2008-09 Women's Basketball News

April 27, 2009
Guilford Honors Top Student-Athletes At Year-End Ceremony
Guilford College honored its top student-athletes Sunday night at a year-end ceremony in the Ragan-Brown Field House. Six award winners nominated and selected by the school's athletic department were recognized at the ceremony. Former Guilford basketball standout Adonis "Sporty" Jeralds '81 addressed the group. A booking coordinator at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, Jeralds played basketball at Guilford and is a motivational speaker and author.

March 19, 2009
Guilford Sends Six to ODAC-USA South Basketball All-Star Games
Four Guilford College students and both the men and women's head coaches will represent the Quakers in the fourth annual Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC)-USA South Athletic Conference Senior All-Star basketball games Sunday, March 22 on the campus of the Hampden-Sydney Tiger's in Hampden-Sydney, Va.

February 26, 2009
Guilford Falls to Virginia Wesleyan, 70-54, in ODAC Quarterfinals
Tonia Jones scored a game-high 21 points to lead Virginia Wesleyan College to a 70-54 victory over Guilford College Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Tournament quarterfinals Thursday night.

February 25, 2009
Guilford's Croner Named First Team All-ODAC
Guilford College senior Tracey Croner earned First Team All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) basketball honors Wednesday night. A two-time second-team all-conference pick, the announcement makes her the Quakers' women's basketball student to earn All-ODAC honors three times. She is Guilford's first first-team all-league pick since Jennifer King '06 in 2006. The all-conference teams and special award winners were selected by the league's head coaches and recognized at the ODAC's annual banquet at the Salem Civic Center.

February 21, 2009
Late Free Throws Lift Quakers Past Virginia Wesleyan
Jessica Casto's two free throws with 8.3 seconds remaining in regulation broke a 57-57 tie and lifted Guilford College to a 61-57 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) win over Virginia Wesleyan College Saturday afternoon. The victory sets up a quarterfinal round matchup between the same teams in the ODAC Tournament Thursday (2/26) night in the Salem (Va.) Civic Center.

February 20, 2009
Randolph-Macon Overpowers Guilford, 80-49
Randolph-Macon used a combination of strong shooting and stifling defense to defeat Guilford, 80-49, in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) women's basketball action Friday night in the Ragan-Brown Field House. Never trailing in the game, the Yellowjackets came out quickly building a seven-point lead just five minutes into the game behind 50 percent shooting from the floor and 46 percent from behind the three-point arc. The lead ballooned to 21 points by halftime.

February 17, 2009
Randolph Upsets Guilford, 73-68
Randolph College upended Guilford College, 73-68, in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) women's basketball action Tuesday night in the Ragan-Brown Field House. After leading for most of the contest, the Quakers tightened down the stretch and went cold from the floor. The Wildcats took the lead for good with 6:33 remaining in the game on a jumper from Rebecca-Ann Folden. The game featured seven ties and six lead changes.

February 11, 2009
Guilford Downs Lynchburg, 62-47
Guilford College defeated Lynchburg College, 62-47, in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) women's basketball action Wednesday night in the Ragan-Brown Field House. The Quakers' defense held the Hornets to 21 first-half points and built a 10-point halftime lead.

February 7, 2009
Quakers Win at Eastern Mennonite, 64-57
Tracey Croner scored a game-high 20 points in visiting Guilford College's 64-57 women's basketball win at Eastern Mennonite University Saturday afternoon. The victory ended Guilford's five-game losing skid versus the Royals (12-9, 7-9 ODAC) and marked the Quakers' (9-12, 8-8 ODAC) first win in Harrisonburg since 2005.

February 6, 2009
Guilford's Bumgarner Tabbed for WBCA Coaching Program
Guilford College senior Brittany Bumgarner is one of 54 students chosen for the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's (WBCA) seventh annual So You Want To Be A Coach Program. The two-and-a-half day workshop will be held in conjunction with the WBCA's National Convention and the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Final Four April 3-7 in St. Louis, Mo

February 3, 2009
Guilford Tops Hollins, 70-26, To Sweep Season Series
Guilford defeated an injury-riddled Hollins squad, 70-26, in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) women's basketball action Tuesday night in the Ragan-Brown Field House. The Quakers' defense held Hollins to five first-half points building a 30-point lead at the intermission. The 26 points matches third-fewest points allowed in a game. Guilford also held Hollins to 26 points in a 2006 win. 28 steals is a school record for the Quakers, one better than the previous mark of 27 set vs. Randolph-Macon Woman's College in 2001.

January 30, 2009
Quakers' Rally Falls Short Versus W&L, 67-56
Washington and Lee University's Meghan Ingram scored a game-high 18 points and set the Generals' season three-pointers record in her team's 67-56 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) basketball victory at Guilford College Friday night.

January 27, 2009
Basketball Standouts To Be Honored at Guilford's Legacy Weekend
Guilford College will rename its main basketball court in honor of longtime men's basketball coach Jack Jensen, and honor six former basketball stars during the school's Basketball Legacy Weekend Jan. 30-31. The Ragan-Brown Field House court dedication will follow Guilford's men's basketball game this Saturday with Randolph-Macon College. The ceremony will include the retirement of the jersey numbers worn by Dan Kuzma '64, Bob Kauffman '68, M.L. Carr '73 and World B. Free '76. The jersey numbers of Elizabeth Parker Haskins '76 and Laura Haynes Spainhour '98 will be retired at halftime of Guilford's Jan. 30 women's basketball game with Washington and Lee University.

