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.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team saw three players named to All-SAA teams Monday, while senior center Tom Inungu earned the SAA Defensive Player of the Year award for his performance over the course of the season. Inungu also earned a spot on the All-SAA first team, while senior forward Will Perry came in with All-SAA second team honors and sophomore forward Will Koch earned All-SAA honorable mention.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team went blow for blow Saturday afternoon with a Centre team that had beaten them by over 20 points twice during the regular season. In the end, though, it was the top-seeded Colonels who advanced to the SAA championship game with a 75-72 win over the fourth-seeded Stormy Petrels at the SAA Tournament semifinals in Danville, Kentucky.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team found themselves locked in another tight battle with the Birmingham-Southern Panthers Friday afternoon in the first round of the SAA Tournament. The fourth-seeded Stormy Petrels came back from a 16-point deficit in the first half and came through with some big free throws in overtime to knock off the fifth-seeded Panthers and advance to Saturday's semifinal round in Danville, Kentucky.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team looked to celebrate Senior Night in style Saturday at Dorough Field House, but the Stormy Petrels couldn't get past the Berry Vikings, falling to their in-state opponents 65-59. The loss dropped the Petrels to 13-12 on the season overall and 7-7 in league play. It also meant that they fell to fourth in the league at the end of the night.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team suffered a tough 60-57 loss to Sewanee Sunday afternoon in Tennessee, losing a six-point lead with six minutes to go after coming back from 11 points down in the first half. The loss dropped the Stormy Petrels to 13-11 on the season overall and 7-6 in SAA play.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team suffered a 75-54 loss Friday night in a tough matchup with the homestanding Centre Colonels at Alumni Gymnasium in Danville, Kentucky. The loss dropped the Stormy Petrels to 13-10 overall and 7-5 in league play. With the result they maintained third place in the league headed into the final two games of the season.
Senior center Tom Inungu of the Oglethorpe men's basketball team was named the SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week by the league office Monday, marking the first such award of his career and the third time this season that a member of the Stormy Petrels has earned the honor.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team earned a hard-fought 62-57 victory over the visiting Millsaps Majors Sunday afternoon, prevailing in a game in which neither team led by more than five at any point and which featured five ties and 11 lead changes. With the win, the Stormy Petrels improved to 13-9 overall and 7-4 in SAA play, maintaining sole possession of third place in the league.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team led by as many as 25 points in the first half Friday night at Dorough Field House, but found themselves in overtime needing a basket on their final possession just to stay alive. They got that basket on a driving layup by sophomore guard Lane Foster with 2.1 seconds left, then pulled out to an eight-point lead in the second overtime period en route to a 93-90 win over the Birmingham-Southern Panthers.
Sophomore forward Will Koch of the Oglethorpe men's basketball team was named the SAA Player of the Week Monday by the league office, marking the first time in his career that the Stormy Petrel forward earned the honor.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team used turnovers to beat the visiting Hendrix Warriors Sunday afternoon at Dorough Field House. They forced 18 Hendrix giveaways and outscored them 23-4 off turnovers en route to a 70-62 victory, avenging their loss to the same team in Arkansas a week prior. With the win, the Stormy Petrels moved into a tie for third place in the SAA at 5-4 and improved to 11-9 overall.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team suffocated the visiting Rhodes Lynx with their zone defense Friday night en route to a 59-30 victory. The win improved the Stormy Petrels to 10-9 on the season overall and an even 4-4 in SAA play. It also moved the team into a tie for fourth place in the league standings.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team found themselves in a tight battle with the Hendrix Warriors Sunday afternoon in Conway, Arkansas, but the home side put the game away with free throws down the stretch and won 63-56. The loss dropped the Stormy Petrels to 9-9 on the season overall and 3-4 in SAA play.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team used an outstanding second-half performance to run past the homestanding Rhodes Lynx 82-69 Friday night in Memphis, Tennessee. With the win, the Stormy Petrels improved to 9-8 on the season overall and an even 3-3 in SAA play, good enough to move them into a tie for fourth place in the league.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team bounced back from Friday's loss to Centre in a large way Sunday afternoon, running out to a 16-point lead in the first half and holding on down the stretch for a 67-60 upset win over the previously 13-2 Sewanee Tigers at Dorough Field House. The victory moved the Stormy Petrels back to .500 at 8-8 on the year while inching them up to a 2-3 mark in SAA play.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team saw the visiting Centre Colonels pull away from them in the second half Friday night en route to a 77-54 victory at Dorough Field House. The loss dropped the Stormy Petrels to 7-8 on the season overall and 1-3 in SAA play.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team ran into a hot-shooting Millsaps group Sunday afternoon in Jackson, Mississippi, and came away with a 92-72 loss on the day. The homestanding Majors outscored the Stormy Petrels 50-34 in the second half, turning what had been a close game at halftime into a rout. The Petrels fell to 7-7 overall and 1-2 in SAA play with the defeat.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team went back over .500 on the season and evened their SAA record with a 91-70 victory over Birmingham-Southern Friday night in Alabama. The Stormy Petrels outscored the homestanding Panthers 49-32 in the second half to pull away for the 21-point win, and improved to 7-6 on the season with a 1-1 conference tally.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team saw the visiting Bridgewater (Virginia) Eagles outscore them 46-33 in the second half Sunday afternoon at Dorough Field House, leading to a 77-70 loss for the home side on the final day of the Comfort Inn and Suites Holiday Classic. The Stormy Petrels fell to 6-6 on the season as they head into SAA play for the remainder of the regular season.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team outscored the visiting Ozarks (Arkansas) Eagles 42-26 in the second half Saturday evening at Dorough Field House, leading to a 71-54 win to open the Comfort Inn and Suites Holiday Classic. The victory improved the Stormy Petrels to 6-5 on the season.
Senior forward Will Perry of the Oglethorpe men's basketball team earned the SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week award from the league office on Monday, marking the second such award in his career and the program's first of the season.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team hung with the homestanding Covenant Scots throughout the first half Saturday afternoon in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, but a big second-half run vaulted Covenant to an 88-80 win over the Stormy Petrels in the final game for Oglethorpe before they head out for winter break. The loss dropped the Petrels to an even 5-5 on the season.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team outscored the visiting Piedmont Lions by 16 points in the second half Saturday night at Dorough Field House, using that to sail to a 69-51 victory. The win served as an excellent response after the Stormy Petrels suffered a tough, double-overtime loss on Friday night, and improved the team to 5-4 on the season.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team fought hard in their SAA opener Friday night in Mount Berry, Georgia, matching the homestanding Vikings point for point over 40 minutes of regulation and through 10 minutes of overtime. Berry's Elijah Hirsch hit a fadeway jumper with three seconds to go in the second overtime period, however, giving his team an 82-81 win over the Stormy Petrels and dropping Oglethorpe to 4-4 on the season.
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team won a defensive struggle Friday evening at Dorough Field House, defeating the visiting Trinity (Texas) Tigers 60-55. The win over their former conference rivals propelled the Stormy Petrels to 3-3 on the young season and snapped their three-game losing streak.