2018-19 Oglethorpe Stormy Petrel News

  • Graduation day for numerous Oglethorpe student-athletes
    May 19, 2019
    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.
  • Stormy Petrels close out academic year with 2019 Petey Awards
    May 08, 2019
    The Oglethorpe athletic department rounded out the season with the Seventh Annual Petey Awards on Sunday, hosted at the university's Conant Performing Arts Center. 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 2018-19 athletic year as a whole.
  • Peter Howell retiring as men's and women's tennis coach
    May 07, 2019
    Oglethorpe University men’s and women’s tennis coach Peter Howell will retire from his position, marking the end of a successful 18-year coaching career at Oglethorpe. 
  • Spring teams compete for SAA championships this weekend
    April 28, 2019
    Sunday sees three Oglethorpe teams compete in their respective SAA tournaments.
  • Tennis matches postponed until next week
    April 19, 2019
    Heavy rain forced the postponement of the Oglethorpe tennis teams' matches with Berry Friday afternoon in Mount Berry. As a result, the two teams rescheduled their match for Monday at 6 p.m. in Rome at Berry's Rome Tennis Center.
  • Five new honorees inducted into Oglethorpe Athletics Hall of Fame
    April 12, 2019
    The Oglethorpe Athletics Hall of Fame got five new members Friday night. Women's basketball players Anna Findley Roberts and Katie Kulavic Fox, men's soccer player Josh Rosendahl, men's golfer Taylor Urbanski, and the 1963 men's tennis team were all inducted at Oglethorpe's Turner Lynch Campus Center at the 2019 Alumni Awards and Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony, part of Alumni Weekend festivities at the university.
  • Shaw, Guthrie earn SAA weekly track and field honors
    March 27, 2019
    Senior Arielle Shaw and freshman Hayden Guthrie of the Oglethorpe track and field teams have earned weekly honors from the league's coaches for their efforts at the Emory Invitational Friday and Saturday. Shaw took home SAA Women's Field Athlete of the Week, while Guthrie garnered SAA Men's Track Athlete of the Week. It marked the first weekly award of Guthrie's career and the third of Shaw's.
  • Basketball teams set to compete at SAA tournaments this weekend
    February 22, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's and women's basketball teams will play for their respective SAA championships Friday through Sunday, beginning with first-round matchups Friday from Danville, Kentucky, and Jackson, Mississippi, respectively.
  • Fifty-Eight Stormy Petrels named to 2018 SAA Fall Academic Honor Roll
    February 11, 2019
    The Oglethorpe athletic deparment saw 58 student-athletes named to the 2018 SAA Fall Academic Honor Roll over the weekend.
  • Five Stormy Petrels named to SAA Fall All-Sportsmanship Teams
    December 07, 2018
    The SAA released their 2018 fall all-sportsmanship teams this week, recognizing student-athletes who displayed outstanding sportsmanship over the course of their seasons. 
  • Cross Country Set to Compete at Regional Meet
    November 09, 2018
    The Oglethorpe cross country teams will compete at the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regionals Saturday morning at the Clara Bowl on the campus of Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia. The Stormy Petrels will look to cap an outstanding season that saw the men in the best conference finish in their history, and the women put a runner on the All-SAA team for the first time.
  • Men's Soccer and Volleyball Play in SAA Tournament This Weekend
    November 02, 2018
    The Oglethorpe men's soccer and volleyball teams will compete in their respective conference tournaments this weekend, with both teams in action on Friday evening.
  • Cross Country and Soccer Compete in SAA Postseason Saturday
    October 26, 2018
    The Oglethorpe cross country teams and men's and women's soccer teams will compete in SAA Championship play on Saturday at venues in Atlanta and Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Weekend Schedule Changes Due to Hurricane Florence (Updated)
    September 12, 2018
    Several Oglethorpe athletic teams have seen weekend plans change due to the potential impacts of Hurricane Florence.
  • Todd Brooks Named Director of Athletics at Oglethorpe University
    August 16, 2018
    Brooks has been appointed as director of athletics at Oglethorpe University, effective Aug. 27. The former Berry College athletics director brings 30 years of collegiate athletics experience .