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The Oberlin Review

In the Locker Room with Daniel Johnson and Caroline Martin

In the Locker Room with Daniel Johnson and Caroline Martin

Nora Ryan
November 9
Filed under Cross Country, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

A lot of people think of cross country as an individual sport. How much of your performance is contingent on personal motivation versus being part of the team? Caroline Martin: I think it’s a mixture of both. For me it’s really clear because in high school, I was the only girl on the team. I d...

In the Locker Room with Xenna Goh and Sybil Levine

Madeleine O'Meara, Sports Editor
November 2
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, In the Locker Room, SPORTS

When and why did you start playing rugby? Sybil Levine: I started playing rugby my fall semester junior year. I was looking for a new group of people to work out with and hang out with. I was looking for a team — how do I explain it — you know, like, when we line up and charge at the other tea...

In the Locker Room with Andrew Wise and Aki Gormezano

Phoebe Hammer, Sports Editor
October 12
Filed under In the Locker Room, Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

Why did you decide to play soccer at Oberlin? Andrew Wise: I knew I wanted to play soccer, and I got an e-mail from the assistant coach. It was the first time I had ever heard of Oberlin. I visited and liked it better than University of Chicago, so I ended up here. Aki Gormezano: The coaches came...

In the Locker Room with Clay Eaton and Dan Weintraub

Phoebe Hammer, Sports Editor
September 28
Filed under Football, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

Football requires more commitment than most varsity sports. What is your least favorite off-season training? Dan Weintraub: To start out, the out-of-season 7 a.m. running on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It’s just a quick hour-long running workout, but it is pretty rough. Clay Eaton: It’s just the ...

In the Locker Room: Chinwe Okona and Laura Jessee

Madeleine O'Meara, Sports Editor
September 28
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

How long have you been playing volleyball? Laura Jessee: I’ve been playing volleyball since sixth grade, and I’ve played club since eighth grade. Chinwe Okona: I’ve also been playing since sixth grade. I never played club, and I also took a break for two years to do marching band. [Laughs.] ...

In the Locker Room with Jackson Meredith and John Crittenden

Madeleine O'Meara, Sports Editor
September 12
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, In the Locker Room, SPORTS

Why did you decide to play rugby at Oberlin? Jackson Meredith: Well, I played rugby in high school for four years. We had a really good team. I didn’t think I was going to play at Oberlin because it was a college sport and I didn’t know if I would have time, but my hallmate, Avery Harrison [OC ...

In the Locker Room with Katie Baldonieri, Kristine Kuchta, and Kristen Dix

James Kriz, Staff Writer
May 4
Filed under In the Locker Room, Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

What was the best moment during your senior seasons? Kristen Dix: Beating Wittenberg [University]. We knocked them out of contention for the [NCAC] tourney on their Senior Day. Kristine Kuchta: Yeah, they pretty much all cried. It was awesome. What changes have you experienced in the program since you...

In the Locker Room: Alice Zicht and Lori Sako

Kirby Livingston
April 6
Filed under In the Locker Room, Lacrosse, SPORTS

How long has it been since the team was this successful? Lori Sako: This has been our best start to a season since 1995 or 1996. Alice Zicht: We’re making herstory. How have you dealt with the numerous coaching and personnel changes over the past few seasons? AZ: The experience has really brought...

In the Locker Room: Virginia Covalt, Equipment Room Manager

Madeline O'Meara, Staff Writer
March 16
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

How long have you been working for the equipment room? [It will be] 32 years this August. What originally brought you to Oberlin? Well, I used to work downtown in a restaurant. There was an old gentleman that used to come in and eat all the time. I guess he sorta worked in here all by himse...

In the Locker Room: Alex Guo

Samantha Dudzinski, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

What’s the best part about being on the track and field team? I would say the conference meet, because you get there and you’ve trained with these people the whole season. The amazing things you accomplish, you know that it’s through all the hard work you put in with your teammates every ...

In the Locker Room: Ariel Lewis

Madeline O'Meara, Sports Editor
March 2
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Lewis, the senior matriarch of Yeowomen tennis, has started her final season emphatically by winning four of her first five contests. She sits down with the Review to share a little of her strategic wisdom, as well as her affinity for sweet chili sauce.   What made you decide to play te...

In the Locker Room with Sam Towne and Joe Leffler

Madeline O'Meara, Sports Editor
February 24
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

How did you decide to play tennis at Oberlin? ST: For me, my high school didn’t have a tennis team, so I had never really played competitively, but I took lessons and always enjoyed playing and enjoyed watching it… and I thought, “So I’m at a D-III school, and maybe I have a chance of maki...

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In the Locker Room