The Oberlin Review

Sheldon Ends Career with Nationals Bid

Sheldon Ends Career with Nationals Bid

May 9, 2014

The women’s tennis team finished out its season in the North Coast Athletic Conference match at Kenyon College with a third place finish on April 27. The Yeowomen ended their year with a conference record of 3–0, improving on last year’s mark of 2–1. One of the most notable aspects of the weekend was the culmination of senior Brenna Sheldon’s conference play at Oberlin. After her four years, she sits in third place for individuals in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Region’s...

Yeowomen Fall Short to Fighting Scots

Yeowomen Fall Short to Fighting Scots

May 2, 2014

With the final seed in the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament on the line, the women’s lacrosse team dropped its last game to The College of Wooster Fighting Scots on Saturday by a score of 11–15. The Yeowomen concluded their season with an overall record of 8–5, including a 3–5 record in conference play. The annual Senior Day festivities preceded Saturday’s contest, as the team honored the six graduating seniors on the team. The Yeowomen held their own against the Fighting Scots...

Yeomen Finish Strong with a Win Over Fighting Scots

Yeomen Finish Strong with a Win Over Fighting Scots

April 25, 2014

The men’s lacrosse team defeated The College of Wooster Fighting Scots in an exhilarating 10–6 win in its season finale on April 19. The Yeomen conclude their season 8–6 overall and 3–4 in the North Coast Athletic Conference. Sophomore Alex Wagman led the Yeomen’s offense with four goals and four assists. Wagman finished the season with 50 points, 30 goals and 20 assists. Sophomore Nick Lobely also contributed to the victory over the Fighting Scots with three goals and one assist, giving...

Yeomen Trounce Tigers on Senior Day

Yeomen Trounce Tigers on Senior Day

April 18, 2014

After three consecutive losses dropped its record below .500, the men’s lacrosse team defeated the DePauw University Tigers on Saturday and the Hiram College Terriers on Wednesday to push its record to 7–6. On the heels of a 9–13 loss to Wittenberg University the previous week, the Yeomen faced the Tigers hoping to rebound. Ultimately, they were successful and came away with a 17–4 victory. “DePauw was a great win for us,” said sophomore defender Matthew Basile. “It’s always...

Second Half Struggles Doom Yeowomen Against Allegheny

Sarena Malsin

April 18, 2014

Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Uncategorized, Varsity Spring

The women’s lacrosse team has played well recently, winning two of its last three games to push its record to 7–3. The Yeowomen defeated the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops 10–9 on April 9 and trounced the Washington & Jefferson College Presidents by a score of 18–3 on Saturday afternoon. On Thursday night, the team’s winning streak ended as they fell to 15–9 to the Allegheny College Gators. The Yeowomen’s win against the Presidents came with ease; Head Coach Lynda McCandlish referred to it as “not a challenge — a stress free game.” Ten different Yeowomen scored to secure the victory. “This shows how much depth we have and the wide range of skills the whole team possesses,”...

Yeowomen Rebound Against OWU Bishops

Yeowomen Rebound Against OWU Bishops

April 11, 2014

Though they maintained a convincing lead for the majority of the game, the women’s lacrosse team ultimately fell just short of beating DePauw University in a 14–13 result on Saturday, April 5. The Tigers trailed the Yeowomen at the midway point but came out strong in the latter half of the game. The Tigers’ late surge put the team in a position to ultimately secure the win over Oberlin. Early in the contest, the Yeowomen dominated and appeared as if they would walk away with their second...

Yeomen Remain Confident Despite Recent Loss

Grace Barlow

April 4, 2014

Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The men’s lacrosse team continued its season through the snow and cold last week, adding three losses and a win to its record. The Yeomen now sit at 5–5 overall and 0–3 in North Coast Athletic Conference play. The Yeomen started the break with a tough game against NCAC foe, the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops. Due to inclement weather earlier in the month, the Yeomen’s earlier home games were moved to neutral locations, this game marked the first time that the team played on Oberlin’s own Fred Shults Field. Oberlin had a balanced attack throughout the game, with four different Yeomen scoring, while junior goalie Erickson Andrews tallied a season-high 15 saves. However, the team’s effort was not...

For First Time in over a Decade, Obies Beat Kenyon

For First Time in over a Decade, Obies Beat Kenyon

April 4, 2014

The women’s lacrosse team returned from spring break undefeated with victories over Randolph College in Lynchburg, VA, on March 23 and Kenyon College on March 29, its first victory over the Ladies in the past 12 years. Randolph proved to be an easy win for the Yeowomen: junior and co-captain Kate Hanick described the game as “not much of a challenge, but it made going to Virginia worth it.” The Yeowomen had 47 shots to Randolph’s 10, won 17 of the game’s 22 draws and were victorious...

Lax Plays to Strengths, Nabs Consecutive Wins

Lax Plays to Strengths, Nabs Consecutive Wins

March 14, 2014

The Oberlin women’s lacrosse team started its season off strong with two wins, defeating the Otterbein University Cardinals last weekend and the Lourdes University Gray Wolves this past Monday. “Playing Otterbein and Lourdes was helpful in gauging how our team plays on a full field and how our offensive and defensive plays can be utilized during the season,” said junior Kate Hanick. “Even though these weren’t teams that significantly tested us, I think we’re more comfortable as a team...

Yeomen Boast Nearly Perfect Record Heading into NCAC

Yeomen Boast Nearly Perfect Record Heading into NCAC

March 14, 2014

Only five games into the season, the Yeomen lacrosse team is off to a strong start with a record of 4–1. The lone 5–6 loss came last Wednesday, when the Yeomen faced the Albion College Britons. After a rocky start, the Yeomen ended the first quarter against the Britons down 2–0. Over the next three quarters, the Yeomen fought back, ending regulation time with a tied score of 5–5. Unfortunately, overtime ended with an Albion goal, leaving the Yeomen with their first defeat. “We came...

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...

Top Scorers Return to Assist Yeomen

Top Scorers Return to Assist Yeomen

March 7, 2014

Despite numerous problems stemming from bad Northeast Ohio weather, the men’s lacrosse team won its first two games of the season last week. During the games, the Yeomen employed talent from a large part of the squad, scoring 13 goals from eight different players against the University of Mount Union Purple Raiders. 11 of those goals came from returning players. Junior and starting goalkeeper Erickson Andrews played all but 10 minutes and along with his replacement, sophomore Josh Kasten,...

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