Guilford College Athletics Update

Posted by Don Moore on April 3, 2008 at 2:56 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Softball – Guilford’s softball team swept two Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) games from visiting Randolph College Wednesday. Samantha Golley struck out a career-high nine batters as the Quakers won the opener, 9-1, in five innings. Morgan Freyer had a career-high three RBIs in the nightcap, an 11-1 Guilford victory in five innings. Follow the link below for the full story and statistics: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/softball/releases/2008/Randolph.html

The Quakers split a nonleague double-header at Averett University Sunday. Guilford claimed a 10-9 win in nine innings in the opener, thanks to a career-high four hits by Taryn Pulvermuller. Averett won the second game, 4-2. Follow the link below for the full release and statistics: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/softball/releases/2008/Averett.html

Guilford split an ODAC twinbill Saturday with visiting Eastern Mennonite University. Golley’s two-out single in the bottom of the seventh lifted Guilford to a 4-3 win in the first game, but the Royals rallied for an 8-7 victory in game two. Follow the link below for the full story and statistics: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/softball/releases/2008/EMU.html

Baseball – Byron Myers and John Goodwin homered for Guilford in the Quakers’ 9-8 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) loss at Roanoke College Wednesday night. The Maroons rallied with two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to pull out the win. Drew Gurkin struck out a career-high eight batters in 4.2 innings of relief. Follow the link below for the full story and statistics, courtesy of Roanoke Sports Information: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/baseball/releases/2008/Roanoke1.html

Guilford swept league-rival Washington and Lee University Saturday for the Quakers’ first ODAC road sweep since 2005. Brad Buchman doubled and hit his team-leading ninth homer of the year in Guilford’s 4-3 opening-game win. Gurkin and Reid MacLean combined on a solid 8-6 win in the nightcap. Follow the link below for the story and statistics, courtesy of Washington and Lee Sports Information: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/baseball/releases/2008/WLU.html

Men’s Tennis – Guilford fell to visiting Hampden-Sydney College Wednesday afternoon, 8-1, in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference match. Alec Chase and Will Mason-Deese scored the Quakers’ point with an 8-5 win at second doubles. Follow the link below for the full results: http://www.guilford.edu/sports/MTennis/2007-08/html/gcm-13.htm

The Quakers scored a 6-1 win at league-rival Virginia Wesleyan College Sunday afternoon in a rain-shortened match that was moved indoors. Chase and Mike Muir posted victories in singles and doubles for Guilford. Follow the link below for the full results:
http://www.guilford.edu/sports/MTennis/2007-08/html/gcm-12.htm

Women’s Tennis – The Quakers fell to visiting Hollins University, 5-1, in a match suspended due to darkness. Jami Williams’ three-set win at sixth singles provided Guilford’s point. Follow the link below for the full results: http://www.guilford.edu/sports/WTennis/2007-08/html/gcw-08.htm

Guilford lost at Virginia Wesleyan College Sunday, 6-1, in an abbreviated match that was moved inside due to rain. Jami and Lia Williams’ 8-4 win at third singles accounted for the Quakers’ point. Follow the link below for the full results: http://www.guilford.edu/sports/WTennis/2007-08/html/gcw-07.htm

Women’s Lacrosse – Guilford’s Kelly Gonzalez received one of 26 NCAA Ethnic Minority Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship Awards recently. The senior defender is a three-year starter and team captain. She won Guilford’s English Athletic Leadership Award in February of this year and will pursue a career in sports medicine after Guilford. Follow the link below for the full release: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/wlax/releases/2008/Gonzalez-Scholarship.html

The Quakers won for the fifth time in six games Sunday with a 19-4 triumph over visiting Sewanee. Carrie Ernst scored a career-high four goals and helped Guilford to a 14-3 halftime lead in the win. Follow the link below for the story and statistics: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/wlax/releases/2008/Sewanee.html

Guilford dropped a 15-12 Old Dominion Athletic Conference decision to visiting Virginia Wesleyan College Saturday afternoon. The loss ended Guilford’s four-game winnings streak. Ernst scored three times, as did Mary Hutchins and Shelly Noguiera. Follow the link below for the story and statistics: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/wlax/releases/2008/VWC.html

Golf – Guilford placed seventh among 32 teams at the Marine Federal Credit Union Intercollegiate Sunday in Camp Lejeune, N.C. The Quakers shot a three-day 895 and placed four among Division III teams, trailing tourney champion Methodist University, Oglethorpe University and Ohio Wesleyan College. The Quakers’ Burton Wood shot 219 over the three rounds and placed ninth among 162 contestants. Follow the link below for the individual leaderboard and the full team results: http://www.guilford.edu/assets/pdf/athletics/CampLejeune-Final.pdf

Wood captured his second career ODAC Golfer of the Week Award Monday. He was also named Guilford’s Student-Athlete of the Week. Follow the link below for the full story: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/golf/releases/2007-08/Wood-gotw.html

Guilford maintained its hold on seventh place in the most recent Golf World/Nike Golf Division III Coaches’ Poll, released Tuesday. Methodist, which has won four spring tournaments, is ranked first. Follow the link below for the full release: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/golf/releases/2007-08/GolfPoll-7.html

Men’s Lacrosse – The Quakers lost their third overtime game of the season Saturday night when visiting Randolph-Macon College scored a 10-9 Old Dominion Athletic Conference triumph. Matt Meriwether and Tyler Zivic both tallied twice in defeat. Follow the link below for the full story and statistics: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/mlax/releases/2008/RMC.html

Football – Guilford awarded superlatives to six students from the 2007 season at the team’s annual banquet in February. Joe Joyner was named the team’s Most Valuable Player, Mike Six won the Defensive MVP and Hunter Chappell was named the Special Teams MVP. Senior offensive lineman Brad Davis took home the Charlie Griffin Award for loyalty and dedication to the program. Follow the link below for the full release: http://www.guilford.edu/athletics/football/releases/2007/TeamAwards.html

** For the most updated Guilford athletics scores and schedules, call the Guilford College Sports Hotline 24 hours a day at 336-316-2500 (x8107). Dial 2501 (x8107) from Guilford’s campus. ***

Coming Up In Guilford Athletics
Friday, April 4
Men’s Tennis (7-6) vs. Greensboro, Guilford Tennis Courts, 3:30 p.m.
Women’s Tennis (4-4) vs. Greensboro, Guilford Tennis Courts, 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 5
Baseball (14-15, 4-7 ODAC) vs. Eastern Mennonite (DH), McBane Field, 12 noon
Softball (15-14-1, 5-7 ODAC) at Sweet Briar, Sweet Briar, Va., 1:00 p.m.
Women’s Tennis vs. Sweet Briar, Guilford Tennis Courts, 2:00 p.m.
Men’s Lacrosse (2-6, 0-1 ODAC) at Lynchburg, Shellenberger Field, Lynchburg, Va., 2:00 p.m.
Women’s Lacrosse (5-4, 1-1 ODAC) at Randolph-Macon, Ashland, Va., 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 6
Women’s Tennis vs. Roanoke, Guilford Tennis Courts, 3:30 p.m.
Softball at Randolph-Macon, Ashland, Va., 1:30 p.m.
Women’s Lacrosse at Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Va., 2:00 p.m.

Monday, April 7
Golf at Emory Spring Invitational, Stone Mountain Park-Stonemount Course, Stone Mountain, Ga.

Tuesday, April 8
Golf at Emory Spring Invitational, Stone Mountain Park-Stonemount Course, Stone Mountain, Ga.
Softball at Mary Baldwin, Staunton, Va., 3:00 p.m.
Baseball vs. Roanoke, McBane Field, 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 9
Men’s Tennis vs. Averett, Guilford Tennis Courts, 3:30 p.m.
Men’s Lacrosse vs. Hampden-Sydney, Armfield Athletic Center, 3:30 p.m.
Women’s Tennis vs. Averett, Guilford Tennis Courts, 3:30 p.m.
Women’s Lacrosse vs. Sweet Briar, Armfield Athletic Center, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 10
Baseball at Methodist, Fayetteville, N.C., 6:00 p.m.


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