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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...

Oberlin Goes 1–3 in Wooster Series

Oberlin Goes 1–3 in Wooster Series

Michaela Puterbaugh
April 7, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Uncategorized, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Baseball had its hands full with a four-game series against the College of Wooster Fighting Scots doubleheader last weekend, dropping three-of-four games to the nationally sixth-ranked team. Coming off of a 9–1 non-conference loss against Otterbein University earlier in the week, the Yeomen hoped to...

Yeomen Gear Up for Final NCAC Games

Yeomen Gear Up for Final NCAC Games

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The Yeomen are fighting tooth and nail for a winning season as they edge closer to their final games with an overall 4–6 season and 0–3 conference record. Most recently, The College of Wooster Fighting Scots set the team back with a 13–8 loss last Saturday. “The Wooster game was an example...

Women’s Lacrosse Remains Undefeated

Women’s Lacrosse Remains Undefeated

Julie Schreiber, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

After a month of competition, women’s lacrosse stands alone as the only undefeated team in the North Coast Athletic Conference. The squad is ranked first in conference standings, and its 7–0 record includes a resounding 16–5 win over The College of Wooster, Oberlin’s first win over the Fighting...

Yeowomen Show New Promise in Opening Games

Yeowomen Show New Promise in Opening Games

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Thriving in the sunshine state, softball set a program record for spring break wins, going 6–6 in a week of non-conference games. The Yeowomen then returned from Florida for their home opener, splitting a doubleheader with the Wilmington College Fighting Quakers. Oberlin won game one 6–2 before dropping...

Yeomen Kick off Conference Play, Besting OWU

Yeomen Kick off Conference Play, Besting OWU

Sam Harris and Jackie McDermott
March 31, 2017
Filed under Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Riding an eight-match win streak, men’s tennis earned its first North Coast Athletic Conference victory with an 8–1 win over the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops Saturday. The Yeomen posted five non-conference victories during their spring break trip in the beach-front town of Hilton Head,...

In The Locker Room with Women’s Track and Field

In The Locker Room with Women’s Track and Field

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

In The Locker Room with Lilah Drafts-Johnson and Monique Newton This week, the Review sat down with junior sprinter/jumper Lilah Drafts-Johnson and junior thrower Monique Newton to talk about the women’s team’s first outright conference championship in school history, the duo’s experiences ...

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