Go Petrels Athletics Update: October 25-31

The Oglethorpe men’s cross country team finished its season with a second place showing at the Southern Athletic Association Championship last Saturday in Memphis. It was the team’s highest conference finish. In addition to the team results, Jacob Hadden, Hayden Guthrie, Bill Lester, and Mateo Villa earned All-SAA honors. On the women’s side, senior Kara Jones earned first team All-SAA.

Cross Country Puts Five on All-SAA Teams; Hayden Guthrie Earns Newcomer of the Year

The Oglethorpe cross country teams enjoyed outstanding results at the SAA Cross Country Championships in Memphis, Tennessee, on Saturday, and it showed with the Stormy Petrels’ haul of postseason awards from the conference.

Men’s soccer breezed past Hendrix 3-0 in its opening round match of the SAA Tournament, and hosts Berry Friday night in the conference semifinal. The winner plays for the championship Sunday. The women’s soccer team’s season ended with an opening round loss to Rhodes.

Oglethorpe University Men’s Soccer

Highlights from our first round shutout over Hendrix! Shots 39-1. Mark your 📆! 7pm, Friday Nov. 2, as we take on Berry in a rematch of last years…

Oglethorpe volleyball earned a split at the Emory National Invitational and looks to take the momentum into this weekend’s SAA Tournament.

Volleyball Earns Split at Emory National Invitational

The Oglethorpe volleyball team split a pair of matches at the Emory National Invitational on Friday afternoon in Atlanta, sweeping Salem in straight sets and falling to Washington and Lee in similar fashion. The results moved the Stormy Petrels to 6-22 to close the regular season.

Congratulations to SAAC Athletes of the Week Jacob Hadden and Kara Jones.


Home Contests

Men’s soccer:
vs. Berry, SAA Semifinals, Fri., 7 p.m., Turf field

SAA Championship, Sun., 1 p.m., Turf field

Away Contests

vs. Birmingham-Southern, SAA Quarterfinals, Fri., 6 p.m., Mount Berry, Ga.

SAA Semifinal, Sat., 6 p.m., Mount Berry, Ga.
SAA Championship, Sun., 1 p.m., Mount Berry, Ga.

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