Men's Basketball Finishes Regular Season with Four Straight Victories, Defeats Berry 106-89 on Senior Night The Oglethorpe men's basketball team collected its fourth consecutive win to end the regular season on Saturday night, using an outstanding performance in the first half to pull away from Berry Vikings and cruise to a 106-89 victory on a night where the program celebrated Senior Night and the 100th anniversary of basketball at the school. The victory means that Oglethorpe ends the season with a 10-15 overall mark and a 7-7 SAA record, putting them in a tie for fourth place in the league standings. It also means that the Petrels have still never finished lower than fourth in the league during their time in the SAA. Full Story
Oglethorpe Basketball Teams to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Sport at the University The Oglethorpe basketball programs are set to celebrate the 100th anniversary of basketball at the school on Saturday, as part of an SAA doubleheader against Berry beginning at 6 p.m. The weekend will feature a number of events celebrating Oglethorpe basketball. Full Story
Justin Edwards Takes SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week Honors Junior guard Justin Edwards of the Oglethorpe men's basketball team has been named the SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week for his efforts in the team's victories over conference opponents Birmingham-Southern and Millsaps. It marks the first time that Edwards his taken the honor, and the second time this season that a Stormy Petrel has done so (Mike Turner, Dec. 5). Full Story
Men's Basketball Overcomes Sluggish Start, Cruises to Victory over Millsaps The Oglethorpe men's basketball team came out of the gate a bit sluggish Sunday afternoon at Dorough Field House, but outscored the visiting Millsaps Majors 74-47 over the final 29 minutes of the game to cruise to a 90-72 victory in the end. The victory improved the Stormy Petrels to 9-15 on the season overall and 6-7 in SAA play, moving them into a 3-way tie for fifth place in the league. Full Story
Men's Basketball Knocks Off Birmingham-Southern, 65-58 The Oglethorpe men's basketball team used an outstanding performance from the opening tip to the final horn Friday night at Dorough Field House, leading defending SAA champion Birmingham-Southern by as many as 14 points en route to a 65-58 victory over the visiting Panthers. The win improved the Stormy Petrels to 8-15 on the season overall and 5-7 in SAA play, putting them in a tie for sixth place headed into the final two games of the regular season. Full Story
SAAC Athletes of The Week
Austin Ferlita BASEBALLAustin Ferlita of the Oglethorpe baseball team has been named the SAAC Male Athlete of the Week by his peers in the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Dreshona Mapps-Whitmore WOMEN'S LACROSSEDreshona Mapps-Whitmore of the Oglethorpe women's lacrosse team has been named the SAAC Female Athlete of the Week by her peers in the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.