The Oberlin Review

SAAC Hosts Special Olympics Swim Meet

Jesse Kohler

November 2, 2012

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) sponsored a swim meet for Special Olympics in Philips Gym on Saturday, Oct. 13. Almost 50 children from the surrounding community competed in several events. In addition to the 25 student volunteers who ran the event, families and friends of the participants...

Loathing the Lords

Madeleine O'Meara

October 12, 2012

My hatred for Kenyon College began before I even decided to apply to Oberlin. My first college interview was with Kenyon, and I absolutely bombed it, effectively leaving a bitter taste in my mouth whenever Kenyon is brought up. This past weekend, the football, men’s soccer and women’s soccer teams...

Manti Sweep Home Tournament 7-0

Rose Stoloff, Staff Writer

October 12, 2012

After a long weekend of running in the rain and diving in the mud, the women’s Ultimate Frisbee team, the Preying Manti, established its place as a force to be reckoned with in the Ultimate world this season. After going undefeated for seven straight games, the Manti were crowned champions of their...

Women’s Soccer Looks for Win on Senior Day

Joe Graybeal

October 12, 2012

The women’s soccer team traveled to Kenyon College this weekend for its second conference match of the season. While the Yeowomen played a competitive match from start to finish, the Ladies of Kenyon were able to grab a two-goal lead in the first half and sneak one more into the goal in the second...

Oberlin Athletics Drops Adidas Deal

Madeleine O'Meara and Phoebe Hammer

October 12, 2012

Ever since the Adidas sponsorship was announced this summer, rumors of protest have circulated. Adidas, like most sportswear companies, is well known for having questionable labor practices. This week, Oberlin College and Cornell University decided not to renew their four-year contracts with Adidas —...

Men’s Soccer Disappoints in Home Contest

Hudson Kuras

October 12, 2012

The men’s soccer team greeted Denison University on a cold and windy Wednesday night. Coming off of a disappointing loss to Kenyon, the Yeomen were eager to get the win. Just eight minutes into the game sophomore forward Dennis Kachintsev put a goal away with an assist by first-year forward John Ingham....

In the Locker Room with Andrew Wise and Aki Gormezano

Phoebe Hammer, Sports Editor

October 12, 2012

Why did you decide to play soccer at Oberlin? Andrew Wise: I knew I wanted to play soccer, and I got an e-mail from the assistant coach. It was the first time I had ever heard of Oberlin. I visited and liked it better than University of Chicago, so I ended up here. Aki Gormezano: The coaches came...

Men’s Soccer Draws a Blank

Hudson Kuras

September 28, 2012

Last Saturday the Yeomen soccer team earned an impressive 3–2 overtime win against North Coast Athletic Conference rival Wabash College. Senior forward Ed Vitoria and first-year forward John Ingham scored in the 43rd and 67th minutes respectively. Senior midfielder Matt Capozzi scored the overtime...

In the Locker Room with Clay Eaton and Dan Weintraub

Phoebe Hammer, Sports Editor

September 28, 2012

Football requires more commitment than most varsity sports. What is your least favorite off-season training? Dan Weintraub: To start out, the out-of-season 7 a.m. running on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It’s just a quick hour-long running workout, but it is pretty rough. Clay Eaton: It’s just the ...

Yeomen Unable to Rally After Rain Delays

Sarah Orbuch

September 28, 2012

The first half started off shaky, but the Yeomen were able to cash in a 35-yard field goal thanks to sophomore kicker Erickson Andrews. The Yeomen were unable to maintain this momentum and the Maroons scored their first touchdown of the game. The defensive duo of Shawn Chrapczynski and Peter Morris responded...

Hall of Lame?

Madeleine O'Meara, Sports Editor

September 28, 2012

This past weekend I was invited to go to the Heisman Club Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The few times that this has come up in conversation with friends, it has been met with laughter. While I understand the laughter, I resent the sentiment behind it. It is sort of comical. The fact that Obe...

Yeomen Undefeated in NCAC

Molly Bloom, Staff Writer

September 28, 2012

The men’s soccer team earned its second conference victory of the season Saturday against the Wittenberg Tigers with a solid 2–0 win. The Yeomen worked hard from the starting whistle, creating opportunities for themselves early on. Senior Chris Campbell maintained possession under pressure and,...

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