Guilford College Athletics Update 9-5-08

Guilford’s volleyball team dropped two matches at the Greensboro College Invitational Tournament Friday. The Quakers fell to the host Pride in their first match,, 3-0. Anna Miller’s nine kills and Mary Moody’s nine digs led the way. In the nightcap, Guilford dropped a close 3-1 decision to Lynchburg College despite Miller’s 11 kills and 10 digs. Taylor Phillips chipped in 32 assists and 11 digs in day’s the second contest. Follow the link below for a recap of the day’s action:

The Quakers’ football team opens the 2008 season Saturday evening against Greensboro College in the 12th annual Gate City Soup Bowl. Guilford returns an experienced squad with 13 starters returning. The Quakers carry a three-game winning streak into their annual rivalry game. Fans gain admission for no charge if they bring at least two nonperishable foodstuffs. Both Guilford and Greensboro Colleges are conducting food drives in conjunction with the Soup Bowl for the benefit of the Servant Center of Greensboro and the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina. Follow the link below for Bryan Jones’ pre-game interview with head coach Kevin Kiesel:

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Upcoming Guilford College athletic events
Sept. 6 – Football (0-0) vs. Greensboro (0-0), Armfield Athletic Center, Appenzeller Field, 7:00 p.m.
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 – Volleyball (2-5) vs. Piedmont, Hanes Gym, Greensboro College, Greensboro, N.C., 10 am
Sept. 6 – Volleyball vs. Oglethorpe, Hanes Gym, Greensboro College, Greensboro, N.C., 4 pm
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.
Sept. 10 – Women’s Soccer vs. Methodist, Haworth Field, 4:00 p.m.
Sept. 10 – Men’s Soccer at Ferrum, Ferrum, Va., 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 11 – Volleyball vs. Methodist, Ragan-Brown Field House, 7:00 pm
Sept. 13 – Guilford Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Dana Auditorium, 4:00 pm
Sept. 13 – Cross Country at Salem Invitational, Winston-Salem, N.C., 10:00 am
Sept. 13 – Volleyball vs, Virginia Wesleyan, Ragan-Brown Field House, 12 noon
Sept. 13 – Volleyball vs. Meredith, Ragan-Brown Field House, 4:00 pm
Sept. 13 – Women’s Soccer at Randolph-Macon, Ashland, Va., 2:00 pm
Sept. 13 – Men’s Soccer at Greensboro, Pride Field, Greensboro, N.C., 4:00 pm
Sept. 13 – Football vs, Methodist, Armfield Athletic Center, 7:00 p.m. Take A Kid to the Game/Hall of Fame Day.