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Baseball Sweeps Berea in Doubleheader

Baseball Sweeps Berea in Doubleheader

James Cato
March 10
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

With 31 hits and 29 runs, the baseball team opened up the 2017 season in style by defeating the Berea College Mountaineers in a doubleheader 12–1 and 17–0. After a disappointing 2016 campaign, the Yeomen are looking to build off their current 2–0 start to recapture the magic of 2015, when they c...

Women’s Lacrosse Dominates Openers

Women’s Lacrosse Dominates Openers

Sam Harris
March 10
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Women’s lacrosse continued its hot start to the 2017 season Saturday with a 22–2 win over the Kalamazoo College Hornets. Led by junior Natalie Rauchle, who scored five goals, 10 different Yeowomen tallied goals. The Yeowomen were also victorious yesterday, defeating the Otterbein University Cardinals 19–4 to impr...

Track and Field Claims Program’s First Conference Title

Track and Field Claims Program’s First Conference Title

Jackie McDermott and Julie Schreiber
March 10
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Winter

Women’s track and field smashed conference records and reached new heights last weekend at the North Coast Athletic Conference Indoor Track Championship, claiming its first outright title in program history. As boisterous cheers reverberated off the walls of Heisman Field House, the Yeowomen stood ...

Yeowomen Fall to NCAC Rival Tigers

Yeowomen Fall to NCAC Rival Tigers

Michaela Puterbaugh, Staff Writer
March 3
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

In a tough loss to the No. 25 DePauw University Tigers, the Yeowomen fell 6–3 Sunday to the rival who bested them last year in the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament third-place match, the last match of the 2015-16 season. The loss came a day after a victory over the Centre College Colonels,...

In The Locker Room with Women’s Lacrosse

In The Locker Room with Women’s Lacrosse

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
March 3
Filed under In the Locker Room, Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

This week, the Review sat down with women’s lacrosse first-year midfielders Mia Battle and Eliza Amber to discuss their rookie season, offseason training and the eight-person senior class leadership. Last season, the Yeowomen finished 10–7 overall and 4­–4 in North Coast Athletic Conference c...

Yeowomen Head to NCAC Semifinals

Yeowomen Head to NCAC Semifinals

Michaela Puterbaugh
February 24
Filed under Basketball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Winter

Tuesday marked a pivotal point in Yeowomen basketball history as the squad, seeded fifth in the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament, defeated the fourth-seeded Hiram College Terriers 60–43 to become the first women’s basketball team to win a playoff game since 1999. With the win, Oberlin solidified...

Dropping First Two Games, Yeomen Face Growing Pains

Dropping First Two Games, Yeomen Face Growing Pains

Alex McNicoll and James Cato
February 24
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The men’s lacrosse team suffered season opening defeats this weekend, dropping its first two games against the John Carroll University Blue Streaks and Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets 19–6 and 18–5 respectively. After losing 10 seniors to graduation last year, seven of whom were starters,...

DePauw Spoils Senior Day for Yeomen

DePauw Spoils Senior Day for Yeomen

Julie Schreiber, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Winter

The Yeomen took to the court for the last time Saturday in a face off against the DePauw University Tigers, but not before honoring their five seniors at its annual Senior Day celebration. The team’s seniors, all four-year varsity-letter recipients — Nathan Cohen, Zach Meyers, Scott Miller, Zach...

Women’s Tennis Splits Home Opener

Women’s Tennis Splits Home Opener

Sam Harris
February 17
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Women’s tennis swept the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets 9–0 in its first win of the season Saturday before falling to Division II Indiana University of Pennsylvania 7–2 later that afternoon. Led by veteran players but bolstered by a strong rookie class, Oberlin’s record stands at 1...

Yeowomen Take Fifth in Conference Finale

Yeowomen Take Fifth in Conference Finale

James Cato
February 17
Filed under SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Varsity Sports, Varsity Winter

The swimming and diving teams shattered 20 personal records and two school records at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships Feb. 8–11 at Denison University. Despite being low in numbers, the women captured fifth place overall while the men clinched eighth. “I think that everyone re...

Track, Field Collects NCAC Athlete of the Week Awards

Track, Field Collects NCAC Athlete of the Week Awards

Julie Scheiber, Staff Writer
February 17
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Currently ranked 15th in the nation, Yeowomen track and field racked up record-breaking performances Feb. 11 at the All-Ohio Championships, as junior Lilah Drafts-Johnson set two school records. Propelling the women’s team to a fourth place finish, Drafts-Johnson earned her NCAC Sprinter/Hurdler of ...

Yeowomen Push Past Kenyon Ladies

Yeowomen Push Past Kenyon Ladies

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports Editor
February 10
Filed under Basketball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

A key conference win is propelling the Yeowomen through the final stretch of their season, with a 52–41 over the Kenyon College Ladies on Wednesday. The victory moved Oberlin to 10–12 on the season and 7–6 in North Coast Athletic Conference play, and puts the team within reach of a top seed in...

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