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Softball ready to hit it into NCAA tournament

Guilford College softball sophomore outfielder Kayli Blankenship throws the ball to sophomore infielder Sarah Adams at practice on Feb. 2, 2018.//Photo By Andrew Walker/The Guilfordian

Andrew Walker, Sports and Web Editor

February 9, 2018

The Guilford College softball team has added talent to a team that broke many records last season. Guilford set the College records for most wins in a season with 30 overall and Old Dominion Athletic Conference victories, with 14. “The girls had great chemistry, they weren’t playing for themselves...

Baseball swings into action this season

Nate Williams, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Head coach Nick Black and his baseball team are ready for the season, but inexperience is a looming threat to their start. Last season, Guilford’s baseball team missed Old Dominion Athletic Conference playoffs by a slim margin. They put up intimidating stats, hitting 10 home runs, a .316 team batting...

Women’s track team strides to success

 Guilford College women’s track and field sophomore sprinter Cheyenne Wright races at the Wake Forest Invitational on Jan. 20 2018. //Photo courtesy Guilford Athletics.

Nate Williams, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

Led by first year coach Marla Lindsay, the women’s track team walked into the East Tennessee State Track and Field Invitational ready for a successful weekend. The athletes and Lindsay have created a powerful bond in the brief period she has been coach for the track team. Lindsay believes she has...

Men’s track kicks off year with historic marks

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Managing Editor

January 26, 2018

An African proverb says, “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” Thus far, the men’s track and field team has embodied both ideals this season. The Quakers have two meets under their belt, and while neither team scored, the support of one another as a unit...

Swim team uses unity to drive their success

Guilford College women’s swimming sophomore swimmer Carolyn O’Halloran races at the 2017 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Swimming Championships.// Photo courtesy Guilford Athletics.

Andrew Walker, Sports and Web Editor

January 26, 2018

Guilford College’s swim team is going to strive to break College records in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference this season. With only seven people on the team, Guilford struggles to compete in the ODAC over teams like Washington and Lee University that have 26 women on the roster. There are a...

Guilford’s volleyball keeps on the move

Guilford College Volleyball team talk

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Guilford’s volleyball just keeps on moving up. The team had a successful 2017 campaign going 12-11, improving from 12-14 last season and a trip to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament. Although they lost in the quarterfinals of the tournament, the season was still successful and has players...

Men’s soccer looks forward to improvement

Jonathan Hudson, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Soccer is a game of bounces. One bad bounce can win or lose a game. Guilford College’s men’s soccer team had a rough season with multiple unlucky bounces throughout the fall, leading them to finish the season with an overall record of 2-16 and 2-7 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. This...

Women’s soccer team reflects on season, road ahead

Guilford Women's Soccer Warmup

Nate Williams, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

The crushing defeat Guilford College’s women’s soccer team suffered in their last regular season game lowered their spirits, but it did not take much to lift them back up. The Quakers started strong this year, 2-0, with some big wins against William Peace University and John Wesley University....