Go Petrels Athletics Update: November 1-7

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The men’s soccer team met an untimely end to its season, falling in the Southern Athletic Association Tournament Championship game to Centre by penalty kicks, and not receiving an at-large bid to the NCAA DIII Tournament. The Stormy Petrels beat Berry during Friday night’s semifinal, thanks in part to sophomore Sebastian Carlson‘s top corner banger.

Oglethorpe University Men’s Soccer

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Seven players from the team made All-SAA teams, including first team nods for seniors Devon Patterson and Topher Marshall, and juniors Christian Waegelin and Andrew Grodhaus. Freshman Angel Guevara earned SAA Newcomer of the Year and head coach Jon Akin took the SAA Coach of the Year award.

Men’s Soccer Puts Seven on All-SAA Teams; Guevara, Akin Earn End-of-Season Awards

The Oglethorpe men’s soccer team saw nine members honored as part of the All-SAA teams releases Monday. The Stormy Petrels had seven players earn All-SAA recognition. Meanwhile, freshman midfielder Angel Guevara earned SAA Newcomer of the Year honors and head coach Jon Akin took the SAA Coach of the Year award.

Women’s soccer also placed a Petrel on the All-SAA first team. Congrats to sophomore Maddie Cornell.

Cornell Earns All-SAA Recognition

Sophomore midfielder Maddie Cornell of the Oglethorpe women’s soccer team received her first career All-SAA recognition on Monday morning. She earned All-SAA honorable mention from the league’s coaches for her work over the course of the season.

The volleyball team ended its year at the SAA tournament, but put two players on All-SAA teams. Jacoby Sims earned first team, and Ashlee Tolbert received honorable mention.

Jacoby Sims, Ashlee Tolbert Earn All-SAA Recognition

Sophomore outside hitter Jacoby Sims and senior middle blocker Ashlee Tolbert of the Oglethorpe volleyball team earned All-SAA honors Friday morning at the banquet leading up to the SAA Tournament in Mount Berry, Georgia. Sims was named to the All-SAA second team and Tolbert took All-SAA honorable mention, as voted by the league’s coaches.

With the basketball season about to get underway, the men’s team travels to Kennesaw State to face an Owls team for the first time in 30 years. The exhibition will also be aired on ESPN+

Men’s Basketball Exhibition against Division I Kennesaw State to Be Broadcast on ESPN Plus

The Oglethorpe men’s basketball exhibition game against Division I Kennesaw State, scheduled to take place in Kennesaw, Georgia, Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., is set to be broadcast on ESPN Plus, ESPN’s over-the-top subscription streaming service. The network charges $4.99 a month for the service, but fans wishing to watch the game can sign up for a 7-day free trial and cancel at any time.

Tennis teams gave back to the community by coaching kids with the Atlanta Youth Tennis & Education Foundation.

Atlanta Youth Tennis & Education Foundation

Huge “Thank You” to everyone who came out to Serve and Connect tonight, especially the Oglethorpe University Tennis teams. They spent the night coaching…


Home Contests

Men’s basketball:
vs. Toccoa Falls, Tue., 8 p.m., Dorough Field House

Women’s basketball:
vs. Agnes Scott, Tue., 6 p.m., Dorough Field House

Away Contests

Men’s basketball:
at Kennesaw State, Wed., 7:30 p.m., Kennesaw, Ga.

Women’s basketball:
at Emory, Mon., 6 p.m., Atlanta, Ga.

Women’s cross country
NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regionals, Sat., Mount Berry, Ga.

Men’s cross country
NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regionals, Sat., Mount Berry, Ga.

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