2016-17 Men's Tennis Headlines

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    March 23, 2017
    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.
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    March 19, 2017
    Men's Tennis Notches 6-3 Victory at Berry in Conference Opener The Oglethorpe men's tennis team got their SAA season off to a very good start Sunday morning in Mount Berry, where they defeated in-state rival Berry 6-3. The Stormy Petrels came back from being down 2-1 after the doubles competition, and were down a set in four of the six singles matches. They fought back, though, taking three of those matches, as well as the remaining two, for the overall victory. The win improved the Petrels to 4-8 on the season overall, as well as 1-0 in SAA play.
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    March 18, 2017
    Men's Tennis Falls to No. 15 Amherst in Neutral Site Match The Oglethorpe men's tennis team fell 9-0 Saturday morning in a tough matchup against No. 15 Amherst at Emory's Woodruff Physical Education Center. The Stormy Petrels found themselves in tough matches across the board against Amherst. They took a couple of them to a third-set supertiebreak, but couldn't quite get over the hump in any of them. The result dropped the Petrels to 3-8 on the season.
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    March 12, 2017
    Regionally-Ranked Texas-Dallas Drops Men's Tennis at Frigid Howell Courts The Oglethorpe men's tennis team faced a tough matchup Sunday afternoon at the Downing Howell Courts, as they took on a regionally-ranked Texas-Dallas team on a 40-degree afternoon in Atlanta and lost 6-3. The result dropped the Stormy Petrels to 3-7 on the season.
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    March 07, 2017
    Men's Tennis Falls in Pair of Spring Break Contests to Ursinus and Wheaton The Oglethorpe men's tennis team had a tough day on their spring trip to central Florida Tuesday, falling 6-3 in a morning match to Ursinus in Kissimmee before falling in a difficult evening match to Wheaton (Illinois), 7-2, in Orlando. The results dropped the Stormy Petrels to 3-6 on the season.
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    March 06, 2017
    Men's Tennis Sweeps Day 2 of Spring Break Trip, Defeats Clark University and St. John's The Oglethorpe men's tennis team enjoyed an outstanding day on Monday in central Florida, sweeping their two matches as part of their spring break trip. They defeated Clark University at the USTA National Campus in Orlando in the morning, 8-1, before dispatching St. John's (Minnesota) in a tight 5-4 contest Monday evening at the Beerman Family Tennis Center in Lakeland. The results improved the Stormy Petrels to 3-4 on the season.
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    March 05, 2017
    Men's Tennis Drops First Match of Spring Break to No. 37 Coe The Oglethorpe men's tennis team had a tough match Sunday afternoon against No. 37 Coe, falling 8-1 to the Kohawks in their spring break opener at Lake Cane Tennis Center in Orlando, Florida. The loss dropped the Stormy Petrels to 1-4 on the season.
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    February 28, 2017
    Wednesday Tennis Matches at Covenant Postponed The Oglethorpe tennis teams were scheduled to play Covenant on Lookout Mountain Wednesday at 3:30 p.m., but those matches have now been postponed due to forecast storms in north Georgia. The women's match will now take place March 15 at 4 p.m. and the men will play the Scots April 4 at 4 p.m. Both matches will still take place on Lookout Mountain in northwest Georgia.
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    February 26, 2017
    Men's Tennis Drops Sunday Dual Match to Division I Citadel The Oglethorpe men's tennis team was faced with a tough matchup Sunday morning at the Downing Howell Courts, going up against Division I opponent Citadel. The Stormy Petrels fought hard against the visiting Bulldogs, taking one of the three doubles matches, but fell 8-1 in the end. The result dropped the Petrels to 1-3 on the season and wrapped up a challenging weekend against a regionally-ranked Rose-Hulman side and the Division I Citadel.
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    February 25, 2017
    Men's Tennis Falls to Regionally Ranked Rose-Hulman, 6-3 The Oglethorpe men's tennis team took on their former conference foe Rose-Hulman at the Downing Howell Courts on Saturday afternoon, and the visiting Fightin' Engineers took a 2-1 lead after doubles en route to a 6-3 victory over the Stormy Petrels. The result dropped Oglethorpe to 1-2 on the season.
