Go Petrels Athletics Update: Sept 20-26

The Stormy Petrels protected the home turf last week with a couple big wins, and will look to do the same this weekend with a soccer doubleheader.

Men’s soccer opened their conference schedule with a late win at Centre College, and followed it up with a 6-0 win against Brevard at home on Monday. The two shutouts earned goalie Scott Zaino ’20 SAA Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week.

Scott Zoino Earns SAA Men’s Soccer Weekly Defensive Award

Junior Scott Zoino of the Oglethorpe men’s soccer team has been named the SAA Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in the team’s weekend victory at Centre. It marked the first weekly SAA award of his career.

Volleyball’s home opener against Huntingdon was its third victory in a row. They have a tough trip this weekend to conference foes Hendrix and Rhodes.

Volleyball Sweeps Huntingdon for Third Straight Win

The Oglethorpe volleyball team played their best match of the season so far Thursday night in their home opener at Dorough Field House. The Stormy Petrels ran away from the visiting Huntingdon Hawks early and never let up en route to a 3-0 sweep.

Women’s soccer will be looking to avenge the double-overtime home loss to Covenant when they welcome Sewanee to the Oglethorpe Track and Field this weekend.

Women’s Soccer Falls to Covenant in Heartbreaking Finish

The Oglethorpe women’s soccer team fought tooth and nail Monday night. They were outshot by the visiting Covenant Scots by a rate of 3-to-1, but had found a way to hang onto a 2-1 lead throughout the second half into the final five minutes of regulation.

Upcoming Schedule

Home Contests

Men’s soccer:
vs. Sewanee, Sat., Noon, Oglethorpe Track and Field

Women’s soccer:
vs. Sewanee, Sat., 2:30 p.m., Oglethorpe Track and Field

vs. Berry, Wed., 6 p.m., Memphis, Tenn.

Away Contests

at Rhodes, Sat., 1 p.m. ET, Memphis, Tenn.
at Hendrix, Sun., 1 p.m. ET, Conway, Ark.

Men’s soccer:
vs. Washington (Mo.), Mon., 8 p.m., Nashville, Tenn.

Women’s soccer:
at. Piedmont, Mon., 7 p.m., Demorest, Ga.

Women’s tennis:
ITA South Regional Championships, Fri.-Sun., Atlanta, Emory University

Cross country:
Sewanee Invitational, Sat., 10 a.m. ET, Sewanee, Tenn.

Men’s golf:
Oglethorpe-Royal Lakes Fall Invitational, Mon. & Tues., Flowery Branch, Ga.

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