2019 Oglethorpe Women's Tennis News

  • Women's tennis earns ITA All-Academic team award, places five on scholar-athlete list; men place three on individual list
    July 18, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's and women's tennis teams earned a bevy of academic accolades from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Thursday. The women's team earned an ITA All-Academic team award and saw five members named ITA scholar-athletes. Meanwhile, the men's team put three players on the ITA scholar-athlete list.
  • Paul Danielson tabbed to lead Oglethorpe tennis programs
    June 26, 2019
    The Oglethorpe athletic department is pleased to announce the hiring of Paul Danielson as its new head tennis coach, effective immediately.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • Hannah Dattilo named to All-SAA second team
    May 06, 2019
    Junior Hannah Dattilo of the Oglethorpe women's tennis team earned a spot on the All-SAA second team, as voted by the league's coaches and released Monday by the conference office. It marked the second All-SAA honor of her career after she earned honorable mention in 2018.
  • Women's tennis falls to No. 2 seed Centre in SAA first round
    April 26, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team fell to No. 2 seed Centre 5-0 in the first round of the SAA Tournament Friday afternoon. The seventh-seeded Stormy Petrels saw their season end with an 8-8 overall record.
  • Hannah Dattilo takes SAA weekly women's tennis honor
    April 24, 2019
    Junior Hannah Dattilo of the Oglethorpe women's tennis team earned SAA Women's Tennis Player of the Week honors from the league's coaches Wednesday. It marked the first such honor of her career and the team's first SAA weekly honor of the season.
  • Women's tennis closes regular season with tight loss at Berry, takes seventh in SAA
    April 22, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team closed their regular season with a hard-fought match against Berry on the road in Rome Monday evening, but the homestanding Vikings eventually prevailed 5-4 to break a sixth-place tie in the SAA. The Stormy Petrels conclude their regular season at 1-6 in league play and 8-7 overall, good enough for seventh place in the conference standings.
  • Women's tennis plays regionally-ranked Rhodes tight but falls 5-4
    April 14, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team played regionally-ranked Rhodes tight Sunday afternoon at the Dunavant Wellford Tennis Center on the campus of Memphis University School in Memphis, Tennessee. However, the homestanding Lynx asserted themselves in doubles play to give them a one-match edge that they wouldn't relinquish. With the loss, the Stormy Petrels fell to 8-6 overall and 1-5 in SAA play.
  • Women's tennis earns first conference win over Hendrix 8-1
    April 13, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team got untracked in conference play Saturday in Conway, Arkansas, beating the homestanding Hendrix Warriors 8-1 to improve to 1-4 in SAA competition and 8-5 overall.
  • Women's tennis falls to No. 26 Sewanee
    April 07, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team fell to the No. 26 Sewanee Tigers 9-0 Sunday in Tennessee. The Stormy Petrels fought hard, but the home side was just too strong across the board. The result dropped the Petrels to 7-5 overall and 0-4 in SAA play.
  • Women's tennis blanked 9-0 at regionally-ranked Centre
    April 06, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team faced a difficult matchup Saturday, taking on a regionally-ranked Centre team in Danville, Kentucky. The homestanding Colonels prevailed 9-0 in the end, dropping the Stormy Petrels to 7-4 overall and 0-3 in SAA play.
  • Women's tennis knocks off regionally-ranked Piedmont in 5-4 thriller
    April 03, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team outlasted the regionally-ranked Piedmont Lions Wednesday afternoon at the Howell Courts, beating them 5-4 in a marathon match featuring four 3-set singles matches and three doubles matches decided by two games or less. The Stormy Petrels came from a set down in three separate singles matches to win and improved to 7-3 on the season.
  • Women's tennis falls to regionally-ranked Millsaps squad
    March 31, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team had a tough matchup Sunday afternoon against a Millsaps team ranked 10th in the Atlantic South region. They hung tough but eventually fell 5-2 to the visiting Majors, with the match played to decision due to early wet-court delays. The loss dropped the Stormy Petrels to 6-3 on the season overall and 0-2 in SAA play.
  • Women's tennis falls 6-3 to Birmingham-Southern in SAA opener
    March 30, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team suffered a tough 6-3 loss Saturday afternoon against fellow regionally-ranked side Birmingham-Southern in their SAA opener at the Howell Courts. The loss dropped the Stormy Petrels to 6-2 overall and 0-1 in SAA play.
  • Women's tennis closes spring break with 7-2 win over Transylvania
    March 13, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team closed its spring break trip Wednesday afternoon with a 7-2 win over the Transylvania Pioneers in Altamonte Springs, Florida. With the win, the Stormy Petrels improved to 6-1 on the season. They won four of their five spring break matches.
  • Women's tennis splits Day 2 of spring break trip
    March 12, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team earned a split of their second full day at spring break in central Florida. They defeated Immaculata 8-1 Tuesday night in Altamonte Springs, but fell 7-2 to former Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Austin early Tuesday afternoon in Casselberry. With the results, the Stormy Petrels moved to 5-1 on the season.
  • Women's tennis sweeps first day of spring break trip (updated)
    March 11, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team got their spring break trip off to an outstanding start Monday as they beat the Belhaven Blazers 8-1 in Lakeland, Florida, in the morning before turning around and knocking off the St. Scholastica Saints 6-3 in Orlando Monday evening. With the win, the Stormy Petrels improved to 4-0 on the season.
  • Women's tennis blanks Covenant to improve to 2-0
    February 16, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team continued their hot start to the season Saturday at the Howell Courts, blanking their opponent for the second straight day. They defeated the Covenant Scots 9-0 to improve to 2-0 on the young season.
  • Women's tennis opens spring with 8-0 sweep of Agnes Scott
    February 15, 2019
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team enjoyed an excellent start to their spring season Friday afternoon, sweeping the visiting Agnes Scott Scotties 8-0 at the Howell Courts.
  • Women's Tennis at ITA South Regional Championships (Day 2)
    September 28, 2018
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team completed their stay at the ITA South Regional Championships on Saturday. The tournament was hosted by Emory with matches at their campus in Atlanta and at Agnes Scott's campus in Decatur.
  • Women's Tennis at John McWilliams Fall Invitational at Lagoon Park (Day 3)
    September 16, 2018
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team completed their stay at the John McWilliams Fall Invitational at Lagoon Park in Montgomery, Alabama, in fine fashion Sunday, earning several excellent results. 
  • 2018 Women's Tennis Fall Preview
    September 14, 2018
    The Oglethorpe women's tennis team had a very successful 2018, finishing fourth in the SAA with a 12-7 record, and ranked 16th in the Atlantic South. The squad will surely miss 4-time All-SAA performer Caroline Johnson along with stellar doubles player Hallie Sickling. However, they have everyone else back and will be led by a solid senior class.