The Oglethorpe men’s soccer team moved up a spot to No. 18 in the latest D3soccer.com Men’s Top 25, released Tuesday by the website. It marked the third straight week that the Stormy Petrels were ranked in the poll, and the fourth week overall. They came in at No.
The No. 19 and top-seeded Oglethorpe men’s soccer team found themselves locked in a tight game with eighth-seeded Hendrix in the early-going Saturday afternoon in the first round of the SAA tournament at the Oglethorpe Track and Field. The Stormy Petrels led 1-0 at halftime, but ran off four goals in the second half to pull away for a 5-0 victory.
The seventh-seeded Oglethorpe women’s soccer team fell to the homestanding second-seeded Rhodes Lynx Saturday in the first round of the SAA tournament in Memphis, Tennessee. Rhodes scored a pair of goals in each half en route to a 4-0 win over the Stormy Petrels, ending the visitors’ season at 9-8 overall.
Men’s Cross Country
The Oglethorpe men’s cross country team finished third at the SAA Cross Country Championships in Mount Berry Saturday, earning 60 points to come in just behind second-place Rhodes, 12 back of champion Centre, and 19 ahead of fourth-place Berry. The Stormy Petrels came in with an average time of 26 minutes, 30.06 seconds on the 8-kilometer course.
Women’s Cross Country
The Oglethorpe women’s cross country team finished seventh Saturday at the SAA Cross Country Championships in Mount Berry, tallying 202 points for the meet. They finished with an average time of 28 minutes, 51 seconds on the 6-kilometer course. The Petrels put one runner in the top half of the field, as freshman Sarah Brummett finished 26th in 25:00.2.
The Oglethorpe women’s basketball team held down the No. 19 spot in the preseason edition of the NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches’ Poll, released this week by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. It marked the first time the Stormy Petrels have been ranked in the organization’s preseason poll since coming in at No.
Oglethorpe Athletics Upcoming Schedule:
vs. Berry, SAA Tournament semifinals, Friday, 7 p.m., Turf field (Would play in SAA championship game on Turf Field Sun. at 1 p.m. with win)
vs. LaGrange, SAA-USA South Classic, Saturday, 5 p.m., Dorough Field House
vs. Piedmont, SAA-USA South Classic, Sunday, 4 p.m.,
Dorough Field House
vs. Warren Wilson, Saturday, 1 p.m., Dorough Field House
at Birmingham-Southern, SAA Tournament quarterfinals, Friday, 6 p.m. ET, Birmingham, Ala. (Would play in
semifinals Sat. at 7 p.m. ET and championship match Sun. at 3 p.m. ET with wins; all rounds in Birmingham)