Friday, March 13, 2009

Oglethorpe Falls to George Fox 71-56 at NCAA Sectionals

Fifth-ranked Oglethorpe University and its attempt for back-to-back NCAA Final Four appearances was thwarted in the Round of 16 at the hands of undefeated and third-ranked George Fox, 71-56, Friday evening at Thomas More College.

After the game Coach Ron Sattele of Oglethorpe talked about how George Fox responded with an 18-0 run after the Petrels tied the game at 44 with 14 minutes to play. To listen, click here.

Senior guard Katie Kulavic talked with the press on the emotions of a senior class that has turned around the Oglethorpe program over the past four years. To listen, click here.

Oglethorpe struggled from the field tonight shooting just 35% from the field, scoring just 56 points for a team that averages almost 80, Coach Sattele talked about the way George Fox played defense on the Petrels this evening. To listen, click here.

In an emotional locker room after the game Coach Sattele addressed his team and had a chance to share that with the media following the game. To listen to what coach Sattele told his troops, click here.

George Fox head coach Scott Rueck spoke with the press after the game and talked about how his team was able to be so successful on the defensive end against Oglethorpe. To listen, click here.

Finally coach Rueck had a chance to talk about a senior laden Oglethorpe team and head coach Ron Sattele. To listen to coach Rueck's remarks on Oglethrope, click here.

To return to entire Round of 16 Oglethorpe story, click here.

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