Women's Lacrosse Coach Shawna Block to Embark on Summer Recruiting Tour Oglethorpe head women's lacrosse coach Shawna Block will soon hit the recruiting trail in an effort to bring in an excellent recruiting class for the 2018 season. Block will head to a large number of recruiting camps around the Atlanta area, and will also head to New Jersey, Illinois and Virginia. Full Story
Graduation Day for Numerous Oglethorpe Student-Athletes Saturday served as Graduation Day for Oglethorpe University, with a large number of Oglethorpe student-athletes receiving their diplomas on the school's academic quad on Saturday morning. Full Story
Nine Stormy Petrels Named to SAA Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams The SAA released their Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams Tuesday, recognizing student-athletes who displayed outstanding sportsmanship over the course of their seasons. The nine Stormy Petrels join a total of 79 student-athletes among the conference's eight full-time members across its 10 sponsored spring sports. Full Story
Women's Lacrosse Puts Five on All-SAA Teams; Block Named SAA Coach of the Year The Oglethorpe women's lacrosse team saw a program-record five players make All-SAA squads on Tuesday, as voted by the league's coaches, as seniors Juliana Altman and Michelle Shramek earned All-SAA Second Team accolades while freshmen Jilian Czaplinski, Danielle Fuller and Dreshona Mapps-Whitmore garnered All-SAA Honorable Mention. The Stormy Petrels garnered their first postseason award in program history, also, as head coach Shawna Block earned SAA Women's Lacrosse Coach of the Year honors. Full Story
Oglethorpe Athletics Closes 2016-17 Season with Petey Awards Ceremony The Oglethorpe athletic department rounded out the season with the Fifth Annual Petey Awards on Sunday, hosted at the Turner Lynch Campus Center on Oglethorpe's campus. The event, which is produced by the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), allowed Oglethorpe student-athletes to honor the best and brightest performances of the year while reflecting on the 2016-17 athletic year as a whole. Full Story
SAAC Athletes of The Week
Topher Marshall MEN'S SOCCERSophomore Topher Marshall of the Oglethorpe men's soccer team has been named the Male Stormy Petrel of the Year by his fellow Oglethorpe student-athletes. The award was presented to him at the Fifth Annual Petey Awards on April 30.
Lauren Ransom WOMEN'S BASKETBALLSophomore Lauren Ransom of the Oglethorpe women's basketball team has been named the Female Stormy Petrel of the Year by her fellow Oglethorpe student-athletes. The award was presented to her at the Fifth Annual Petey Awards on April 30.