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Guilford Athletics | March 11, 2014

Guilford wins TaylorMade adidas Intercollegiate

ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C. -- Guilford earned its second conseceutive tournament title Tuesday with an eight-shot victory in the TaylorMade adidas Intercollegiate at the Dataw Island Golf Club.

The No. 6 Quakers led from wire to wire in the 54-hole tournament on the par-72, 6,789-yard course in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Guilford shot 294-301-314-909 to outdistance the 14-team field, which included five schools ranked among the top 25 in NCAA Division III according to Concordia (Texas) shot Tuesday's second-low round Tuesday (302) and leapfrogged Hampden-Sydney into second place with a 300-315-302-917. Led by individual medalist Brian Burt and runner-up Rick O'Connell, Hampden-Sydney placed third with a 307-301-313-921.

Guilford had five golfers place among the top-18 finishers in the 90-man field. Rookies Tanner Gross and Ty Palmer shared seventh place after shooting 11-over 227. Senior Dallas Page shared 12th place with a 229, two shots better than teammate Drew Thompson, who placed 19th with a 231. Playing as an individual, junior Mitch Robinette came home in 16th place at 230. Guilford's Nick Shedd shot the Quakers' low score Tuesday (76) and shared 22nd place.

Hampden-Sydney's Burt shot 1-over 217 for the tournament, including a 2-over 74 in Tuesday's final round. He edged teammate Rick O'Connell by two strokes after O'Connell fired a 75-72-72-219.

50 years later, the 1973 Guilford men’s basketball team reminisces on their NAIA national championship

The 1973 Guilford College men's basketball team gathers at their alma mater to reminisce on their unprecedented NAIA championship run, 50 years later.