The Oglethorpe women’s basketball team re-entered the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches Poll at No. 20 Tuesday, bouncing back after spending a week outside of the top 25. It marked the second time in 2019 that the Stormy Petrels were ranked in the WBCA poll after they were 19th in the preseason release.
The Oglethorpe women’s basketball team completed a perfect weekend at the Lee’s Famous Recipe/Hampton Inn Classic in Danville, Kentucky, Saturday, handing the Otterbein Cardinals their first loss of the season 67-58. The victory improved the Stormy Petrels to 5-1 on the season.
The Oglethorpe women’s basketball team continued their hot start to the season Friday evening with a 72-51 victory over Maryville (Tennessee) on Day 1 of the Lee’s Famous Recipe/Hampton Inn Classic in Danville, Kentucky. The Stormy Petrels used a dominating performance on the defensive end and on the boards to improve to 4-1 on the season.
The Oglethorpe women’s golf team rounded out the fall season ranked 20th in the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Coaches Poll, released Friday by the organization. The Stormy Petrels moved up a notch from No. 21 at the end of October.
The Oglethorpe men’s basketball team hung tough against the No. 6 Emory Eagles for much of the game Saturday afternoon in Atlanta at Emory’s Woodruff Physical Education Center, but poor shooting sunk the visitors in an 84-60 loss. The defeat dropped the Stormy Petrels to 2-2 on the season.
vs. Covenant, Tues., 11/26, 6 p.m., Dorough Field House
vs Emory, Tues., 12/3, 6 p.m., Dorough Field House
at Maryville (Tenn.), Sat., 11/30 4 p.m., Maryville, Tenn.
vs. Johnson University-Tennessee, Sun., 12/1, 2 p.m., Maryville, Tenn.
at Piedmont, Tues., 12/3, 7:00 p.m., Demorest, Ga.
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