MADISON, N.J. - The Landmark Conference today announced the names of the 32 student-athletes who make up the 2008 Fall 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 355 student-athletes, including 39 from Goucher, for their academic accomplishments by placing them on the on the 2008 Fall Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll.
MADISON, N.J. Megan Smith (Honolulu, Hawaii/Long Beach Polytechnic), Goucher's all-time leader in kills, is a second-team selection on the 2008 All-Landmark Conference Volleyball Team, which was revealed today.
TOWSON, Md. The first four sets were extremely competitive with both teams having chances to win in each of them. For that reason, it was hardly a surprise that Goucher's match against Stevenson tonight in the Sports & Recreation Center would go to a fifth set.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher surpassed a team attack percentage of .400 in a match for the first time in nearly a decade when the Gophers registered a .448 in tonight's 3-0 triumph in the Sports & Recreation Center over Washington Bible.
BALTIMORE, Md. Goucher had to go five sets to defeat Notre Dame (Md.) the first time the two teams met this season back on September 18. In tonight's rematch, the Gophers accomplished their mission in two fewer sets, winning 3-0.
MADISON, N.J. The Landmark Conference today named Megan Smith (Honolulu, Hawaii/Long Beach Polytechnic), a junior outside hitter on Goucher's volleyball team, as the Player of the Week for her sport for the seven-day period that started September 29.
KINGS POINT, N.Y. Even though Goucher sustained a 3-0 loss to Scranton today, the Gophers still earned a spot in the Landmark Conference postseason championship tournament when the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy was beaten by Moravian.
KINGS POINT, N.Y. Goucher's Megan Smith (Honolulu, Hawaii/Long Beach Polytechnic) established new school and Landmark Conference records for kills in a match today. Her 35-kill performance helped the Gophers reach a fifth game against Moravian, but the Greyhounds were able to come out on top, 3-2.
FROSTBURG, Md. Megan Smith (Honolulu, Hawaii/Long Beach Polytechnic) was back in Goucher's line-up for the first time in nearly three weeks tonight, but the junior outside hitter's return wasn't enough for the Gophers to knock off Frostburg St. Instead, the Bobcats (19-2) turned back head coach Michael Bossom's squad, 3-0.
TOWSON, Md. Goucher struggled to win the first set of its match against Lincoln tonight, coming back from an 18-12 deficit to record a 25-22 victory. In the second set, Jennifer Rutherford (Menlo Park, Calif./Menlo-Atherton) seemed determined to make sure the Gophers finished off the Lions in three games.
SELINSGROVE, Pa. Goucher drew the unenviable assignment of facing the top-ranked Division III team in the nation today in its first Landmark Conference match of the season. The Gophers not only were beaten by Juniata, 3-0 (25-15, 25-11, 25-21), but also by Catholic, 3-1 (25-23, 27-29, 25-14, 25-19).
LANHAM, Md. Goucher accomplished something twice this evening that it managed to do only once in the first 11 matches of the season a team attack percentage over .200. The Gophers hit .295 as a team in defeating Lancaster Bible, 3-1 (22-25, 25-15, 25-15, 25-15), before posting an attack percentage of .270 while polishing off Washington Bible, 3-0 (25-9, 25-15, 25-6).
WESTMINSTER, Md. Having already prevailed in two of the first three sets, Goucher seemed on the verge of putting away McDaniel for the first time since 1997 tonight when the Gophers assumed a 22-20 lead in the fourth set.
BALTIMORE, Md. Goucher lasted five sets against Johns Hopkins in the first match and four against Geneva in the second match, but couldn't break through to win either match today at the ASICS Invitational.
MADISON, N.J. If the head coaches and sports information directors in the Landmark Conference are correct, Goucher is going to earn a spot in the conference's postseason volleyball tournament in 2008.