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Go Petrels Athletics Update: Dec 6-12

In its Southern Athletic Association season opener, the women’s basketball team grinded out a win over Berry. Sophomore Savannah LeGate’s career night was rewarded with her second SAA Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award of the season. Women’s basketball overcomes poor shooting night to knock off Berry in SAA opener The Oglethorpe women’s basketball team […]

Go Petrels Athletics Update: Nov 29-Dec 5

The Track and Field teams kicked off their indoor seasons at the BSC Panther Indoor Invitational. The men’s team finished fourth among Division III schools in attendance, and senior Rodrigo Meade finished fourth overall in the mile run. On the women’s side, sophomore Sydney Payne recorded a personal best in the shot put. Track and field gets indoor […]

Go Petrels Athletics Update: November 22-28

Sophomore Savannah LeGate was named Southern Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading the women’s basketball team to wins over Piedmont and LaGrange to sweep the USA South/SAA Classic. LeGate wins SAA Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award The SAA office named Oglethorpe sophomore center Savannah LeGate the SAA Women’s Basketball Player of […]

Go Petrels Athletics Update: November 15-21

For the first time in 25 years, an Oglethorpe runner represented the school at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships. Sophomore Jacob Hadden finished fifth among SAA competitors at the meet. Jacob Hadden finishes 213th in first career NCAA Championship appearance Sophomore Jacob Hadden of the Oglethorpe men’s cross country team finished 213th out […]

Go Petrels Athletics Update: November 8-14

The men’s and women’s basketball teams charged right into the 2018-2019 season with wins at home and on the road. But before we get to the games, a quick look at each team. Women’s basketball returns all seven players who started 10 or more games for the Stormy Petrels during their run to the Southern […]

Go Petrels Athletics Update: November 1-7

The men’s soccer team met an untimely end to its season, falling in the Southern Athletic Association Tournament Championship game to Centre by penalty kicks, and not receiving an at-large bid to the NCAA DIII Tournament. The Stormy Petrels beat Berry during Friday night’s semifinal, thanks in part to sophomore Sebastian Carlson‘s top corner banger. Oglethorpe […]

Go Petrels Athletics Update: October 25-31

The Oglethorpe men’s cross country team finished its season with a second place showing at the Southern Athletic Association Championship last Saturday in Memphis. It was the team’s highest conference finish. In addition to the team results, Jacob Hadden, Hayden Guthrie, Bill Lester, and Mateo Villa earned All-SAA honors. On the women’s side, senior Kara Jones […]

Oglethorpe esports team takes home third in league championship

The newly-formed Oglethorpe University esports team took home a podium finish at its first official competition over the weekend. Participating in the Georgia Esports League Championship, which coincided with the Georgia State University PantherLAN Esports Tournament, Oglethorpe played matches at the Georgia State Sports Arena for in-arena finals on Saturday, October 20. In total,18 teams competed, including […]

Go Petrels Athletics Update: October 18-24

The women’s golf team has its best showing of the fall season at the Chick-fil-A Collegiate Invitational, with sophomore Angel Sanchez taking a share of the top individual score at the event. The men’s golf team participated in the same event, but not as an official team competition. Freshman Justin Rickerson finished sixth in individual score. […]