Men's Basketball Rides Defensive Effort to 76-69 Win over Centre The Oglethorpe men's basketball team got an outstanding defensive performance Sunday afternoon at Dorough Field House, and used that effort to defeat the visiting Centre Colonels 76-69. The win improved the Stormy Petrels to 11-5 on the season overall and a perfect 5-0 in SAA play, allowing them to maintain sole possession of first place in the league and run their win streak to four in a row and seven of their last eight. Full Story
Men's Basketball Holds Sole Possession of First Place in SAA after Thrilling Overtime Victory over Sewanee In a battle between two teams that entered the game undefeated in conference play, it was the Oglethorpe men's basketball team that triumphed Friday evening at Dorough Field House, as they outlasted the visiting Sewanee Tigers 65-60 in overtime to improve to 4-0 in SAA play and 10-5 overall. The Stormy Petrels got a layup from freshman guard Lane Foster with 11 seconds remaining on the clock to force overtime, then outscored the Tigers 9-4 in the extra period to come away with the victory. Full Story
Men's Basketball Undefeated In The SAA After Beating Rhodes, 108-87 The Oglethorpe men’s basketball team had their second road SAA victory of the weekend Sunday, this time clashing against Rhodes. The Petrels only led by three points entering halftime, but they would end the game with a 108-87 victory. The Petrels’ starting lineup made the difference in the game, combining to score 83 points compared to only 17 combined points by the Lynx starting lineup. The win improved the Stormy Petrels to 9-5 on the season and allowed them to remain undefeated (3-0) in SAA play. Full Story
Men's Basketball Keeps Hendrix at Arm's Length Throughout in 84-74 Victory The Oglethorpe men's basketball team earned a victory Friday night in their first SAA road game of the season, taking down the Hendrix Warriors 84-74 in Conway, Arkansas, to improve to 2-0 on the SAA season and 8-5 overall. The Stormy Petrels led by as many as 17 points en route to the 10-point victory on the night. Full Story
Men's Basketball Falls in Hard-Fought Battle with Crosstown Rival Emory The Oglethorpe men's basketball team played very well out of the gate Tuesday night at Dorough Field House in the annual matchup with their crosstown rival Emory. However, the visiting Eagles came back in the second half, outscoring the Stormy Petrels 43-39 over the final 20 minutes to pull out an 88-82 victory. The result dropped the Petrels to 7-5 headed into the bulk of the SAA season. Full Story
SAAC Athletes of The Week
Savannah LeGate WOMEN'S BASKETBALLFreshman center Savannah LeGate of the Oglethorpe women's basketball team has been named the SAAC Female Athlete of the Week for her efforts in the team's sweep of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Classic Dec. 18 and 19.
Will Perry MEN'S BASKETBALLJunior forward Will Perry of the Oglethorpe men's basketball team has been named the SAAC Male Athlete of the Week for his efforts in his team's split at the Daytona Beach Shootout in Florida Dec. 20 and 21.