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IM Softball Draws from All Corners of Campus

IM Softball Draws from All Corners of Campus

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

Passing by North Fields on a Wednesday afternoon, echoes of teammates calling for a pop-fly or the crack of a ball popping off a bat can be heard from over a hundred yards away. This isn’t a varsity team warming up for its next game; it’s intramural softball, where students from all corners of campu...

See You Later, Gators: Lax Wins 14–3

See You Later, Gators: Lax Wins 14–3

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Despite a hot start bolstered by a crowd of boisterous fans, the women’s lacrosse team suffered its first loss of the season 15–12 against the Denison University Big Red in a tense back-and-forth contest last Saturday. Oberlin quickly bounced back though, securing a 14–3 win against the Allegheny...

Yeowomen Show New Promise in Opening Games

Yeowomen Show New Promise in Opening Games

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Thriving in the sunshine state, softball set a program record for spring break wins, going 6–6 in a week of non-conference games. The Yeowomen then returned from Florida for their home opener, splitting a doubleheader with the Wilmington College Fighting Quakers. Oberlin won game one 6–2 before dropping...

Club Bowling Revives Women’s Squad

Club Bowling Revives Women’s Squad

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

For the first time in a decade, OC Thunder, Oberlin’s intercollegiate bowling team, fielded a women’s team. The group is brimming with enthusiasm and happy to be reviving an old Oberlin tradition. “It was incredible to compete for the first OC Thunder women's bowling team since 2007,” first-year...

Dropping First Two Games, Yeomen Face Growing Pains

Dropping First Two Games, Yeomen Face Growing Pains

Alex McNicoll and James Cato
February 24, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The men’s lacrosse team suffered season opening defeats this weekend, dropping its first two games against the John Carroll University Blue Streaks and Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets 19–6 and 18–5 respectively. After losing 10 seniors to graduation last year, seven of whom were starters,...

Yeowomen Push Past Kenyon Ladies

Yeowomen Push Past Kenyon Ladies

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

A key conference win is propelling the Yeowomen through the final stretch of their season, with a 52–41 over the Kenyon College Ladies on Wednesday. The victory moved Oberlin to 10–12 on the season and 7–6 in North Coast Athletic Conference play, and puts the team within reach of a top seed in...

Athletics Department Welcomes New Coaches

Athletics Department Welcomes New Coaches

Alex McNicoll
February 3, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

The Athletics Department added five new assistant coaches this January, each of whom offers their own unique blend of collegiate coaching and playing experience to the softball, baseball, football and men’s lacrosse teams. While assistant coach Brandon Jossey has only been on the Yeomen baseball...

Yeowomen Best Big Red to Stay Undefeated in NCAC

Yeowomen Best Big Red to Stay Undefeated in NCAC

Alex McNicoll
December 9, 2016
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

Losing four of its first five games hasn’t stopped the women’s basketball team from dominating North Coast Athletic Conference play. With a 51–46 win against the Denison University Big Red Wednesday, Oberlin improved to 3–4 overall, and a perfect 3–0 in the NCAC. The Yeowomen, who currently...

Yeomen Look to Rebound Against Youngstown

Yeomen Look to Rebound Against Youngstown

Alex McNicoll
December 2, 2016
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The Yeomen’s early season struggles continued with an 87–73 loss to the Muskingum University Fighting Muskies Wednesday, dropping the team’s record to 1–4 overall and 0­–1 in the North Coast Athletic Conference. With less than one week remaining before the NCAC season officially begins, the...

Yeowomen Beat Bears, Lin Notches Top-10 Finish

Yeowomen Beat Bears, Lin Notches Top-10 Finish

Alex McNicoll
November 18, 2016
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Varsity Winter

In a milestone day for several Oberlin swimmers and divers at Ohio Northern University last Saturday, the Yeowomen defeated the Polar Bears 130–100, while the Yeomen fell 149–77. Despite splitting the meet, Head Coach Andrew Brabson said he was encouraged by the progression he saw from both the men...

Football Set to Battle Hiram in Season Finale

Football Set to Battle Hiram in Season Finale

Alex McNicoll
November 11, 2016
Filed under Football, Recent Stories, Varsity Fall

The Yeomen suffered a Senior Day spoiler at the hands of the DePauw University Tigers last Saturday in their ninth consecutive loss of the year, falling 50–17. Still looking for its first win, Oberlin will travel to Hiram College tomorrow to face off against the Terriers for its last matchup of the...

Yeomen Head to First Ever NCAC Final

Yeomen Head to First Ever NCAC Final

Alex McNicoll
November 4, 2016
Filed under Recent Stories, Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

Men’s soccer is headed to the North Coast Athletic Conference Championship for the first time in school history after besting the Wabash College Little Giants 2–1 in the NCAC Semifinal on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Throughout the team’s first home field NCAC playoff game since 2005, Oberlin’s faithful...

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