The Guilfordian

NCAA vote to allow athletes to be paid

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 4, 2019

On Oct. 29, the NCAA Board of Governors made a unanimous decision to start the process for allowing collegiate athletes to profit from the use of their name, image and likeness, with directions to each of the three divisions to consider how they will craft their own bylaws in accordance with this policy...

Men’s soccer concludes best season in recent history

Carter Davis, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

The men’s soccer team recently wrapped up their season. As a whole, this was one of Guilford’s more successful seasons in recent history. “We took a huge leap from the past three years as we finally hit our stride in conference. Winning the first five games out of six putting us in an ideal...

Sports site Deadspin reeling after editors leave

Sports site Deadspin reeling after editors leave

Paige Abbott, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

This past week, the popular news website Deadspin has been thrown into chaos. The site, well-known for its sports content, has traditionally allowed writers’ voices and opinions to shine through in their articles, but recent changes in ownership have resulted in the firing and quitting of numerous s...

Nationals White House visit brings controversy

Nationals White House visit brings controversy

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Since their World Series win in late October, the Washington Nationals and their fans have been on top of the world. “We won one. We finally won one,” pitcher Anibal Sanchez could be heard shouting to his teammate Max Scherzer as the two embraced after the team’s 6-2 victory over the Houston Astr...

Tina Eucker breaks school assists record

Tina Eucker breaks school assists record

Nia Gill, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Senior setter Tina Eucker recently became the Guilford College Volleyball’s career assist leader. She entered her senior season with 2,373 career assists and has accumulated more since then. During the Quakers’ 3-0 victory over Randolph College on Tuesday, Oct. 15, Eucker broke the previous reco...

Women’s basketball adding depth in 2019

Women’s basketball adding depth in 2019

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

December 2, 2019

Guilford women’s basketball team impressed in the 2018-19 season. The team finished 20-6, only losing two Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) matchups, a record that led it to a regular-season ODAC title. In 2019-20, the team will return four players who started all 26 games for the Quakers. ...

Men’s basketball focuses on ‘locking in’

Men’s basketball focuses on ‘locking in’

Trey Kawugule and Beth Pyles

December 2, 2019

The 2019-20 men’s basketball team has high expectations to live up to. Last year, the Quakers captured an ODAC title before making a run to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division III National Championship. “We were really excited that our team played so well together at the end of the year,” Coach T...

Legislation passed on college athlete compensation

Mary Pyles, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

On Sep. 30, 2019, California passed a state law forbidding colleges from punishing college athletes for acquiring money for using their name or image. This law will go into effect in Jan. 2023.  Currently, the NCAA rules state that college athletes can not accept money from anyone outside their s...

Jaimes, Moss aspire to lead women’s soccer

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

In 2018, the women’s soccer team had a season that was marked by close games. The team's 6-10 record could’ve been very different if the four games decided by one goal had some more bounces that went the Quakers’ way. Although the Quakers top point-getter from last year, Juliana Evans-Anfom who had...