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Strong Offense Helps Yeowomen Win First Two Games of Season

Strong Offense Helps Yeowomen Win First Two Games of Season

Erickson Andrews
November 22
Filed under Basketball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The Oberlin women’s basketball team got off to a strong start last weekend as they handily trounced the Franciscan University Barons and the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes. In the first two games of the 2013-14 season, the Yeowomen put their new fast-paced offense to work with great success, defeating...

Men’s Basketball Has High Hopes

Jake Miller
November 15
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

As the Yeomen get set to tip off their season, expectations for the team are high. With the addition of five first-years this season, the team will have a lot of depth alongside another five sophomores, three juniors and four seniors. Six-foot-nine sophomore center Randy Ollie looks poised to step...

Yeowomen Hoopsters Look Forward to Season

Ellie Huizenga
November 15
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The women’s basketball team is chomping at the bit for their season to begin. “I am most looking forward to seeing things come together and how we respond when we face adversity,” said sophomore Caroline Hamilton. “We've been going at each other in practice for about a month of preseason,...

Swimming and Diving Team Makes Splash with Weekend Wins

Swimming and Diving Team Makes Splash with Weekend Wins

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
November 8
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Varsity Winter

The swimming and diving team began its season impressively this past weekend with wins over the Hiram College Terriers and The College of Wooster Fighting Scots in the Greater Cleveland Swimming and Diving Tournament. The team defeated the Terriers handily on Friday by a score of 347–106 and eked...

New Coach Brabson Has High Hopes for Future of Swimming and Diving Program

Emma Lehmann
September 20
Filed under SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Varsity Winter

New swimming and diving head coach Andrew Brabson has only had a month to plan his move to Oberlin. His first day on campus will also be his first day coaching the team but for Brabson this is something to look forward to. Athletic Director Natalie Winkelfoos and senior captain Chris Pickens agree—his...

Yeomen Drop Playoff Game to No.1 Wooster

Shuntaro Shirota
February 22
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

Oberlin basketball's first playoff birth since 2008 was a first-round loss to the College of Wooster Fighting Scots this Tuesday, with a final score of 74–47. The eighth seeded Yeomen faced the first-seeded Scots at Wooster’s home court. Oberlin allowed 19 points off of 20 turnovers throughout...

First-Years Make Big Splash in NCAC Championships

Sarah Orbuch, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Varsity Winter

The Yeomen and Yeowomen swimmers concluded their impressive season with record-breaking performances at the North Coast Athletic Conference swimming and diving championships last week. The first record-setting time came from first-years Jillian Sarazen, Olivia Degitz, Deirdre Haren and Samma Regan...

Track and Field Teams Impress at All-Ohio and Baldwin Wallace

Sarah Kahl
February 15
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Winter

Last weekend, the track and field teams competed at the All-Ohio Indoor Track and Field Championships at Otterbein University, going against 18 different teams in the region. “The men’s and women’s team were both strong,” said first-year distance runner Yorito Nakata. “There were many outstanding...

In the Locker Room with Emmanuel Lewis, Geoff Simpson and Andrew Fox

Maxwell Sugarman, Sports Editor
February 15
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

What has been your favorite thing about playing basketball at Oberlin? Least favorite? AF: Least favorite has to be the losses. [Laughs.] EL: We’ve taken way too many losses. The team has probably been the best thing. I really like the group of guys this year. We’ve made big improvements. Ho...

Yeomen One Step Closer to Playoffs

Erickson Andrews
February 15
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

Last Saturday the Yeomen stunned DePauw University with a last-second victory on DePauw’s home court. With only 14 seconds left in the game, Oberlin called a timeout. “The game was tied, and [Head] Coach [Isaiah] Cavaco drew up a play to get me the ball down low. I had been beating them in the...

Men’s Basketball Looks to Improve with New Tactics

Kate Hanick, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The men’s basketball team fell to the Kenyon College Lords at home Wednesday night, with a final score of 50–65. Although it looked as if the Yeomen could put the game away in the first half, the Lords came back late to steal the victory. Down 3–10 early in the game, the Yeomen changed their...

What You Missed: Winter Term Recap

Sarah Orbuch, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field, Track and Field, Varsity Spring, Varsity Winter

Swimming and Diving: Women: The Yeowomen went 3–2 this Winter Term, with major victories against John Carroll University, Ohio Wesleyan University and Notre Dame College. In both meets, the underclassmen showed their competitors that they were not to be overlooked. Against John Carroll, sophomore E...

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