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Volleyball Team Takes 6th at Conferences

Volleyball Team Takes 6th at Conferences

Emma Lehmann
November 15, 2013
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

The women’s volleyball team took 6th place at the North Coast Atlantic Conference championships this past weekend. The tournament took place at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. The team played three games, winning one and losing two, with the first a veritable struggle for the team. Although...

Volleyball Team Takes on Important Wins

Volleyball Team Takes on Important Wins

Sarah Kahl, Staff Writer
November 1, 2013
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

The Yeowomen volleyball team has been getting mixed results lately. Most recently, the Yeowomen came up short to the Adrian College Bulldogs, falling 0–3. During that same week, however, the team managed to beat some major competitors, such as The College of Wooster and Kenyon College. Against the...

What You Missed Over Break

What You Missed Over Break

Rose Stoloff, Sports Editor
November 1, 2013
Filed under Cross Country, Field Hockey, Soccer, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

Cross Country - The men’s and women’s cross country teams hosted more than 30 teams at the annual Inter-Regional Rumble. Amid mud and rainstorms, and supported by Oberlin’s Taiko drummers, the men and women finished thirteenth out of 31 and fifth out of 34 respectively. Men’s Soccer - Men’s soc...

Volleyball Squad Defeats Ohio Wesleyan

Emma Lehmann
October 4, 2013
Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

The volleyball squad had their first North Coast Athletic Conference win over Ohio Wesleyan University this past Saturday. Despite trailing in the beginning, the team prevailed, managing to win in only three sets. The margin for each set was small: 26–24 for the first and second sets, and 25–23 for...

Volleyball Rebounds After a Tough Start

Tyler Sloan
September 13, 2013
Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

After an unsuccessful beginning to its season, the women’s volleyball team has started to turn things around. The Yeowomen began the fall season with five consecutive losses against notable competition like Carnegie Mellon University and Penn State–Erie, The Behrend College (both 0–3 losses...

In the Locker Room with Christine Antonsen

Rose Stoloff, Sports Editor
September 6, 2013
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

What was your favorite moment of preseason? I don’t know, but can I tell you what my least favorite moment was instead? It was doing a pool workout with field hockey. It was really tiring and I almost drowned. What did you have to do? So much hard stuff. They threw us in the pool and we w...

Yeowomen Battle in Conference Playoffs

Yeowomen Battle in Conference Playoffs

Ian Adomeit, Staff Writer
November 9, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

The women’s volleyball team finished its season with a 10–18 overall record this past weekend in the North Coast Athletic Conference playoffs in Springfield, Ohio.   In the first round of playoffs on Friday, Nov. 2, the eighth-seeded Yeowomen played the top-seeded defending Natio...

In the Locker Room: Chinwe Okona and Laura Jessee

Madeleine O'Meara, Sports Editor
September 28, 2012
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

How long have you been playing volleyball? Laura Jessee: I’ve been playing volleyball since sixth grade, and I’ve played club since eighth grade. Chinwe Okona: I’ve also been playing since sixth grade. I never played club, and I also took a break for two years to do marching band. [Laughs.] ...

Volleyball Works to Change Culture

Phoebe Hammer
October 7, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

Despite positive signs for the future, the women’s volleyball team left their home court disappointed again on Wednesday night. The Yeowomen fell to the Baldwin-Wallace College Yellow Jackets in three sets, 11–25, 8–25, 13–25. Providing a glimpse into the program’s bright future, a pair...

Volleyball Struggles at Kenyon

Kirby Livingston
September 30, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

The women’s volleyball team entered its first North Coast Athletic Conference tournament with an 0–9 record and plenty to prove. The Yeowomen were looking to build off of the momentum from their home opener ten days earlier, where they managed to force a fourth set against a solid Muskingum University...

Volleyball Shows Progress Despite Injuries

Robert Hull
September 16, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

The Oberlin volleyball team continued to show that they can be competitive with anyone on the court, playing tightly fought matches at the Marcia French Invitation at Case Western Reserve University and at home against Muskingum University this past week. On day one at Case, the Yeowomen started off...

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