Mark Guenther '79
Year: 1999
Previous College: Guilford
Position: shortstop, center field
Team: Baseball
  • Ranks as one of the top Guilford baseball players in school history.
  • Holds the college's career batting record with a .368 average over his three seasons with the team. 
  • Played baseball at Appalachian State for one season before transferring to Guilford for the 1977 campaign. 
  • Played shortstop and center-fielder, he earned All-Carolinas Conference and All-District 26 honors in his junior and senior seasons. 
  • he led the NAIA Area 7 with a school-record .454 average (1978)
  • Ranks seventh on the Quakers' career slugging percentage chart (.545).
  • Received Guilford's Senior Male Athlete of the Year Award in 1979.
  • Remains an active member of the Guilford athletics community by serving on the Quaker Club Board of Directors and served as the group's president for the 1997-98 school year.