Athletics

Go Petrels Athletics Update: April 10-16

Welcome women’s basketball players Anna Findley Roberts and Katie Kulavic Fox, men’s soccer player Josh Rosendahl, men’s golfer Taylor Urbanski, and the 1963 men’s tennis team to the Oglethorpe Athletics Hall of Fame.

Five new honorees inducted into Oglethorpe Athletics Hall of Fame

The Oglethorpe Athletics Hall of Fame got five new members Friday night. Women’s basketball players Anna Findley Roberts and Katie Kulavic Fox, men’s soccer player Josh Rosendahl, men’s golfer Taylor Urbanski, and the 1963 men’s tennis team were all inducted at Oglethorpe’s Turner Lynch Campus Center at the 2019 Alumni Awards and Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony, part of Alumni Weekend festivities at the university.

Senior Rodrigo Meade was named the SAA Men’s Track Athlete of the Week after turning in a school record 1500m performance at the Berry Field Day Invitational.

Rodrigo Meade takes SAA weekly men’s track honor

The SAA office named senior Rodrigo Meade of the Oglethorpe men’s track and field team the SAA Men’s Track Athlete of the Week Wednesday, as voted by the league’s coaches. Meade had an outstanding showing Friday and Saturday at the Berry Field Day Invitational in Mount Berry.

Men’s track and field finishes seventh, women 10th at Berry Field Day Invitational

The Oglethorpe track and field teams enjoyed a good two days in Mount Berry at the Berry Field Day Invitational over the weekend, with the men’s team finishing seventh and the women’s team 10th. On the men’s side, sophomore Jacob Hadden won the 5,000-meter race with a school-record time of 15 minutes, 9.1 seconds.

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams won matches at Hendrix before falling to Rhodes.

Women’s tennis earns first conference win over Hendrix 8-1

The Oglethorpe women’s tennis team got untracked in conference play Saturday in Conway, Arkansas, beating the homestanding Hendrix Warriors 8-1 to improve to 1-4 in SAA competition and 8-5 overall. Senior Delaney Abood and sophomore Lisette Phillips started things off with an 8-3 win at No.

Men’s tennis blanks Hendrix 9-0

The Oglethorpe men’s tennis team earned a clean sweep over the Hendrix Warriors on the road Saturday morning, blanking the home team 9-0. With the result, they improved to 10-5 on the season overall and notched to 4-1 in SAA play.

A walk-off win for the baseball team ended an unfortunate streak.

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The women’s golf team is up to 18th in the coaches poll and finished fifth at the BSC Southern Showdown.

Women’s golf moves up to No. 18 in latest coaches poll

The Oglethorpe women’s golf team moved seven spots up the rankings to No. 18 in the latest Division III Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Coaches Poll, released by the organization Friday. It marked the highest point of the season for the Stormy Petrels, who entered the poll at 25th to start their spring season.

Freshman¬†Justin Rickerson was named the SAA Men’s Golfer of the Week.

Justin Rickerson takes SAA Men’s Golfer of the Week honors

Freshman Justin Rickerson of the Oglethorpe men’s golf team has been named the SAA Men’s Golfer of the Week for his efforts in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, last weekend at the Camp Lejeune Intercollegiate Golf Championship. It marked the first such award for Rickerson this season and the second time that a Stormy Petrel has taken the honor.

The men’s lacrosse team ended its season with a loss.

Men’s lacrosse closes season with loss to Birmingham-Southern

The Oglethorpe men’s lacrosse team fell to the homestanding Birmingham-Southern Panthers 24-2 Friday evening in Alabama, marking the end to their season. The Stormy Petrels scored single goals in the second and third quarters but couldn’t keep up with Birmingham-Southern. Oglethorpe fell to 4-10 overall and 0-6 in SAA play to close the campaign.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Away Contests

Baseball:
at Millsaps, Friday, 3:30 p.m., Jackson, Mississippi
at Millsaps, Saturday, 2 p.m., Jackson, Mississippi
at Millsaps, Saturday, 5 p.m., Jackson, Mississippi

Men’s Tennis:
at Berry, Friday, 2:30 p.m., Mount Berry, Georgia

Women’s Tennis:
at Berry, Friday, 2:30 p.m., Mount Berry, Georgia

Women’s Lacrosse:
vs. Centre, SAA Tournament, Friday, 7 p.m., Sewanee, Tennessee

Track and Field:
Mountain Laurel Twilight Invitational, Friday, Sewanee, Tennessee

Men’s Golf:
Emory Spring Invitational, Saturday-Sunday, Stone Mountain, Gerogia

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