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The Oberlin Review

Newcomer of the Year: Christina Marquette

Quinn Hull, Sports Editor
March 9, 2012
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

On when she found out about winning the award: We’d just finished our post-season meetings with Coach [Kerry Jenkins], like our individual meetings. He called me and was, like, “Oh, you won this.” I was like “Yeah, I get to call my parents.” On atoning for a disappointing final year of high schoo...

Senior Day Spoiled by Giants

Senior Day Spoiled by Giants

Samantha Dudzinski
February 24, 2012
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

Philips Gymnasium was packed last Saturday, Feb. 18, for the Yeomen basketball team's last game of the season against Wabash College. The celebration of Senior Day and First Year Appreciation Day added to the enthusiastic crowds. “The atmosphere was great. I don’t think I’ve ever heard our fans...

Shock and Awe: Yeomen Enact Revenge on Depauw

James Kriz
February 17, 2012
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The men’s basketball team broke even this week. The Yeomen downed DePauw University on Saturday, Feb. 11, at home before losing a close game against Hiram College on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Both contests were highly competitive, with a last second win over DePauw highlighting the action of the week...

In the Locker Room with Andrew Fox

Samantha Dudzinski
February 17, 2012
Filed under Basketball, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

As an Arizona native, what made you decide to come to Oberlin? On my visit I really, really enjoyed the classes, which sounds kind of nerdy, but I definitely did. I also got along with the players. I just felt it was a group of guys I could be close with and I have, so it was definitely a good fit. Actu...

In Review, a Yeoman Winter Term

In Review, a Yeoman Winter Term

Quinn Hull and Madeline O'Meara
February 10, 2012
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field, Varsity Winter

A look at the highlights of athletics events over Winter Term. Men’s and Women’s Basketball The Contests: The Yeomen went 2–10 over Winter Term, including wins against Allegheny College and Ohio University-Zanesville, giving them six wins and 16 losses on the season. The Yeowomen p...

Yeowomen Win, Clinch Berth to NCAC Playoffs

Yeowomen Win, Clinch Berth to NCAC Playoffs

Phoebe Hammer
February 10, 2012
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The women’s basketball team turned in back-to-back strong performances against conference foes last weekend in Philips Gymnasium, dominating Wooster 58–40 on Friday night before dropping a close overtime game to Ohio Wesleyan 72–81 on Saturday. Fortunately, the Yeowomen needed only one win to...

Yeomen Basketball Starts Spring with Stumbles

Yeomen Basketball Starts Spring with Stumbles

Kate Hanick
February 10, 2012
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

After training hard over Winter Term, the Yeomen got off to a rough start with the first two games of the spring semester. This past weekend the Yeomen fell to both the Allegheny Gators and the Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops. On Feb. 1, the Yeomen struggled to put up points in the first half on the Gators’...

In the Locker Room with Josh Merritt and Allison Anderson

Ariel Lewis, Sports Editor
November 11, 2011
Filed under Basketball, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

Obviously you guys met through basketball, but who liked whom first, and did Josh make a move first? Josh: [Laughs.] Do you want me to tell the real story? Allison: Sure — I mean, might as well. JM: Someone bet her a dollar to come talk to me because they knew she liked me. That’s how it...

Women’s Basketball to Enter the Jenkins Era

Quinn Hull
November 11, 2011
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

In 2008, when Kerry Jenkins accepted the women’s basketball head coach position at Oberlin College, his colleagues at the University of Vermont judged him to be a little off his rocker. “Everybody thought I was insane, ” Jenkins said. He was leaving behind a productive position as assi...

Poor Shooting, Missed Opportunities Doom Yeowomen

Chris Landers, Sports Editor
February 25, 2011
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The women’s basketball team saw its season end in a frustrating fashion this past Wednesday, as it fell to the second-seeded Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops, 67–60, in the quarterfinals of the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament. Senior guard Syrea Thomas paced the Yeowomen (8–18, 3–11...

With Sharp Shooting Skills, the Yeomen Continue Successful Season

Emily Perry, Staff Writer
December 11, 2009
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The men’s basketball team is going to have an outstanding 2009–10 season. In the game on Tuesday night against Kalamazoo College, the team won by a 20-point margin – the largest differential since the 1991–92 season, in which Oberlin beat Earlham by 27 points, 83-56. This victory was not especially...

At Wooster Invitational, Swim Team Earns Superb Results and Breaks Records

Nick Rosano, Staff Writer
December 11, 2009
Filed under SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Varsity Winter

The Oberlin swim teams contin- ued their strong start to the season, exceeding the teams’ expectations by swimming to respectable finishes at the Wooster Invitational from Dec. 3-5. The Yeowomen, spurred on by record-breaking performances, placed in fourth out of a field of 10 with a total of 881.50...

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