Women's Tennis Sees Season Come to Close with 5-0 Loss to Centre in SAA Semifinals The Oglethorpe women's tennis team saw their season come to an end Saturday afternoon at Burns Park Tennis Center in North Little Rock, Arkansas, as they fell to No. 2 seed Centre 5-0 in the SAA semifinals. The third-seeded just could not find any answers for an extremely solid Colonels team, and finished their season with a 13-6 overall record. Full Story
Women's Tennis Bounces Back to Knock off Berry, Advances to First SAA Semifinals The No. 3 seed Oglethorpe women's tennis team fell behind No. 6 seed Berry 2-1 after doubles Friday afternoon in their first round SAA Tournament matchup at Burns Park Tennis Center in North Little Rock, Arkansas, but they rallied in a big way, winning four of the five finished singles matches to turn the tables and defeat the Vikings 6-3. The victory means that the Stormy Petrels advance to their first-ever SAA semifinal, and win a conference tournament match for the first time since the first round of the 2012 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Tournament. In addition, it's the first time they've reached a conference semifinal since the 1995 SCAC Tournament. Full Story
Spring Teams Compete for SAA Championships This Weekend This weekend marks the first of three that will feature SAA championship competition, and a number of Stormy Petrel teams will be competing Friday through Sunday for conference bragging rights, including golf, women's lacrosse, tennis, and track and field. Full Story
Taylor Cranford Takes SAA Women's Tennis Player of the Week Honors Freshman Taylor Cranford of the Oglethorpe women's tennis team earned SAA Women's Tennis Player of the Week honors from the league's coaches today, marking the first such honor of her career and the first SAA weekly award a member of the Stormy Petrels women's tennis team has won this season. Cranford had a terrific weekend for the Petrels, going undefeated at No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles in their 5-4 win over Millsaps and 6-3 win over Birmingham-Southern. Full Story
Oglethorpe to Co-Host 2022 NCAA Division III Tennis and Men's Golf Championships The NCAA selected Oglethorpe University to co-host two of the organization’s Division III national championship events Tuesday. The university will host the 2022 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championship and the 2022 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships in conjunction with the Central Florida Sports Commission (CFSC). Full Story
SAAC Athletes of The Week
Omari Miller MEN'S TRACK AND FIELDFreshman Omari Miller of the Oglethorpe men's cross country team has been named the SAAC Male Athlete of the Week by his peers in the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Taylor Cranford WOMEN'S TENNISFreshman Taylor Cranford of the Oglethorpe women's tennis team has been named the SAAC Female Athlete of the Week by her peers in the Ogelthorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.