Guilford College Athletics Update

Posted by Don Moore on February 20, 2008 at 9:45 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Guilford’s women’s basketball team defeated visiting Emory & Henry College Tuesday night, 86-74. Lauren LeFevers led all scorers with a career-high 31 points and eight rebounds. Tracey Croner added 13 points and six rebound in the victory. Follow the link below for the story and statistics from the game: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/wbball/releases/2007-08/EHC.html

Ben Strong captured the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s Player of the Week Award for the fifth time this season Monday. The 6-11 center averaged over 32 points and eight rebounds per game in the 13th-ranked Quakers’ 3-0 week. He was also named Guilford’s Student-Athlete of the Week. Follow the link below for the full release: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/mbball/releases/2007-08/Strong-potw5.html

Guilford’s women’s swimming team placed sixth among 11 teams at the Atlantic States Championships over the weekend. The Quakers placed fifth among eight ODAC teams at the meet, which also determined the league champion. Both finishes are the best in the team’s four-year history. Five school records were set at the meet, including two by Justine Merritt. Sara Stone set a school record with a third-place finish in the 200-yard butterfly, which is the best finish by a Guilford team or individual in the four years Guilford has competed in the event. Follow the links below for the full results from each day of competition:
http://www.guilford.edu/sports/Wswimming/2007-08/2-16-08%20Results.htm
Day 3http://www.guilford.edu/sports/Wswimming/2007-08/2-17-08%20Results.htm

Guilford’s golf team opened the spring season at the Johnny Palmer/Old North State Invitational Monday and Tuesday in windy, New London, N.C. Complete team standings are unavailable at the time, but Guilford shot 645 over the two days and did not finish among the top-four teams in the 11-team event. Peter Latimer shot the Quakers’ lowest score (156) with two rounds of 78. Follow the link below for what information is available from the tournament: http://www.guilford.edu/assets/pdf/athletics/JohnnyPalmerResults.pdf


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