Your Guide to Homecoming 2021


Courtesy of Erik Andrews

Yeobie stands before the crowd on Bailey Field celebrating with students at Homecoming in 2019.

Friday, Oct. 15

Heisman Club Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 6–8 p.m. in Knowlton Athletics Complex; capacity 120, (registration required)

  • The Oberlin Heisman Club will officially enshrine four new members: Teresa Collins, OC 05 track and field; Young Kim, OC 85 swimming; Matt Filner, OC 91 soccer; Chris Schubert, OC 08 football
    • Due to current COVID-19 restrictions on campus, the Hall of Fame Ceremony will move to offering a take-home treat and drink for all attendees.

Field Hockey vs. Wittenberg University, 6 p.m. on Bailey Field

Women’s Soccer vs. Hiram College, 7 p.m. on Fred Shults Field

Black Student-Athlete Group Alumni Bowling, 7–10 p.m. at the Oberlin College Lanes


Saturday, Oct. 16

Women’s Lacrosse Alumni Breakfast & Game, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. at Mount Oberlin Hill

Men’s & Women’s Cross Country Inter-Regional Rumble (40 teams), 10:30 a.m. at North Fields

  • Post-race lunch for all cross country alumni, families, and friends at 3 p.m. in Williams Field House
  • RSVP to Izzy Alexander via email at [email protected]

Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Game & Luncheon, 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m. at Knowlton Athletics Complex

Heisman Club Philips Equipment Room Dedication Ceremony, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. in Philips gym; (registration required)

  • Honorees: Equipment Room Managers Larry Ramey (1981–2020), Vera Peterson (1980–2018), and Virginia Covalt (1980–2016)

Heisman Club Homecoming Tailgate, 1:30–3 p.m., outdoors between Knowlton Athletics Complex and Williams Field House; capacity 300 (registration required)

  • Due to COVID-19 restrictions on campus, the tailgate has been moved from the Knowlton Athletics Complex to the grass area between Williams Field House and Knowlton Athletics Complex.
  • The tailgate has an “eat and drink local” theme, with food from Steel Magnolia, iCrave, and Lorenzo’s Pizzeria, as well as drinks from Unplugged Brewing Co. and Duck Island Cocktails. Attendees will be able to remove their masks as they enjoy all the local flavors. There will be tents and seating available.

Women’s Volleyball vs. DePauw University, 1 p.m. at Philips gym

Football vs. Wittenberg University, 3 p.m. at Bailey Field

Women’s Tennis vs. University of Findlay, 3 p.m. at Hunsinger Courts or Heisman Club Field House

Men’s Soccer at Hiram College (a one-hour drive from Oberlin), 7:30 p.m. 

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee/BSAG Yard Sale & Brownie Bar, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. outside of Knowlton Athletics Complex

  • Homecoming Fireworks Show, 8:30 p.m. at Knowlton Athletics Complex, sponsored by the Program Board and the Office of Student Involvement