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...

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...

Record anticipates launching first women’s rugby season

Record anticipates launching first women’s rugby season

Mary Pyles, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The new women’s rugby team is paving the way here at Guilford for up and coming women's sports. Guilford College Director of Athletics Sue Bower announced the addition of women's rugby to the school's varsity athletics program on May 24, 2019. The announcement raises the college's number of varsity teams...

Bower delivers as athletic director in year two

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

October 11, 2019

In June of 2018, it was announced that Sue Bower would be the first full-time athletic director at Guilford College. Bower, a graduate of Dartmouth College, had worked for 24 years with Tulane University in many different capacities. She started as the women’s golf coach and had many other Division I p...

Hot start for softball heading into conference

Andrew Walker, Sports and Web Editor

March 23, 2018

The Guilford softball team starts the Old Dominion Athletic Conference play in a very good position. The team has a 10-5 record in non-conference play and starts ODAC play tomorrow against Randolph College. “We’re doing well,” said head coach Dennis Shores. “Could we be better? Yes, but the...

Softball ready to hit it into NCAA tournament

Softball ready to hit it into NCAA tournament

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...

Women’s basketball has a new look for the season

Women’s basketball has a new look for the season

Andrew Walker, Assistant Web Editor

November 3, 2017

Guilford College women’s basketball team has reloaded the team with first-years. Head coach Stephanie Flamini brought in nine first-years to join the six returners from an excellent campaign last season. The team returns to action after an impressive season where they won the Old Dominion Athletic...

The secret to Guilford’s athletic recruitment

The secret to Guilford’s athletic recruitment

Nathaniel Williams, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Guilford College is a Division III liberal arts college, and because of National Collegiate Athletic Association regulations, they cannot offer athletic scholarships. Since all teams within Division III parameters abide by this rule, it does not affect competition between teams, but it can have an...