Goucher vs. Marymount
March 22, 2003
The Game Story:
TOWSON, Md. -- Leading 5-3 at the half, Goucher erupted for 11 unanswered goals in the second half today on the way to a convincing 16-3 triumph over Marymount. With the win, the Gophers took over sole possession of second place in the Capital Athletic Conference.

A goal by Matt Wilson with :40 remaining in the opening quarter snapped a 2-2 tie and provided the Gophers (4-3, 2-1 CAC) with a 3-2 lead after 15 minutes. Wilson's third goal of the contest 4:23 into the second period put Goucher ahead 4-2 and the score became 5-2 when Binz Hansen tallied an unassisted goal less than a minute later. Midway through the second quarter, the Saints (2-4, 1-2 CAC) closed to within 5-3 on an unassisted goal by D.J. Tayman.

The Gophers unleashed 15 shots in the third quarter, converting seven of them into goals. Wilson fired in his fourth goal of the game midway through the period, plus he picked up assists on goals by Ashley Tarran-Jones and Tim Pistel. The senior attackman collected his career-high seventh point of the contest when he assisted Clay Ulman's goal with 3:45 remaining in the fourth quarter that put Goucher ahead 14-3. Ian Montgomery scored the Gophers' final two goals as both he and Wilson contributed four goals to the victory.

Matt McConnell started in goal for Marymount and played into the fourth quarter, making a total of 15 saves. Goucher's Reeves Craig stopped seven shots.

It was Goucher's first regular-season victory over Marymount since 1992, although the Gophers have defeated the Saints in the CAC championship tournament three times in the past four years.