The Guilfordian

D-III schedule changes for NCAA’s 75-year anniversary

Charlotte Hudson, Staff Writer

March 8, 2013

With all of the changes in NCAA Divisions I and II happening in athletics, what is with Division III? We typically do not hear much of what is happening in D-III as in D-I, where there is chronic shuffling of conferences almost to the point of being overexposed on ESPN. In contrast, the Old Dominion...

Yay or neigh to Guilford equestrian team?

Anney Bolgiano, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013

When you were looking at possible colleges, what do you look for? A strong program in your intended major? What about a specific sports team? Five schools in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference have something Guilford doesn’t: equestrian. The demand for an equestrian team, an expensive sport,...

Running towards victory: track and field team on path to championship

Kevin Engle, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

As the arrival of spring nears and with it, the transition into spring sports, and the winter sports teams will soon begin wrapping up their seasons. For the indoor track and field team, Feb. 22 marks the event they have been training for all season: conference championships. “I think our team...

Basketball prepares for match-up against Virginia Wesleyan

Charlotte Hudson, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013

As the dog days of college basketball approach, the Guilford Men’s basketball team has one important matchup coming up on Feb. 9 against a very tough opponent. The Virginia Wesleyan Marlins (16–6, 11–2 ODAC) will be coming into this game, second in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Guilford...

Sophomore Gabby Oglesby blocks out the pressure and succeeds on the court

Sophomore Gabby Oglesby blocks out the pressure and succeeds on the court

Zach Morgan, Sports Editor

April 20, 2012

As a young athlete, statements are made in practices and games to motivate. “Good job.” “Run ten gassers, because you didn’t get back on ‘D’ in last night’s game.” Many are supportive, others are building blocks for success, while some are words that breed a passionate motivation...

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...

Senior leadership the backbone of women’s lacrosse team

Senior leadership the backbone of women's lacrosse team

Michael McVane, Staff Writer

February 9, 2012

The scoreboard read 18-7 after a grueling loss against Virginia Wesleyan in the first round of the 2011 women’s lacrosse ODAC playoffs. For the team last season it was a hard loss and one that will remain in their minds as they prepare for their spring 2011 season. The women’s lacrosse team was...

Coach Flamini hits her stride in 2012 with tenacious team, successful season

Coach Flamini instructs her team during a timeout. The Lady Quakers sit atop the ODAC standings at 12-1 and 15-3 overall.

Linda Catoe, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012

Electric and intense, the action on the court sizzles with the precise cohesion of a team come full circle. Head Basketball Coach and Guilford’s Senior Women’s Administrator, Stephanie Flamini zones in on her team. In her ninth season at Guilford College, Flamini owns the second place record for...

Swim team strokes its way to a brighter, faster future

Coach Wilson is focused and eager to change overall team outlook

Kim Kleimeier, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012

“I am more dedicated than I have ever been,” said Becca Dozier, a third year about the upcoming swim season. The Quaker ladies swim team has been experiencing some big changes, brought about by their newly appointed head coach Emily Wilson. Wilson has been with the Guilford Quakers for the...