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Men’s Tennis Squashes Wabash Little Giants

Men’s Tennis Squashes Wabash Little Giants

Julie Schreiber, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

While battles between the Wabash College Little Giants and the Yeomen are typically close, Oberlin dominated last Saturday, sweeping doubles in a decisive 6–2 victory at Medical Mutual Tennis Pavilion in Cleveland, Ohio. Bolstered by a strong class of first-years, the Yeomen are currently ranked 40th...

Yeomen Dominate at Season Opener

Yeomen Dominate at Season Opener

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
September 25
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Fall

The Yeomen started their season with a competitive performance at their own invitational event this past weekend. After finishing the 2014-2015 season ranked 12th in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Region and winning over 61 percent of their single matches, the Yeomen had high expectations...

Ishida Named NCAC Coach of the Year

Jackie McDermott, Staff Writer
May 1
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The men’s tennis team earned a fourth-place finish at the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament, which concluded on April 26, capping off a 12–11 season. Head Coach Eric Ishida was named NCAC Coach of the Year following the tournament, while sophomore Ian Paik and first-year Michael Drougas also ...

Men’s Tennis Beats Gators, Heads to Playoffs

Men’s Tennis Beats Gators, Heads to Playoffs

Jackie McDermott
April 27
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The men’s tennis team bested conference rival the Allegheny College Gators 7–2 last Saturday to clinch the fifth seed in the upcoming North Conference Athletic Conference tournament. The Yeomen sent senior captain Soren Zeliger off with the program’s first win over Allegheny in 10 years on his ...

Yeomen Dominate on Road to Push Streak to 4

Yeomen Dominate on Road to Push Streak to 4

Jackie McDermott
March 13
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The men’s tennis team pushed its winning streak to four after earning commanding road victories over the Earlham College Quakers and conference rival Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops last Saturday. The Yeomen took immediate control of Saturday’s first contest, winning all three doubles match...

Louis Takes Home Player of the Week Accolade

Louis Takes Home Player of the Week Accolade

Jackie McDermott
March 6
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Junior Callan Louis was named North Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week after a commanding performance in the men’s tennis team’s 7–2 win over the Indiana Institute of Technology. Louis has provided Oberlin with an edge, helping lead the team in winning two of its last three matches — b...

Ishida Leads Competitive Spirit for Men’s Tennis

Ishida Leads Competitive Spirit for Men’s Tennis

Jackie McDermott
February 13
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The men’s tennis team kicked off its spring season at home on Saturday, falling to conference rival Wabash College in a six hour-long 5–4 loss and 7–2 to Division II foe Tiffin University. Oberlin’s marathon contest against the Wabash Little Giants culminated in a three-set match in the fif...

In the Locker Room with Manickam Manickam, Michael Drougas and Robert Gittings

In the Locker Room with Manickam Manickam, Michael Drougas and Robert Gittings

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
February 13
Filed under In the Locker Room, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

This week, the Review sat down with men’s tennis first-years Robert Gittings, Michael Drougas and Manickam Manickam to discuss their young team, the tennis program’s recent success and their trip to Australia. How would you assess the season thus far? Manickam Manickam: Our trip to Australia w...

Tennis Sends Off Senior with Victory

Sloane Garelick
May 2
Filed under Tennis, Varsity Spring

Last weekend the tennis team closed out their spring season with a win and a loss in the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament. The team finished its season with a 12–13 record, going 1–3 in conference play. As the fifth-seeded team in the tournament, the Yeomen took on the fourth-seeded te...

Men’s Tennis Challenges Nationally Ranked Teams

Men’s Tennis Challenges Nationally Ranked Teams

Lillian Jahan
April 4
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The men’s tennis team faced seven teams in as many days during its spring break, finishing with a 3–4 record. They started things off in Hilton Head, SC, with a 9–0 loss to the Colby College Mules. Despite the loss, Head Coach Eric Ishida was still proud of his team’s effort in the match. “I’m...

Yeomen Crush OWU Bishops

Tyler Sloan, Staff Writer
March 14
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

With key players resting injuries in the singles matches against the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops, first-year Yeoman Ian Paik picked up the slack and notched his first singles victory in the No. 1 spot. Paik, a Portland, OR native, won the first set of the match but left Yeomen fans nervous...

Yeomen Look to Bounce Back from Loss to Cleveland State

Sloane Garelick
February 28
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The past two weeks have left the men’s tennis team with two big home wins and two sound defeats on the road. Last Thursday, the Yeomen shutout the Heidelberg University Student Princes at home, winning 9–0. “I think we played at a much higher level than we had been playing and the matchups were...

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