2019 Oglethorpe Baseball News

  • Eleven Stormy Petrels named to SAA winter/spring all-sportsmanship teams
    June 21, 2019
    The SAA released their winter and spring all-sportsmanship teams Friday, recognizing student-athletes who displayed outstanding sportsmanship over the course of their seasons.
  • Eighty-nine Stormy Petrels named to 2018-19 winter/spring SAA Academic Honor Roll
    June 14, 2019
    The Oglethorpe athletic department saw 89 student-athletes named to the 2018-19 winter/spring SAA Academic Honor Roll Friday. 
  • 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.
  • Baseball places five on All-SAA teams
    May 07, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team saw five players earn spots on All-SAA teams Tuesday. Junior infielders Austin Jackson and Jack Bartlewski garnered All-SAA second-team recognition, while senior designated hitter Andrew Mink, senior outfielder Patrick Burnette and junior pitcher Dylan Childress all took All-SAA honorable mention.
  • Baseball sees season end on second walkoff loss to No. 25 Birmingham-Southern in as many days
    April 28, 2019
    It looked for much of the latter part of the game Sunday at Striplin Field in Birmingham, Alabama, like the Oglethorpe baseball team would force a decisive Game 2 in the pod finals of the SAA Baseball Championship. They entered the ninth inning up 3-1 with just three outs to get to force the winner-take-all contest. No. 25 Birmingham-Southern had other ideas, though, scoring the winning runs on a three-run homer and ending the Stormy Petrels' season 4-3.
  • Baseball still alive after wild day at SAA tournament
    April 27, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team went on a roller-coaster ride Saturday at the second round of the SAA Baseball Championship in Birmingham, Alabama. They blew a ninth-inning lead against the hosts, No. 25 Birmingham-Southern, in the afternoon and squandered a chance to vault into the pod finals only needing to win one of two on Sunday to secure a spot in the SAA Championship Series. However, they recovered in Saturday night's elimination game, coming back from a 4-0 deficit against Berry, as well as the disappointment of the afternoon's events, to still book a spot in Sunday's pod finals.
  • Offensive outburst leads baseball to 15-7 win over Berry in SAA tournament opener
    April 26, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team scored 15 runs on 16 hits Friday evening in a 15-7 defeat of the third-seeded Berry Vikings in the first round of the SAA Baseball Championship at Striplin Field in Birmingham, Alabama. The sixth-seeded Stormy Petrels jumped on the Vikings early, scoring eight runs over the first two innings, and maintained their lead from there. Berry got to within three runs late in the game but Oglethorpe pulled away with five more runs in the ninth.
  • Baseball splits doubleheader with Millsaps, finishes regular season sixth in SAA
    April 20, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team completed its 2019 regular season with a doubleheader split in Jackson, Mississippi, against Millsaps Saturday, They defeated the homestanding Majors 13-3 in Game 2 after falling 4-3 in a 10-inning Game 1.
  • Baseball scores three runs in ninth to beat Millsaps 10-9
    April 19, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team scored three runs in the ninth inning Friday to turn a back-and-forth game in their favor for good. They went on to beat the homestanding Millsaps Majors 10-9 to take the first of a three-game set in Jackson, Mississippi.
  • Baseball falls to Emory in rubber match of season series
    April 16, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team fell 17-7 to the visiting Emory Eagles Tuesday night at Anderson Field. The visitors jumped on the Stormy Petrels early and didn't let up, leading by as many as 14 runs en route to the victory that gave them the season series two-games-to-one.
  • Baseball walks off with 11-10 win over Hendrix, snaps 10-game losing streak
    April 14, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team salvaged a game from their three-game series with the Hendrix Warriors in style Sunday at Anderson Field. Junior first baseman Jack Bartlewski launched a walkoff solo home run in the ninth inning to turn what had been a back-and-forth contest into an 11-10 Stormy Petrel victory. The win snapped Oglethorpe's 10-game losing streak and improved them to 10-26 overall and 6-12 in SAA play on the season.
  • Hendrix sweeps tight doubleheader from baseball on Senior Day at Anderson Field
    April 13, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team suffered a doubleheader sweep Saturday at Anderson Field, falling to the visiting Hendrix Warriors 11-6 in Game 1 and 5-4 in Game 2. The losses dropped the Stormy Petrels to 9-26 overall and 5-12 in SAA play.
  • Baseball falls to crosstown rival Emory on the road
    April 10, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team suffered a rough day Wednesday at Emory's Chappell Park, losing to the homestanding Eagles 13-1. With the loss, the Stormy Petrels fell to 9-24 on the season.
  • Baseball drops both ends of doubleheader against Birmingham-Southern
    April 06, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team fell in both games of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon in Alabama, falling to the homestanding Birmingham-Southern Panthers 11-2 in Game 1 and 8-0 in Game 2. The results dropped the Stormy Petrels to 9-23 overall and 5-10 in SAA play.
  • Baseball shut out at Birmingham-Southern to open series
    April 05, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team fell 6-0 to the Birmingham-Southern Panthers Friday night in Alabama to start a three-game SAA set. With the loss, the Stormy Petrels dropped to 9-21 on the season overall and 5-8 in SAA play.
