The Oberlin Review

Junior Grace Barlow battles past a defender from the Wittenberg University Tigers last Wednesday in Springfield, Ohio. Barlow led the Yeowomen past the Tigers with four goals and two assists in a 13–9 win to advance Oberlin to the North Coast Athletic Conference Finals for the first time since 2000.

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...

Senior co-captain Bronwen Schumacher takes on a Denison University Big Red defender last Saturday at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex. Schumacher, co-captain Kate Hanick and classmate Jodi Helsel were all honored in the team’s Senior Day ceremony prior to the game.

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...

Junior midfielder Matt Fox looks upfield during a 12–6 home loss to the Kenyon College Lords on Wednesday. The loss dropped the team’s record to 5–7 and marked the Yeomen’s 19th consecutive loss against the Lords.

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...

Sophomore attacker Sara Phister works around a defender in a home game against the DePauw University Tigers on March 21. Phister scored six goals in the Yeowomen’s 17–16 overtime loss to the Wittenberg University Tigers on Tuesday.

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...

Senior captain and midfielder Kate Hanick sprints down the field during a home game
against the DePauw University Tigers on March 21. The Yeowomen have won six games in
a row and are 8–1 on the season.

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...

Nick Lobley (left) 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 ...

First-year Reese Koburov looks past a Capital University defender in a road game last Saturday. Koburov scored twice, but the Yeomen could not overcome an early four-point deficit and fell 8–7.

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...

Junior attacker Nick Lobley looks to work around a defender in the team’s season opener against
the Olivet College Comets. Lobley leads the 2–0 Yeomen with seven goals

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 ...

Senior Brenna Sheldon eyes the ball in a match. Sheldon boasts an impressive 21–6 singles record and 20–7 in dou- bles. She recently earned a bid to the NCAA Division III ten- nis tournament.

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...

Women’s lacrosse seniors Simone Brodner (left), Hannah Christiansen, Phoebe Hammer, Sarah Orbu- ch, Heewon Kwon and Sarah Andrews. The Yeowomen said farewell to their graduating seniors in the team’s final home game against The College of Wooster.

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...

Senior Connor Jackson streaks towards the goal on Senior Day against DePauw University. The team finished the season with a record of 8–6 overall and 3–4 in the conference.

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...

Men’s lacrosse seniors Paul Paschke, Connor Jackson, Mickey Fiorillo, Noel Myers, Kirby Liv- ingston and Matthew Rogers pose for a picture. The team won its Senior Day game 17–4 over the DePauw University Tigers.

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...

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