2017 Women's Lacrosse Headlines

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    March 28, 2017
    Women's Lacrosse Drops Road Contest to Columbia, 19-14 The Oglethorpe women's lacrosse team went out-of-state Wednesday for a non-conference road game, travelling to South Carolina to take on the homestanding Columbia Koalas. The Stormy Petrels fought valiantly, but fell 19-14 in the end. The result dropped the Stormy Petrels to 4-7 on the season.
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    March 25, 2017
    Women's Lacrosse Blanked by Undefeated Rhodes in SAA Clash The Oglethorpe women’s lacrosse team went scoreless in today’s contest against the undefeated Rhodes Lynx, losing 26-0. The Lynx were just too much for the undermanned Stormy Petrels, who at times had to play with nine players due to injuries, from the start. The Petrels are now 4-6 for the season and 1-3 in conference play.
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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 18, 2017
    Women's Lacrosse Suffers Home Conference Defeat to Birmingham-Southern The Oglethorpe women lacrosse team fell to the visiting Birmingham-Southern Panthers Saturday, dropping the contest 19-3. This result brought the Stormy Petrels to 4-5 for the season and 1-2 in conference play. The Petrels fell behind to the visitors early and just weren't able to recover.
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    March 12, 2017
    Women's Lacrosse Drops Home Contest to Framingham State, 15-7 The Oglethorpe women's lacrosse team saw their 3-game winning streak come to an end Sunday afternoon at the Oglethorpe Track and Field, as they fell to the visiting Framingham State Rams 15-7 on a cold, damp afternoon in Atlanta. The Stormy Petrels got off to a slow start, as the Rams went on a 7-0 run early in the first half, and they never recovered. The defeat dropped the team back to .500 on the season, at 4-4.
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    March 08, 2017
    Women's Lacrosse Blows Out Millsaps 21-8 for First-Ever SAA Win The Oglethorpe women’s lacrosse team made history with their first-ever SAA win on Wednesday. The Stormy Petrels dominated the game against the homestanding Millsaps Majors, winning 21-8. Not only did it serve as Oglethorpe's first-ever SAA women's lacrosse win, it also went as their fourth victory of the season, making them the winningest team in the program's history. The Stormy Petrels are now on a 3-game win streak (another program first) and hold a 4-3 overall record with a 1-1 conference mark.
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    March 04, 2017
    Women's Lacrosse Earns Second Consecutive Victory with 11-10 Triumph over Ferrum The Oglethorpe women’s lacrosse team picked up their second consecutive win Saturday at the Oglethorpe Track and Field against the Ferrum Panthers. The Petrels pulled out an 11-10 victory in a well-fought battle against the visitors, giving them their first loss of the season. The game went back and forth until the clock hit zero, giving the victory to the Stormy Petrels, who are now an even 3-3 on the season.
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    February 27, 2017
    Women's Lacrosse Jumps Out to Big First Half Lead, Hangs on for 14-11 Road Victory over Huntingdon The Oglethorpe women's lacrosse team jumped out to an 11-4 lead in the first half Monday evening in Montgomery, Alabama, en route to a 14-11 road victory over the homestanding Huntingdon Hawks. Huntingdon made a late run, outscoring the Stormy Petrels 7-3 in the second half, but Oglethorpe held the Hawks scoreless for the final 10 minutes of the contest to secure the victory, improving to 2-3 on the young season.
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    February 25, 2017
    Women's Lacrosse Falls on Road to Tough Methodist Team The Oglethorpe women’s lacrosse team had a tough game Saturday at Monarch Stadium in Fayetteville, North Carolina, against Methodist. The Monarchs went on a 17-0 run before the Stormy Petrels could get on the board and rode that advantage to a 21-1 victory.
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    February 18, 2017
    Women's Lacrosse Falls to Centre in SAA Opener The Oglethorpe women’s lacrosse team opened its SAA season Saturday afternoon at the Oglethorpe Track and Field against Centre. However, they were not able to come away with a victory. Centre scored 6 consecutive goals within the first 15 minutes of the game and finished with a 17-5 victory over the Stormy Petrels. Oglethorpe now stands at 1-2 for the season overall and 0-1 in SAA play.
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    February 15, 2017
    Oglethorpe Celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day The Oglethorpe athletic department and the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day Sunday at the Schmidt Recreation Center on Oglethorpe's campus. Inclement weather moved the event inside from its originally scheduled location at the Oglethorpe Track and Field, but it didn't dampen the mood of any of the participants.
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    February 14, 2017
    Women's Lacrosse Falls to Piedmont, 14-4, in First Road Game of Season The Oglethorpe women’s lacrosse team had a tough evening Tuesday at the Walker Athletic Complex in Demorest, having a scoreless first half en route to falling to the Lions 14-4. This brought the Stormy Petrels to 1-1 on the season.
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    February 13, 2017
    Dreshona Mapps-Whitmore Garners SAA Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week Honors Freshman defender Dreshona Mapps-Whitmore of the Oglethorpe women's lacrosse team earned SAA Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week honors Monday from the league office for her efforts in her first career collegiate game, a 22-3 victory over Truett McConnell on Saturday at the Oglethorpe Track and Field.
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    February 11, 2017
    Women's Lacrosse Starts Season on Outstanding Note with 22-3 Victory over Truett McConnell The Oglethorpe women’s lacrosse team picked up their first victory of the year in their season opener Saturday on the Oglethorpe Track and Field, blowing out the visiting Truett-McConnell Bears 22-3. With the victory, the Stormy Petrels start the season 1-0.
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    February 10, 2017
    2017 Women's Lacrosse Season Preview The Oglethorpe women's lacrosse team is set to make its return to the field this weekend, when they host Truett McConnell Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. on the Oglethorpe Track and Field. The Stormy Petrels return four players from the 2016 squad, and feature a new head coach, as Shawna Block will be in her first season at the helm of the program.
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    January 30, 2017
    National Girls and Women in Sports Day to Be Held Feb. 12 at Oglethorpe Track and Field The Oglethorpe athletic department and the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Oglethorpe Track and Field starting at 11:30 a.m. In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved inside to the Schmidt Recreation Center.
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    November 29, 2016
    Shawna Block Selected to Lead Oglethorpe Women's Lacrosse Program The Oglethorpe athletic department is proud to announce the hiring of Shawna Block as its new head women’s lacrosse coach, effective Dec. 5. She becomes the third head coach in the program’s history.
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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.