The Guilfordian

Women’s basketball adding depth in 2019

Junior Julie Carini searches for an open teammate in a Nov. 4 scrimmage.

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

December 3, 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’

Sophomore Liam Ward practicing his dribbling skills in a preseason practice.

Trey Kawugule and Beth Pyles

December 3, 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...

Men’s soccer team aims for an ODAC push

Nia Gill, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Men’s soccer looks to make playoff push in conference play. The Guilford College men’s soccer team started their 2019 season with a huge win over Averett University, 3-1. First-year Sam Coughlin scored the first goal for the Quakers, first-year Kyle Broderick scored the second goal and first-ye...

Swim team building momentum through fall

Carolyn O'Halloran competes in a butterfly event

Matthew Climbingbear, Staff Writer

November 3, 2019

Guilford College’s swim team has recently started its season, already having finished two meets. The team recently finished its invitational event at the Greensboro Aquatic Center, where it placed second out of eight teams that were there. As for the other meet, the swim team went to an Old Dominion...

Former Quakers athlete Mitchell Stumpo playing pro baseball for Missoula Osprey

Guilford alumnus Mitchell Stumpo stares down a batter at a game

Carter Davis, Staff Writer

November 3, 2019

Mitchell Stumpo, a recent graduate of Guilford College, is doing big things with his continued baseball journey. He concluded the season with 10 triples, two home runs and 72 RBIs. As a pitcher, he had a record of 10-7 with a 5.29 ERA and five saves in 43 appearances. “Playing professional baseball...

Athletics Department in need of third director in three years

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

November 1, 2019

In the Oct. 11 issue, The Guilfordian ran a story reporting on the performance of athletic director Sue Bower. On Oct. 21, staff and faculty received an email from Guilford College president Jane Fernandes stating: “After deep consideration, Sue Bower is no longer serving in the role of athletic director...

Cross-country teams aim to build strength, speed

Nia Gill, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The Guilford College men’s and women’s cross country teams opened the 2019 season with their first home meet in five years on Friday, Aug. 30. First-year Emily Winder placed fourth in the women’s race with a time of 22:14.8. In the men’s race, first-year Dierell Parker place sixth with a time of 1...