2013 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.
  • Goucher Chooses Wilkinson as Next Volleyball Coach
    June 19, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — A coach with experience at the collegiate level but who more recently was employed at St. Paul's School for Girls in Brooklandville, Md., is Goucher College's choice to take command of its Division III women's volleyball program.
  • Department's Top Award Goes to Senior Midfielder
    May 12, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — A senior midfielder on the men's lacrosse team was presented with the Coaches Award this evening during Goucher's annual Athletics Awards Ceremony in Kraushaar Auditorium.
  • Bossom Steps Aside After Eight Years as Head Coach
    May 08, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher volleyball head coach Michael Bossom has announced his resignation from the position, effective May 31. Bossom steps aside after amassing 106 victories over eight years at the helm for the Gophers.
  • Student-Athletes Pick Up Honors at Convocation
    May 07, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — The Goucher community gathered in Kraushaar Auditorium this afternoon for Convocation, the annual celebration of the academic and artisitic achievements of its students.
  • NCAA Division III Week - Hannah Kuehl, Volleyball
    April 09, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — The NCAA is in the midst of its third annual Division III Week, celebrating the accomplishments of the organization’s largest division. Goucher is proud to join approximately 450 Division III schools in celebrating the academic and athletic accomplishments of student-athletes, as well as their leadership, community service and campus involvement.
  • Bossom Gains Entry into Howard County Hall of Fame
    February 01, 2014
    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — Prior to taking over the Goucher volleyball program in 2006, Michael Bossom was one of the top high school coaches in Maryland, leading Centennial High School to eight state championships during his 12 seasons at the helm.
  • 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.
  • Six from Goucher Make All-Sportsmanship Team
    November 20, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — Six student-athletes from Goucher are among the 45 who are on the Fall 2013 All-Sportsmanship Team that the Landmark Conference issued this morning.
  • Landmark Reveals Academic Honor Roll for Fall 2013
    November 19, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — The Landmark Conference, which is in its seventh year of competition, today recognized 267 student-athletes for their academic accomplishments by placing them on the 2013 Fall Academic Honor Roll. Thirty of the honorees are from Goucher.
  • Chalk Earns All-Landmark Second-Team Recognition
    November 14, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — The Landmark Conference announced its 2013 volleyball awards this morning, with Goucher’s Megan Chalk earning a spot on the All-Landmark Second-Team after leading the Gophers in kills for a fourth-consecutive season.
  • Cardinals Eliminate Gophers in Landmark Quarterfinals
    November 05, 2013
    WASHINGTON — Early offensive onslaughts from Catholic in each of the first two sets helped end Goucher’s season in the Landmark quarterfinals this evening, with the Cardinals coming away with a 25-11, 25-9, 25-16 victory.
  • Gophers Sweep Royals, Win Third Straight in Home Finale
    November 02, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — In its final regular season match of 2013, the Goucher volleyball team handled Eastern Mennonite 25-18, 25-22, 25-13 to pick up its third consecutive victory.
  • Nine Goucher Teams in Action on Jam-Packed Saturday
    November 01, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. -- This Saturday marks the busiest day of competition all year for Goucher athletics, with nine programs in action. A sport-by-sport breakdown of the afternoon is listed below.
  • Volleyball Cruises Past Gators on Senior Night
    October 29, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. -- On a night where Goucher honored seniors Megan Chalk, Addie Lanzarotta and Tori Rain, the entire team turned in one of its best performances of the season en route to a 25-21, 25-6, 25-7 victory over Notre Dame (Md.) at the Decker Sports & Recreation Center.
  • Chalk Goes Over 1,300 Kills as Gophers Prevail in Play-In
    October 27, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher survived this afternoon's play-in match against the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, earning the right to play third-seeded Catholic in the quarterfinals of the Landmark Conference's postseason tournament.
  • Road-Weary Gophers Fall in Four Sets to Shorewomen
    October 24, 2013
    CHESTERTOWN, Md. -- A 22-day, eight-match road trip ended with a loss tonight for the Goucher volleyball team, as the Gophers fell 9-25, 25-22, 19-25, 21-25 to Washington (Md.). Goucher returns to the Decker Sports & Recreation Center this Sunday for a Landmark Conference play-in game against the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
  • Volleyball to Face USMMA in Landmark Play-In Match Sunday
    October 23, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. -- The Landmark Conference announced the schedule for the 2013 volleyball postseason tournament earlier today, with sixth-seeded Goucher slated to host U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in a play-in match at 4 p.m. this Sunday.
