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Inconsistency Keeps Baseball .500 Against Lords

Inconsistency Keeps Baseball .500 Against Lords

April 17, 2015

The baseball team played back-to-back doubleheaders last weekend against the Kenyon College Lords, splitting both sets to push its season record to 11–16. On Saturday, the Yeomen struggled out of the gate as junior pitcher Harrison Wollman allowed six runs in the first inning, putting the team in a hole before it could take its first swings of the game. The Yeomen bullpen picked up the struggling starter thereafter, allowing just one run on three hits in 6.1 innings after Wollman’s departure. T...

Men’s Lacrosse Still Can’t Get by Kenyon

Men’s Lacrosse Still Can’t Get by Kenyon

April 11, 2015

The men’s lacrosse team started off strong but ultimately fell to Kenyon College 12–6 on Wednesday night, as the Lords put seven unanswered goals past the Yeomen during the middle of the game. The loss extended Oberlin’s 19-year losing streak against Kenyon and effectively ended the Yeomen’s playoff hopes. “I think we were ready for the game, we were well-prepared; we just didn’t perform,” said senior captain and midfielder Sean Seaman. “We didn’t come out with enough energy and...

Tigers Snap Yeowomen’s Streak

Tigers Snap Yeowomen’s Streak

April 11, 2015

After a highly competitive regulation period, the Wittenberg University Tigers snapped the Yeowomen’s six-game win streak in a nail-biting overtime victory on Tuesday, April 7. With less than a minute left in overtime, the Yeowomen and the Tigers remained tied 16–16. But with just 26 seconds remaining on the clock, Tigers’ attacker, sophomore Becca Joseph, netted the game-winning goal, and Wittenberg walked away with its 26th straight win in North Coast Athletic Conference play. Oberlin and Wittenbe...

Yeowomen Sweep Spring Break Games

Yeowomen Sweep Spring Break Games

April 3, 2015

The women’s lacrosse team traveled to Oregon and Washington over spring break, winning all three of its games to push its season record to 7–1. After defeating the the DePauw University Tigers 12–5 on Saturday, March 21 in its last game before the road trip, the team played games on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, picking up wins over the University of Puget Sound Loggers, the George Fox University Bruins and the Pacific University Boxers. Against the Tigers, the Yeowomen dominated from the outse...

Yeomen Inconsistent, Go 6–8 On Trip to Arizona

Yeomen Inconsistent, Go 6–8 On Trip to Arizona

April 3, 2015

The baseball team returns to Oberlin after a 14-game stretch at the Tucson Invitational over its spring break trip to Tucson, AZ. The Yeomen faced competition from all over the country at the weeklong event, finishing with a 6–8 record to push their overall record to 9–12. The Yeomen started the week off with back-to-back doubleheaders against Hamline University and Gustavus Adolphus College, both Minnesota-based schools that also made the trip out west for the competition. Oberlin split the ...

In the Locker Room with Nick Lobley and Matt Fox

In the Locker Room with Nick Lobley and Matt Fox

April 3, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with men’s lacrosse power duo, college juniors Nick Lobley and Matt Fox, to discuss their individual successes, the challenges of practicing indoors and their goals for the remainder of the season. You both lead the points, goals and assists categories. What do you attribute your individual success to? Matt Fox: Just growing up in a hotbed of lacrosse. I’ve been playing since I was six or seven years old, so I feel like we can see the field better than most ...

Yeomen Dominate on Road to Push Streak to 4

Yeomen Dominate on Road to Push Streak to 4

March 13, 2015

The men’s tennis team pushed its winning streak to four after earning commanding road victories over the Earlham College Quakers and conference rival Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops last Saturday. The Yeomen took immediate control of Saturday’s first contest, winning all three doubles matches against the Battling Bishops. Senior Soren Zeliger and junior Callan Louis got the team off to a strong start when they won a tight No. 1 doubles match 9–8, and the No. 2 doubles pairing of so...

Crusaders Push Past Yeomen in Close Game

Crusaders Push Past Yeomen in Close Game

March 13, 2015

The men’s lacrosse team suffered its first loss last Saturday, falling 8–7 to the Capital University Crusaders in a back-and-forth battle. The Yeomen managed to stay within two goals for the entire fourth quarter but were ultimately unable to reclaim their early lead. Despite the loss, Oberlin saw success in five different players combining for the team’s seven goals. First-year Reese Koburov struck first with one of his two goals at the 11-minute mark in the first quarter to give the Yeome...

Yeowomen Can’t Get By Northwestern Ohio

Yeowomen Can’t Get By Northwestern Ohio

March 6, 2015

The women’s tennis team was unable to knock off National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics foe the University of Northwestern Ohio Racers, falling in a close 5–4 match last Saturday. Despite claiming victories in the top singles and doubles spots, the Yeowomen were ultimately unable to clinch wins in the subsequent flights. Senior captain Grace Porter won in the No. 1 top singles flight 6–4, 6–1, and was joined by first-year Sarah Hughes to pull off the No. 1 doubles win 8–5. H...

Lobley Scores 5 Times, Men’s Lacrosse Beats Comets

Lobley Scores 5 Times, Men’s Lacrosse Beats Comets

March 6, 2015

The men’s lacrosse team opened its season with a commanding win, defeating the Olivet College Comets 16–8 at the Detroit Country Day Field House last Sunday. Junior attacker Nick Lobley led the Yeomen with a dominant performance with five goals. He wasted no time netting the first goal of his 2015 campaign, scoring an unassisted goal just 69 seconds into the game. He struck again less than six minutes into the contest, and following his lead, junior midfielder Matt Fox added another point off an ...

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