Graduation Day for Numerous Oglethorpe Student-Athletes 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. Full Story
Oglethorpe Athletics Closes 2017-18 Season with Petey Awards Ceremony 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. Full Story
Czaplinski, Mapps-Whitmore Named to Women's Lacrosse All-SAA Second Team Sophomore midfielder Jill Czaplinski and sophomore defender Dreshona Mapps-Whitmore of the Oglethorpe women's lacrosse team were both named to the All-SAA Second Team Wednesday by the league's coaches. It marked the second consecutive All-SAA accolade for each of them, as they both earned All-SAA Honorable Mention in 2017. Full Story
Brittney Hughes Officially Named Head Coach of Women's Lacrosse Program The Oglethorpe athletic department is pleased to announce the hiring of Brittney Hughes as its full-time women’s lacrosse head coach, effective immediately. Hughes served as the head coach on an interim basis during the 2018 season, and becomes the fourth full-time head coach in the program's history. Full Story
Women's Lacrosse Falls to Hendrix in Final Game of Season In the final game of the season, the Oglethorpe women's lacrosse team challenged the Hendrix Warriors on Saturday afternoon in an SAA matchup at the Oglethorpe Track and Field. The Petrels were down 9-2 at half, but they fought hard to tie the game up at 12-12 with just under 10 minutes left in the game. The two teams battled it out into the final minutes, where the Warriors scored five straight goals and swung the contest in their favor. The late game run allowed the Warriors to come away with a 17-13 victory. Full Story
SAAC Athletes of The Week
Rodrigo Meade MEN'S TRACK AND FIELDJunior Rodrigo Meade of the men's track and field team has been named the Oglethorpe Male Athlete of the Week by the school's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Angel Sanchez WOMEN'S GOLFFreshman Angel Sanchez of the Oglethorpe women's golf team has been named the SAAC Female Athlete of the Week for her efforts at the Sewanee Spring Invitational over the weekend.
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