  • Baseball swept in doubleheader at Pfeiffer
    April 02, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team fell in a pair of games Tuesday in Misenheimer, North Carolina, as the homestanding Pfeiffer Falcons earned a doubleheader sweep. The Stormy Petrels came back from eight runs down to tie the score late in Game 1, but Pfeiffer scored a run in the ninth to win the game. The visitors also mounted a comeback in Game 2, but a five-run sixth from the Falcons secured victory. The losses dropped the Petrels to 9-20 on the season.
  • Baseball drops rubber game to Centre 10-6
    March 31, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team fell to the visiting Centre Colonels 10-6 Sunday in the rubber game of the three-game set between the two teams at Anderson Field. The Stormy Petrels outhit their opponent 15-9 but issued 11 walks to Centre's three. The defeat dropped Oglethorpe to 9-18 on the year overall and 5-7 in SAA play.
  • Baseball earns doubleheader split after pair of blowouts at Anderson Field
    March 30, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team split Saturday's doubleheader with Centre at Anderson Field, beating the visiting Colonels 12-4 in Game 1 but falling 13-0 in Game 2. The results moved the Stormy Petrels to 9-17 on the season overall and 5-6 in SAA play.
  • Baseball falls 4-0 at Berry, swept in three-game series
    March 24, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team fell to the homestanding Berry Vikings 4-0 Sunday afternoon in Mount Berry, completing a three-game sweep for the home team. The loss dropped the Petrels to 8-16 on the season overall and 4-5 in SAA play.
  • Baseball swept by Berry in doubleheader
    March 23, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team suffered a tough day Saturday in Mount Berry, falling to the homestanding Berry Vikings in a pair of games. Berry defeated the Stormy Petrels 8-2 in the first game before turning around an knocking them off 4-3 in the nightcap. With the losses, Oglethorpe dropped to 8-15 on the season overall and 4-4 in SAA play.
  • Baseball hangs on for 7-6 victory over No. 25 Cortland
    March 20, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team earned a win over a top 25 opponent Wednesday evening at Anderson Field, knocking off the No. 25 Cortland Red Dragons 7-6 to improve to 8-13 on the season. The Stormy Petrels used a four-run first inning to take the lead early, then withstood a Cortland comeback and got a go-ahead two-run homer from junior first baseman Jack Bartlewski in the seventh. That blow proved to be the difference.
  • Baseball takes rubber game from Sewanee 5-3
    March 17, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team closed out a series victory over the Sewanee Tigers Sunday in Tennessee, defeating the home side 5-3 to improve to 4-2 in SAA play on the season and 7-13 overall. The Stormy Petrels used timely hitting and good pitching to secure the win and take two of three from Sewanee.
  • Baseball splits doubleheader with Sewanee
    March 16, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team earned a doubleheader split with Sewanee Saturday to start a three-game SAA series. They defeated the homestanding Tigers 7-3 in the opening game, but fell 1-0 in 10 innings in Game 2. With the results, the Stormy Petrels moved to 6-13 overall and 3-2 in SAA play on the season.
  • Baseball drops heartbreaker to No. 20 Piedmont in 10 innings
    March 12, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team had a chance to pick up a top 25 win Tuesday night at Anderson Field against No. 20 Piedmont, leading 2-1 with two outs in the ninth inning. It wasn't to be, however, as the visiting Lions tied the game in the ninth and scored two in the 10th to win it 4-2. With the loss, the Stormy Petrels fell to 5-12 on the season.
  • Baseball falls 6-2 to Case Western Reserve for fourth straight loss
    March 11, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team fell behind early for the third straight day Monday against the Case Western Reserve Spartans. They mounted a rally late but couldn't make it all the way back in a 6-2 defeat at Anderson Field, marking their fourth straight loss. With the defeat, the Stormy Petrels fell to 5-11 on the season.
  • Baseball shut out by Case Western Reserve in first of two-game series
    March 10, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team suffered a tough game offensively for the second consecutive day at Anderson Field Sunday, falling to Case Western Reserve 9-0 in the first of a two-game series. The result dropped the Stormy Petrels to 5-10 on the season.
  • Baseball falls to Adrian in two-game sweep
    March 09, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team fell to the visiting Adrian Bulldogs Saturday at Anderson Field 18-1 as the visitors scored five runs in the first to turn the game in their favor and eight in the seventh to put the game away. With the loss, the Stormy Petrels fell to 5-9 on the season.
  • Baseball opens two-game set with 14-8 loss to Adrian
    March 08, 2019
    Things started well for the Oglethorpe baseball team Friday afternoon at Anderson Field. However, the visiting Adrian Bulldogs turned an early 3-0 Stormy Petrel lead around and pulled out to a 14-8 win in the first of five games in as many days for Oglethorpe. The result dropped the Petrels to 5-8 on the season.
  • Baseball knocks off crosstown rival Emory on chilly night at Anderson Field
    March 06, 2019
    The Oglethorpe baseball team played well at a frigid Anderson Field Wednesday evening, knocking off their crosstown rivals, the Emory Eagles, 6-3 on a night where the temperatures fell into the 30s during the game. The Stormy Petrels used a four-run fifth to push an early 1-1 game in their favor and improved to 5-7 on the young season.
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