The Oberlin Review

In the Locker Room with Caleb Anderson and Jonah Glasgold

In the Locker Room with Caleb Anderson and Jonah Glasgold

December 11, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with Caleb Anderson, sophomore co-captain of Ober­lin’s fencing team, the Flaming Blades, and senior Jonah Glas­gold to discuss team develop­ment, funny memories and what got them into fencing in the first place. What has been your favorite moment of the season so far? Caleb Anderson: Our second tournament at Case Western was probably our favorite one, actually. I think my favorite mo­ment was the very last round. Jonah Glasgold: Yeah, we haven’t beate...

In The Locker Room with Sabrina DeLeonibus, Olivia Canning and Sarah Feinberg

In The Locker Room with Sabrina DeLeonibus, Olivia Canning and Sarah Feinberg

December 4, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with first-year women’s basketball players Sabrina DeLeonibus, Olivia Canning and Sarah Feinberg to discuss their high school careers, first impressions of Oberlin and their preparation for the season. How have you enjoyed your time at Oberlin thus far? Sabrina DeLeonibus: I love it. I think it gives me a perfect opportunity to express the different interests I have on and off the court. It’s academically challenging, it provides an outlet for me to expre...

In the Locker Room with Grant Butler

In the Locker Room with Grant Butler

November 20, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with Oberlin College’s new Strength and Conditioning Coach Grant Butler to discuss his pre-Oberlin career, working out with Oberlin’s varsity teams and some useful weight lifting tips. How long have you been a strength and conditioning coach? This is going to be my sixth year. I started out at Athletic Republic for several years, then I worked at Carthage College — working with the varsity teams for two years — and now I’m here. How have you en...

In The Locker Room With Shelby Raynor, Leah Cohen and Joey Velez

In The Locker Room With Shelby Raynor, Leah Cohen and Joey Velez

November 13, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with captains of the Rhinos — Oberlin’s women’s and trans’ rugby team — junior Shelby Raynor and sophomore Leah Cohen. The Review also spoke with captain of the Gruffs — the men’s rugby team — junior Joey Velez and senior player-coach Dustin French (not pictured). The four athletes discussed their rugby careers at Oberlin, their club sports experience and their most memorable team moments. Did you play rugby for the first time at Oberlin? Shelby Raynor:...

In the Locker Room with Taylor Swift, Kendra Lian and Sophie Weinstein

In the Locker Room with Taylor Swift, Kendra Lian and Sophie Weinstein

November 6, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with field hockey seniors Sophie Weinstein, Kendra Lian and Taylor Swift to discuss nostalgia, personal development and the benefits of a positive team environment. How did your last game go? Taylor Swift: Our last game was against Kenyon [College], who’s number one in our conference. They scored twice on us in the first five minutes, and we were like, “This is going to be 70 minutes of awful.” But then we held them for 65 minutes! Kendra Lian: The fu...

In The Locker Room with Nile Godfrey, Spencer Seabaugh and Ryan Lockman

In The Locker Room with Nile Godfrey, Spencer Seabaugh and Ryan Lockman

October 30, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with men’s basketball first-years Ryan Lockman, Spencer Seabaugh and Nile Godfrey to discuss their most memorable basketball moments, NBA comparisons and expectations for the upcoming season. Interview by Randy Ollie Where are you from originally? Ryan Lockman: White Salmon, WA, 265 Northwest Washington Street, 98672. Spencer Seabaugh: Prairie Village, KS, right outside of Kansas City. Nile Godfrey: South Orange, NJ. What was your most memorable basketball moment ...

In the Locker Room with Zoe Bluffstone, Jessica Hubert and Jackie Milestone

In the Locker Room with Zoe Bluffstone, Jessica Hubert and Jackie Milestone

October 9, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with members of the Preying Manti, Oberlin’s competitive women’s Ulti­mate Frisbee club team. Seniors Zoe Bluffstone, Jessica Hubert and Jackie Milestone (not pictured) discussed go­ing to Nationals their freshman year, memorable moments and expecta­tions for their last season. Did you know that you were going to play Ultimate at Oberlin before you came here? Zoe Bluffstone: Yes! I specifically knew that I wanted to find a school that had a strong women...

In The Locker Room with Ariana Abayomi, Emma Brezel and Olivia Hay

In The Locker Room with Ariana Abayomi, Emma Brezel and Olivia Hay

October 2, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with senior women’s tennis captain Ariana Abayomi, junior captain Emma Brezel and junior Olivia Hay to discuss their fall season, the dynamics of a small sports team and their experiences as student athletes. What did you see the team coming out strong with for your first tournament? Ariana Abayomi: I think doubles was really strong. Olivia Hay: Yeah, we didn’t get any new players this year, so we didn’t have to try incorporating any new doubles combinati...

In the Locker Room with Vera Peterson and Joe Bennett

In the Locker Room with Vera Peterson and Joe Bennett

September 25, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with Philips gym employees Vera Pe­terson and Joe Bennett to discuss their favorite parts of the facility, their fa­vorite sport and how Oberlin and its student body have changed over the years. How long have you worked at Philips? Vera Peterson: 35 years. I started in 1980, before you were even born! Joe Bennett: Three years, but I used to work at Stevenson [Dining Hall] for CDS. How has the Philips fitness center changed since you started work­ing there?...

In The Locker Room with Bennett Jackson and Justin Bute

In The Locker Room with Bennett Jackson and Justin Bute

September 18, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with sophomore defensive back Ben­nett Jackson and junior linebacker Justin Bute to discuss their first win on the new Dick Bailey Field, person­al pump-up routines and the chang­ing culture of the Oberlin football program. Can you describe the atmosphere between your team and the stands at the end of the Kenyon game? Bennett Jackson: It was really awesome knowing how hard we worked last year and this year and having it come out on the field — especial...

In the Locker Room with Koryn Kraemer and Trenton Bulucea

In the Locker Room with Koryn Kraemer and Trenton Bulucea

September 11, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with men’s soccer first-years Koryn Kraemer and Trenton Bulucea to discuss the Yeomen’s California ad­venture, their goals for the upcoming season and how it feels to start their careers as varsity athletes. How was your recent trip to California? Koryn Kraemer: California was really sunny! It was wonderful to spend quality time with the team — on and off the field — in an interest­ing and rich part of the country. Trenton Bulucea: The trip to Cal­ifornia ...

In The Locker Room with Tiffany Saunders and Sara Schoenhoft

In The Locker Room with Tiffany Saunders and Sara Schoenhoft

September 4, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with field hockey Head Coach Tiffany Saunders and Softball Head Coach Sara Schoenhoft to discuss their first year coaching at Oberlin College. Where are you from originally? TS: I’m from Virginia Beach, VA. SS: I grew up in Cincinnati, where my family still lives. What is your athletic/coaching background? TS: I went to Radford Univer­sity with an athletic scholarship and played field hockey there for four years. Then I returned to my alma mater, w...

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