The Oberlin Review

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...

Yeowomen Buzz Past Yellow Jackets

Yeowomen Buzz Past Yellow Jackets

March 4, 2016

On Wednesday’s chilly night, the women’s lacrosse team took the field for their home opener against the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow­ Jackets at the Knowlton Athletics Complex. With the temperature at an icy 21 degrees, home fans’ resilience to the cold was ultimately rewarded when the final whistle blew and Ober­lin emerged victorious with a score of 15–10. The Yeowomen’s highly touted offense was flawless in the first half, shooting 15 shots on goal and earning themselves 11...

Yeomen Ground Comets in First Win

Yeomen Ground Comets in First Win

February 26, 2016

After a grueling winter preseason, the men’s lacrosse team started their 2015–2016 season with a dominant 19–11 victory against the Olivet College Comets on Saturday at the Knowlton Athletics Complex. The win makes the men’s lacrosse team the first spring sport to get a home win in 2016 and marked the fourth consecutive year that the Yeomen have opened their season with a victory. The Yeomen wasted no time in getting on the scoreboard; less than 15 seconds into the game, senior attackman Alex Wag...

Women’s Lacrosse Falls Short in NCAC Championship

Women’s Lacrosse Falls Short in NCAC Championship

May 8, 2015

The Denison University women’s lacrosse team offensively dominated the first half of the North Coast Athletic Conference championship against the Yeowomen last Saturday, scoring eight goals within 20 minutes and holding Oberlin to just three. The Big Red’s scoring momentum, paired with its solid defensive efforts, carried over into the second half, and the team tacked on six more goals to take home the conference title, winning 14–7. For the Yeowomen, advancing to the conference championship ...

Women’s Lacrosse Defeats Kenyon, Wittenberg

Women’s Lacrosse Defeats Kenyon, Wittenberg

May 1, 2015

The women’s lacrosse team made history this week, defeating the Kenyon College Ladies and the Wittenberg University Tigers to earn a spot in the North Coast Athletic Conference championship game for the first time since 2000. Last Saturday, with a spot in the conference championship game on the line, the team came from behind to defeat Kenyon 13–11. After taking the lead with 3 minutes, 43 seconds left in regulation play, the Yeowomen held off the Ladies’ last-ditch efforts to seal the victory and...

Denison Big Red Spoils Senior Day for Women’s Lacrosse

Denison Big Red Spoils Senior Day for Women’s Lacrosse

April 27, 2015

The women’s lacrosse team celebrated its Senior Day while playing the Denison University Big Red at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex last Saturday. The Yeowomen took an early lead and hung tight for most of the first half, but Denison pulled away soon after to clinch a 15–8 victory over Oberlin. The Big Red entered the contest ranked No. 3 in the North Coast Athletic Conference, their roster boasting midfielder Whitney Powell, who has the most assists in the conference. The Yeowomen ke...

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...

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 ...

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...

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