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The Oberlin Review

In the Locker Room: Joanna Johnson

Marissa Clardy
April 22, 2011
Filed under Cross Country, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Fall, Varsity Spring

You just automatically qualified for nationals in the 10k. What was your mindset going into and coming out of the race? The goal of the race was to qualify. I knew that was the plan. The qualifying time was 35 minutes, 48 seconds, so I set my goal pace a little below that. It didn’t go perfec...

Tennis Teams Look to NCAC Tourney After Close Losses

Alen Cisija
April 22, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The end of the regular season is fast approaching for both of Oberlin’s varsity tennis teams, as the Yeomen and Yeowomen are jockeying for position in the upcoming North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament next weekend. The men dropped two hard-fought matches this week against nationally rank...

Yeomen Sweep Doubleheader from Kenyon Lords

James Kriz
April 22, 2011
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

With the stakes as high as they’ve been all year, the Yeomen baseballers stepped up to the challenge, winning both contests in a crucial doubleheader against North Coast Athletic Conference foe Kenyon College by scores of 5–1 and 8–6 this past Sunday. It was a sunny but windy day at Dill Field,...

Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Suffer Pair of Tough Losses

John Critterden
April 15, 2011
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The men's lacrosse team came up just short in two close games this week, on the road at 19th ranked Wittenberg University on Saturday, April 9, and home against the College of Wooster Scots on Wednesday, April 13. The Yeomen came out with confidence against the Tigers, taking a 5¬–4 lead early in...

Baseball Hits Its Stride in Arizona

Chris Landers, Sports Editor
April 6, 2011
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The men’s baseball team’s highly anticipated 2011 campaign got into full swing over spring break, as the Yeomen headed to Arizona for the RussMatt Greater Phoenix Invitational. After splitting an opening doubleheader with Middlebury College, Oberlin used strong pitching and timely hitting to sweep...

In the Locker Room: Philip Brua

Alen Cisija
March 18, 2011
Filed under Baseball, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

What can we expect from OC baseball this season? We expect to be in the playoffs this year. That’s the goal. Anything else would be seen as a failure. Our goal isn’t to go .500. Our goal is to get to the playoffs. We want to be the first team in school history to do that. What made the team successful...

Oberlin Through an All-American’s Eyes

Joanna Johnson
March 18, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

This is my rhythm. The humid air surging in and out of my lungs, the pounding of my heart, my arms swinging, my rubber soles drumming on the pavement. Having found my cadence, I relax and settle in. I clear my mind of all distractions and lose myself in the harmony of the movement produced by myself...

Men’s Lacrosse Battles Injuries, Falls Short Against Trine

James Kriz
March 18, 2011
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The men’s lacrosse team arrived in Angola, IN, with momentum from a strong 8–3 victory over Shenandoah University on March 12. This momentum wouldn’t be enough, however, as the Yeomen were unable to overcome missed opportunities and numerous injuries in a 12–4 loss against the Trine University...

Baseball Season Being Washed Away

Ariel Lewis
March 18, 2011
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Oberlin baseball has set their expectations high coming off the team’s record-breaking 2010 season. The Yeomen, who boast a squad heavy in senior talent, look to qualify for the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament for the first time in history — that is, if they ever get a chance to play. Now...

Men’s Tennis Shows Promise But Comes Up Short

John Critterden
March 18, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Oberlin is on the cusp of becoming a significant force in men’s tennis in the North Coast Athletic Conference; the team must simply find a way to close out matches. This past Saturday, March 12, the team lost hard-fought matches against Grove City College and Ohio Wesleyan University, both by scores...

Clardy Earns MVP as Track Stars Shine

James Blankenship and Joanna Johnson
March 11, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

As the final leg of the Yeowomens’ 4x400-meter relay team sprinted around the first turn of Oberlin’s indoor track on Saturday night, its members were met with wild claps, stomps and chants of “Go OC, Go OC, Go!” Fans dashed across the infield to watch the final stretch as sophomore Marissa Clardy...

Tennis Teams In Search of Consistency Following Tough Losses

James Blankenship and Ariel Lewis
March 11, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Last week was a rough one for Oberlin’s tennis squads, who dropped a combined three matches in the season’s early going. The Yeomen suffered consecutive defeats in their doubleheader last Saturday, losing 8–1 and 9–0 at the hands of Hope College and Elmhurst College, respectively. Just two days...

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