2017 Women's Track and Field Headlines

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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
    Track and Field Competes at 2-Day Emory Invitational The Oglethorpe track and field teams competed well over a 2-day Emory Invitational in Atlanta Friday and Saturday, and saw some difficult competition, including a large number of Division II schools to go with plenty of Division III competition. The Stormy Petrel men's team finished tied for 26th at the 2-day meet.
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    March 11, 2017
    Men's Track and Field Finishes 14th, Women 17th at Southern Invitational The Oglethorpe track and field teams competed this weekend at the Southern Invitational in Birmingham, Alabama, a meet featuring a variety of competition from Division III, Division II and NAIA schools. The men's team finished 14th in the team competition, while the women's team posted a 17th-place finish for the 2-day event.
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    March 04, 2017
    Track and Field Kicks Off Outdoor Season at Berry's Victor Icebreaker; Men Finish Fifth, Women Eighth The Oglethorpe track and field teams got their outdoor season off to a good start Saturday at the Victor Icebreaker Duals, held by Berry College at Valhalla stadium in Mount Berry. The men's team finished fifth at the meet, with freshman Jonathan Vernon taking the title in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and senior Malik Willis doing so in the 400 hurdles. Meanwhile, sophomore Arielle Shaw won the women's triple jump competition, getting her outdoor season off to an excellent start, while the women finished eighth as a team.
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    February 23, 2017
    Track and Field Enjoys Productive Day at Sewanee Indoor Invitational The Oglethorpe track and field teams enjoyed a very successful day at their final indoor meet of the winter Friday in Tennessee. The men's team finished second and the women third at the Sewanee Indoor Invitational on the afternoon, with the team earning a raft of individual titles to go with the team finishes.
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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 11, 2017
    Men's Track Finishes 4th, Women 8th at Tiger Indoor Invitational; Malik Willis Takes 400-Meter Title The Oglethorpe track and field teams enjoyed a very productive day at the Tiger Indoor Invitational Saturday in Sewanee, Tennessee, as the men's team finished fourth at the event while the women's squad finished eighth. In addition, senior Malik Willis took home the individual title in the men's 400-meter dash, posting a time of 52.64 seconds around the course. This serves as his first individual title since his SAA championship in the same event back in April 2016.
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    February 04, 2017
    Four School Indoor Track and Field Records Fall at Buccaneer Invitational The Oglethorpe track and field teams spent the weekend in Johnson City, Tennessee, at the Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational, and will bring home four indoor school records for their efforts. The event, hosted by East Tennessee State at their ETSU/Mountain States Health Alliance Athletic Center, saw both freshmen Nick Evans and Hava Stenn earn school indoor records in the 5,000-meter run on Friday, while sophomore Rodrigo Meade took the 3,000-meter record and freshman Omari Miller grabbed the 800-meter record on Saturday.
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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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    January 22, 2017
    Track and Field Gets Spring Season Off to Solid Start at Emory Crossplex Invitational in Birmingham The Oglethorpe track and field teams competed in the Emory Crossplex Invitational in Birmingham, Alabama, Sunday and came away with a solid performance. The men finished tied for 18th as a team while the women had several good performances, as well, against a mix of Divison I, II and III competition with a couple of NAIA teams thrown in for good measure.
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    January 20, 2017
    2017 Track and Field Season Preview The Oglethorpe track and field teams will be back in action Sunday afternoon at the Emory Crossplex Invitational in Birmingham, Alabama. The single-day event at the Birmingham Crossplex will serve as a kickoff to the bulk of indoor track and field season for the Stormy Petrel teams. The Petrels will look to build on a 2016 season in which they should a solid amount of improvement, garnering a sixth-place finish for the women and seventh place for the men at the SAA Track and Field Championships.
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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.