SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) named a record 1,029 student-athletes to the 2009 SCAC Spring Academic Honor Roll on Wednesday. This year's total eclipsed last year's previous record of 948 student-athletes.
SUWANEE, Ga. - The conference office has posted a new podcast on the SCAC Blog, a part of our new SCAC Interactive page. Make sure and visit the blog for interviews with players and coaches around the league.
SUWANEE, Ga. - After exclusive voting by head coaches of each sport, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced its 2009 Coaches-of-the-Year for mens and womens track and field and mens and womens golf.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Oglethorpe University's Olafur Loftsson, who earned the Division III Arnold Palmer Award which is presented by Callaway for earning medalist honors at the NCAA Championships, leads four SCAC student-athletes named to the Division III PING All-America Team.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - With a final-round 289, the Oglethorpe University men's golf team earned the school's first-ever national title, winning the the 2009 NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championship Saturday afternoon at the PGA Village. The Petrels' Olafur Loftsson won the individual national title with a playoff victory over University of La Verne's Mitchell Fedorka.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - The Oglethorpe University men's golf team posted another stellar score in Round Three of the 2009 NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships at the PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The Petrels carded a team total 2-over par 290 on Friday to move into second place, only four strokes off the pace of tournament leader Methodist.
PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - For the ninth straight year the Oglethorpe University men's golf team teed off at the NCAA Golf Championships today in Round One action. The Petrels shot a team 13-over 301 on the tougher Dye course to hold down a tie for 16th place after day one.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Oglethorpe University men's golf team earned its ninth consecutive NCAA Championship bid and the program's 10th overall bid in 2009. The Stormy Petrels won the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference championship April 26. In addition to the Oglethorpe men, Centre College sophomore Chris Morris qualified for the tournament as an individual.
SUWANEE, Ga. - The 2008-09 SCAC President's Trophy came down to the last events of the day on Sunday. With only men's and women's golf to be decided, DePauw University turned a 10-point deficit to Trinity University to a 10-point victory and the Tigers from Indiana clinched their fourth consecutive SCAC President's Trophy.
TUNICA, Miss. - The Oglethorpe University men and the Southwestern University women shot the low team rounds for the second consecutive day to retain the lead heading into Sunday's final round of the 2009 SCAC Golf Championships being contest at Tunica National Golf Course.
TUNICA, Miss. - The Oglethorpe University men fired a first-round 312 to take a five-shot lead over DePauw University and the Southwestern University women blazed out of the gate with a first-round 328 to take a 25-shot lead over DePauw on the first day of the 2009 SCAC Golf Championships being contest at Tunica National Golf Course.
TUNICA, Miss. - The 2009 SCAC Men's and Women's Golf Championships is set to tee off this Friday morning at the 7,210 yard, par 72 Tunica National Golf Course in Tunica, MS. The 54-hole tournament runs through Sunday afternoon.
ATLANTA, Ga. The No. 4 ranked Oglethorpe University men's golf team won the Georgia Cup for the ninth consecutive year at a wind blown and rain soaked Stone Mountain Golf Club earlier this week. The Petrels secured the Cup with their third place finish in the Emory/Stone Mountain Spring Invitational. The nation's top two ranked teams (Huntingdon and Methodist) in the Nike / Golf World Magazine Coaches Poll finished first and second place in the event.
SEWANEE, Tenn. - After six seasons as the assistant football coach for the offensive line at Angelo State University in Texas, Hank McClung has been named head golf coach and football offensive line coach for Sewanee, according to Mark Webb, Sewanee athletic director.
SUWANEE, Ga. - Finally breaking the three-way tie for first place in the East Division, Centre College emerged with sole possession of first-place after beating Hendrix College and Millsaps College on the road. Meanwhile in the West Division, Trinity extended its winning streak to 15 games. The race for the final three SCAC tournament spots figures to be a tight one as five schools are separated by a mere three games.
CHESTNUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Oglethorpe University spotted Guilford College four strokes after Monday's first round only to mount an improbable come-from-behind victory on Tuesday to win the third annual Oglethorpe Royal Lakes Invitational by a stroke.
SPRINGFIELD, Ky. - Sophomore Chris Morris (Maysville, Ky.) won for the fifth time this fall and the Centre College golf team won its third team title in seven events winning the Wittenberg Fall Invitational by two strokes Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the Windy Noll Country Club.
CLAYTON, Ind. - The Tigers shot a DePauw Small College Classic single-round record of 288 today and matched their two-round tournament record of 591 as they captured their second straight Classic title. Otterbein was second with a 598 and Wittenberg third at 616.
TUNICA, Miss. - The Oglethorpe University men fired a tournament-record score of 7 under par 281 to win the Rhodes College Fall Collegiate Golf Classic at Tunica National Golf Resort - the site of the 2009 SCAC Golf Championships. Jeff Rein of Texas Lutheran University won medalist honors with a score of 140, just one shot better than Rhodes' Bill Bazzel.