2016-17 Men's Tennis Headlines

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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.