The Guilfordian

Baseball adds fresh faces for new season

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

May 29, 2020

In 2020, Nick Black’s squad looks to improve upon their 15-24 record from 2019. Their large incoming class of first-years will attempt to fill the hole left by an impactful graduating class. “We saw as a team last year that we can be a really good ball club if we come to work every day with a...

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...

Men’s lacrosse bolstered by leadership

Senior attackman Brennan Sweeney dodges towards the goal.

Reagan Bednar, Staff Writer

May 29, 2020

The Guilford College men’s lacrosse team is looking for a fresh start this year. Last season, the Quakers finished with an overall record of 8-9. They went 2-8 in conference play, missing the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) playoffs. Head Coach Mark Crisco described last year’s team as...

Tina Eucker breaks school assists record

Tina Eucker prepares to set a teammate.

Nia Gill, Staff Writer

December 3, 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...

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...

Guilford College Sports Information Director opens opportunities for students

Guilford College Sports Information Director Dave Walters

Trey Kawugule, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

“I was sitting in Dave’s office last spring after returning from a mission trip in Texas,” said Morgan Tompkins, a junior and member of Guilford’s volleyball team. “He asked me about my greatest takeaways from the trip, and it turned into a very personal conversation about life. I mentioned how mu...

Softball seeks big goals in 2019 season

Guilford College Softball 2019 Season Preview

Andrew Walker, Sports and Web Editor

February 15, 2019

Guilford College softball is coming off its lowest win total since 2012. The team struggled last year after winning a school record 30 games in 2017. The team was 18-24 overall and struggled in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play with a 5-13 record. This year’s team is loaded with seniors and many...

Despite record, football sees highlights

Andrew Walker, Sports and Web Editor

December 7, 2018

The Guilford College football ended this season with a 3-6 record, the least number of wins in a season since 2011. “Obviously, record doesn’t go as well as you hope,” sai head coach Chris Rusiewicz. “You want to win them all.” The season was hurt by the lack of depth on the team. When...

Fresh faces step up for women’s basketball

Delaney Martin, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

In the 2017-2018 season, the Guilford College women’s basketball team placed fourth in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, finishing the season with a record of 11-5. This season, however, has proved much more difficult for the Quakers whose record is currently 5-3 overall and 3-1 in the conference,...