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. Full Story
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. Full Story
Marissa Giannerini Steps Down as Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Marissa Giannerini, who served as the Oglethorpe women's lacrosse head coach for the 2015 and 2016 seasons, has announced that she will step down to accept the head coaching position at NCAA Division II Embry-Riddle. The Oglethorpe athletic department will immediately begin a national search for her replacement. Full Story
Seventy-Three Stormy Petrels Named to 2016 SAA Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll The Oglethorpe athletic department saw 73 student-athletes named to the Southern Athletic Association 2016 Winter/Spring Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll Friday. Full Story
Twenty-Four Hours Left to Vote for Stormy Petrels in Semifinals of Sports Illustrated Campus Rush's 32-Mascot Challenge The Stormy Petrel is getting some recognition as one of the truly unique mascots in Division III athletics in a mascot bracket challenge on Sports Illustrated's Campus Rush website. The bracket will decide the best nickname in Division III and features 32 mascots from Division III schools which are not shared by any other school. Full Story
SAAC Athletes of The Week
Mike Turner MEN'S BASKETBALLMike Turner of the Oglethorpe men's basketball team has been named this week's SAAC Male Athlete of the Week by his peers in the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Lauren Ransom WOMEN'S BASKETBALLLauren Ransom of the Oglethorpe women's basketball team has been named the SAAC Female Athlete of the Week.