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Tennis Downs Denison at NCACs

Tennis Downs Denison at NCACs

Julie Schreiber, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Oberlin tennis earned exhilarating back-to-back victories over rival Denison University Big Red, as both the men’s and women’s teams won their Sunday matches to finish third in the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships. The Yeomen made program history with their 5–2 win, beating the Big...

Yeowomen Battle Past Gators in Conference Semis

Yeowomen Battle Past Gators in Conference Semis

James Cato
May 5, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Hosting their first playoff game since a playoff reformatting in 2003, the Yewomen defeated the Allegheny College Gators 13–8 in the NCAC semifinals Wednesday. With the win, Oberlin punched a ticket to its second conference championship in three years, where they will face the No. 1 seeded Denison...

Heptathletes Score in NCAC Multi-Event Championships

Heptathletes Score in NCAC Multi-Event Championships

Jackie McDermott and Michaela Puterbaugh
May 5, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Scattered around the state this past weekend, portions of the track and field team competed in meets at Ashland University, Denison University and right here at home, where Oberlin hosted the North Coast Athletic Conference Multi-Event Championships. In the multi-events, Oberlin was represented in...

On a Hot Streak, Yeomen Sweep Kenyon

On a Hot Streak, Yeomen Sweep Kenyon

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The Yeomen’s offense exploded for 25 runs in a four-game series sweep last weekend against North Coast Athletic Conference rival Kenyon College. In the team’s first home series against a conference opponent, the games helped secure sole possession of second place in the NCAC East Division with 6–2...

Softball Ends 2017 Run, Splits Hiram Doubleheader

Softball Ends 2017 Run, Splits Hiram Doubleheader

Sam Harris
April 28, 2017
Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The softball team concluded their season Tuesday evening with a split against North Coast Athletic Conference rival, the Hiram College Terriers. Although the Yeowomen failed to make the NCAC Tournament, they saw improvements across the board in offensive and defensive categories — and most importantly...

Track and Field Nabs NCAC Accolades with Kenyon Meet

Track and Field Nabs NCAC Accolades with Kenyon Meet

Julie Schreiber, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The Yeowomen track and field team triumphed for the second time this spring by securing a first-place finish at the Kenyon College Invitational last Saturday with 261 points. On the men’s side, Oberlin finished in third place with 115.50 points among the seven-team field. Head Coach Ray Appenheimer...

Baseball Rebounds to Split Weekend at Hiram College

Baseball Rebounds to Split Weekend at Hiram College

Julie Schreiber, Staff writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Oberlin’s offense turned from cold to scorching hot over a four-game series with the Hiram College Terriers. The Yeomen bounced back from two tough losses Friday to bury the Terriers 14–4 in Saturday’s game one and 13–4 in the nightcap. Oberlin’s North Coast Athletic Conference record now st...

Yeomen Record First Conference Win

Yeomen Record First Conference Win

Sydney Allen, Production editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Men’s lacrosse broke its five-game North Coast Athletic Conference losing streak, defeating the Wabash College Little Giants 19–7 Saturday. Riding the momentum, the Yeomen downed the Hiram College Terriers 29–1 Tuesday to improve their record to 6–8 overall and 2–5 in North Coast Athletic Conf...

Track and Field Builds on Indoor Season’s Momentum

Track and Field Builds on Indoor Season’s Momentum

Sydney Allen, Production editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

Both track and field teams honored their seniors in an emotional ceremony last Saturday as they took to their home turf in the annual Bob Kahn Invitational. Though the events were moved back in the day because of rain, the Senior Day festivities stayed on schedule, providing the participants a rare opport...

Women’s Tennis Sweeps Wooster Match 9–0

Women’s Tennis Sweeps Wooster Match 9–0

Julie Schreiber, Staff writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis

Doling out an emphatic 9–0 sweep to the College of Wooster Fighting Scots, the Yeowomen earned their first North Coast Athletic Conference win of the season last Friday. After an up-and-down March, in which the eight-member squad faced several nationally ranked teams and grueling multi-match weeks, the Ye...

See You Later, Gators: Lax Wins 14–3

See You Later, Gators: Lax Wins 14–3

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Despite a hot start bolstered by a crowd of boisterous fans, the women’s lacrosse team suffered its first loss of the season 15–12 against the Denison University Big Red in a tense back-and-forth contest last Saturday. Oberlin quickly bounced back though, securing a 14–3 win against the Allegheny...

In The Locker Room with Softball

In The Locker Room with Softball

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

This week, the Review sat down with sophomore center fielder Emma Downing and senior pitcher Tori Poplaski to discuss the recent success of the softball team. The team broke the record for wins on spring break, earning six victories over the course of the week. After dropping their first two conferen...

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