The Guilfordian

Swim team building momentum through fall

Carolyn O'Halloran competes in a butterfly event

Matthew Climbingbear, Staff Writer

November 3, 2019

Guilford College’s swim team has recently started its season, already having finished two meets. The team recently finished its invitational event at the Greensboro Aquatic Center, where it placed second out of eight teams that were there. As for the other meet, the swim team went to an Old Dominion...

Swim season starts off with a splash

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

The Guilford College swim team dives into a new season strong with a new face commanding the squad, leading the team to their first victory in four years. Ashley Cox, a local club coach for the Green Valley Summer Swim and an assistant coach and director of communications for the Greensboro Swimming...

Women’s swim team: small fish in a big pond

The swim team practices at Greensboro's Hebrew Academy last year.

Harris Billings, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015

“The most common response when I say, ‘I’m on swim team’ is, ‘We have a swim team?’” said senior swimmer Nina Troy. Probably due to the lack of an on-campus pool, not many seem to know about our women’s swim team. Despite little publicity, the girls are still hard at work from 6:45...

Lack of facilities, members cause troubled waters

Lack of facilities, members cause troubled waters

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

“It’s a nice way to end the day a lot of the time,” said junior swimmer Nina Troy. “I hope for next season that we do better, get more team members and that we get more personal bests for our team as well as win more races.” The women’s swim team season concluded on Feb. 15 when they placed...

GOOFORDIAN: Swimmers dive into lake, must face crocodile

GOOFORDIAN: Swimmers dive into lake, must face crocodile

Sydney Hawkins, Staff Writer

March 29, 2013

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool's edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. Swim coaches have taken drastic measures to make sure their athletes swim at record performance during practice. From threatening upside-down push-ups...