The Oglethorpe athletic department will celebrate the start of NCAA Division III Week on Sunday, April 2, with a cookout that will take place during the baseball game against Centre and the men's lacrosse game against Hendrix that afternoon. The cookout will take place from noon to 3 p.m., and will be held at Petey's Party Pavilion, the landing overlooking right field at Anderson Field.
All from the community are welcome, and fans will be able to get free food and drinks during the event. Prizes will also be given away at the event, which celebrates the athletic, academic and community service exploits of NCAA Division III athletes.
That afternoon's baseball game at Anderson Field will get started at 1 p.m., and will feature the Stormy Petrels taking on the visiting Centre Colonels in an SAA matchup. The men's lacrosse game will start at 1 p.m., as well, and will feature the Petrels going up against the Hendrix Warriors in an SAA showdown for the team's final scheduled regular season home game of 2017.