Abraham Lopez of the men's soccer team has been named the Oglethorpe Male Athlete of the Week.
Lopez scored a trio of goals for the Stormy Petrels over the weekend, tallying two in their 4-2 win at Emory on Friday night and another in their 5-1 romp over Gordon Sunday on the Oglethorpe Track and Field. For the season, Lopez is tied for the league lead in goals with five. He also sits second in the league with 10 points through his first four games.
Lopez and the rest of the squad gets set for a big road trip Friday and Sunday, as they travel to Virginia to take on a pair of quality opponents. They'll go against Lynchburg Friday at 7 p.m. before traveling to Lexington on Sunday at 3 p.m. to battle a Washington and Lee team ranked 14th in the coaches' poll and 23rd in the D3soccer.com poll.