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 Tennis Puts Three on All-SAA Teams; Johnson Earns Second Career First Team Honor The Oglethorpe women's tennis team placed three members on All-SAA teams this week, as voted by the league's coaches. Junior Caroline Johnson earned her second career All-SAA First Team nod and her third career All-SAA honor of any type. Sophomore Shannon Cruz and freshman Taylor Cranford both earned All-SAA Honorable Mention, marking the first career All-SAA accolade for each of them. 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
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
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.