Gophers Fall to Elizabethtown on Senior Day

Gophers Fall to Elizabethtown on Senior Day

TOWSON, Md. — Prior to Goucher's final home match of the 2015-16 campaign, seniors Kirsten Cianci (Bolton, Conn./Bolton) and Olivia Nono (Silver Spring, Md./Montgomery Blair) were recognized by head coach Sally Baum and the rest of their teammates for Senior Day. The Gophers suffered a 9-0 setback to the Blue Jays of Elizabethtown this afternoon.

  • With the victory, the Blue Jays (7-3, 3-0 Landmark) find themselves in a three-way tie for first place in the Landmark Conference, at 3-0 with Scranton and Juniata.
  • Goucher suffered straight-set losses in each of the singles matches. Cianci, Ali Tomasevich (Harleysville, Pa./Souderton) and Mackenzie Donohue (Bronx, N.Y./Frank McCourt) each won four games but fell to their opponents.
  • The No. 1 doubles duo of Cianci and Leigh Oehrig (Woodbine, Md./Glenelg) put up a fight for the Gophers (3-11, 0-6 Landmark) but fell to Madison McCall and Taylor Helsel 8-6, which was the closest score in doubles competition.

Goucher heads to the nation's capital on Wednesday for a match against Catholic. It's set to start at 3 p.m.