Oberlin Spoils DePauw’s 8–0 Conference Record

Oberlin Spoils DePauw’s 8–0 Conference Record

Michaela Puterbaugh
April 18, 2014
Filed under Recent Stories, Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

After losing 12 of its previous 13 games, the softball team beat the DePauw University Tigers twice last Saturday on its home field. The Yeowomen won 5–2 in walk-off fashion in the first game, and seized a 6–3 win in the second game. The pair of victories put an end to the team’s slump and spoiled... Read more »

Yeomen Trounce Tigers on Senior Day

Yeomen Trounce Tigers on Senior Day

Sloane Garelick
April 18, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

After three consecutive losses dropped its record below .500, the men’s lacrosse team defeated the DePauw University Tigers on Saturday and the Hiram College Terriers on Wednesday to push its record to 7–6. On the heels of a 9–13 loss to Wittenberg University the previous week, the Yeomen faced... Read more »

Yeomen Bested by Nationally Ranked Kenyon Lords

Suzanna Doak
April 18, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Last Monday, the Yeomen battled the Kenyon College Lords at home. Though both teams fought hard, in the end the Lords bested the Yeomen 9–0. In doubles play, first-year Ian Paik and junior Soren Zeliger fought for the top seat, but fell just short, losing 6–8. Heading into the meet, the Yeomen... Read more »

Rhinos Hone Skills During Relaxed Spring Season

Rhinos Hone Skills During Relaxed Spring Season

Grace Barlow
April 18, 2014
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The women and trans*inclusive rugby team is gearing up for the stretch run of its spring season. While the Rhinos’ official season is in the fall, the team continues playing friendly matches in the spring. The Rhinos are coming off an up and down fall season, in which they went 2–2. This semester,... Read more »

In the Locker Room With Sophia Brancazio, Molly Martorella and Lauren Taylor

In the Locker Room With Sophia Brancazio, Molly Martorella and Lauren Taylor

Sarah Orbuch, Sports Editor
April 18, 2014
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Track and Field

This week the Review sat down with women’s track and field seniors Sophia Brancazio, Lauren Taylor and Molly Martorella to discuss Nationals, setting conference records and injuries. How is the season going so far? Sophia Brancazio: The team’s been great, especially with... Read more »

Second Half Struggles Doom Yeowomen Against Allegheny

Sarena Malsin
April 18, 2014
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Uncategorized, Varsity Spring

The women’s lacrosse team has played well recently, winning two of its last three games to push its record to 7–3. The Yeowomen defeated the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops 10–9 on April 9 and trounced the Washington & Jefferson College Presidents by a score of 18–3 on Saturday... Read more »

QB or NOT QB

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
April 18, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

The quarterback position is the most important in all of sports. A great quarterback has the ability to take an otherwise mediocre team and transform it into something great, a feat not so easily managed by any other position, regardless of the sport. But getting a great quarterback isn’t easy,... Read more »

In The Locker Room with Erin Johnson, Brenna Sheldon and Grace Porter

In The Locker Room with Erin Johnson, Brenna Sheldon and Grace Porter

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
April 11, 2014
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

This week the Review sat down with women’s tennis players senior Brenna Sheldon, junior Grace Porter and sophomore Erin Johnson to discuss their recent spring break trip, past seasons’ success and what drew them to Oberlin. What are your thoughts on the season thus far? Brenna... Read more »

Track and Field Sets NCAC Records

Taylor Swift
April 11, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

The Oberlin College track and field teams lit up the track this weekend during the annual Bob Kahn Invitational, hosted at Oberlin, on Saturday. Instead of the usual NCAC opponents, this weekend the Yeomen competed with nationally ranked and Division II schools. The Yeowomen powered through to place... Read more »

Flaming Blades Duel in Tennessee

Flaming Blades Duel in Tennessee

Grace Barlow
April 11, 2014
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

This past weekend, the fencing team traveled to Knoxville, TN, in order to compete in the United States Fencing Club championship. Eighteen fencers, clad in the team’s trademark rainbow knee-high socks, spent two days in intense competition. “It was a really successful tournament,” captain and... Read more »

Athletes Shouldn’t be Paid

Sarah Orbuch, Sports Editor
April 11, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

At Division-I institutions, student-athletes are expected to give 40–50 hours per week to their program. While this time commitment is similar to that of a fulltime job, when students make the decision to pursue athletics at the collegiate level, they are signing on to be a student and an athlete. A... Read more »

Yeomen Take 3 of 4 From Kenyon Lords

Yeomen Take 3 of 4 From Kenyon Lords

Bronwen Schumacher
April 11, 2014
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

This past weekend, the baseball team headed to Gambier, Ohio, to play the Kenyon College Lords in a four game league series. The Yeomen won the series 3–1, only dropping their third game by a score of 1–2. This win marks their fifth conference win of the season and is an improvement over last season’s... Read more »