Guilford College Weekly Wrap Up

Guilford’s women’s soccer team went 1-1 in Atlanta, Ga., over the weekend. The Quakers beat Spelman College Saturday, 3-1, behind goals by Lauren Matthews, Amanda Sperr and Jordan Miller. Amber Stapler had three saves. Follow the link below for the statistics and narration from the win:

The Quakers dropped their season opener Friday night, losing at nationally ranked Emory University, 4-0. Stapler had eight saves in the loss. Follow the link below for the statistics and narration:

The Quakers’ volleyball team went 1-3 at the Eastern Mennonite Invitational this weekend. On Saturday, Catholic held off a furious Guilford comeback to win, 3-2. The Quakers erased a 2-0 deficit with a pair of tight wins in the third and fourth sets. Anna Miller had 16 kills in the game. Earlier in the day, Guilford lost to Frostburg, 3-0.

On Friday, the Quakers split their season-opening matches. After falling to the University of Mary Washington, 3-0, Guilford bounced back Friday night to take a 3-0 decision from Mary Baldwin College. Stephanie Blankenship paced the Quakers in the match with nine kills.

Statistics from the weekend action will be posted early next week.

Guilford’s men’s soccer team lost twice at the season-opening Sonny Carter Invitational, hosted by Emory University in Atlanta. The host Eagles, ranked 13th in NCAA Division III, jumped out to a 6-0 halftime lead into an 8-0 triumph Saturday afternoon. Jonathan Shine made three of Guilford’s four saves in goal. Follow the link below for the statistics and narration from the match:

The Quakers fell to Oglethorpe University Friday afternoon in the tourney’s first match. Kereith Pinnock tallied in his first college match for Guilford’s lone goal. Follow the link below for the statistics and narration from the match:

Guilford’s cross country teams opened the season with ninth-place finishes among 10 scoring teams at the Blue Marlin Invitational Saturday in Virginia Beach, Va. Grace Normann paced the women’s effort, completing the six-kilometer course in 27:22. Tyler Brown led Guilford’s men with a time of 31:29 over the eight-kilometer course, which placed 37th among 80 runners. Follow the link below for the complete meet results:

The 2008 class of inductees into Guilford’s Sports Hall of Fame was announced Thursday. The class includes Leslie Bowerman Blincoe ’82 (volleyball) of Virginia Beach, Va., Joe D. Floyd, Sr. ’53 (baseball, football) of High Point, N.C., Brenda Davis Goble ’94 (basketball, volleyball) of Terre Haute, Ind., Michael Jay Hutcheon ’89 (golf) of High Point, N.C., and Max O. Welborn, Sr. ’52 (basketball, Quaker Club) of Yadkinville, N.C. The inductees will be honored in a ceremony on campus Sept. 13 at 4:00 p.m. and at the Guilford-Methodist football game later that evening. Individuals wishing to attend should contact Guilford’s athletics department at 336-316-2190. Follow the link below for the full release:

*** 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. ***

Upcoming Guilford College athletic events
Sept. 3 – Volleyball (1-3) vs. Peace, Ragan-Brown Field House, 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 5 – Volleyball at Greensboro, Hanes Gym, 12 noon
Sept. 5 – Volleyball vs. Lynchburg, Hanes Gym, Greensboro, N.C., 4:00 p.m.
Sept. 6 – Football (0-0) vs. Greensboro, Armfield Athletic Center, Appenzeller Field, 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 6 – 12th Annual Gate City Soup Bowl – Fans admitted free with two nonperishable food items
Sept. 6 – Men’s and Women’s Cross Country at Washington and Lee Invitational, Lexington, Va., 10:00 a.m.
Sept. 6 – Women’s Soccer (1-1) vs. Salisbury, Shellenberger Field, Lynchburg, Va., 12 noon
Sept. 6 – Men’s Soccer (0-2) at Methodist, Fayetteville, N.C., 4:00 p.m.
Sept. 7 – Women’s Soccer vs. Sewanee, Shellenberger Field, Lynchburg, Va., 10:00 a.m.
Sept. 9 – Volleyball vs. Lynchburg, Ragan-Brown Field House, 6:30 p.m.

Make a gift to the Quaker Club! Your financial support of Guilford athletics is needed and appreciated. The Quaker Club funds many projects each year. Your tax deductible gift will go only to athletics.

Stay in touch with Guilford College! – Receive periodic updates from the Sports Information Department on your sport or the entire department – Find classmates on Guilford’s alumni page! – A Facebook user? Search Guilford College, go to “Pages” and see the college’s page!