The Oglethorpe men’s soccer team improved to No. 19 in the latest D3soccer.com Men’s Top 25, released Tuesday by the website Tuesday. It marked the third week the Stormy Petrels earned a spot in the poll, moving up from No. 22 in the Oct. 22 release and coming in at No.
The 22nd-ranked Oglethorpe men’s soccer team made sure they wouldn’t have to share their fifth straight SAA regular-season crown Saturday night, shutting out the visiting Berry Vikings 4-0 to secure the league title outright.
Oglethorpe freshman goalkeeper Ulises Rodriguez earned SAA Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week honors from the league office Monday after his performance in the Stormy Petrels’ 4-0 win over Berry, a victory that secured the team’s fifth straight outright SAA regular season title. It served as the second time Rodriguez received the honor in 2019.
The Oglethorpe men’s cross country team finished second Saturday morning at the Berry Invitational in northwest Georgia. The Stormy Petrels showed well in their final tune-up before the SAA Championships, scoring 66 points and besting every team in the field other than regional power Emory, including Division I Chattanooga and SAA foes Berry, Sewanee and Millsaps.
Junior goalkeeper Lindsey Bolas of the Oglethorpe women’s soccer team was named the SAA Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week Monday for her efforts in the team’s 1-0 extra-time loss to Berry. It marked the second such award for Bolas in 2019 and the third of her career.
The Oglethorpe women’s soccer team fought valiantly for over 104 minutes on Senior Day Saturday at the Oglethorpe Track and Field, but a golden goal from the visiting Berry Vikings in the 105th minute, well into the second period of extra time, meant that it was they who went home with all three points, not the Stormy Petrels.
The Oglethorpe women’s golf team dropped to No. 21 in the latest Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Division III Coaches Poll, released Friday by the organization. It marked the third straight poll in which the Stormy Petrels found themselves in the top 25.
The Oglethorpe volleyball team fell 3-0 to the homestanding Sewanee Tigers Saturday in Tennessee, losing the sets by scores of 27-25, 25-10 and 25-18. With the loss, the Stormy Petrels fell to 5-18 on the season overall and 0-13 in SAA play.
The Oglethorpe volleyball team closed SAA regular season play Sunday afternoon with a 3-0 defeat to the homestanding Centre Colonels in Danville, Kentucky. Centre jumped on the Stormy Petrels early and then won a couple of tightly-contested sets, winning 25-8, 25-22, 25-19. The result dropped the Petrels to 5-19 overall and 0-14 in SAA play.
OGLETHORPE ATHLETICS UPCOMING SCHEDULE
vs. Hendrix, Saturday, 1 p.m.
vs. Agnes Scott, Wednesday, 7 p.m.
at Rhodes, SAA Tournament quarterfinals, Saturday, 12 p.m.
Memphis, Tenn. 12 noon ET
SAA Championships, Saturday, Mount Berry, Ga.
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