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    February 23, 2017
    Men's Tennis Starts Spring Season with 7-2 Win over Piedmont The Oglethorpe men's tennis team got their spring season off to a fantastic start Thursday afternoon at the Downing Howell Courts, as they defeated a solid Piedmont team 7-2 to improve to 1-1 on the season overall. The Stormy Petrels got solid contributions from up and down the lineup on Thursday against the Lions.
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    February 21, 2017
    2017 Men's Tennis Spring Preview The Oglethorpe men’s tennis team will be challenged coming into the 2017 season. They are coming off their best year since entering NCAA Division III play in 1991. They won a share of their first SAA title and finished No. 11 in the Atlantic South. They also peeked into the national rankings at No. 40 and No. 38 at points during the season. C.J. Antonio was Oglethorpe’s first Division III tennis All-American and earned SAA Player of the Year accolades.
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    November 22, 2016
    Oglethorpe SAAC Finishes Successful First Annual Toy Drive for Patients at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta The Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committtee (SAAC) wound up their First Annual Toy Drive last week and delivered the toys received to the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Hospital on Friday.
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    November 05, 2016
    Men's Tennis Ranked in Regional Top 10 after Fall Season The Oglethorpe men's tennis team featured prominently in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Atlantic South rankings for the fall season, earning the 10th position in the newly-released pecking order this week. It marks the fourth consecutive year that the Stormy Petrels have been regionally ranked after the fall season.
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    October 08, 2016
    Men's Tennis Drops 6-3 Decision to SCAD Atlanta to Round Out Fall Season The Oglethorpe men's tennis team closed out its fall season Saturday morning with a match against the Atlanta campus of the Savannah College of Art and Design. The visiting Bees came away with a 6-3 victory after taking two of the three doubles matches and four of the six contests in singles play.
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    October 05, 2016
    Oglethorpe Athletics Online Team Store Now Open at stormypetrelsteamshop.com We're proud to announce the grand opening of the official Oglethorpe Stormy Petrel online team store! Fans will now be able to purchase all their official Oglethorpe athletics apparel, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Oglethorpe athletic department!
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    September 30, 2016
    Oglethorpe SAAC to Raise Money to Fight Pediatric Cancer on Family Weekend The Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will be presenting a variety of activities surrounding Family Weekend here on campus. The events will culminate with a fundraiser at the SAA soccer doubleheader against Sewanee Saturday afternoon beginning at 4:30 p.m. on the Oglethorpe Track and Field.
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    September 30, 2016
    Men's Tennis Closes Out Weekend at USTA/ITA Regional Championship The Oglethorpe men's tennis team continued at the USTA/ITA Division III South Regional Championships Saturday in Sewanee, Tennessee, and saw a couple of participants make the finals of various secondary draws.
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    September 16, 2016
    Men's Tennis Finishes Third at John McWilliams Invitational in Montgomery The Oglethorpe men's tennis team took third place from their weekend at the John McWilliams Invitational at Lagoon Park in Montgomery, Alabama. The team went up against competition from Huntingdon, Millsaps, LaGrange, Christian Brothers and Point. The Stormy Petrels finished behind strong showings from SAA rival Millsaps and Division II Point. Junior Judd Motz had the team's best showing of the weekend, reaching the semifinals of the main draw. He and sophomore Richard Johnson also made it to the semifinals of the main doubles tournament.
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    September 15, 2016
    2016 Men's Tennis Fall Preview The 2016-17 Stormy Petrel men's tennis team will be a very young squad featuring three juniors, four sophomores and seven freshmen. It will be hard to replace All-American C.J. Antonio and All-SAA Honorable Mention Briton Richardson, both of whom led the 2015-16 squad to a share of the SAA regular season championship and the program's first-ever national ranking, but it's a deep team that should be capable of exciting things as the season goes on.
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    August 23, 2016
    Petey the Petrel Helps Gwinnett Braves Mascot Chopper Celebrate Birthday at Coolray Field Petey the Petrel, the beloved mascot of the Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels, made an appearance at Gwinnett County's Coolray Field on Saturday night. Petey and a wide variety of other mascots from the Atlanta area were there to help celebrate Chopper's birthday during that evening's Gwinnett Braves game against the Rochester Red Wings. Chopper is the groundhog mascot of the Gwinnett Braves, the Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.