2017 Volleyball Headlines

  • ESPN's Maria Taylor Visits with Women's Basketball, Volleyball Teams
    September 22, 2017
    The Oglethorpe women’s basketball and volleyball teams were surprised with a special guest appearance by ESPN College GameDay host Maria Taylor on Monday evening. The event was a truly memorable evening for both programs as Taylor was able to connect with the athletes on a variety of different topics throughout her motivational discussion.
  • Volleyball Suffers 3-0 Defeat at Millsaps
    September 17, 2017
    The Oglethorpe volleyball team finished a tough road trip on Sunday afternoon, falling to the homestanding Millsaps Majors in Jackson, Mississippi, 3-0. The result dropped the Stormy Petrels to 2-5 on the young season, 0-3 in SAA play. The visitors got behind the eight-ball early with a 25-7 defeat in the first set. They played better in the next two, but lost 25-19 and 25-17, respectively.
  • Volleyball Falls to Birmingham-Southern in SAA Road Contest
    September 16, 2017
    The Oglethorpe volleyball team fell 3-0 in an SAA road match against Birmingham-Southern Saturday in Birmingham, Alabama. The Stormy Petrels put together a competitive first set, falling 25-22 to the homestanding Panthers, but dropped the final two 25-15 and 25-13, respectively. The defeat dropped the team to 2-4 on the season overall and 0-2 in SAA play.
  • Volleyball Opens SAA Slate with 3-0 Defeat at Berry
    September 13, 2017
    The Oglethorpe volleyball team had a tough evening Wednesday in Mount Berry, as they fell 3-0 in their conference opener to the homestanding Berry Vikings. The Stormy Petrels got behind the eight-ball early and couldn't recover against the high-powered home team. The defeat dropped Oglethorpe to 2-3 on the season.
  • Tuesday's Volleyball Match against Piedmont Postponed Due to Tropical Storm Irma
    September 11, 2017
    The Oglethorpe volleyball team's home match against Piedmont, originally scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Dorough Field House, has been postponed due to the aftereffects of Tropical Storm Irma. The match will be rescheduled for a date and time to be announced.
  • Monday's Volleyball Match Canceled Due to Hurricane Irma
    September 10, 2017
    The Oglethorpe volleyball match against Clark Atlanta, originally scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday in Dorough Field House, has been canceled due to expected impacts in Atlanta from Hurricane Irma. The match is not expected to be rescheduled.
  • Volleyball Falls to Covenant in Five-Set Thriller
    September 06, 2017
    The Oglethorpe volleyball team has proved to be a resilient group early in the season, and Wednesday night was no different. The Stormy Petrels fought back from a set down twice on the road in Lookout Mountain, eventually forcing a decisive fifth set. However, the homestanding Covenant Scots prevailed in that frame, going on an 11-2 run to finish it after falling behind 8-4 in the fifth set, outlasting the Petrels 3-2.
  • Volleyball Drops Final Match of Stormy Petrel Challenge to Piedmont, Finishes Event 2-1
    September 03, 2017
    The Oglethorpe volleyball team ran into a tough opponent from Piedmont Sunday afternoon on the final day of the Stormy Petrel Challenge at Dorough Field House, and the visiting Lions were able to knock off the Stormy Petrels 3-0. The result dropped Oglethorpe to 2-1 on the season and solidified Piedmont as the only undefeated team from the 4-team weekend event.
  • Volleyball Finishes Opening Day with Rousing 2-Set Comeback over Illinois Tech, Earns Day 1 Sweep at Stormy Petrel Challenge
    September 02, 2017
    The Oglethorpe volleyball team got their season off to an outstanding start Saturday at their own Stormy Petrel Challenge at Dorough Field House, earning victories over Illinois Tech and Columbia (South Carolina) to start the campaign 2-0. The 3-2 victory over Illinois Tech in the afternoon featured the Petrels rallying from 2-0 down and coming back from deficits in two of the final three sets. Oglethorpe also swept to a 3-0 win over Columbia in the morning.
  • 2017 Volleyball Season Preview
    August 30, 2017
    The Oglethorpe volleyball team returns this weekend, as they host the third annual Stormy Petrel Challenge on the Blacktop at Dorough Field House. It will be the start of a new era for the Stormy Petrels, as new head coach Joseph Goodson take over the reigns of the program. He'll take over a team that went 11-19 overall and finished 3-11 in SAA play in 2016, and a program that has made strides in recent years.