Micah Akin Named SAA Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week Senior defender Micah Akin of the Oglethorpe men's soccer team was named the SAA Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week Monday for his effort in the Stormy Petrels' 2-1 overtime win over No. 17 Centre in Danville, Kentucky, Saturday afternoon. The honor marks the first Player of the Week award in the career of the 3-time All-SAA defender. Full Story
Marshall's Golden Penalty Kick Sinks No. 17 Centre, 2-1 The Oglethorpe men's soccer team got a game-winning goal from sophomore midfielder Topher Marshall in the second period of overtime Saturday, propelling them to a 2-1 victory over No. 17 Centre in Danville, Kentucky. Freshman forward Gabe Alvarez won a penalty kick in the first minute of double overtime, leading to Marshall's golden goal. The victory was Oglethorpe's first of the season and improved them to 1-0 in SAA play to start the conference campaign. Full Story
Men's Soccer Falls to Crosstown Rival Emory in 3-2 Shootout The Oglethorpe men's soccer team found itself in an offensive battle Saturday night in Atlanta against their crosstown rivals from Emory. The Stormy Petrels opened the game with a goal, but the homestanding Eagles scored three straight before the Petrels could respond. Emory walked away with a 3-2 win in the end, dropping the Petrels to 0-4-2 on the young season after 200 minutes of soccer in a little over 24 hours. Full Story
Men's Soccer Plays Undefeated Lynchburg to 2-2 Tie The Oglethorpe men's soccer team found itself in another hard-fought game Friday evening in their home opener at Salamone Field. In the end, they played visiting Lynchburg to a 2-2 draw, moving to 0-3-2 on the young season. The Stormy Petrels came back from a 1-0 deficit early in the second half to take a 2-1 lead, but the visiting Hornets scored an equalizer and the game stayed tied through two overtime periods. Full Story
Men's Soccer Home Opener Pushed to 5 p.m. on Friday The Oglethorpe men's soccer team's home opener on Friday has been pushed to 5 p.m. and will now be played on Salamone Field. The Stormy Petrels will take on Lynchburg, who enters with a 3-0-1 record, while the Petrels come in with an 0-3-1 record after playing a very difficult early-season schedule. However, Oglethorpe is coming off a tie on the road against then-No. 7 Franklin and Marshall (now No. 11). Full Story
SAAC Athletes of The Week
Caroline Johnson WOMEN'S TENNISFreshman Caroline Johnson of the Oglethorpe women's tennis team has been named this week's SAAC Female Athlete of the Week.
Kyle Shealy MEN'S GOLFSophomore Kyle Shealy of the Oglethorpe men's golf team has been named the SAAC Male Athlete of the Week by his peers in the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.