Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader over Sewanee with Offensive Explosion The Oglethorpe baseball team swept a doubleheader from the visiting Sewanee Tigers Saturday afternoon in Tennessee, allowing them to take two of three from the Tigers for the series. The Stormy Petrels fell behind 6-2 in the third inning of Game 1, but outscored Sewanee 10-1 over the remainder of the contest and 24-2 over the remainder of the afternoon for a pair of huge SAA victories. The wins improved the Petrels to 11-11 overall and 3-6 in conference play. Full Story
Late-Inning Sewanee Comeback Derails Baseball, 4-3 The Oglethorpe baseball team took a 3-2 lead over the Sewanee Tigers into the bottom of the eighth inning Friday evening in Sewanee, Tennessee, but the home team was able to score a run in each of the final two frames and turn things around for a 4-3 victory. The loss dropped the Stormy Petrels to 9-11 on the season overall and 1-6 in SAA play. Full Story
Oglethorpe Athletics to Celebrate Start of Division III Week with Cookout on Sunday, April 2 The Oglethorpe athletic department will celebrate the start of NCAA Division III Week on Sunday, April 2, with a cookout that will be ongoing during the baseball game against Centre and the men's lacrosse game against Hendrix that afternoon. The cookout will take place from noon to 3 p.m., and will be held at Petey's Party Pavilion, the landing overlooking right field at Anderson Field. Full Story
Schedule Changes to Weekend Baseball Series at Sewanee The 3-game set in Tennessee between the Oglethorpe baseball team and Sewanee has been shifted around due to potential stormy weather over the weekend. The single game between the two teams, originally scheduled for 1 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, will now be moved to 4 p.m. on Friday. The two teams will try to play Saturday's doubleheader as scheduled, but if the rain postpones one or both of the games, they will be made up on Sunday at a time to be determined. Full Story
Baseball Wins Slugfest at Covenant, 11-8 The Oglethorpe baseball team took its second consecutive high-scoring victory Tuesday afternoon on Lookout Mountain in northwest Georgia, defeating the homestanding Covenant Scots 11-8 in game. After trailing by three runs early in the contest, Covenant fought back with three runs in the fifth to take a 7-6 lead. However, the Stormy Petrels responded with three runs of their own in the seventh to build a lead which they they would not relinquish, and secure their third win in their last four contests. The victory improved the team to 9-10 on the season. Full Story
SAAC Athletes of The Week
Jacob Arnett MEN'S GOLFSophomore Jacob Arnett of the Oglethorpe men's golf team has been named the SAAC Male Athlete of the Week by his peers in the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Kayla Trice WOMEN'S TRACK AND FIELDFreshman Kayla Trice of the Oglethorpe women's track and field team has been named the SAAC Female Athlete of the Week by her peers in the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.