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The Oberlin Review

Underclassmen Show Promise in First Match of the Season

Nate Levinson
February 15, 2013
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, 2013
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, 2013
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...

Yeowomen Set New Precedent, Runners-Up at NCACs

Phoebe Hammer, Staff Writer
May 4, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Last weekend, for the first time in recent history, the women’s tennis team competed in the North Coast Athletic Conference championships. Although it lost 1–5 to the eight-ranked team in the nation, DePauw University, the Yeowomen put together one of the best seasons in program history and still...

Yeo-Racqueteers End Season on High

Kate Hanick, Staff Writer
May 4, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Following a tough 1–5 loss to Allegheny College, the men’s tennis team pulled off an impressive 5–4 win against Ohio Wesleyan University on Sunday, April 29, at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championship tournament in Gambier, OH. The win, which concluded the Yeomen’s season, earned them...

Women’s Tennis Shows No Signs of Slowing

Kirby Livingston and Molly Bloom
April 20, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The women's tennis squad is nearly finished with its best regular season since 2007. The team’s 16–5 overall record is highlighted by an ongoing 11-game winning streak, which continued on Tuesday in an 8–1 win against conference rival Kenyon College. But the streak’s high point came two days...

Spring Update: Slew of Successes

Quinn Hull and Madeline O'Meara
April 6, 2012
Filed under Baseball, Lacrosse, Softball, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Tennis, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

Women’s Lacrosse The Yeowomen set the bar high as they began their spring season with the best start in program history, setting off an eight-game winning streak before losing to last year’s North Coast Athletic Conference champion, Denison University. First-year phenom Kate Hanick was named NCAC P...

Despite this Week’s Losses, Women’s Tennis Maintains Winning Record

Phoebe Hammer, Staff Writer
March 9, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

This week the women’s tennis team fell 5–4 in a close match against their regional rivals from Cleveland, 14th-ranked Case Western Reserve University. Tensions were high for the Yeowomen, ranked 19th in the region, who almost eked out the win. As per usual, senior Ariel Lewis put up one of the...

In the Locker Room: Ariel Lewis

Madeline O'Meara, Sports Editor
March 2, 2012
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Lewis, the senior matriarch of Yeowomen tennis, has started her final season emphatically by winning four of her first five contests. She sits down with the Review to share a little of her strategic wisdom, as well as her affinity for sweet chili sauce.   What made you decide to play te...

Yeomen Build Momentum with Dismantling of Mount Union

James Kriz
March 2, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The men’s tennis team gave the University of Mount Union a reality check on Feb. 29 in Alliance, Ohio, earning a decisive 2–7 victory in the match. The Yeomen entered the contest with a 3–4 record, while Mount Union was riding a three-win hot streak. This hot streak seemed like a distant memory...

In the Locker Room with Sam Towne and Joe Leffler

Madeline O'Meara, Sports Editor
February 24, 2012
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

How did you decide to play tennis at Oberlin? ST: For me, my high school didn’t have a tennis team, so I had never really played competitively, but I took lessons and always enjoyed playing and enjoyed watching it… and I thought, “So I’m at a D-III school, and maybe I have a chance of maki...

Lewis Leads Streak in Women’s Tennis

Lewis Leads Streak in Women’s Tennis

Phoebe Hammer, Staff Writer
February 24, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The women's tennis team left its home court with an 8–1 victory over Otterbein University this Saturday, adding another win to its now 4–1 record. “[Otterbein] is a solid team,” said sophomore Brenna Sheldon. “They are the kind of team that, in the past, if we had made mistakes, they woul...

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