2014-15 News

  • Department's Top Award Goes to Senior Rider
    May 08, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — A senior rider on the equestrian team who just days ago became the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association national champion in open equitation on the flat was presented with the Coaches Award this evening during Goucher College's annual Athletics Awards Ceremony in Kraushaar Auditorium.
  • DiPasquale Continues Lifelong ACS Efforts at Goucher
    March 19, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher freshman Erika DiPasquale made an immediate impact on the volleyball court this past fall, ranking second in the Landmark Conference with 67 aces in her debut season. Even more impressive, though, is the amount of time she devotes to raising awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society off the court.
  • Athletics Eclipses 3.0 GPA for 30th-Straight Semester
    January 13, 2015
    TOWSON, Md. —Thirteen student-athletes with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average. Seventeen programs with a GPA over 3.0. It all adds up to a 30th-straight semester of academic excellence for Goucher’s athletic department.
  • Season Recap: Gophers Take First Steps in Rebuild
    December 16, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — With a limited roster size that did not include a single senior, head coach Kelli Wilkinson knew that there would be rough patches in her first season at the helm of Goucher’s volleyball program.
  • Six From Goucher Named to All-Sportsmanship Team
    November 19, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Six student-athletes from Goucher were among the 50 named by the Landmark Conference to the 2014 Fall All-Sportsmanship Team this morning.
  • Landmark Releases 2014 Fall Academic Honor Roll
    November 18, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — The Landmark Conference announced its 2014 Fall Academic Honor Roll selections today, with Goucher accounting for 39 of the 371 student-athletes receiving recognition. The Honor Roll recognizes all fall student athletes who have reached sophomore standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher.
  • Goucher Ends Season with Three-Set Loss to Owls
    October 30, 2014
    BRYN MAWR, Pa. — Goucher closed the curtain on its 2014 season tonight with a three-set loss at Bryn Mawr. Set scores were 25-18, 25-13, 25-16.
  • Hornets Finish Off Wilkinson's Gophers in Three Sets
    October 28, 2014
    WINCHESTER, Va. — Even after dropping the first two sets, Goucher had a shot at extending tonight's non-conference match against Shenandoah when it was up 24-23 and serving to win the third set. The Hornets, however, came out of a timeout and claimed the next three points to complete a three-set sweep of head coach Kelli Wilkinson's Gophers.
  • Gophers Go 0-2 Against Centennial Opponents
    October 25, 2014
    CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Goucher bowed to a pair of Centennial Conference opponents today and remained stuck on nine wins this season.
  • Gophers Rally from Early Deficit, Win in Four Sets
    October 23, 2014
    DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — After dropping the initial set of its road encounter against Delaware Valley, Goucher rallied to take the next three in a 3-1 victory over the Aggies tonight.
  • Gophers' Playoff Hopes Swept Away at Elizabethtown
    October 18, 2014
    ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. — Needing a pair of victories in its final Landmark weekend tournament of the regular season to have a chance at qualifying for the playoffs, Goucher instead registered two defeats this afternoon, dropping straight set decisions to hosting Elizabethtown and Moravian.
  • Gophers End Home Slate with 3-0 Victory over Ravens
    October 11, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher’s second-best attack percentage of the season helped ensure that the volleyball program ended its home schedule this fall on a winning note.
  • Volleyball to Host Coaches vs. Cancer Event Saturday
    October 09, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher concludes the home portion of its schedule with a tri-match featuring Hood and Rosemont this Saturday, and the volleyball program will also be raising money for the American Cancer Society throughout the afternoon through the Coaches vs. Cancer program.
  • High-Flying Saints Drop Gophers in Straight Sets
    October 09, 2014
    ARLINGTON, Va. — Goucher knew it would face a tall task trying to top a Marymount (Va.) squad which entered tonight’s matchup having won 20 of its first 25 contests to start the season.
  • Johnson Gets 2,000th Career Assist against Crusaders
    October 04, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Primary setter Sarah Johnson tallied 52 assists in Goucher’s two matches against Susquehanna and Juniata today, and the eighth of those helped her reach a prestigious career milestone.
