GREENSBORO, N.C. - Guilford College's volleyball team suffered losses to tournament champion Piedmont College and Peace College Saturday on the second of two days at the Greensboro College Invitational.
After splitting two hard-fought five-set matches yesterday, Guilford substituted liberally to give its students a little more rest in a 25-11, 25-8, 25-19 loss to eventual tourney champion Piedmont College. The Quakers hit .-117 in the match and were led by Malikah French's four kills. Taylor Phillips had 13 digs, one more than teammate Brittany DeCesare, who finished with 12. Piedmont improved to 7-1 with the win and was led by Paige Eslinger's seven kills and 12 digs.
The Quakers fell to Peace College in their second match Saturday, 25-16, 19-25, 25-23, 25-19. Amber Lowe and Taylor Johnson both had 12 kills for the Pacers (3-6). Lauren Naugle added eight kills, six service aces and 16 digs.
Guilford seniors Laura Kopald and Emma Gunn both put away 11 kills and Taylor Whitley had 35 assists for the Quakers. Phillips, who represented Guilford on the all-tournament team, picked up 34 digs and had two service aces. French finished with nine kills, two service aces and two blocks.
The Quakers (2-7) open their home and Old Dominion Athletic Conference seasons Tuesday night (9/13) at 7:00 p.m. versus Washington and Lee University.
May 5, 2012 Guilford Volleyball Seniors Graduate
April 17, 2012 Guilford Honors Top Students At Year-End Ceremony
March 19, 2012 Four Students Awarded Guilford's Highest Athletic Honor
November 7, 2011 Guilford's Gunn and Phillips Named to All-ODAC Volleyball Team
November 2, 2011 Guilford Falls at Lynchburg in ODAC Tournament
October 27, 2011 Kopald and Moody Shine in 3-0 Win at Salem
October 25, 2011 Quakers Rally Past Emory & Henry, 3-2
October 21, 2011 Guilford Volleyball Continues Its Winning Ways
October 20, 2011 Quakers Down Roanoke in Home Finale, 3-1
October 15, 2011 Guilford Splits Senior Day Matches
October 12, 2011 Guilford Rally Falls Short in 3-2 Loss at Lynchburg
October 11, 2011 Laura Kopald Receives Weekly Honor
October 8, 2011 Guilford Adds Another Win, 3-1 Over Eastern Mennonite
October 5, 2011 Guilford Downs Randolph, 3-1
October 4, 2011 Balanced Effort Leads Guilford Past Greensboro, 3-0
September 30, 2011 Quakers fall to visiting Maryville, 3-0
September 29, 2011 Kopald, Gunn Help Guilford Past Hollins
September 27, 2011 Quakers Take Down Salem, 3-0
September 23, 2011 Quakers Fall at N.C. Wesleyan, 3-0
September 18, 2011 Randolph-Macon Prevails Over Guilford, 3-0
September 17, 2011 Virginia Wesleyan Defeats Guilford in Five
September 13, 2011 Quakers Fall in Home Opener to Washington and Lee
September 10, 2011 Guilford Wraps Up Play At Greensboro College Invitational
September 9, 2011 Guilford Downs Greensboro in Greensboro Invitational
September 7, 2011 Volleyball Comeback Stalls in 3-1 Loss at Meredith
September 3, 2011 Quakers Gain First Win of 2011
September 2, 2011 Volleyball Opens 2011 Season at Cougar Classic
August 22, 2011 Quakers Ranked Sixth in Preseason ODAC Poll