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Sexism or not, keep cool

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Amber Dubois, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

Serena Williams had the chance to tie the record for for major singles titles at the U.S. Open, but that chance was taken by the “thief” umpire in the final against Naomi Osaka on Sept. 8. Williams was fined $17,000 for code violations during the U.S. Open match against Osaka. She was fined $10,000...

The only way is up for women’s tennis

Guilford womens tennis

Andrew Walker, Sports and Web Editor

February 16, 2018

One win. 14 losses. Not a record that any team wants to have. The Guilford College women’s tennis team struggled last season as they won the first match of the season against Greensboro College on Feb. 19, 2017, but then lost all the contests the rest of the season. The team will attempt to stop...

Men and women’s tennis ace teamwork

Katie Claggett ’19, practices before beginning the tennis season after winning against Emory and Henry. // Photo by Ava Nadel/Guilfordian

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

April 16, 2017

The men’s and women’s tennis teams are ready to swing into action as they head into conference season. “Our goal leading up to the tournament is to finish strong in the regular season and to hold on to our current ranking in the conference,” said first-year Tate Godwin. “I think we’re...

Single-player sport creates strong team dynamics

Makayla McLaurin  practices for her team's next tennis match
which will take place at Methodist University on February 25., 2017.

February 24, 2017

For a sport that is a mostly about individual matches, the relationships built by the tennis teams at Guilford College are exceptionally strong. The strength of these relationships show not only in teammates words, but in their early performance as well. Both teams played their first match of the...

Women’s tennis team grows this semester, becomes a force to be reckoned as they reinforce solidarity

Captain of the women’s team, Nora Prokosch
(right), practices her skills during the off season.

Mae Wood, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Consistency. Dedication. Growth. These three words embody the commitment, struggle and triumph that the Guilford College women’s tennis team has executed solely in the last couple years.  The team has faced significant difficulties in previous years considering the lack of female tennis players...

Men’s tennis team ready to ace practice, prepared to have advantage in this year’s tournaments

Rachel Henley, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

The Guilford College men’s tennis team is ready to get things rolling after achieving their highest preseason poll ranking ever as an Old Dominion Athletic Conference team, placing third in the preseason coaches poll. “I think we will be one of the top four teams (in the ODAC),” said junior...

2015 English Award recipients embody excellence

William Burton, Staff Writer

May 1, 2015

An annual tradition for Guilford College athletics is the presentation of the English Awards. It is the most prestigious award given to athletes that excel not only in their respective sports but in the classroom and in their communities. These recipients are leaders on and off the field, and they are...

Tennis athletes work hard on and off the courts

Kelli Uresti, Staff Writer

March 7, 2014

Guilford College’s men’s tennis team opened the Old Dominion Athletic Conference season in winning fashion by overpowering Roanoke College 8–0. In the closest match last Friday, junior Trevor Cox defeated Chris Migliarese, 6–4, 6–4. “Our boys are strong this year,” said head men’s...

Spring sports preview: highlighting players, teams to watch for this semester

Spring sports preview: highlighting players, teams to watch for this semester

Kelli Uresti, Staff Writer

February 14, 2014

With fall and winter sports ending, our Guilford College spring sports teams have been training and preparing for the coming 2014 season. Here’s a look at what to expect:   Baseball Head baseball coach Nick Black ‘02 believes there is a different mindset on the team. “We have a...