2012 Lacrosse News
June 1, 2012
Higgins Adds Hardwick to 2012-13 Recruiting Class
Tom Higgins, head men's lacrosse coach, has added another piece to his 2012-13 recruiting class with the commitment of Matthew Hardwick of Woodstock, Ga.
June 1, 2012
Price Joins Lacrosse Recruiting Haul
The lacrosse program has added another commitment to the 2012-13 squad as Matt Price of Newnan, Ga. has decided to play for the Stormy Petrels.
May 24, 2012
Lax Adds Martin to 2012-13 Recruiting Class
Head men's lacrosse coach Tom Higgins has announced the signing of defender Austin Martin to the 2012-13 recruiting class. A five year veteran of the sport, Martin brings a defensive tenacity that Coach Higgins is excited to add to next year's squad.
May 4, 2012
Moore Commits to Play Lacrosse at Oglethorpe
The men's lacrosse program is pleased to announce the signing of Connor Moore, a midfielder from West Forsyth High School, who will join the squad this fall.
April 20, 2012
Lacrosse Hangs Tough, But Falls to Sewanee
The men's lacrosse team hung tough with Sewanee on Salamone Field on Friday afternoon before ultimately losing by the score of 13-5. The Tigers entered the day with the 3rd best record in the SCAC and raced out to a 7-1 lead. From there the Petrels battled hard, and scored even with the Tigers 2-2 in the 4th quarter.
April 18, 2012
Hawks Nip Petrels on Salamone Field
For the thrid straight game the men's lacrosse team saw a first quarter lead evaporate as the Huntingdon Hawks rallied to top the Petrels 14-10 on Wednesday afternoon. Like they had against Rhodes and Millsaps last weekend, the Petrels jumped on top but could not hold the lead.
April 15, 2012
Majors Use Strong 2nd Half to Top Petrels
The men's lacrosse team jumped out to a 5-1 lead over Millsaps in Jackson, Miss. on Sunday afternoon but the Majors rallied to win 13-8. With the score tied 6 apiece at halftime, the Majors outscored the Petrels 6-1 in a decisive third quarter that lifted them to victory.
April 13, 2012
Lynx Top Men's Lax in OT
Junior attack Michael Kasmarik scored a fourth quarter goal with 44 seconds left to tie Rhodes College at 10 apiece on Firday afternoon in Memphis, Tenn. as the Petrels took on the Lynx. Rhodes regrouped, however, to get the sudden death win 11-10 in overtime.
April 1, 2012
Tigers Too Much for Short-Handed Petrels
The men's lacrosse team played without the services of a few key players on Sunday afternoon against Colorado College. The Tigers took advantage en route to routing the Petrels 21-2 on Salamone Field.
March 30, 2012
Warriors Get Early Jump, Top Petrels
Hendrix College got the early jump on the men's lacrosse team on Friday afternoon by scoring the first three goals of the game en route to a 12-3 victory on Salamone Field.
March 25, 2012
Pirates Top Petrels in Texas
Southwestern topped the men's lacrosse team in Georgetown, Texas on Sunday afternoon by the score of 11-2. The Pirates tallied three goals in the first, second and fourth quarters and added two in the third period to dominate the contest.
March 23, 2012
Petrels Rally Big For 1st Win of Season
Trailing 8-3 early in the third quarter, the men's lacrosse team rallied to score six straight goals en route to winning their first game of the season 13-12 over the University if Dallas in Irving, Texas.
March 13, 2012
Lions Top Petrels in Demorest
Piedmont College topped the Oglethorpe men's lacrosse team 22-6 in Demorest, Ga. on Wednesday evening. The Lions tallied their first strike just 33 seconds into the contest and never looked back en route to building a comfortable 11-2 halftime advantage.
March 6, 2012
Crusaders Handle Petrels in Home Opener
The men's lacrosse team lost their home opener to Susquehana University on Salamone Field on Tuesday afternoon, 18-3. The Crusaders tallied the only 5 goals of the first quarter to set them up for the breakaway win.
February 25, 2012
Golden Eagles Too Much for Petrels
Reinhardt College got a measure of revenge on the Oglethorpe men's lacrosse squad on Saturday afternoon by topping the Petrels 15-5 at North Forsyth High School in Cumming, Ga. Oglethorpe recorded their first ever victory in lacrosse against Reinhardt just a year ago but the Golden Eagles returned the favor on this windy day.
February 18, 2012
Men's Lacrosse Falls in Opener at Huntingdon
The men's lacrosse team lost to Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Ala. on Saturday afternoon in their season opener by the score of 12-5. The Hawks used a dominant first quarter in which they outscored the Petrels 5-0 as the springboard to their victory.
February 15, 2012
Spring Sports Preview: Men's Lacrosse
With most spring sports getting into full gear this weekend, gopetrels.com will take the next few days to preview the upcoming seasons. Here's a look at what's in store for the 2012 men's lacrosse squad.