February 26, 2010
Women Fall to Hendrix in SCAC Quarters
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team lost to Hendrix College in the SCAC Tournament quarterfinals on Friday night in Jackson, Mississippi, 73-52. The Petrels held an early 8 point lead over the Warriors and only trailed 35-30 at the half, but Hendrix managed to extend the margin in the second half for the win.
February 24, 2010
Men's and Women's Basketball Teams Gear Up for SCAC Tournament
The Oglethorpe University men's and women's basketball teams head to Jackson, Mississippi this weekend for the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament.
February 20, 2010
Women Top Sewanee in Homecoming Celebration
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team topped Sewanee on Pinholster Court on Saturday night, 63-61. Down by nine in the second half, the Petrels rallied down the stretch to send the homecoming crowd away happy.
February 14, 2010
Petrels Late Rally Against No. 18 DePauw Comes Up Short
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team lost to DePauw University on Pinholster Court on Sunday afternoon, 57-49. The Petrels held the 18th ranked Tigers to only 21 second half points and trimmed a 20 point DePauw lead all the down way to 7 before succombing in the hard fought conference battle.
February 12, 2010
Lady Petrels Fall to Centre 80-67
On a snowy night in Atlanta, Centre outlasted Oglethorpe 80-67 in SCAC play. The loss dropped Oglethorpe to 9-14 overall and 4-10 in conference play.
February 7, 2010
Lady Petrels Nipped by Lynx
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team lost to Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee on Sunday afternoon, 87-85. Down by 8 at intermission, the Petrels stormed back to take a 12 point lead in the second half before the Lynx rallied for a dramtic home court victory.
February 5, 2010
Lady Petrels Hang Tough But Fall to Panthers Late
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team lost to Birmingham-Southern in Alabama on Friday night, 67-55. The Petrels trimmed the Panthers lead to 58-55 with the 3:33 to play in the game but Birmingham-Southern rattled off the last 9 points of the game to claim the win.
January 31, 2010
Women Top Majors in Mississippi
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team beat the Millsaps College Majors in Jackson, Mississippi on Sunday afternoon, 70-64. The Petrels got off to a hot start by shooting 64% in the first half and built a 14 point second half lead before settling on the final margin.
January 29, 2010
Lady Petrels Topped by Hendrix
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team lost to Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas on Friday night, 72-48. On a snowy, frigid night in Arkansas, the Petrels were similarly cold from the field, missing 24 of 30 first half shots to fall behind by an insurmountable margin of 34-14.
January 24, 2010
Women Snap Losing Streak with Win Over Colorado
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team topped Colorado College on Pinholster Court on Sunday afternoon, 83-80. The Petrels snapped a five game losing streak in the process.to get back into the win column.
January 22, 2010
Women Topped by Austin College
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team lost to Austin College on Pinholster Court on Friday night, 78-58. The Petrels hung with the talented 'Roos for the first ten minutes of the contest before a 27-12 run by Austin midway through the half put Oglethorpe at arm's length en route to securing the conference win.
January 16, 2010
Pirates Top Cold Shooting Petrels
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team was defeated by the Southwestern University Pirates on Saturday night in Georgetown, Texas, 92-63. Playing on successive nights, the Petrels were done in by cold shooting (29%) in dropping their fourth straight contest.
January 15, 2010
Women Topped by Trinity in Texas
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team lost to Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas on Friday night, 92-63.
January 10, 2010
Tigers Tame Petrels, 84-51
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team lost to the DePauw University Tigers in Greencastle, Indiana on Sunday afternoon, 84-51. The Tigers forced the Petrels into 27 turnovers and never trailed en route to notching an SCAC win.
January 8, 2010
Women Topped by Colonels in Danville
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team lost to Centre College in Danville, Kentucky on Friday night, 85-60. The Colonels managed to force 36 Stormy Petrel turnovers en route to the victory.
January 3, 2010
Oglethorpe Outlasts Rhodes in 70-69 Thriller
The Oglethorpe women's basketball team came back from a seven-point deficit with 8:20 remaining in the game to defeat Rhodes 70-69 on Sunday afternoon.
January 1, 2010
Lady Petrels Defeated in Conference Home Opener
The Oglethorpe women's basketball team dropped their conference home opener Friday night, losing to Birmingham-Southern 69-58 on New Year's Day.
