The Oberlin Review

Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Suffer Pair of Tough Losses

John Critterden

April 15, 2011


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The men's lacrosse team came up just short in two close games this week, on the road at 19th ranked Wittenberg University on Saturday, April 9, and home against the College of Wooster Scots on Wednesday, April 13. The Yeomen came out with confidence against the Tigers, taking a 5¬–4 lead early in...

AD Candidate Roth Makes Second Visit to Campus

Ariel Lewis, Staff Writer

April 15, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

As the search for a new Athletic Director continues, the Oberlin Department of Athletics and the Athletic Director Search Committee welcomed finalist William Roth, currently the associate director of Athletics in the Department of Development and Alumni Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania, back...

Student-Athletes Meet Candidates for Athletic Director

Ariel Lewis, Staff Writer

April 6, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

In the weeks prior to spring break, the Director of Athletics Search Committee and the Oberlin College Department of Athletics welcomed four candidates to campus for final interviews and an introduction to the students, faculty, facilities and fundamentals of Oberlin’s athletic life as the search for...

Baseball Hits Its Stride in Arizona

Chris Landers, Sports Editor

April 6, 2011


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The men’s baseball team’s highly anticipated 2011 campaign got into full swing over spring break, as the Yeomen headed to Arizona for the RussMatt Greater Phoenix Invitational. After splitting an opening doubleheader with Middlebury College, Oberlin used strong pitching and timely hitting to sweep...

Sports Editorial: Ralph Nader Gets You

James Blankenship, Sports Editor

April 6, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Guess what Oberlin athlete? Ralph Nader gets you. In fact, Ralph Nader wants athletes across the nation to be more like you, and why not? You strive to balance life and love, finding just enough time to make those weekend mistakes that so gracefully drag us into adulthood. What separates you from...

In the Locker Room: Philip Brua

Alen Cisija

March 18, 2011


Filed under Baseball, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

What can we expect from OC baseball this season? We expect to be in the playoffs this year. That’s the goal. Anything else would be seen as a failure. Our goal isn’t to go .500. Our goal is to get to the playoffs. We want to be the first team in school history to do that. What made the team successful...

Oberlin Through an All-American’s Eyes

Joanna Johnson

March 18, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

This is my rhythm. The humid air surging in and out of my lungs, the pounding of my heart, my arms swinging, my rubber soles drumming on the pavement. Having found my cadence, I relax and settle in. I clear my mind of all distractions and lose myself in the harmony of the movement produced by myself...

March Madness Reminds Us Why We Love Sports

Chris Landers, Sports Editor

March 18, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

It’s that time of year again. The snow is beginning to thaw and the calendar has flipped to that most glorious of all sporting months: March. Yes, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament is here once more. There’s a guy named Jimmer, the Buckeyes mean business and, as always, ever...

Men’s Lacrosse Battles Injuries, Falls Short Against Trine

James Kriz

March 18, 2011


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The men’s lacrosse team arrived in Angola, IN, with momentum from a strong 8–3 victory over Shenandoah University on March 12. This momentum wouldn’t be enough, however, as the Yeomen were unable to overcome missed opportunities and numerous injuries in a 12–4 loss against the Trine University...

Baseball Season Being Washed Away

Ariel Lewis

March 18, 2011


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Oberlin baseball has set their expectations high coming off the team’s record-breaking 2010 season. The Yeomen, who boast a squad heavy in senior talent, look to qualify for the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament for the first time in history — that is, if they ever get a chance to play. Now...

Men’s Tennis Shows Promise But Comes Up Short

John Critterden

March 18, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Oberlin is on the cusp of becoming a significant force in men’s tennis in the North Coast Athletic Conference; the team must simply find a way to close out matches. This past Saturday, March 12, the team lost hard-fought matches against Grove City College and Ohio Wesleyan University, both by scores...

Clardy Earns MVP as Track Stars Shine

James Blankenship and Joanna Johnson

March 11, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

As the final leg of the Yeowomens’ 4x400-meter relay team sprinted around the first turn of Oberlin’s indoor track on Saturday night, its members were met with wild claps, stomps and chants of “Go OC, Go OC, Go!” Fans dashed across the infield to watch the final stretch as sophomore Marissa Clardy...

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