The Oberlin Review

In The Locker Room with Bennett Jackson and Justin Bute

In The Locker Room with Bennett Jackson and Justin Bute

September 18, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with sophomore defensive back Ben­nett Jackson and junior linebacker Justin Bute to discuss their first win on the new Dick Bailey Field, person­al pump-up routines and the chang­ing culture of the Oberlin football program. Can you describe the atmosphere between your team and the stands at the end of the Kenyon game? Bennett Jackson: It was really awesome knowing how hard we worked last year and this year and having it come out on the field — especial...

Final Whistle Cuts Yeomen Comeback Short

Final Whistle Cuts Yeomen Comeback Short

September 18, 2015

The men’s soccer team ended its three-game winning streak against the Grove City College Wolverines this Wednesday, suf­fering a 4–3 defeat in its oppo­nent’s hometown of Grove City, PA. Oberlin’s defense buckled down quickly, successfully fending off a barrage of offensive attempts from Grove City early in the first half. First-year keeper Koryn Kraemer made a quick series of three saves before allowing a goal by Grove City senior forward Seth Loew in the 20th minute. The Yeomen were...

Oberlin Dominates at Kenyon Meet

Alejandro Wright

September 18, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The College’s cross country teams traveled to Gambier, Ohio, for the North Coast Athletic Conference Pre­view cross country meet last week­end. Both teams showed impressive performances on the course that will host the 2015 NCAC Cross Country Championships. The Yeowomen placed second be­hind the University of Mount Union, racking up 51 points overall to UMU’s 61. This commanding performance was lead by senior Sarel Loewus, who dominated the five-kilometer course with a time of 18 minutes and 58 sec­onds. This race also earned her NCAC Runner of the Week honors. Loewus crossed the finish line shortly before senior Sarah Urso, who came in at 19:20 and finished fifth overall in the women’s race. Junior Em­ily...

Yeomen Stave off Lords to Defend Home Turf

Yeomen Stave off Lords to Defend Home Turf

September 18, 2015

Thundering cheers erupted from the home stands, drowning out the referee’s final whistle dur­ing Oberlin’s 28–24 tri­umph over Kenyon College Saturday night. In defeat­ing the Lords, the Yeomen didn’t just secure their first win of the season — they made history. The match marked the first time the football pro­gram recorded a victory on the new Dick Bailey Field, completed only last year as part of the Aus­tin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex. Backed by the efforts of senior running...

Eagles Eclipse Yeomen in Opener

Eagles Eclipse Yeomen in Opener

September 11, 2015

The College at Brockport decisively de­feated Oberlin to open the Yeomen’s sea­son for the second year in a row, this time with a final score of 44–7. The Yeomen are still looking for their first home victory at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex, which opened one year ago. The Golden Eagles’ offense was dominant throughout the entire game as they racked up 452 yards to the Yeomen’s 161 while scor­ing on four of their first five possessions. Many of those yards were due in...

Yeowomen Tie Home Opener 1–1

Yeowomen Tie Home Opener 1–1

September 11, 2015

The Oberlin women’s soc­cer team tied its home opener against Baldwin Wallace Univer­sity 1–1 on Tuesday night, mov­ing their record to 0–2–1 for the season. It was Oberlin sophomore midfielder Caitlin McCuskey who opened the scoring early, capi­talizing on decisive service from junior forward Taylor French to bypass Baldwin Wallace senior keeper Emily Tallmadge. The goal came after just 1 minute and 20 seconds and was the first of Mc­Cuskey’s collegiate career. It wasn’t until...

Big Red Surge Past Yeowomen in Second Half

Big Red Surge Past Yeowomen in Second Half

September 11, 2015

Unable to counter a strong second-half surge by the Denison University Big Red, the field hockey team fell 6–1 at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex this past Wednesday. The loss puts the Yeowomen at 0–3 for the sea­son and 0–1 in the North Coast Athletic Conference. Following a competitive first half in which neither team surrendered a goal, the Big Red began the second half firing on all cylinders. Denison un­leashed a barrage of 23 shots in the sec­ond session with six finding...

In The Locker Room with Tiffany Saunders and Sara Schoenhoft

In The Locker Room with Tiffany Saunders and Sara Schoenhoft

September 4, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with field hockey Head Coach Tiffany Saunders and Softball Head Coach Sara Schoenhoft to discuss their first year coaching at Oberlin College. Where are you from originally? TS: I’m from Virginia Beach, VA. SS: I grew up in Cincinnati, where my family still lives. What is your athletic/coaching background? TS: I went to Radford Univer­sity with an athletic scholarship and played field hockey there for four years. Then I returned to my alma mater, w...

Yeomen Take Season Opener 2–1

Yeomen Take Season Opener 2–1

September 4, 2015

The Oberlin men’s soccer team won its season opener against Otterbein University 2–1 in Westerville, Ohio on Tuesday night, securing a 1–0 record for the Yeomen. It was Otterbein junior Ross Pfeil who had the first goal of the match, capital­izing on an Oberlin turn­over and notching one past first-year goalkeeper Koryn Kraemer in the third min­ute. Kraemer was impen­etrable for the remainder of the game and finished the match with three saves. A leveling goal from first-year midfielder...

Oberlin Falls to Michigan-Dearborn

Oberlin Falls to Michigan-Dearborn

September 4, 2015

The University of Michigan-Dearborn overpowered Oberlin at the net on Tuesday as their 9.5 blocks bested the Yeowomen’s four to defeat them in their season-opening match. The Yeowomen fell 26–24 in the first set before winning their lone set of the match 28–26 in the sec­ond. But UMB swept the remainder of the game, as the Wolverines won the final two sets 25–19 and 25–23. Each match was close between the two non-conference opponents; the largest point differential among the sets was...

Football Looks to Break Out in Upcoming Season

Football Looks to Break Out in Upcoming Season

September 4, 2015

Coming off of a 2014 season marred by injuries and inconsistency, Oberlin foot­ball’s 2015 team has nothing but confi­dence heading into their contest with The College at Brockport. This is due in part to several coaching staff changes headed by second-year Head Coach Jay Anderson. Chief among these changes is the addition of former Baldwin Wallace University Offensive Coordina­tor Keith Grabowski, who will take the same role with the Yeomen in addition to coaching the offensive line. In...

Women’s Cross Country Places 7th at Championship

Women’s Cross Country Places 7th at Championship

December 5, 2014

The women’s cross country team, accompanied by Yeomen Geno Arthur and Josh Urso, both juniors, concluded its historic season at the 2014 NCAA Championship on Saturday, Nov. 22, placing seventh in the nation. Seniors Emma Lehmann and Kyle Neal were trailblazers in the women’s race, finishing in times of 21 minutes, 55.9 seconds and 22:7.8 to take ninth and 14th places respectively. Unfavorable weather, however, tore up the winding course, making the race all the more difficult for the runners....

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