January 24, 2009
Roanoke Tops Guilford, 75-65, to Sweep Season Series
Roanoke's hot shooting in the second half allowed the Maroons extend their three-point halftime lead and hold off the Quakers, 75-65, in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) women's basketball action Saturday afternoon in the Ragan-Brown Field House. Roanoke (13-2, 9-2 ODAC) completed a sweep of the season series with the Guilford (7-10, 6-6 ODAC).

January 20, 2009
Guilford Rallies Past Emory & Henry, 71-63
Guilford College outscored Emory & Henry College, 15-2, in the final 5:08 for a 71-63 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) women's basketball victory Tuesday night in the King Center. The Quakers (7-9, 6-5 ODAC) completed a sweep of the season series with the Wasps (3-10, 2-7 ODAC) for the fourth straight season.

January 13, 2009
Quakers Hold Off Randolph Rally for 72-64 Win
Guilford College held off a late rally for a 72-64 Old Dominion Athletic Conference women's basketball win at Randolph College Tuesday night.

January 10, 2009
Eastern Mennonite Holds Off Guilford, 67-53
Brittany Snyder scored 17 points and Danielle Scott added 14 points and 10 rebounds to help visiting Eastern Mennonite University past Guilford College, 67-53, Saturday afternoon in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) basketball action.

January 9, 2009
Williams Shines in Quakers' OT Win Over Bridgewater
Guilford College rallied from a nine-point second-half deficit and held visiting Bridgewater College without a field goal in overtime to claim a 69-61 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) women's basketball win Friday night.

December 17, 2008
Guilford Falls at Webber International, 86-78
Nikki King scored a game-high 24 points, including a decisive three-point play with a minute left in host Webber International University's 86-78 basketball win Wednesday night.

December 6, 2008
Lynchburg Scores Narrow Win Over Guilford
Kylie Lucas scored six of her 12 points in the final 2:43 to lead Lynchburg College past visiting Guilford College, 68-62, Saturday in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) basketball action.

December 3, 2008
Quakers Rally Past Washington and Lee, 68-66
Ann Seufer's three-pointer with 1:10 left in overtime lifted visiting Guilford College to a 68-66 Old Dominion Athletic Conference basketball win at Washington and Lee University Wednesday night. Seufer finished with 10 points for the Quakers (3-3, 2-1 ODAC), who won their second ODAC game in overtime in three nights.

December 1, 2008
Women's Hoops Downs Emory & Henry in Overtime, 72-64
Guilford junior Joclyn Terry scored 11 of her 13 points, including a perfect 8-8 from the free throw line, during overtime to provide the difference and give the Quakers a 72-64 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) victory over Emory & Henry.

November 22, 2008
Roanoke, Guilford Win Saturday at Guilford Classic
Guilford College and Roanoke College scored convincing wins in Saturday's final games of the third annual Guilford College Quaker Women's Basketball Classic in the Ragan-Brown Field House. The Maroons, who went 2-0 at the two-day event, downed the Purchase College, 74-32, in the opening game behind a game-high 15 points from Classic Most Valuable Player Erin Jenkins. Guilford defeated Meredith College, 73-50, in the classic's final game.

November 21, 2008
Roanoke, Purchase Win Openers At Guilford College Quaker Classic
Purchase College and Roanoke College were first-round winners Friday on the opening day of the Guilford College Quaker Classic in the Ragan-Brown Field House.

November 15, 2008
Quakers' Rally Fall Short in Home Opener Against Greensboro
Junior Kimberly Enoch scored 19 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, both game highs, leading Greensboro College to a 72-55 nonconference win over host Guilford College Saturday afternoon in Ragan-Brown Field House. The contest marked the season opener for both teams.

November 8, 2008
Quakers Drop Exhibition at UNC Greensboro, 96-42
Gini Grimsley led four UNC Greensboro players in double figures and every Spartan that played scored as UNCG downed visiting Guilford College in exhibition women’s basketball action Saturday, 95-42.

November 6, 2008
Guilford Tabbed Seventh in Preseason ODAC Women's Hoops Poll
Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) women's basketball coaches picked Guilford College seventh in the league's annual preseason poll Thursday. League officials released the 2008-09 poll at the annual media day at the Salem (Va.) Civic Center. The Quakers received 57 points, but no first-place nominations. Top ranked Randolph-Macon College received 119 points and 10 first-place votes, thanks to a roster that boasts three returning starters, including reigning ODAC Player of the Year Molly Ariail.

September 24, 2008
Guilford Announces 2008-09 Women's Basketball Schedule
Guilford College women's basketball coach Stephanie Flamini announced the schedule for the 2008-09 season Tuesday. The slate features an exhibition game with UNC Greensboro, the second annual Guilford College Tip-off Tournament and nonconference matchups with Warner Southern College and Webber International University on the Quakers' first trip to Florida. The schedule includes 13 home dates.

June 5, 2008
David Sands Named Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
David Sands was named assistant women's basketball coach at Guilford College Thursday in an announcement by interim athletic director Tom Palombo. Sands takes his first college coaching position as the top assistant to sixth-year head coach Stephanie Flamini.

January 6, 2008
Guilford Downs Hollins, 77-42
Ann Seufer led four Quakers in double-digit scoring with a game-high 15 points in Guilford College's 77-42 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) win at Hollins University Tuesday night. The Quakers (4-6, 3-2 ODAC) forced 42 Hollins turnovers to snap a three-game losing streak.