An Eastern Alamance alum is one of three Guilford College athletes recognized as 2019 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars by Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

Volleyball player Aeryal Ceaser is a former Eastern Alamance athlete.

Others selected from Gulford were football player Reggie Williams out of Dinwiddie, Va., and men's soccer player Enrique Gudino out of Ragsdale.

The award requires students to have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher, be enrolled in the nominating school for at least a year, be an active member of a varsity team, and own a record of campus and / or community service.

Ceaser appeared in 12 matches during her junior season for Guilford. Her best performance came during a sweep of Pfeiffer when she tallied three kills with two digs. Ceaser has been named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic team twice and is a four-time dean’s list and Guilford Student-Athlete Honor Roll selection. The exercise and sport sciences major is involved on campus as an orientation leader and member of Sister to Sister.

 

Men's soccer

Seniors Josh Blank, Caner Snover and John Walden will don the armband as team captains for the Elon team along with returning captain and fellow senior Luke Matthews.

The Phoenix is slated to open its preseason schedule at 5 p.m. Monday at Davidson for an exhibition.

 

Rowing

North Carolina added Thomas Revelle as an assistant coach.

Revelle spent the 2018-19 season was the Tar Heels’ volunteer assistant coach. Previously, Revelle served as a freshman rowing coach for North Carolina's men’s crew for five seasons.

A four-year member and two-time captain of the North Carolina's men's crew, Revelle earned his bachelor’s degree in biology, with a minor in coaching education, in 2008. Since completing his masters in business administration at Elon in 2016, Revelle was an analyst with Delegate Advisors in Chapel Hill.

 

Swimming and diving

Duke added of Thomas Rathbun as an assistant coach. Rathbun spent the last year as an assistant men’s swim coach with DePauw. Prior to DePauw, Rathbun graduated was a four-year member of Iowas swimming and diving team.