Athletics

Go Petrels Athletics Update: Feb 13-19

More Stormy Petrels were awarded various Team of the Week honors. Baseball’s Jake Bartlewski was named Southern Athletic Association Player of the Week, as well as to D3Baseball.com’s Team of the Week. Women’s basketball’s Lauren Ransom was the SAA POTW.

Jack Bartlewski earns spot on D3baseball.com Team of the Week

Oglethorpe junior first baseman Jack Bartlewski earned a spot on the D3baseball.com Team of the Week Tuesday, marking the second consecutive week in which the Stormy Petrels put a player on the website’s weekly honor roll. It marked the first such award of the infielder’s career.

Lauren Ransom wins final SAA Player of the Week award of the season

Senior forward Lauren Ransom of the Oglethorpe women’s basketball team won the final SAA Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award of the season Monday, marking her second consecutive win and the third of her career.

Heading into the conference tournaments, women’s basketball will be a no. 2 seed and the men’s team will be a no. 4 seed. The women won their final regular season against Berry as the men dropped theirs.

Women’s basketball closes regular season with 62-41 Senior Night victory over Berry

The Oglethorpe women’s basketball team played a solid all-around game Saturday night to pick up their 20th victory of the season and defeat in-state opponent Berry 62-41 at Dorough Field House. It marked the second straight season in which the Stormy Petrels attained 20 wins, and the victory came on Senior Night.

The men’s and women’s teams went undefeated to open their spring seasons. The women swept Agnes Scott and Covenant, and the men beat Covenant as well.

Men’s tennis opens season with 8-1 win over Covenant

The Oglethorpe men’s tennis team beat the Covenant Scots 8-1 on Saturday afternoon, earning a season-opening victory with an excellent performance at the Howell Courts. The Petrels swept the doubles competition, giving themselves a 3-0 lead headed into singles. The No. 1 doubles team of sophomore Walker Benson and senior Michael Santaloci and the No.

In Sewanee, the women’s track and field team finished second at the Sewanee Indoor Invitational, the men were fifth.

Women’s track and field enjoys second-place performance at Sewanee Indoor Invitational, men finish fifth

The Oglethorpe track and field teams enjoyed an excellent day at the Sewanee Indoor Invitational in Tennessee Friday. The women’s team finished second out of a five-team field, earning a trio of wins in the process. The men’s team finished fifth out of five, but did get a couple of top three finishes.

A tough week for both lacrosse teams. They’ll be back on the field this weekend.

Men’s lacrosse opens season with 18-5 loss at Piedmont

The Oglethorpe men’s lacrosse team opened their season with an 18-5 loss to in-state opponent Piedmont in Demorest Wednesday night. The Stormy Petrels and Lions were tied 2-2 after the opening 15 minutes, but Piedmont responded by scoring 15 of the game’s next 16 goals to pull away to a 17-3 lead early in the fourth quarter.

Women’s lacrosse blanked by Sewanee, 19-0

The Oglethorpe women’s lacrosse team fell to the visiting Sewanee Tigers in their SAA opener Saturday afternoon at the Oglethorpe Track and Field. The Tigers blanked the Stormy Petrels 19-0, scoring 13 goals in the opening half of play to put the game out of reach early.

Baseball had three games over the weekend versus three different opponents and came out 1-2. It dropped games to nationally-ranked Christopher Newport and Pacific Lutheran before winning a slugfest against George Fox.

Baseball holds on to win 19-13 slugfest

The Oglethorpe baseball team got an outstanding offensive performance on Sunday at a rain-soaked Anderson Field, breaking one individual single-game record and tying another, but they had to hold on to beat George Fox 19-13 in a wild slugfest.

 

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Home Contests

Women’s Lacrosse:
vs. Montreat, Friday, 2:30 p.m., Turf Field

Men’s Lacrosse:
vs. Huntingdon, Wednesday, 7 p.m., Turf Field

Men’s Tennis:
vs. Rose-Hulman, Saturday, 10 a..m., Howell Courts
vs. Citadel, Sunday, 12 p.m., Howell Courts

Away Contests

Women’s Basketball:
vs. Sewanee, SAA Tournament, Friday, 7 p.m., Jackson, Miss.

Men’s Basketball:
vs. Birmingham-Southern, SAA Tournament, Friday, 3 p.m., Danville, Kent.

Baseball:
at Piedmont, Tuesday, 7 p.m., Demorest, Ga.

Women’s Lacrosse:
vs. Dallas, Sunday, 3 p.m., West Point, Ga.

 

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