Cross Country Competes Against Division I and II Competition at Florida's Mountain Dew Invitational The Oglethorpe cross country team competed against a variety of Division I and Division II competition Saturday at the Mountain Dew Invitational in Gainesville, Florida. The men's team finished 14th amongst a field of 24 teams at the event, which was hosted by the University of Florida, while the women did not haven enough runners compete to officially place, but they did have some solid individual performances. Full Story
Women's Cross Country Finishes 12th at Furman Invitational, Goodwin Sets School Record The Oglethorpe women's cross country team ran well amidst stiff competition Saturday morning at the Furman Invitational in Greenville, South Carolina. The Stormy Petrels finished 12th overall, posting an average time of 26 minutes, 31 seconds. That mark put them third among Division III teams at the meet. Full Story
Men's Cross Country Finishes Second at Georgia NCAA Division III Invitational; Goodwin Leads Women with 14th Place Finish The Oglethorpe men's cross country team enjoyed an excellent start to their season Friday night at the Georgia NCAA Division III Invitational in Mount Berry, finishing second at the meet and earning seven individual top 30 finishes. The meet featured Division III teams from within the state, and only regional power Emory was able to best the Stormy Petrels, who finished with an average time of 28 minutes, 6 seconds around the eight-kilometer course. Full Story
2017 Women's Cross Country Season Preview The Oglethorpe cross country teams make their return this weekend, and they'll look to build on a 2016 season in which they showed improvement over the course of the season and at the SAA Championships. The men's team finished sixth and the women seventh at that event, marking the highest finishes for either program in their brief SAA history. Now, they'll look to continue to move up the standings as they try to climb to the next tier this season. Full Story
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
SAAC Athletes of The Week
Taylor Cranford WOMEN'S TENNISFreshman Taylor Cranford of the Oglethorpe women's tennis team has been named the SAAC Female Athlete of the Week for her efforts at the John McWilliams Fall Invitational in Montgomery, Alabama, over the weekend.
Calvin Schneider MEN'S TENNISFreshman Calvin Schneider of the Oglethorpe men's tennis team has been named the SAAC Male Athlete of the Week for his efforts at the John McWilliams Fall Invitational over the weekend in Montgomery, Alabama.