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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...

Yeomen, Chrapczynski Look Strong in Preparation for NCAC Championships

Chris Landers, Sports Editor
March 4, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

It was a record-setting day for Oberlin track and field at the North Coast Athletic Conference Indoor Pentathlon last Saturday. Junior Shawn Chrapczynski set a new school record for total points in the event, racking up 3,105 and finishing just behind Andrew Diehl of Ohio Wesleyan University, who...

Chun Leads Yeomen to a Perfect Week

Chris Landers, Sports Editor
March 4, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The men’s tennis team was on fire this week, defeating Heidelberg University on Saturday by a score of 7–2 and picking up a 6–3 win over Mount Union College on Wednesday. The Yeomen, who improved to 3–2 on the year, won with dominant singles play in both contests. Against Heidelberg, Oberlin...

Baseball Set for a Record-Setting Spring

Alen Cisija
February 25, 2011
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Our time has come. That's what the Oberlin College men’s baseball team is claiming as it finishes up preparations for the upcoming season. Coming off of a record-setting year in which they went 18–19 overall (8–8 NCAC), the Yeomen are looking to make their first-ever NCAC playoff appearance,...

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