The Oberlin Review

Women’s Lacrosse Beats Out OWU Battling Bishops

Women’s Lacrosse Beats Out OWU Battling Bishops

April 8, 2016

The Yeowomen showcased a balanced attack Saturday versus the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops to earn a decisive 15–5 victory. Eight different players scored for the Yeowomen, advancing the team to 7–3 overall and 2–0 in North Coast Athletic Conference play. Sophomore midfielder Natalie Rauchle netted a team-high three goals, adding to her team-leading season total of 36. Rauchle also contributed two assists en route to her five-point outing. Rauchle, who was sidelined last season...

Player Of The Week: Izzy Gonzalez-Verlarde

Player Of The Week: Izzy Gonzalez-Verlarde

April 8, 2016

Izzy Gonzalez-Velarde tenses over the plate for her opponent’s pitch. Gonzales-Velarde cranked a two-run home run over the center wall against the Kenyon College Ladies at Kenyon’s home field this Saturday. Gonzalez-Velarde contributed to an impressive nine-run third inning for the Yeowomen’s second contest against the Ladies, her second home run of the doubleheader. Oberlin dropped its first game against Kenyon 13–5 and was narrowly defeated in the second game by a score of 18–15, with...

Men’s Tennis Splits Doubleheader

Men’s Tennis Splits Doubleheader

April 8, 2016

The men’s tennis team hosted a doubleheader last weekend, facing North Coast Athletic Conference rival the Denison University Big Red Saturday and a non-conference matchup against the New York University BobCats Sunday. The Yeomen fell 5–4 in the first match but rallied to take home a 5–4 victory on Sunday. Saturday kicked off with doubles action as sophomore Michael Drougas and junior Ian Paik easily beat Denison’s sophomore Jamie McDonald and first-year Blake Burstein 8–3 to take the...

Yeowomen Step Up to Plate in Florida Conference

Julie Schreiber

April 1, 2016

Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

After a busy break competing under a sweltering Florida sun, the softball team re­turned to campus Sunday and began prepa­rations for Saturday’s first North Coast Ath­letic Conference game. The Florida tournament got off to a rocky start as the Yeowomen fought through con­secutive losses, including a few dramatic nail-biters. On March 20, Oberlin suffered a close 7–6 loss to St. Lawrence University in its first match of the tournament. The team came up short again later in the day, finish­ing 9–1 against the University of Southern Maine. First-year Emma Downing threw six straight innings, keeping St. Lawrence with­in a one-run margin after the team closed the Yeowomen’s strong three-run lead in the...

Player of the Week: Maggie Mullard

Player of the Week: Maggie Mullard

April 1, 2016

Women’s lacross junior attacker Maggie Mullard raises her stick for a stick check after scoring a goal March 2 against the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets. Mullard scored a game-high four goals in the Yeowomen’s 12–7 win against the Otterbein University Cardinals Wednesday in Westerville, Ohio. The Boxford, MA, native also chipped in three draw controls, a ground ball and two caused turnovers. The Yeowomen are currently 6–3 overall this season and 1–0 in the North Coast Athleti...

Yeomen Strike Out John Carroll

Yeomen Strike Out John Carroll

April 1, 2016

In their first game after the Tucson Invitational in Tucson, AZ, the baseball team came out with a well-earned 9–8 win to mark their homecoming against John Carroll University in a high-scoring nail-biter. After getting off to a hot of­fensive start, scoring four of nine runs in the bottom of the first inning, Oberlin eventually found itself down in the third inning. John Carroll sent an impressive seven runs to the plate in the third inning on seven hits, allow­ing the team to grab the lead...

Oberlin Revs Up for Conference Play

Matt Walker

April 1, 2016

Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The men’s lacrosse team continues to search for an­swers as the season progresses. Before the break, the Yeo­men were 1–3 as they entered their game against the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops on March 19. The Yeomen’s defense could not withstand the Bat­tling Bishops’ offensive onslaught. It took a goal toward the end of the first half from senior attacker Nick Lobley to answer the Bishops’ 11–0 run. After a tough first half, the Yeomen kept the Bishops close to even in the second half, which led to a 19–9 loss for the Yeomen. A bright spot in the disappointing afternoon came when senior midfielder Alex Wright notched his first goal of the season. Wright felt that the team’s second-half...

In The Locker Room with Harrison Wollman, Kyle Dominy and Milo Sklar

In The Locker Room with Harrison Wollman, Kyle Dominy and Milo Sklar

March 11, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with men’s baseball pitchers senior captain Harrison Wollman, junior ace Kyle Dominy and sophomore Milo Sklar to discuss the state of the team, goals for the season and feelings surrounding their home opener Saturday. The baseball team had the most successful year in Oberlin men’s athletics history last year. Are you expecting that type of success again, or are you tempering your expectations? Milo Sklar: I would say that we aren’t tempering our expectat...

Yeomen Lose Crusade Against Capital

Yeomen Lose Crusade Against Capital

March 11, 2016

The men’s lacrosse team took the field this Saturday looking to bounce back from its heartbreaking loss to St. Mary’s College last Sunday. But the Capital University Crusaders had other plans, defeating the Yeomen 11–8 at the Knowlton Athletics Complex for the second time in as many years. With the loss, Oberlin fell to 2–1 overall, with just one non-conference game remaining before North Coast Athletic Conference play begins. After one quarter of play, Oberlin led 2–1, marking its only...

Yeowomen Can’t Dodge Arrows in Weekend Sweep

March 11, 2016

Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The softball team stepped up to the plate Wednesday to take on the Ursuline College Arrows in Pepper Pike, Ohio. After two weeks of rest and preparation since their last game, the Yeowomen took the field to try to earn their first win of the season. In the first game of the doubleheader, the Arrows took an early 3–0 lead in the first inning. Ursuline would add another three runs in the fourth inning to put Oberlin down 6–0. The Yeowomen would not go down quietly, however, making a comeback bid in the top of the seventh, courtesy of a two-run homerun from junior pitcher and outfielder Tori Poplaski. Despite this, the Yeowomen were unable to continue their run, ultimately losing game one 6–2. Poplaski said...

Player Of The Week: Natalie Rauchle

Player Of The Week: Natalie Rauchle

March 11, 2016

Sophomore Natalie Rauchle charges at goal last Wednesday in the Yeowomen’s game against the visiting University of Mount Union. Rauchle earned North Coast Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week honors after her 10-point week. The Edina, MN, native recorded nine goals and one assist in the Yeowomen’s games against Baldwin Wallace University and Sewanee: The University of the South. This week Rauchle had three goals in Oberlin’s loss to the University of Mount Union, marking the fourth consecutive...

Player of the Week: Alex Wagman

Player of the Week: Alex Wagman

March 4, 2016

Senior attacker Alex Wagman takes aim Feb. 20 against the visiting Olivet College Comets. Wagman had three goals on Sunday as the Yeo­men lost an overtime thriller to the visiting St. Mary’s College Seahawks 11–10. Wagman’s last goal came with four seconds left in regulation to keep Oberlin’s chances alive and force an extra period of play. However, just over a minute into overtime, the Yeomen’s costly 29th turnover led to a transition fast-break, which the Seahawks’ Matt Carey converted...

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