  • Gophers Topped by Shorewomen in Straight Sets
    October 02, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — For a second-consecutive night, Goucher suffered a three-set defeat to a member of the Centennial Conference. This time, that opponent was Washington (Md.), and the Shorewomen came away with a 25-10, 25-11, 25-19 victory.
  • Gophers Bested Again in Rematch with Green Terror
    October 01, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher got a second crack at McDaniel this evening after a four-set defeat to the Green Terror two weeks ago, and the Gophers had the benefit of playing the rematch at the Decker Sports & Recreation Center.
  • Gophers Fall to Scranton, USMMA in Landmark Action
    September 27, 2014
    WASHINGTON — Returning to the site of its upset victory over Catholic on Tuesday, Goucher could not replicate that success this afternoon, with the Gophers dropping Landmark matches to Scranton and Merchant Marine.
  • Gophers Shock Cardinals in Five Set Landmark Thriller
    September 23, 2014
    WASHINGTON — Entering the Landmark Conference opener for both teams, Goucher and Catholic had met 19 times since the 1998 season. The Cardinals came out on top in all 19 of those matchups, with 15 victories coming in straight sets.
  • Gophers Cruise to 13th Straight Victory over Gators
    September 18, 2014
    BALTIMORE, Md. — Goucher had won 16 consecutive sets against Notre Dame (Md.) dating back to 2011 after taking the opener in tonight’s road matchup.
  • Service Error Brings About Unfortunate Ending
    September 16, 2014
    LANCASTER, Pa. — The outcome of Goucher's match against Lancaster Bible wasn't settled by the time four sets had been completed, so there was a need for a fifth set. And in that fifth and final set, the lead changed hands three times and it appeared there might even be a fourth time until there was an immediate and, at least for the Gophers, unfortunate ending.
  • Gophers Defeat Nittany Lions to Earn Tri-Match Split
    September 13, 2014
    WESTMINSTER, Md. — A three-set victory over Penn St. Abington salvaged a split of today’s matches for Goucher, which recovered after a 3-1 defeat to host McDaniel to start this afternoon’s tri-match.
  • Gophers Force Seahawks to Earn 3-0 Victory
    September 12, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Goucher had St. Mary's (Md.) on the ropes in the first two sets of tonight's match in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center, but the Gophers will have to wait until at least next year to get another crack at ending the long winning streak the Seahawks enjoy in the series between the two in-state rivals.
  • Late Four-Point Run Provides Gophers with 3-0 Victory
    September 09, 2014
    DOVER, Del. — A successful block by Michelle Tweedie (Accra, Ghana/Lincoln Community School) gave Goucher the point it needed to win the third set and finish off a 3-0 victory over Wesley this evening.
  • Gophers Last Four Sets Against Only One Opponent
    September 06, 2014
    BALTIMORE, Md. — Goucher managed to win only one set in the three matches it played this weekend at the Greg Giovanazzi Memorial Tournament.
  • Profs Outlast Gophers in Back-and-Forth Affair
    September 03, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Dramatic changes in momentum were commonplace during Goucher’s home opener tonight against Rowan. After trading lopsided victories in the initial two sets, however, it was ultimately the Profs who came away with a 3-1 (25-13, 17-25, 25-19, 25-22) victory.
  • Gophers Move to 3-1 after Pair of Three-Set Sweeps
    August 30, 2014
    HARRISONBURG, Va. — A pair of straight-set victories closed out a solid performance from Goucher at this year’s Eastern Mennonite Invitational. The Gophers dispatched Mary Baldwin 25-16, 25-15, 25-13 in the morning before sweeping Salem 25-19, 25-20, 25-23 later in the afternoon.
  • Gophers Come From Two Sets Down Against Blazers
    August 29, 2014
    HARRISONBURG, Va. — Goucher’s season began with a pair of matches at the Eastern Mennonite Invitational this evening. After a thrilling five set come-from-behind victory over Hood, the Gophers did not have quite enough left in the tank against the Royals, settling for a split under new head coach Kelli Wilkinson.
  • Rebuilt Gophers Begin New Era this Weekend
    August 27, 2014
    TOWSON, Md. — Perhaps more than any other team at Goucher this year, the volleyball squad will enter 2014 with a dramatically different look.
  • 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.