2019 Oglethorpe Women's Soccer News

  • Women's soccer blanks Millsaps 3-0 for first SAA win of season
    October 13, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team notched their first victory of the SAA season Sunday afternoon at a rainy Oglethorpe Track and Field, blanking the visiting Millsaps Majors 3-0. The result improved the Stormy Petrels to 9-4 on the season overall and 1-3 in conference play.
  • Women's soccer falls to Birmingham-Southern in extra-time heartbreaker
    October 11, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team played an outstanding 80 minutes Friday afternoon against the Birmingham-Southern Panthers at the Oglethorpe Track and Field, coming back from a 1-0 halftime deficit and earning a 3-2 lead with 10 minutes to go. It all came apart for the Stormy Petrels in the final minutes and in extra time, though, as they allowed a goal with less than two minutes left and then another in the second extra frame and fell 4-3. The result dropped the team to 8-4 on the season overall and 0-3 in SAA play.
  • Women's soccer blanked 4-0 at Sewanee
    October 05, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team had a rough second half Saturday in Sewanee, Tennessee, as they gave up three goals to the homestanding Sewanee Tigers and fell 4-0. The loss dropped the Stormy Petrels to 8-3 on the season overall and 0-2 in SAA play.
  • Women's soccer gets back on track with 5-0 win over Talladega
    October 02, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team got back on the winning track Wednesday at the Oglethorpe Track and Field, knocking off the visiting Talladega Tornadoes 5-0 to improve to 8-2 on the season. The Stormy Petrels got a hat trick from junior forward Medina Besic and three points from freshman forward Meagan Thacker in the victory and tallied their eighth win of a season for the first time since 2010.
  • Women's soccer falls 3-0 at Covenant
    September 30, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team had a tough evening Monday at Scotland Yard on Lookout Mountain in northwest Georgia, falling to the homestanding Covenant Scots 3-0. The result dropped the Stormy Petrels to 7-2 on the season.
  • Women's soccer suffers season's first loss at hands of No. 9 Centre
    September 27, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team hung tough for a half against the No. 9 Centre Colonels Friday evening at the Oglethorpe Track and Field, traling just 1-0 at halftime. However, the Colonels pulled away in the second half, scoring five goals over a 21-minute stretch. The loss was the Stormy Petrels' first of the season, dropping them to 7-1.
  • Women's soccer staves off Wesleyan comeback, wins on late goal for best start in program history
    September 22, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team is off to the best start in program history, a 7-0 mark, after outlasting the Wesleyan Wolves 3-2 in Macon Sunday evening. The Stormy Petrels nabbed two early goals only to see Wesleyan storm back and tie the game early in the second half. Freshman midfielder Kieran Burkey turned out to be the hero, though, netting the game-winner in the final five minutes of the contest.
  • Women's soccer continues outstanding start, bests Agnes Scott 2-0
    September 18, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team equaled their best start to a season since 2010 Wednesday evening, advancing to 6-0 on the campaign with a 2-0 win over the visiting Agnes Scott Scotties at the Oglethorpe Track and Field. The Stormy Petrels have yet to allow a goal over their first six games of the season, a stretch of 540 minutes.
  • Lauren Kirby earns SAA weekly defensive honor
    September 16, 2019
    Sophomore defender Lauren Kirby of the Oglethorpe women's soccer team earned SAA Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week honors Monday for her efforts in a pair of Stormy Petrel wins over the weekend.
  • Women's soccer blanks Huntingdon 3-0, extends best start since 2010
    September 15, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team continued its unbeaten streak to start the season Sunday evening at the Oglethorpe Track and Field, beating the visiting Huntingdon Hawks 3-0 to improve to 5-0 on the young season. That mark extended the program's best start since 2010, when the Stormy Petrels started the season 6-0.
  • Women's soccer scores twice in second half to clip Bob Jones in home opener, gets off to best start since 2010
    September 13, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team improved to 4-0 Friday evening with a 2-0 win over Bob Jones in their home opener at the Oglethorpe Track and Field. The Stormy Petrels tallied a pair of goals off free kicks in the game's final 21 minutes to claim victory. Four straight victories to start the season marks the program's best start to a campaign since 2010, when the Petrels won their first six.
  • Medina Besic named SAA Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week
    September 09, 2019
    Junior forward Medina Besic of the Oglethorpe women's soccer team has been named the SAA Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for her efforts over the weekend in a pair of Stormy Petrel victories.
  • Women's soccer blanks Averett to start season 3-0
    September 08, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team continued their outstanding run of play to start the season Sunday afternoon at the Bradford Classic in Demorest, blanking the Averett Cougars 3-0 on a neutral field to begin the season a perfect 3-0. The Stormy Petrels got goals from junior forward Medina Besic and senior forward Kayla Trice, in a addition to an Averett own goal, en route to the victory.
  • Women's soccer routs LaGrange 4-0, improves to 2-0 on season
    September 06, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team traveled just southwest of Atlanta to LaGrange Friday evening for their first true road game of the season. The Stormy Petrels passed the test with flying colors, scoring three goals in the second half en route to a 4-0 win over the homestanding LaGrange Panthers. The result improved the team to 2-0 on the young season.
  • Women's soccer home opener postponed
    September 02, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team's home opener against Allen, originally scheduled for Tuesday evening, has been postponed due to the potential effects of Hurricane Dorian on South Carolina, where Allen is located. The game is expected to be rescheduled.
  • Bolas garners SAA weekly soccer defensive award
    September 02, 2019
    Junior goalkeeper Lindsey Bolas of the Oglethorpe women's soccer team has been named the SAA Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for her efforts in the Stormy Petrels' season-opening victory over Benedictine (Illinois).
  • Women's soccer nabs late goal to clip Benedictine in neutral-site season opener
    August 30, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's soccer team hung tough against Benedictine (Illinois) Friday night at the Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, Indiana, and earned a late game-winner from freshman midfielder Kieran Burkey to secure a 1-0 win over the Eagles.
  • 2019 Women's Soccer Season Preview
    August 29, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women’s soccer team returns to the field this weekend, with a neutral-site game on Friday and their home opener on Tuesday at the Oglethorpe Track and Field.  The Stormy Petrels look to improve on their 4-12-1 overall record and 1-5-1 SAA mark from the 2018 season, and will start the season with a challenging set of games leading into their October conference slate.