Guilford College Athletics Updates

Guilford’s men’s basketball team won its first Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament Sunday afternoon with a 91-80 overtime win over Virginia Wesleyan College. Tournament Most Outstanding Player Ben Strong scored a game-high 28 points, 10 in overtime, and added a game-best 15 rebounds for his 21st double-double of the year. He was joined on the all-tournament team by Clay Henson (19 points) and Caleb Kimbrough (18 points). Follow the link below for the full story and statistics from the Quakers’ 16th straight win:

The win clinched the ODAC’s automatic bid to the 59-team NCAA Division III Tournament. Tourney selections and pairings will be announced Monday at 12 noon on a video web cast at

The Quakers’ men’s lacrosse team fell in overtime Sunday to visiting Christopher Newport University, 12-11. Joe Dauksis paced the Quakers with a career-high three goals. Nick Martin scored twice and teammate Dan Orr added a goal and three assists. Follow the link below for the story and statistics:

Guilford’s women’s tennis team improved to 2-0 Sunday with an 8-1 road victory over North Carolina Wesleyan College. The Quakers took all three doubles matches and five of six singles contests. Follow the link below for the full results:

The Quakers’ men’s tennis team picked up its first win of 2008 and its first under head coach Eddie Luck Sunday with a 5-4 nonleague triumph at North Carolina Wesleyan College. Will Mason-Deese, Mike Muir and Patrick Childs all won twice to lead the Quakers. Follow the link below for the full results:

Guilford’s baseball team dropped an 8-7 Old Dominion Athletic Conference contest at Lynchburg College Sunday. Jason Flud and Phil Drew had three hits apiece for Guilford, which banged out a season-best 16 hits in the game. Follow the link below for the statistics and narration:

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Coming Up In Guilford Athletics
Tuesday, March 4
Baseball (7-6) vs. Lake Erie, McBane Field, 2:30 p.m.
Women’s Lacrosse (0-2) vs. Catholic, Armfield Athletic Center, 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 6
Women’s Lacrosse vs. Marymount, Armfield Athletic Center, 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 8
Baseball at Bridgewater (DH), Bridgewater, Va., 12 noon
Men’s Lacrosse (0-3) vs. Neumann, Baltimore, Md., 1:00 p.m.

Monday, March 10
Baseball vs. Christopher Newport, McBane Field, 3:00 p.m.
Men’s Lacrosse vs. Emerson, Homewood Field, Baltimore, Md., 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 11
Baseball at Averett, Danville, Va., 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 12
Softball (7-2-1, 0-0 ODAC) vs. Roanoke, Haworth Field, 3:00 p.m.
Baseball vs. Ferrum, McBane Field, 3:00 p.m.
Women’s Tennis (2-0) vs. Peace, Guilford Tennis Courts, 3:30 p.m.
Men’s Lacrosse at Washington and Lee, Lexington, Va., 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 13
Softball vs. Swarthmore, Haworth Field, 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 15
Men’s Tennis (1-2) vs. Randolph, Guilford Tennis Courts, 12 noon
Women’s Tennis vs. Randolph, Guilford Tennis Courts, 12 noon
Women’s Lacrosse at Lynchburg, Shellenberger Field, 1:00 p.m.
Softball at Virginia Wesleyan, Virginia Beach, Va., 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 16
Men’s Tennis at Randolph-Macon, Ashland, Va., 12 noon
Women’s Tennis at Randolph-Macon, Ashland, Va., 12 noon
Softball vs. Bridgewater, Haworth Field, 2:30 p.m.
Baseball vs. Purchase, McBane Field, 3:00 p.m.