Guilford College Athletics Update

Guilford’s men’s basketball team defeated Bridgewater Saturday, 77-69, behind 25 points and seven rebounds by Ben Strong. Clay Henson added 18 for the Quakers and Tyler Sanborn added his fourth double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Follow the link below for the story and statistics:

The Quakers’ women’s basketball team dropped a 70-56 home decision to Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC)-rival Roanoke Saturday afternoon. Ann Seufer paced three Quakers in double-digit scoring with a game-high 19 points. Follow the link below for the story and statistics:

Guilford’s softball team opened the 2008 season with a home sweep of visiting Peace College Saturday. Kelly Guarnieri went three-for-three with four runs batted in in the 8-4 opening victory. Her three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning ended the game and made a winner out of starting pitcher DeNina Eldridge. Samantha Golley twirled a complete-game one-hitter in the Quakers’ 8-0, six-inning victory in the nightcap. Kelly Hale homered for the hosts and Amber Stapler had three hits. Follow the links below for the statistics and narration from both games:Game 1 –

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Joe John’s walk-off, three-run homer in the home seventh salvaged a split of the baseball team’s doubleheader with Southern Virginia Saturday. John’s blast made a winner of starter Ryan Hairston, who picked up his first Guilford win with a complete-game five-hitter. The Quakers dropped the opener, 8-4. Follow the links below for the statistics and narration from both games:
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Guilford’s women’s swimming team sits in the middle of the 11-team pack after two of three days of the Atlantic States/ODAC Championships in Radford, Va. Two more school records fell in Saturday’s action as Justine Merritt set her second mark in as many days with an 11th-place finish in the 200-yard individual medley. The Quakers’ 400 medley relay team also set a new standard with its sixth-place finish. Follow the link below for Saturday’s results:

Merritt’s school-record setting time in the 100 breaststroke placed ninth in the race and helped Guilford to sixth place among 11 teams after Friday’s opening day of swimming competition. Guilford’s 200 medley relay team placed sixth in a school-record time of 2:06.03. Follow the link below for Friday’s results: