The Guilfordian

Women’s basketball preview: cautious optimism ahead for Quakers

Women's basketball preview: cautious optimism ahead for Quakers

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

The Guilford College women’s basketball team has made it to the final game of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament each of the past three years, winning it twice. But will the Quakers continue to be championship material? “I think we’ll be competitive,” said senior guard Alex...

Swim team stays committed through rough waters

Swim team stays committed through rough waters

Matthew Jones, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

Loud splashes. Grueling practices. A constant smell of chlorine. Welcome to the life of the Guilford College swim team. Although some students may have forgotten about them,  the swim team continues to make a splash in the Old Dominion Athletic  Competition. “We’re starting out the season...

Golf team is focused on future, thankful for past

Henry Smith, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

The Guilford College golf team faces a new adversity with the resignation of head coach Corey Maggard, who recently took a job as the assistant men’s golf coach at Auburn University. Guilford Golf enjoyed much success while under the leadership of coach Maggard. “My favorite memory about my...

Record breakers, team players: Lilly Colley & E’leyna Garcia

Record breakers, team players: Lilly Colley & E'leyna Garcia

Abe Kenmore, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014

Seniors and lacrosse players E’leyna Garcia and Lily Colley rank first and second in career points in the Guilford College record books. This season, the duo have led the team to a 4–0 record in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Colley has also earned the ODAC Women’s Lacrosse Player of...

Satiir Stevenson leads Quakers to a winning season

Satiir Stevenson leads Quakers to a winning season

Kelli Uresti, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

“Satiir raises the level of play for the entire team,” said sophomore quarterback Matt Pawlowski in an email interview. “You don’t want to let a guy like that down.” Junior football player Satiir Stevenson’s work ethic and determination helped him earn First Team NCAA Division III All-American...

Men’s basketball season heats up the court

Nicole Barnard, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

Shoulders shining with sweat, Guilford’s men’s basketball team scrambles after the ball. Noise echoes off the walls, and players pass effortlessly. Someone shoots and ... does the ball go in? You will have to see for yourself. “I believe they will be challenging to play, come tournament time,”...

Three-time ODAC Player of the Week Garcia leads nation with 55 goals

Three-time ODAC Player of the Week Garcia leads nation with 55 goals

Jamie Luckhaus, Staff Writer

April 5, 2013

“Her laugh comes first to my mind,” said Meagan Jolliffe, student success counselor, referring to lacrosse player E’leyna Garcia. Teammates, faculty, friends — they all comment on Garcia’s striking personality. On and off the field, she is a star competitor. Junior attacker Garcia leads...

Athletes bond during spring break

Athletes bond during spring break

Sydney Hawkins, Staff Writer

April 5, 2013

While students were renting beach houses, invading Austin, Texas for the South by Southwest music festival, and visiting family, some unlucky spring athletes were left behind. Squads practiced and competed in games, abandoning their spring breaks, but numerous athletes were more than willing to stay...

Minority coaches remain the minority in all sports

Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer

March 8, 2013

Twenty-four white National Football League head coaches. Four minority NFL head coaches. Twenty-four white National Basketball Association coaches. Four minority NBA head coaches. You do the math. “In the NFL, you’ve got Norv Turner,” said Director of Community Learning James Shields. “He...