|TOWSON, MD - In a game in which the two teams were never separated by more than
two goals, Mike Medley (Baltimore, MD/Greenwich, CT) scored his only goal of
the contest with :21 showing on the clock in the fourth quarter to provide
Goucher College with a 10-9 triumph over St. Mary's (Md.) this afternoon.
It's the second year in a row that the Gophers have defeated the Seahawks,
10-9, by scoring the final goal of the game. Last year, Phil Anthony
(Flemington, NJ/Hunterdon Central) tallied the game-winning goal with 2:37
Anthony supplied the Gophers (7-5, 3-3 Capital Athletic Conference) with four
goals and an assist today. The first of his four goals was the 122nd of his
career, making him the all-time leader in career goals at Goucher. This season
the senior attackman has caught and passed Tim Asher (1996-99) as the Gophers'
career leader in goals, points and assists.
Qadir Stern (Lower Merion, PA/Lower Merion), who was credited with an assist on
Medley's game-winning goal, scored three times to move into third place in
career goals at Goucher with 117.
The Seahawks (4-8, 4-2 Capital Athletic Conference) trailed 5-3 at the half,
but went ahead for the first time on an extra-man goal by Kevin Whalen less
than six minutes into the third quarter. Andrew Toussaint had a hand in all
five St. Mary's goals in the period, scoring two of them and picking up three
Doug Mayer's unassisted goal with 4:29 remaining snapped an 8-8 tie and put St.
Mary's ahead for the final time. The Gophers drew even at 9-9 on Stern's third
goal of the contest with 2:16 showing on the clock.
Both goalkeepers reached double figures in saves. Mike Watkins made 12 saves in
goal for the Seahawks, while Michael Amash (Guilderland, NY/Christian Brothers
Academy) stopped 10 shots as he started his 57th consecutive game for Goucher.