The Oberlin Review

Breakdown in Berea: Track Team Shows its Tenacity

Rose Stoloff

February 24, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

The men’s and women’s track and field teams were in high spirits this past Friday, Feb. 17 at the Greater Cleveland College Championships in Berea, OH, where they boasted 10 wins and two Athlete of the Week recognitions. Sophomore Sophia Brancazio kicked off the meet with a win in her first open...

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...

Men’s Lacrosse Season Preview: Promising Sophomore Season for Coach Grossman

Molly Bloom

February 24, 2012


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The men’s lacrosse team’s 2012 roster features a mix of experienced returning players and a host of underclassmen who will see action early on in their college lacrosse careers, giving them an opportunity to make immediate impacts on the program. “As a freshman, it’s great knowing that you...

Lewis Leads Streak in Women’s Tennis

Lewis Leads Streak in Women’s Tennis

Phoebe Hammer, Staff Writer

February 24, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The women's tennis team left its home court with an 8–1 victory over Otterbein University this Saturday, adding another win to its now 4–1 record. “[Otterbein] is a solid team,” said sophomore Brenna Sheldon. “They are the kind of team that, in the past, if we had made mistakes, they woul...

What up, Sport? Baron’s Blunders

Quinn Hull, Sports Editor

February 24, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Forget Jeremy Lin for a moment. On Monday evening, in the middle of the New York Knicks’ loss to their cross-river rival, the New Jersey Nets, “Linsanity” took a brief pause so that basketball fans could witness the antics of Baron Davis. With 8:37 left in the first half, the Knicks’ reserve...

Why So Linsensitive?

Madeline O'Meara, Sports Editor

February 17, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

“Linsanity,” “Linfatuation,” even “Linderella.” For those of you who don’t know, these terms refer to Jeremy Lin, a Harvard grad and the New York Knicks’ rookie point guard. Overlooked throughout his basketball career and after playing only 55 minutes in the Knicks’ first 23 games,...

Women’s Tennis Racks up Points in Season Opener

Shahab Raza

February 17, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Perhaps the most impressive part of the display put on by the women’s tennis team last Saturday at John W. Heisman Fieldhouse was how incredibly routine it was. The Yeowomen came out in their double-header with an unassuming nonchalance, losing only one of nine matches against Baldwin-Wallace College...

Ace! Yeomen Squash Malone in Season Opener

Phoebe Hammer

February 17, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Last weekend, the men’s tennis team’s offseason training finally paid off when they left the court with a 7–2 win at home against Malone University in their first match of the season. “Even with our small size, we have a good mix of classes and I think everyone really stepped up this weekend,”...

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...

Women’s Basketball Competes, Falls in to Finish Regular Season

Kate Hanick

February 17, 2012


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The women's basketball team played tenaciously against the No. 4 team in the nation, the DePauw University Tigers. DePauw boasted a 14–0 record in the North Coast Athletic Conference, a 20–1 record on the season and a secure spot in the playoffs when the Yeowomen took them on in a Philips Gym on...

Weekend of Records for Yeomen Harrier, Thrower

Rose Stoloff

February 17, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

In one busy weekend, the men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in three different meets, bringing home countless successes, numerous victories and two school records. The festivities kicked off on Friday night at the Baldwin-Wallace Mid-February Meet. First-year Carey Lyons placed first...

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