2018 Men's Track and Field Headlines

  • Seventy-Seven Stormy Petrels Earn Spot on Spring Semester Dean's List
    June 08, 2018
    The Oglethorpe athletic department saw 77 varsity student-athletes named to the university's spring semester Dean's Academic Honors List this week. Students who earned a spot on the spring Dean's List earned a 3.5 GPA over the course of the semester while accruing 12 or more credit hours. The 77 student-athletes joined a total of 356 students overall to earn a spot on the spring Dean's List.
  • Eighty-Eight Stormy Petrels Named to 2018 SAA Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll
    June 04, 2018
    The Oglethorpe athletic department saw 88 student-athletes named to the Southern Athletic Association 2018 Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll Monday.
  • Oz Faal Earns Coaches' Track and Field All-Region Honors
    May 21, 2018
    Freshman Oz Faal of the Oglethorpe men's track and field team has been named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-South/Southeast Region list for the outdoor season. It marks his first career All-Region honor.
  • Track and Field Closes out Season at Dr. Keeler Invitational
    May 12, 2018
    The Oglethorpe track and field teams closed out their season with a handful of individual performances at the Dr. Keeler Invitational in Napierville, Illinois, on Friday.
  • Graduation Day for Numerous Oglethorpe Student-Athletes
    May 12, 2018
    Saturday served as Graduation Day for Oglethorpe University, with a large number of Oglethorpe student-athletes receiving their diplomas on the school's academic quad on Saturday morning.
  • Track and Field Competes at Georgia's Torrin Lawrence Memorial
    May 05, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's and women's track and field teams competed Saturday at the Torrin Lawrence Memorial on the campus of the University of Georgia in Athens, putting forth some solid performances among the five athletes who competed.
  • Oglethorpe Athletics Closes 2017-18 Season with Petey Awards Ceremony
    April 30, 2018
    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.
  • Oz Faal Takes SAA Men's Track and Field Newcomer of the Year, Petrels Place Five on All-SAA Teams
    April 26, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's track and field team earned several All-SAA accolades this week after finishing seventh at the SAA Track and Field Championships in Sewanee, Tennessee, over the weekend. Freshman Oz Faal earned SAA Newcomer of the Year honors for his work over the course of the season, while also earning All-SAA First Team for his performance at the conference meet. Junior Rodrigo Meade joined freshmen Marcus Alvarez, Jacob Hadden and Justin Hazel on the All-SAA Second Team.
  • Men's Track and Field Takes Sixth at SAA Championships
    April 21, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's track and field team finished sixth this weekend at the SAA Track and Field Championships in Sewanee, Tennessee, collecting 69 total points over the course of the 2-day event.
  • Men's Track and Field Takes Fifth at Mountain Laurel Twilight Invitational
    April 13, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's track and field team finished fifth Friday evening at the Mountain Laurel Twilight Invitational, accumulating a total of 50 points to finish behind just Emory, Birmingham-Southern and Berry among Division III competition.
  • Rodrigo Meade Takes SAA Weekly Men's Track Honor
    April 11, 2018
    Junior Rodrigo Meade of the Oglethorpe men's track and field team has been named the SAA Men's Track Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Berry Field Day Invitational in Mount Berry over the weekend. It marks the first career SAA weekly honor for Meade, and serves as the third time this season that a member of the team has earned the honor (Oz Faal, March 28; Jacob Hadden, March 14).
  • Men's Track and Field Finishes Tied for 14th at Berry Field Day Invitational
    April 07, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's track and field team finished 14th this weekend at the Berry Field Day Invitational in Mount Berry. The event took place over two days at Berry's Valhalla stadium.
  • Men's Track and Field Finishes Tied for 14th at Emory Classic
    March 31, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's track and field team had a solid weekend at the Emory Classic in Atlanta, finishing tied for 14th at the meet.
  • Oz Faal Named SAA Men's Track Athlete of the Week
    March 28, 2018
    Freshman Oz Faal of the Oglethorpe men's track and field team has been named the SAA Men's Track Athlete of the Week by the league's coaches for his efforts in the Emory Invitational on Friday and Saturday. It marks the second time this season that a member of the team has won the award, after fellow freshman Jacob Hadden took the honor on March 14.
  • Men's Track and Field Finishes 11th at Emory Invitational
    March 24, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's track and field team completed their 2-day stay at the Emory Invitational in Atlanta on Saturday with a solid day that vaulted them into 11th place for the meet. The Stormy Petrels built on their solid day Friday to score 44 total points as a team and finish fifth among Division III competitors.
  • Jacob Hadden Wins SAA Men's Track Athlete of the Week Award
    March 14, 2018
    Freshman Jacob Hadden of the Oglethorpe men's track and field team earned SAA Men's Track Athlete of the Week honors, as voted by the league's coaches, for his efforts at the Southern Invitational in Birmingham, Alabama, over the weekend. It marks his first career weekly SAA track and field honor after winning Runner of the Week awards twice during cross country season.
  • Men's Track and Field Takes Eighth at Southern Invitational
    March 10, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's track and field team took eighth place this weekend at the Southern Invitational in Birmingham, Alabama, getting outstanding performances from a variety of people over the 2-day event.
  • Men's Track and Field Finishes Seventh at First Outdoor Meet of Season
    March 03, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's track and field team got their outdoor season off to a solid start Saturday at Valhalla stadium in Mount Berry, as they finished seventh at the Victor Icebreaker Duals.
  • Men's Track and Field Finishes Indoor Season with Third Place Finish at Sewanee Indoor
    February 17, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's track and field team closed out its indoor season with a solid third place showing in a meet which featured six teams at the Sewanee Indoor Invitational in Tennessee on Saturday.
  • Men's Track and Field Wins Title at Southern Indoor Challenge
    February 12, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men’s track and field team had an outstanding day Monday at the Southern Indoor Challenge, taking the team title at the Birmingham Crossplex in Alabama and seeing three men take individual titles at the meet.
  • Men's Track and Field Takes Fifth Place at Tiger Indoor
    February 03, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's track and field team had a good day at the Tiger Indoor Invitational in Sewanee, Tennessee, on Saturday, earning 40 points and taking fifth place out of nine teams, a couple of which were Division II Mississippi College and Clayton State. The Petrels got three medal stand finishes, as well, as freshman Marcus Alvarez took second place in the 400 meters, freshman Chris Williams took third in the long jump, and the distance medley team took second.
  • Men's Track and Field Finishes 17th in First Meet of Indoor Season
    January 21, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's track and field team finished 17th at their first meet of the season Sunday at the Emory Crossplex Invitational in Birmingham, Alabama, marking the first meet of the season for the squad. The Stormy Petrels got a second-place finish from their 4-by-400 relay squad, and several other solid performances and school records for good measure.
  • 2018 Men's Track and Field Season Preview
    January 20, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's track and field team returns this weekend, as their indoor season gets underway at the Emory Crossplex Invitational in Birmingham, Alabama. They wuill look to improve upon their seventh-place finish at the SAA Track and Field Championships in 2017, and have a wide variety of newcomers to add to the mix.