternoon in San Juan.
  • Offensive Struggles Send Gophers to Loss in San Juan
    December 20, 2013
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — In the first of two games in San Juan prior to the Christmas holiday, Goucher dropped a low-scoring 41-34 affair to Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras this afternoon.
  • Bison Get Back at Gophers for 27-Point Setback
    December 14, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — A team that Goucher clobbered by 27 points 365 days ago turned the tables on the Gophers this evening. Behind a 24-point, nine-rebound performance by Lindsay Sergio, Gallaudet handed head coach Didi Cotton's squad a 62-43 setback.
  • Last-Second Layup from Welch Lifts Gophers Past Mariners
    December 07, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. —In a game where both teams struggled on the offensive side of the ball, Monique Welch had a night to remember, sinking a layup with three seconds remaining to lift Goucher to a thrilling 43-42 victory over the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in the Landmark Conference opener for both teams.
  • Ezeani Goes for 29 Points, 14 Boards in 61-56 Setback
    December 02, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher managed to knock an 11-point deficit with under seven minutes left to play this evening down to a single point with more than a minute still showing on the clock, only to have Washington Adventist make four free throws in the final 15 seconds to clinch a 61-56 triumph over the Gophers.
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