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The Oberlin Review

In the Locker Room With Sophia Brancazio, Molly Martorella and Lauren Taylor

In the Locker Room With Sophia Brancazio, Molly Martorella and Lauren Taylor

April 18, 2014

This week the Review sat down with women’s track and field seniors Sophia Brancazio, Lauren Taylor and Molly Martorella to discuss Nationals, setting conference records and injuries. How is the season going so far? Sophia Brancazio: The team’s been great, especially with a lot of new people. Molly Martorella: The boys’ distance team is fucking killing it. SB: And the sprinters too. This year we actually have a really good 4x400 [meter relay] and 4x100 [meter relay] team, which ha...

In the Locker Room With Melanie Budney, Kelsey Steiner, Emily King and Richelle Romanchik

In the Locker Room With Melanie Budney, Kelsey Steiner, Emily King and Richelle Romanchik

April 4, 2014

This week, the Review sat down with senior softball teammembers Melanie Budney, Kelsey Steiner, Emily King and Richelle Romanchik to discuss water fights, crushing Kenyon College and a 10th inning walk-off spring break victory. How was your annual spring break trip to Florida?  Kesley Steiner: Break was awesome. I feel like we really came together as a team and found ourselves and our identity. The warm weather didn’t hurt either. Melanie Budney: It was fantastic, as usual. What are your ...

In the Locker Room With Jeff Schweighoffer, Danny Baldocchi and Mitch Novak

In the Locker Room With Jeff Schweighoffer, Danny Baldocchi and Mitch Novak

March 14, 2014

This week the Review sat down with junior baseball players Danny Baldocchi, Mitch Novak and Jeff Schweighoffer to discuss how the poor Ohio weather has affected the team’s preparation, their favor­ite Oberlin sports teams and their World Series picks. What are some of the team’s goals for this season? Jeff Schweighoffer: Everyone’s goal would ideally be a conference championship. We’re also looking for something around a 25-win season, hopefully more. We want to improve upon last ye...

In the Locker Room with Sean Seaman, Mickey Fiorillo and Paul Paschke

In the Locker Room with Sean Seaman, Mickey Fiorillo and Paul Paschke

March 7, 2014

This week the Review sat down with men’s lacrosse seniors Paul Paschke and Mickey Fiorillo and junior Sean Seaman to discuss beating The College of Wooster, squash court locker rooms and their forgotten fourth housemate.  How is the season going so far? Paul Paschke: Mickey, what’s our record? Sean Seaman: Two and 0. Mickey Fiorillo: Two and 0, whoo! SS: I think we’re playing well. Last year we were a super young team, but this year we have more experience as a team and we...

In the Locker Room with Phoebe Hammer and Simone Brodner

In the Locker Room with Phoebe Hammer and Simone Brodner

February 28, 2014

This week the Review sat down with senior women’s lacrosse captains Phoebe Hammer and Simone Brodner to discuss how the team has changed over the years, what it’s like being seniors and how they feel about Kenyon College’s mascot. What are your expectations for this season? SB: I think this is the best we’ve ever looked at this time in my years here — and it is hard to say because we don’t know how other teams in our conference have been preparing — but I feel really good about o...

In the Locker Room with Johnnie Kallas, Eastman Presser, Griffin Sabelli and David Morris

In the Locker Room with Johnnie Kallas, Eastman Presser, Griffin Sabelli and David Morris

February 21, 2014

This week the Review sat down with senior bowling members Johnnie Kallas, Eastman Presser, Griffin Sabelli and David Morris to discuss their first bowling experiences,Tom Reid and the challenges of mental preparation. When did you first learn to bowl? Eastman Presser: I think I had a different experience than the three of these guys, because I did not bowl seriously before I came to Oberlin at all. If you told me that I was going to be on the bowling team, really at any point in my life, un...

In the Locker Room With Matthew Walker and Randy Ollie

In the Locker Room With Matthew Walker and Randy Ollie

February 14, 2014

This week the Review sat down with sophomore men’s basketball players Matthew Walker and Randy Ollie to discuss the challenges of playing on the road, the first time they dunked and the  NBA players they try to emulate. How has the season gone thus far? Matthew Walker: For what our expectations were in the beginning of the preseason, certainly below that. It started off pretty rough because we knew three of four teams [in the division] were ranked [nationally]. We knew we hadn’t really ...

In the Locker Room with Geoff Simpson, Derrick Sant, Emmanuel Lewis and Lillian Jahan

In the Locker Room with Geoff Simpson, Derrick Sant, Emmanuel Lewis and Lillian Jahan

February 7, 2014

This week the Review sat down with senior men’s basketball players Geoff Simpson, Derrick Sant and Emmanuel Lewis and senior women’s basketball player Lillian Jahan to discuss what it’s like to live together, what they expect for the rest of their seasons and Geoff’s sleeping habits.   How do you like living together? Lillian Jahan: I love it. I have been hoping that this would happen since freshman year, and it’s been a lot of fun. Derrick Sant: It is definitely a lot of fun. The four o...

In the Locker Room: Jack Redell and Luke Harrison

January 15, 2014

Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Varsity Winter

What events do each of you swim? Jack Redell: I swim the [50-me- ter] freestyle, 100 breaststroke, and the 200 breaststroke. Luke Harrison: I do the 100 fly and the 200 fly. Give me a recap of the season. JR: The season went well. We saw improvements across the board on the men’s and women’s [teams]. The women’s team broke three or four school records and everyone on the men’s team had at least one [personal] best time this season. There was definitely im- provement. The women’s team was very focused on scoring well at [the conference meet] this year because they have a strong base of fresh- men. The men’s team was more focused on individual success. Our team is very small — we don’t have a ...

In the Locker Room with Cortland Hill

In the Locker Room with Cortland Hill

December 13, 2013

What is the history of your involvement with the Plague? I became the faculty advisor for the hockey team probably in about 2003. I came here in 2000. That’s when I started playing on the team too. The club team had been sort of a political hot potato for the previous advisor, so it was handed off to me. What got you interested in joining? Well, I played hockey in college. I went here as a student. It was a varsity sport when I was a student, and I played on the team because that’s the ...

In the Locker Room with Jack Redell and Luke Harrison

In the Locker Room with Jack Redell and Luke Harrison

December 6, 2013

How is your season going so far? Jack Redell: It’s a lot of fun. It’s a very enjoyable team to be on. We’re also doing very well in our meets. The guys’ team is 3–1 and the women’s team is 4–0, undefeated. That’s pretty great. I think we’re a real scrappy team. Luke Harrison: The new coaching staff has definitely revitalized and rejuvenated the team’s energy. What are your expectations for the rest of the season? JR: Pain and suffering [Laughs.] No, I think our in-season ...

In the Locker Room with Ellie Huizenga, Tricia Souza and Sarah Willette.

In the Locker Room with Ellie Huizenga, Tricia Souza and Sarah Willette.

November 22, 2013

This week the Review sat down with sophomore soccer players Ellie Huizenga, Tricia Souza and Sarah Willette to discuss the responsibility that comes with sophomore year, Mamma Mia medleys and intramural basketball. How is being a sophomore on the team different than being a first-year? Ellie Huizenga: Oh, it’s so different. Tricia Souza: I feel like we have a lot more responsibility on the team now that we know what’s going on. We can be a part of the leadership of the team. Sarah Willette...

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