The Oberlin Review

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....

Arthur, Urso, Women’s Cross Country Returns to NCAA Championships

Arthur, Urso, Women’s Cross Country Returns to NCAA Championships

November 21, 2014

The women’s cross country team placed second in the 2014 NCAA Great Lakes Regional race last Saturday, Nov. 15, earning them a bid to the NCAA Championships for the sixth consecutive year. The Yeomen will also send juniors Geno Arthur and Joshua Urso to the championship after the duo finished in third and thirteenth place respectively in the regional competition. The men’s team placed eleventh overall, disqualifying the rest of the Yeomen from racing in the championship. Wilmington College will host th...

Oberlin Loses to Hiram, Cruz Sets Record

Oberlin Loses to Hiram, Cruz Sets Record

November 21, 2014

The football team dropped its final game of the season last Saturday, falling 35–13 to the Hiram College Terriers. The loss left the team with a 2–8 record in what was Coach Jay Anderson’s first full year as head coach. Sophomore Justin Cruz did catch two touchdowns to set Oberlin’s single-season record for receiving touchdowns. However, his scores weren’t nearly enough to help the Yeomen pull out a win. This loss was especially disappointing for the Yeomen, considering it was their fourth i...

Volleyball Takes 6th Place at NCAC Tournament

Volleyball Takes 6th Place at NCAC Tournament

November 14, 2014

The volleyball team concluded its playoff run and 2014 season at the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament with an overall record of 13–19 last Saturday. The Yeowomen clinched one of seven spots in the tournament early last week and proceeded to take sixth place, falling to the Denison University Big Red in all three sets of the match. Despite the subpar results, Head Coach Erica Rau said she was satisfied with her team’s performance during the game against the Big Red. “We played Deni...

Football Team Loses Third Straight Game to Bishops

Football Team Loses Third Straight Game to Bishops

November 14, 2014

The football team dropped its third consecutive game against the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops last Saturday, falling 50–13 at home and pushing its season record to 2–7. The Yeomen fell behind early in the game, giving up 17 unanswered points in the first 11 minutes in the form of two rushing touchdowns and a Bishops field goal. The scores on the ground foreshadowed the Yeomen’s defeat, as the Bishops ended up racking up over 175 yards and four touchdowns on the ground over the course o...

Kenyon Quashes Women’s Soccer Playoff Dreams

Kenyon Quashes Women’s Soccer Playoff Dreams

November 7, 2014

The women’s soccer team saw its season come to a close last Saturday, Nov. 1, when the Kenyon College Ladies came out on top with a 2–0 victory. The Yeowomen needed the win to secure a spot in the North Coast Athletic Conference playoffs but were ultimately unable to walk away with the berth. The Yeowomen concluded their season with an overall record of 10–8 and 3–5 in conference play, more than doubling the wins from the 2013 season. In addition to beating Kenyon, the Yeowomen were banki...

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