Topher Marshall Wins SAA Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week Honors Midfielder Topher Marshall of the Oglethorpe men's soccer team earned SAA Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors from the league office Monday coming off his performances in the team's 8-1 victory over Millsaps on Friday and their 3-0 win over Birmingham-Southern on Sunday. It marks the second time that Marshall has won the award in his career, and the fourth time that a member of the Stormy Petrels has won it this season. Full Story
Men's Soccer Blanks Birmingham-Southern, 3-0; Moves to Brink of Clinching Third Straight SAA Title The Oglethorpe men's soccer team picked up on Sunday where they left off Friday, defeating the visiting Birmingham-Southern Panthers 3-0 at the Oglethorpe Track and Field to improve to 11-2-1 overall and 5-0-1 in SAA play. The victory, combined with their 8-1 thrashing of Millsaps on Friday night, moved the Petrels to within a point of clinching their third consecutive SAA regular season title. Full Story
Men's Soccer Routs Millsaps, 8-1; Retains First-Place Cushion in SAA The Oglethorpe men's soccer team jumped all over the visiting Millsaps Majors from the very first kick of the ball Friday night at the Oglethorpe Track and Field and did not let up. They scored four goals in the first half en route to thrashing the Majors 8-1. The result gave the Stormy Petrels 13 points (4-0-1) through five games, putting them five ahead of second-place Centre, who has eight points through four games (2-0-2). Full Story
Luke Whelan Garners SAA Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week Award Senior goalkeeper Luke Whelan of the Oglethorpe men's soccer team earned SAA Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week honors from the league office on Monday after leading his team to three victories over the course of the week. Full Story
Men's Soccer Edges Rhodes 1-0, Maintains First Place in SAA The Oglethorpe men's soccer team remained undefeated in SAA play, defeating Rhodes 1-0 Sunday afternoon in an evenly-played game on the road in Memphis, Tennessee. In a game that was a scoreless tie for the majority of the proceedings, the Stormy Petrels broke through midway through the second half and then held on for the one-goal victory. The result improved the team to 9-2-1 on the season overall and 3-0-1 in SAA play, firmly establishing them at the top position of the league standings with more than half of the campaign finished. Full Story
SAAC Athletes of The Week
Luke Whelan MEN'S SOCCERLuke Whelan of the Oglethorpe men's soccer team has been named the SAAC Male Athlete of the Week for his efforts in the team's three victories over the course of last week.
Taryn North VOLLEYBALLSophomore Taryn North of the Oglethorpe volleyball team has been named the SAAC Female Athlete of the Week for her efforts over the course of the week, including in the team's 3-1 win over Rhodes on Sunday.