Piedmont Comes Back from Set Down to Beat Volleyball, 3-2 The Oglethorpe volleyball team took a 2-1 lead on the road Thursday night in Demorest, but the homestanding Piedmont Lions mounted a comeback over the final two sets to turn the tables and take the match, 3-2. The result dropped the Stormy Petrels to 3-17 on the season overall. Full Story
Volleyball Drops Hard-Fought Match to Birmingham-Southern On Friday night, the Oglethorpe volleyball team returned home from a seven-match road trip to face a tough SAA opponent, Birmingham-Southern. The Stormy Petrels fought valiantly, but failed to come away with a set in a 3-0 match that was closer than the score would indicate. The Petrels lost the three sets by a combined 11 points. The loss places the Petrels at 3-15 on the season and 1-10 in SAA play. Full Story
Volleyball Set to Support Breast Cancer Awareness this Month with "Blocks and Burpees for Boobies" Initiative The Oglethorpe volleyball team will be promoting and raising money to support breast cancer awareness this month as part of their "Blocks and Burpees for Boobies" campaign, in conjunction with Tropical Smoothie Cafe Brookhaven. Fans will be able to support the cause by donating on location at Oglethorpe's four home matches in October: Friday against Birmingham-Southern at 7 p.m., Saturday against Millsaps at noon, Oct. 21 against Sewanee at 1 p.m., and Oct. 22 against Centre at noon. Full Story
Volleyball Falls to Division II Clark Atlanta in Midweek Matchup The Oglethorpe volleyball team went across town Wednesday afternoon to take on the homestanding Clark Atlanta Panthers, a Division II side, and picked up a first set victory. However, Clark Atlanta came back with three straight wins over the final three sets to take the match 3-1. The result dropped the Stormy Petrels to 3-14 on the season. Full Story
SAAC Athletes of The Week
Lindsey Bolas WOMEN'S SOCCERFreshman Lindsey Bolas of the Oglethorpe women's soccer team has been named the SAAC Female Athlete of the Week for her performance in the team's 3-0 win over Millsaps and 1-0 late loss to Birmingham-Southern over the weekend.
Topher Marshall MEN'S SOCCERSophomore midfielder Topher Marshall of the Oglethorpe men's soccer team has been named the SAAC Male Athlete of the Week for his efforts in the Stormy Petrels' two big SAA victories over Millsaps and Birmingham-Southern.