The Guilfordian

Softball’s young roster ready to swing into 2020

Senior Kayli Blankenship waiting at first base for the next pitch.

Tori Maness, Staff Writer

May 29, 2020

Guilford College softball had a successful 2019 season ending with a record of 26-15. In Old Dominion Athletic Conference play they finished with a record of 10-10. Compared to the Quakers 2018 season of going 5-13 in ODAC play, they made huge improvements. “Maturity had an impact in the bettering...

Softball swinging strong going into conference

Guilford College's Courtney Lackey threw a complete-game shutout in game one while Makayla Carver threw a complete-game in the nightcap as the Quakers claimed a Wednesday afternoon sweep of North Carolina Wesleyan College. Guilford took game one, 2-0, and claimed the nightcap, 6-2.

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor

March 10, 2017

Strong out of conference play from the Quakers’ softball team has helped them start the season off with a convincing 12-3 record. Their next goal: perfection. The team is always looking improve and minimize their mistakes. However, with the way they are playing now, head coach Dennis Shores is having...

Guilford Softball steps up to the plate for 2017 season

Guilford Softball steps up to the plate for 2017 season

Hannah Shoemaker, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

When head Softball coach Dennis Shores started coaching at Guilford in 2007, the softball team averaged about 17 attendees per game. “Now we have seating for over 150, and typically they’re all filled up,” said coach Shores. This shift can be attributed to the efforts of coach Shores and...

Off-season athletes prepare for spring

Seniors Calli Pastor and Kyle Humphrey pose, ready for the season to begin.

Naari Honor, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015

When I first began writing this article I found that I needed a bit of help to jumpstart my writing. I found myself searching for the meaning of “offseason” on the Internet. In my search I found this common quote that said, “The best athlete is made during the offseason.” Defining “offseason”...

Guilford’s 2012 softball team winds up for a winning season

Sophomore slugger Ashley Boteler flashes a quick smile to Head Coach Dennis Shores after belting one of her team leading three home-runs on the season.

Linda Catoe, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

“There’s nothing soft about softball,” Head Softball Coach Dennis Shores told the Guilfordian. From the time softball recruits set foot on campus, they are expected to perform at a certain level, meet academic deadlines and attend mandatory study halls and academic meetings. Oh yeah, and...