Pair of Wins Raises Goucher's Record to 15-12

Pair of Wins Raises Goucher's Record to 15-12

Gophers Assure Themselves of Finishing At Least .500

October 21, 2006 

DOVER, DE — Goucher assured itself of finishing with at least a .500 record by winning a pair of matches today, both in three games. The Gophers defeated Delaware Valley, 30-16, 30-26, 30-17, and Wesley, 30-15, 30-21, 30-17.

In the Delaware Valley match, Megan Smith (Long Beach, CA/Long Beach Polytechnic) supplied the Gophers (15-12) with 19 kills and 14 digs, while Margaret Egiziaco (Valhalla, NY/Valhalla) was credited with 14 kills and 11 digs.

Smith and Egiziaco combined for 31 kills in the three-game sweep of the Wolverines.

Catie Ditmore (Santa Barbara, CA/Laguna Blanca) finished with 66 assists and 21 digs in the two matches.

With one more victory this season, the Gophers will guarantee themselves a winning record for the first time since 1998 when they went 21-16.