TOWSON, Md. --Ferrum College's field hockey team fell 2-1 on the road to Goucher College in non-conference action this afternoon at Beldon Field.
Valerie Mendoza and Jackie Juarez scored goals to lift Goucher to the win. Dominique Harper scored with 33 seconds left in regulation to help Ferrum avoid the shutout. The Gophers outshot Ferrum 19-3 and closed with a 16-3 advantage in penalty corners.
Goucher: GK Devin Brashear 70 min, 1 save
Ferrum: GK Mia Holmes 70 min, 9 saves
BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"The Ferrum women played hard in some tough conditions this afternoon. Our defense played out of their minds, and Mia was outstanding in goal. I am pleased with our progress this weekend. After back-to-back long weekends on the road, we're looking forward to playing at home next week." -- Head Coach Carrie Hanshue Austin
Austin's team will be back in action Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15-16, with a pair of home games. The Panthers face Wilson College Saturday at 1:00 p.m., then take on St. Mary's College of Maryland Sunday at 1:00 p.m.