Athletics

Go Petrels Athletics Update: Dec 13-19

The men’s basketball team was not gifted a win in its last regular game before the winter break, falling to Covenant, but senior forward Will Perry did earn the SAA Men’s Basketball Player of the Week award from the league office for his efforts.

Will Perry earns SAA Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honors

Senior forward Will Perry of the Oglethorpe men’s basketball team earned the SAA Men’s Basketball Player of the Week award from the league office on Monday, marking the second such award in his career and the program’s first of the season.

Beating Guilford to improve to 8-1 on the season, the women’s basketball team is looking to wrap up a successful calendar year in 2018 and hopes to keep that momentum into 2019.

Women’s basketball outslugs Guilford 47-42 in defensive struggle

The Oglethorpe women’s basketball team struggled on the offensive end for the second straight game Sunday, but for the second straight game, they used outstanding defense and rebounding to defeat their opponent. This time, they earned a 47-42 victory over the Guilford Quakers Sunday afternoon at Dorough Field House, improving to 8-1 on the season.

The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) selected Oglethorpe senior men’s golfer Jacob Arnett to compete in the prestigious Patriot All-America Invitational December 29-31 in Arizona.

Jacob Arnett selected to participate in Patriot All-America

The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) selected Oglethorpe senior men’s golfer Jacob Arnett to compete in the prestigious Patriot All-America Invitational this week. It marked the eighth time that a member of the Stormy Petrels has earned a spot in the tournament and the first since 2016.

A new look was unveiled for the baseball team, as its locker room got a complete renovation.

Baseball team unveils renovated locker room in Dorough Field House

After almost a year of work, planning, and fundraising, the baseball locker room in Dorough Field House has finished a renovation. “We revealed the locker room to the team yesterday and it was a huge hit,” said Head Coach Dan Giordano. “Lots of smiling faces and very happy student-athletes.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Home Contests

Women’s basketball:
vs. Hope, Thu., 5 p.m., Atlanta, Ga., Quality Suites Holiday Classic
vs. Calvin, Fri., 3 p.m., Atlanta, Ga., Quality Suites Holiday Classic
vs. North Park, Dec. 29, 3 p.m., Atlanta, Ga.

Men’s basketball:
vs. Ozarks, Dec. 29, 5 p.m., Atlanta, Ga., Quality Suites Holiday Classic
vs. Bridgewater, Dec. 30, 3 p.m., Atlanta, Ga., Quality Suites Holiday Classic

Away Contests

Women’s basketball:
at Birmingham-Southern, Jan. 4, 7 p.m., Birmingham, Al.
at Millsaps, Jan. 6, 2 p.m., Jackson, Ms.

Men’s basketball:
at Birmingham-Southern, Jan. 4, 9 p.m., Birmingham, Al.
at Millsaps, Jan. 6, 4 p.m., Jackson, Ms.

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