  • Gophers Continue Road Trip with Loss at Salisbury
    October 22, 2013
    SALISBURY, Md. -- In its return to non-conference play, the Goucher volleyball team had no answers tonight against a Salisbury squad which has qualified for the NCAA tournament in five of the last six seasons, as the Sea Gulls cruised to a 25-12, 25-19, 25-12 victory.
  • 10th-Ranked Eagles Handle Gophers in Straight Sets
    October 20, 2013
    WASHINGTON -- Facing a Juniata squad that has dropped only seven sets in the seven-year history of the Landmark Conference, the Goucher volleyball team could not add to that total, as the Gophers fell 19-25, 14-25, 14-25 this morning to conclude regular-season conference play.
  • Royals Hand Gophers Four-Set Defeat at Catholic
    October 19, 2013
    WASHINGTON -- Opening up its second weekend of Landmark Conference play, the Goucher volleyball team fell in four sets to Scranton this afternoon. After a difficult first set, the Gophers were much more competitive in the final three, but they were ultimately edged 12-25, 22-25, 25-16, 20-25 by the Royals.
  • Volleyball Unable to Slow Down Profs in Three-Set Defeat
    October 15, 2013
    GLASSBORO, N.J. -- Forced to compete with only six healthy players, and facing off against a Rowan squad which had won 10 of its last 13 matches, tonight was always going to be an uphill battle for Goucher, and the Gophers could not overcome those obstacles in tonight’s 18-25, 18-25, 21-25 loss to the Profs.
  • Landmark Releases Revised Weekend Volleyball Schedule
    October 15, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. -- Due to the ongoing federal government shutdown affecting the status of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, the Landmark Conference has announced several adjustments to this weekend’s volleyball schedule.
  • Gophers Fall Victim to Comeback by Greyhounds
    October 06, 2013
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. — Goucher, hoping to avoid coming out of the first weekend of Landmark Conference play without a win, had Moravian on the ropes today. Unfortunately, the Gophers, who had the Greyhounds down two sets to none, weren't able to complete their task.
  • Things Go South After Gophers Take Set from Cardinals
    October 05, 2013
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. — Goucher captured the opening set in the first of the two Landmark Conference matches it was scheduled to play today, but after going up 1-0 on Catholic, the Gophers dropped the next three sets.
  • Volleyball Handles Chargers for Third Win in Four Matches
    October 02, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. – When Goucher and Lancaster Bible faced off last season, the Gophers were defeated in a five-set battle on the road. Goucher avenged that defeat tonight, needing only four sets to dispatch the Chargers in a 25-22, 25-23, 24-26, 25-16 victory.
  • Volleyball Upsets Kean; Earns Split at Goucher Invitational
    September 28, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. – The Gophers closed out play at the Goucher Invitational on a high note, as they defeated Kean in five-set thriller (25-17, 25-20, 19-25, 22-25, 15-10) at the Decker Sports & Recreation Center. The Cougars had entered the tournament with a 12-2 record this season.
  • Gophers Bow to Bobcats, Still End Six-Match Skid
    September 27, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. — Stuck on six wins since September 7, Goucher had two chances to pick up that elusive victory No. 7 of the 2013 campaign today while hosting the Goucher Invitational.
  • Volleyball Falls in Four Hard-Fought Sets to Seahawks
    September 24, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. – Facing a St. Mary’s team which entered tonight’s match with only two losses, Goucher gave the Seahawks everything they could handle before ultimately dropping a four-set affair at the Decker Sports & Recreation Center.
  • Gophers Continue Homestand with Loss to McDaniel
    September 18, 2013
    TOWSON, Md. – For the second time in five days, the Goucher volleyball team was unable to solve McDaniel, with the Gophers falling 22-25, 19-25, 23-25 to the Green Terror from the Decker Sports & Recreation Center tonight.
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