2017-18 Women's Tennis Headlines

  • Women's Tennis Sweeps Agnes Scott
    March 16, 2018
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team swept the homestanding Agnes Scott Scotties Friday afternoon in Decatur, defeating them 9-0 to improve to 4-4 on the season overall.
  • Shannon Cruz Named SAA Women's Tennis Player of the Week
    March 14, 2018
    Oglethorpe junior Shannon Cruz was named the SAA Women's Tennis Player of the Week today for her efforts during the team's spring break trip to central Florida last week.
  • Women's Tennis Blanks Covenant, Gets Back on Winning Track
    March 13, 2018
    The Oglethorpe women’s tennis team returned from some time off and got back on the winning track with a 9-0 win over Covenant on a cold and blustery day on the Howell Courts Tuesday.
  • Women's Tennis Comeback Falls Just Short against Aquinas
    March 06, 2018
    After digging themselves a hole and falling behind early, the Oglethorpe women's tennis team made a valiant comeback Tuesday evening at Fort Gatlin Tennis Center in Orlando, Florida, only to fall a point short, as they dropped a 5-4 decision to NAIA opponent Aquinas.
  • Women's Tennis Splits Day 2 of Spring Break Trip
    March 05, 2018
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team split the second day of their spring break trip Monday in Orlando, Florida, falling to No. 30 Kenyon in a sweep in the morning, but responding with a 9-0 victory of their own over Emerson in the evening. The results moved the Stormy Petrels to 2-3 on the young season.
  • Women's Tennis Loses Tight Match to Start Spring Break Trip
    March 04, 2018
    The Oglethorpe women’s tennis team lost a heartbreaker in the first match of their spring break trip, falling to Coe 5-4 in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The doubles matches were incredibly close.  The Petrels got off on the winning track, as junior Shannon Cruz and sophomore Taylor Crawford won at No. 2, 8-1. After dropping the No. 1 doubles match, the Petrels hoped to get a win at No. 3 doubles to carry a lead into the singles matches. Despite serving with a 7-6 lead, the tandem of senior Halley Sickling and freshman Elizabeth Bielicki lost a nail-biter, 9-8 (7-4).
  • Women's Tennis Drops Match to Reinhardt, 7-2
    March 02, 2018
    The Oglethorpe women’s team lost to NAIA opponent Reinhardt on a chilly day at Howell Courts by the score of 7-2.  In doubles, all three matches were tight, with Reinhardt taking two out of three. At No. 1 doubles, senior Caroline Johnson and sophomore Hannah Datillo fell by the score of 9-7. The Petrels picked up a point at No. 2 doubles, as juniors Charlotte Disley and Shannon Cruz prevailed 8-6. At No. 3, senior Halley Sickling and sophomore Elizabeth Bielicki were defeated 9-7.
  • Women's Tennis Blasts Rose-Hulman to Start Spring Season
    February 24, 2018
    The Oglethorpe women’s tennis team defeated Rose-Hulman 8-1 to open up their spring season at home on the Howell Courts. 
  • 2018 Women's Tennis Spring Preview
    February 22, 2018
    The 2017-18 Oglethorpe women's tennis team comes off their best two years since moving to Division III in 1991. The 2017 team finished third in the SAA, regionally ranked No. 14, and the 2018 team looks to be just as strong. We have added a new freshmen & transfer who will join our nucleus to give us our deepest team. The Stormy Petrels will feature two seniors, three juniors, three sophomores and two freshmen.
  • National Girls and Women in Sports Day to Be Held Feb. 4 in Dorough Field House/Schmidt Center
    January 23, 2018
    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. 
  • Women's Tennis Closes out Fall Season with 8-1 Win over Oxford
    October 06, 2017
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team defeated junior college side Oxford 8-1 on Friday in Oxford, Georgia, closing out their fall season in excellent fashion.
  • Women's Tennis Completes Stay at ITA Regional Championships
    September 23, 2017
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team completed their stay at the ITA South Regional Championships in Sewanee, Tennessee, on Saturday. The day was cut short due to rain, but the Stormy Petrel women did get several matches in.
  • Women's Tennis Gets Set for ITA South Regional Championships
    September 21, 2017
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team is set for the ITA South Regional Championships, to take place Friday through Sunday in Sewanee, Tennessee. The event will feature Stormy Petrels competing for the regional singles and doubles championships, as well as in a variety of secondary draws.
  • Women's Tennis Completes Weekend at John McWilliams Invitational, Cranford Wins Sportsmanship Trophy
    September 16, 2017
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team completed their stay in Montgomery, Alabama, at the John McWilliams Fall Invitational at Lagoon Park Sunday. The Stormy Petrels won more matches, split between singles and doubles competition against Huntingdon, LaGrange, Millsaps and Point. Sophomore Taylor Cranford also took home the tournament's Women's Sportsmanship Trophy, as voted by the coaches of the five teams.