The Guilfordian

Athletics Department in need of third director in three years

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

November 1, 2019

In the Oct. 11 issue, The Guilfordian ran a story reporting on the performance of athletic director Sue Bower. On Oct. 21, staff and faculty received an email from Guilford College president Jane Fernandes stating: “After deep consideration, Sue Bower is no longer serving in the role of athletic director...

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...

Men’s and women’s teams compete at Quaker XC opener

Men’s and women’s teams compete at Quaker XC opener

Jay Montague, Guest Writer

September 15, 2019

On Friday, Aug. 31, the Guilford College men's and women's cross-country teams put their off-season training to the test at the Guilford Cross Country Opener. The meet, held on the teams’ Meadows Course, was the first Guilford has hosted since 2014 and featured runners from Guilford, Averett University...

Sue Bower named new Guilford College athletic director

Sue Bower named new Guilford College athletic director

Andrew Walker, Sports and Web Editor

September 7, 2018

On June 19, 2018, Guilford College President Jane Fernandes announced Sue Bower as the new athletic director. For the past two years, Bower has been the athletics director at St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Metairie, Louisiana. “Sue communicates very well, I think her experience speak for itself,...