The Guilfordian

Volleyball defeats Washington and Lee, looks to build

Volleyball defeats Washington and Lee, looks to build

Beth Pyles, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

In a 3-2 set match game, Guilford volleyball beat Washington and Lee at home for the first time in 22 years. “Physically we really focused in on being disciplined in our defense and understanding that Washington and Lee really plays a different style of offense,” Guilford Volleyball Head Coach...

Women’s volleyball team gets ready to compete for the ODAC championship

Women’s volleyball team gets ready to compete for the ODAC championship

Andrew Walker, Assistant Web Editor

September 8, 2017

Returning 13 players from a playoff team last year, the Guilford College volleyball team will look to build on their success from last year.  The team had a 12-14 overall record in 2016, 6-5 in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play. “I think that last year was a really good building program,”...

Division III athletes put academics first

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-In-Chief

May 22, 2017

As a Division III school, athletes are not awarded athletic scholarships. Most are here on academic scholarships, showing off skills in the classroom as well as on the court, in the field or wherever they play their sport. For some, academics and athletics actually have a lot in common. “You...

Volleyball team shows promise for coming year

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016

Once both nets are set up, the team goes through band stretches and a dynamic warm-up. The Quaker’s volleyball team clocks in for practice. They divide into hitters and passers, go through technique building drills and engage in a scrimmage at the end of each of their two and a half hour practices. Compared...

Positivity: the name of volleyball’s game

Francesca Quigley, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

Bounce. Thwack. “Yeah, you got it girls.” Those are the sounds of a typical Guilford volleyball practice. With the number of players on the team lowering drastically from 18 to 10, many said they were apprehensive before the season started. But their fears quickly diminished as they stepped onto...

Concussions leave lasting effects

Aiperia Iusupova & Robert Pacheco, Staff Writer & Sports Editors

November 21, 2014

It is the 1970’s, and a center crushes a defensive tackle with the force of a car crash and awkwardly lands on the ground. Adrenaline runs through his veins. He is determined to line up again for another play. But something is wrong. He feels numb and notices himself bleeding. He loses consciousness,...

Ruehling’s summer solidifies love for ocean, volleyball

Ruehling’s summer solidifies love for ocean, volleyball

Traynham Larson, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013

How was your summer? This question has been the focus of quick conversations as students return for the start of the fall semester.  For sophomore Kelsey Ruehling, that question cannot be asked enough. Ruehling completed a five-week marine biology summer course at the island of Bonaire in the Caribbean. The...

Fall athletes confident and amped for upcoming season

Clarence Turpin, Staff Writer

August 31, 2012

Regardless of the previous year's results, all six of the Guilford College fall sports teams remain optimistic that the 2012 seasons will yield results worthy of acclaim. Football Head Football Coach Chris Rusiewicz, approaches every season with the attitude that an undefeated season is expected. “You’re...