Late Women's Lacrosse Comeback Falls Short in 14-9 Loss to Piedmont On Tuesday night, the Oglethorpe women’s lacrosse team challenged in-state opponent Piedmont at the Oglethorpe Track and Field, playing the visitors evenly in the second half despite a 14-9 defeat. The Stormy Petrels had a rough start, falling behind 7-2 by halftime and 12-3 early in the second half, but with the game seemingly out of reach, the Petrels refused to go quietly, outscoring the visiting Lions 5-1 over the final seven minutes of play. Nevertheless, the late game comeback wouldn’t be enough for the Petrels to overtake the Lions, who held on for the 5-goal victory. The Petrels dropped to 0-3 on the young season. Full Story
Women's Lacrosse Drops Home Opener to Tennessee Wesleyan The Oglethorpe women’s lacrosse team hosted their first home game of the 2018 season on Saturday afternoon, taking on the Tennessee Wesleyan Bulldogs at the Oglethorpe Track and Field. Tennessee Wesleyan put the Stormy Petrels behind early and rode that to an 18-4 victory, dropping Oglethorpe to 0-2 on the young season. Full Story
Women's Lacrosse Falls at Berry in Season Opener The Oglethorpe women's lacrosse team got their season underway Tuesday night at Valhalla stadium in Mount Berry, falling to the homestanding Berry Vikings 9-5. The Stormy Petrels hung with Berry throughout the contest, never falling behind by more than five goals, but the Vikings prevailed in the end. Full Story
2018 Women's Lacrosse Season Preview The Oglethorpe women's lacrosse team returns to the field Tuesday night, as they immediately hit the road in conference play to take on Berry at 7 p.m. from Mount Berry. The Stormy Petrels return off of a season in which they finished sixth in the SAA, advancing to the SAA Tournament for the first time since it was reduced to six teams, and finished with a 6-12 overall record, marking the most wins in the history of the young program. They'll look to build on that during the upcoming 2018 season. Full Story
National Girls and Women in Sports Day to Be Held Feb. 4 in Dorough Field House/Schmidt Center The Oglethorpe athletic department and the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day Sunday, Feb. 4. The event will take place in the Traditions lobby of Dorough Field House and in the Schmidt Recreation Center. Full Story
SAAC Athletes of The Week
Kyle Babb BASEBALLJunior Kyle Babb of the Oglethorpe baseball team has been named the SAAC Male Athlete of the Week by his peers in the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Bailey Charles WOMEN'S BASKETBALLJunior Bailey Charles of the Oglethorpe women's basketball team has been named the SAAC Female Athlete of the Week by her peers in the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.