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The Oberlin Review

In the Locker Room: Ben Turchin and Charlie Marks

Phoebe Hammer, Sports Editor
April 12
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Why did you guys decide to play tennis at Oberlin? Charlie Marks: I’ve played tennis since I was eight. I’ve always done it, so I figured I would keep doing it. The old head coach, Adam, was very aggressive about getting me here — enough that my parents made me apply here. Ben Turchin: When I ...

Despite Loss, Men’s Tennis Ready to Hit Hard

Jake Zuckerman
April 12
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

It may sound counterintuitive, but the men’s tennis team is looking to carry the positive momentum from its 7–2 loss against Denison University last Saturday into some tough competition in the coming weeks. Saturday’s loss marks the first time that senior Ben Turchin or junior Charlie Marks...

Women’s Tennis Ranks Nationally

Jacob Zuckerman
April 5
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The women’s tennis team earned its first national ranking in the history of the program on March 28, securing a 30th-place ranking by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Following a strong 3–0 showing over its spring break trip, the team also moved up to the sixth-place spot in the Central...

Men’s Tennis Strong in Victory over Grove City

Taylor Swift
March 15
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Grove City College proved to be no threat to the men’s tennis team last Saturday as the Yeomen cruised to a solid 6–3 victory over the Wolverines. After over a week with no matches, the Yeomen came out ready to fight for their fifth consecutive victory, rising to a 5–1 overall record. The Yeomen...

Yeomen Top Ohio Wesleyan 2–7

Nate Levinson
March 13
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The men’s tennis team earned a strong 2–7 victory on the road against conference foe Ohio Wesleyan University last Saturday morning. The win extended Oberlin’s winning streak to three games and gave the Yeomen a great deal of confidence heading into a string of three consecutive games on their...

Women’s Tennis Soars Over Eagles in 7–2 Victory

Taylor Swift
March 8
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

After a two-week lull in competition, the women’s tennis team came out on fire last Wednesday night, beating the Ashland University Eagles 7–2. Coming off of a tough loss to Case Western Reserve University, the Yeowomen proved resilient in their hard-fought matches, trumping Ashland for the first...

Women’s Tennis Suffer First Loss Against Case Western

Erickson Andrews
March 1
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The eighth-ranked Yeowomen suffered their first loss of the spring tennis season on Friday, Feb. 22, as they fell to the seventh-ranked Spartans of Case Western Reserve University 1–8. The Spartans, who beat the Yeowomen 4–5 last year, jumped on the Yeowomen early, winning the first three doubles...

Yeowomen Secure 8-1 Victory over Otterbein

Sarah Kahl
February 22
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Last weekend, the women’s tennis team pulled out an impressive win against Otterbein University in what seemed to be a never-ending match. During the five and a half hour contest the Yeowomen never let up, finishing with an 8–1 victory. The team swept all three of the first doubles matches. Senior...

Yeowomen Destroy Baldwin Wallace in First Women’s Tennis Match of the Year

Rose Stoloff, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The beginning of a new season can often be tricky. Players have to get back into the competitive mode of playing while simultaneously adjusting to both the new roster of players and distractions of the fresh semester. Not so for the women’s tennis team, however, which opened its spring season flawlessly...

Underclassmen Show Promise in First Match of the Season

Nate Levinson
February 15
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The men’s tennis team suffered a tough 6–3 home loss to defending Ohio Athletic Conference champion Baldwin Wallace University in its first match of the season last Saturday. After finishing with a 10–14 record last season, the Yeomen are confident they can make great strides under new Head Coach...

In the Locker Room: Brenna Sheldon and Preeya Shah

Phoebe Hammer, Sports Editor
February 8
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

How did you come to play tennis at Oberlin? Brenna Sheldon: I found out about Oberlin from [Head Coach] Constantine [Ananiadis]. He sent me letters and called me and emailed me and left me messages. I never would have come here if not for him. Preeya Shah: I picked Oberlin for its academics fi...

Tennis’ Fall Season Ending on a High Note

Sarah Kahl
January 27
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Fall

The men’s and women’s tennis teams both showed tremendous promise at each of their matches last weekend. The men hosted their annual Invitational, while the women traveled to Greencastle, IN, where they competed in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Region Championships. On the women’s...

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