Oglethorpe Athletics Closes 2017-18 Season with Petey Awards Ceremony The Oglethorpe athletic department rounded out the season with the Sixth Annual Petey Awards on Sunday, hosted at the university's Turner Lynch Campus Center. The event, which is produced by the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), allowed Oglethorpe student-athletes to honor the best and brightest performances of the year while reflecting on the 2017-18 athletic year as a whole. Full Story
Men's Lacrosse Falls to Centre in Season Finale The Oglethorpe Men's Lacrosse team hosted SAA rival Centre Colonels on Saturday afternoon in their last game of the season. The Petrels held on early in the game allowing only 3 goals in the first and 2 goals in the second quarter. However in the third, the Colonels would score 8 goals compared to 1 by the Petrels. The Petrels would end the game losing 17-3. Full Story
Men's Lacrosse Drops SAA Contest to Birmingham-Southern The Oglethorpe men’s lacrosse team hosted the Birmingham-Southern Panthers in an SAA matchup on Sunday afternoon at the Oglethorpe Track and Field. The Panthers were able to build an early 3-0 lead, but the Stormy Petrels would respond with a goal of their own making it 3-1. The Panthers would score two more goals before the Petrels were able to earn their second goal of the day. Regardless of the impressive performance by the Petrels in the first quarter, the Panthers would record eight unanswered goals to end the second quarter. By halftime, the Panthers were winning 13-2. In the second half, the Panthers were able to score 10 goals compared to only two by the Petrels. The Petrels lost 23-4 and have dropped to 1-10 on the season overall, as well as 0-5 in the SAA. Full Story
Men's Lacrosse Falls to Berry in SAA Contest On Saturday afternoon, the Oglethorpe men's lacrosse team hosted the Berry Vikings at the Oglethorpe Track and Field in an SAA matchup. The Vikings jumped out to an early 5-0 lead in the first four minutes of play. The Stormy Petrels would continue fighting, but by halftime the Vikings managed to earn a 15-0 advantage. The Petrels would hold the Vikings to only four goals in the third, followed up by six more goals in the fourth. The Petrels also scored their lone goal early in the fourth. Nevertheless, the Vikings earned a 26-1 victory. The Petrels dropped to 1-9 on the season and 0-4 in the SAA. Full Story
Men's Lacrosse Falls to Sewanee on Road On Saturday March 24th, the Oglethorpe Men’s Lacrosse team traveled to Sewanee, Tennessee to face SAA rival the Sewanee Tigers. The Stormy Petrels allowed the Tigers to build 7-0 lead by the end of the first quarter and by halftime the Tigers created a 12-0 advantage. The Petrels only goal would come in the final quarter, which by that time, the Tigers were already winning 20-1. The Petrels would lose the game 21-1 dropping them to 1-8 on the season and 0-3 in SAA play. Full Story
SAAC Athletes of The Week
Rodrigo Meade MEN'S TRACK AND FIELDJunior Rodrigo Meade of the men's track and field team has been named the Oglethorpe Male Athlete of the Week by the school's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Angel Sanchez WOMEN'S GOLFFreshman Angel Sanchez of the Oglethorpe women's golf team has been named the SAAC Female Athlete of the Week for her efforts at the Sewanee Spring Invitational over the weekend.