December 29, 2009
Women Fall to No. 24 Carthage
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team lost to Carthage College in the finals of the Stormy Petrel Holiday Classic on Tuesday night, 88-66. The Petrels were done in by the Lady Red opening the game on a 19-0 run en route to the 22 point victory on Pinholster Court.
December 28, 2009
Women Race Past Piedmont, 65-56
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team defeated Piedmont College in the opening round of the 2009 Stormy Petrel Classic on Pinholster Court on Monday night, 65-56. The win sets up a Tuesday 3:00 p.m. showdown with D3hoops.com's No. 24 ranked team, Carthage College.
December 20, 2009
Petrels Get Defensive, Top East Texas Baptist, 84-73
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team defeated East Texas Baptist University on Sunday afternoon on Pinholster Court, 84-73. The Petrels used a swarming defense that forced 28 East Texas turnovers and a woeful 21 of 76 shooting performance.
December 17, 2009
Women Fall to LaGrange, 81-72
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team lost to LaGrange College on Pinholster Court on Thursday night, 81-72. The Petrels held a 28-12 lead with 5:53 remaining in the first half but a furious Panther rally led LaGrange to the non-conference win.
December 5, 2009
Women Set School and Conference Record in Win Over Sewanee
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team defeated the Sewanee Tigers in Monteagle. Tennessee on Saturday night, 90-75. The Petrels began their first conference game of the season on a 22-9 run and never trailed en route to the victory. Additionally, the Petrels set a school and conference record with 78 rebounds in the runaway win.
December 2, 2009
Women Race Past Scotties
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team topped the Agnes Scott Scotties on Pinholster Court on Wednesday night, 61-49. After a slow start that saw the Petrels only tally 26 first half points, Oglethorpe heated up in the second stanza to earn the non-conference win.
November 29, 2009
Lady Petrels Topped by Thomas More
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team lost to Thomas More College on their campus in Florence, Kentucky on Sunday afternoon, 82-56. The Stormy Petrels could not shake off 30 turnovers and a tough day shooting the ball from the field (33%) in the loss to the undefeated Saints.
November 28, 2009
Women Rally, Top Manchester
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team defeated Manchester on a neutral court in Florence, Kentucky on Saturday afternoon, 82-77. Down by nine points at the half, the Petrels rallied to claim the victory on the campus of Thomas More College
November 23, 2009
Women Fall to Maryville
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team lost to Maryville College on Pinholster Court on Monday night, 90-79. Cold shooting (38%) felled the Petrels on this evening and, despite holding a two point advantage at halftime, Oglethorpe could not slow down the Scots in the second half.
November 18, 2009
New Team, Same Result: Women Win Hoops Opener
The Oglethorpe University women's basketball team opened the 2009-2010 basketball season in style by trouncing Emory University on Pinholster Court on Tuesday night, 86-73. After graduating over 95% of the scoring and rebounding from last year's Sweet Sixteen squad, the Petrels started four freshmen but did not miss a beat in getting back to their winning ways.
October 27, 2009
Richmann Named Women's Basketball Assistant Coach
The Oglethorpe University athletics department is pleased to announce the hiring of Elizabeth Biz Richmann as assistant womens basketball coach. Richmann will join head coach Ron Sattele, who coached her during four highly successful seasons playing for Oglethorpe, on the womens basketball coaching staff. Richmann will assist with the day-to-day operations of the womens basketball team as well as providing support in the programs recruiting efforts.
July 9, 2009
Former Oglethorpe Great Accepts Head Coaching Position at The Westminster Schools
Former Oglethorpe University women's basketball star Heather (Francoeur) Karvis has been named the head women's basketball coach at The Westminster Schools in Atlanta.
March 23, 2009
Kulavic Named Division III All-America
Oglethorpe University senior guard Katie Kulavic of Norcross, Georgia has been selected as a member of the 2009 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III State Farm Coaches All-America Basketball Team. Kulavic was one of only ten athletes to be selected to the team by an online vote of the selection committee which is comprised of one representative from each of the eight NCAA geographical regions and an NCAA chairperson.
March 22, 2009
Findley Named D3hoops.com All-America
Oglethorpe University senior guard Anna Findley of Hiram, Georgia has been selected as a member of the D3hoops.com 12th annual Division III Womens Basketball All-America Third Team. The teams, chosen by D3hoops.com staff from 320 nominations by schools, feature the best 25 players from throughout the country.