TOWSON, Md. Goucher's intercollegiate athletic teams, along with many of the institution's club and intramural sports programs, have been practicing and playing on the new synthetic turf and under the lights at Beldon Field for more than a month, and today many of the people that made these improvements possible were recognized at halftime of a Landmark Conference women's soccer game between the Gophers and Susquehanna.
GRAND LAKE, Colo. The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association today recognized 407 student-athletes at 152 institutions for their excellence in the classroom during the 2008-09 academic year. Among the players who made the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll were a pair of four-year letterwinners who graduated from Goucher in May: Brittany Foster (Portland, Maine/Portland) and Sandy Okun (Stevenson, Md./McDonogh School).
MADISON, N.J. - The Landmark Conference today announced the names of the 32 student-athletes who make up the 2009 Spring 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 400 student-athletes, including 35 from Goucher, for their academic accomplishments by placing them on the on the 2009 Spring Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll.
CHESAPEAKE BEACH, Md. For the 15th consecutive year at least one player from Goucher earned all-region honors in the sport of women's lacrosse when the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association announced today that Marlo Tersigni (Boston, Mass./Lawrence Academy) was a second-team midfielder on the 2009 All-Boardwalk Region Women's Lacrosse Team.
MADISON, N.J. Thanks in large part to a 20-save performance out of senior goalkeeper Brittany Foster (Portland, Maine/Portland), Goucher stayed within striking distance of top-seeded Drew today in the semifinals of the 2009 Landmark Conference championship tournament until the very end.
SCRANTON, Pa. Goucher already had a spot in next week's Landmark Conference championship tournament, but with the win over Scranton this afternoon, head coach Katie Trainor's Gophers would go into the tournament as the No. 3 seed and riding a four-game winning streak.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. Jenny Lucey (Newbury, N.H./Kimball Union Academy) tallied a career-high five goals and Colleen Cole (Holliston, Mass./Northfield Mt. Hebron School) turned in a three-goal, five-assist performance in leading Goucher past Moravian, 18-7, this afternoon.
TOWSON, Md. Becca Smith (Leesburg, Va./Heritage) tallied a career-high six goals and Brittany Foster (Portland, Maine/Portland) made 13 saves today as Goucher picked up its first Landmark Conference win of the season, an 18-10 triumph over visiting Susquehanna.
TOWSON, Md. Senior goalkeeper Brittany Foster (Portland, Maine/Portland) made 11 saves for Goucher in the first half of today's Landmark Conference game against Catholic and yet the Gophers still trailed 9-3. The Cardinals scored nine more times in the second half to earn an 18-7 victory.
MADISON, N.J. Goucher appeared to be on the comeback trail when Marlo Tersigni (Boston, Mass./Lawrence Academy) scored twice in the opening 2:56 of the second half to reduce Drew's lead to 8-5. But the Rangers quickly regrouped, responded with a run of five unanswered goals to open up a commanding eight-goal advantage and went on the defeat head coach Katie Trainor's Gophers, 17-8, today in the first Landmark Conference game of the season for both teams.
TOWSON, Md. With the exception of Becca Smith (Leesburg, Va./Heritage), Goucher's offense was pretty much held in check today. The freshman midfielder scored five goals in a game for the second time in her young career, but the Gophers fell back to .500 by bowing at home to Virginia Wesleyan, 14-10.
MADISON, N.J. Student-athletes from Goucher were selected Players of the Week in the Landmark Conference in the sports of women's lacrosse and women's tennis for March 16-22, according to an official release by the conference today.
IRVING, Texas Five different players tallied a total of 10 goals for Goucher before Dallas was able to muster its first goal today as the Gophers picked up their second win on the Spring Break trip to the Lone Star state, a convincing 17-3 triumph over the Crusaders.
IRVING, Texas Only five players managed to score goals for Goucher against Sewanee today, but the good news is that one of those players erupted for seven goals and two others tallied five apiece as the Gophers rolled over Tigers, 22-13.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher enjoyed a 7-6 lead over Skidmore at the end of the first half today, but nearly 22 minutes ran off the clock in the second half before the Gophers scored goal No. 8. By that time, the Thoroughbreds had assumed a four-goal advantage and were on their way to a 14-11 victory.
MADISON, N.J. Three lacrosse players from Goucher were among the student-athletes who were named Players of the Week in the Landmark Conference for March 2-8, according to an announcement by the conference today.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher allowed an 11-3 lead five minutes into the second half to completely evaporate this afternoon, but after New England strung together eight goals to pull into an 11-11 tie, the Gophers re-grouped and tallied the final three goals of the game to emerge with a 14-11 triumph over the Nor'easters.
TOWSON, Md. Marlo Tersigni (Boston, Mass./Lawrence Academy) scored four times and set up four goals today in leading Goucher to a 19-6 victory over Notre Dame (Md.), the Gophers' first win over the Gators since 1993.
TOWSON, Md. There were some significant accomplishments by certain individuals: Emily Blatter concluded her career with a 43-game goal-scoring streak, the second-longest in NCAA Division III history, and Kate Knitter was selected to represent Goucher College in the 2008 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association/Under Armour North/South Senior All-Star Game.
MADISON, N.J. Goucher is picked to finish in third place in the Landmark Conference in 2009, according to a preseason poll of head women's lacrosse coaches and sports information directors at the six member institutions that sponsor the sport.
TOWSON, Md. A portion of a $3.7 million gift to Goucher College will be used to install a synthetic turf system and lights at Beldon Field and expand the weight room and cardio-fitness spaces in the Sports & Recreation Center.