Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Cross Country Shines at Meets

Sam Harris, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Varsity Sports

The Oberlin men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in their fifth race of the season last Friday at the All-Ohio Championships, hosted by Cedarville University, and at the Paul Short Invitational, hosted by Lehigh University. At All-Ohio, the women’s team finished 25th of 38 teams in their race. They finished 11th of 18 Division III schools in the race, and holding their own against schools such as Ohio University, University of Cincinnati, and the University of Akron. At the Paul Short, the women were 9th of 20 teams. Among the top finishers for the Yeowomen at the Paul Short Invitational were junior Oona Jung-Beeman, sophomore Shannon Wargo, and first-year Corrie Purcell. Jung-Beeman led the pack, finis...

Cross Country Teams Open Season with Strong Performances

Cross Country Teams Open Season with Strong Performances

September 15, 2017

The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in their second race of the season last Saturday at the annual Ohio Wesleyan University Invitational in Delaware, Ohio. Building off of their successes from the previous week’s competition at The College of Wooster Invitational, the Yeowomen and Yeomen claimed fourth and eleventh places, respectively. The Yeowomen, once ranked as high as 15th nationally, capped off the day with 89 total points, while the Yeomen finished off with 322 points...

Halsten Heads to NCAA Championships

Halsten Heads to NCAA Championships

November 18, 2016

After recording a ninth-place finish at the Great Lakes Regional Championships last Saturday, sophomore Linnea Halsten will represent Oberlin at the NCAA Cross Country Championships in Louisville, KY, tomorrow. Halsten, a Madison, WI, native, finished the 6k race in 21 minutes, 27.2 seconds to earn an at-large bid, while the women’s team ended its season finishing in sixth place among the 31-team field. “We didn’t perform like we really wanted to; we wanted to go to nationals as a team an...

Cross Country Looks to Find Stride at Regionals

Cross Country Looks to Find Stride at Regionals

November 4, 2016

The cross country team enters the final stretch of its seasons as the Yeomen and Yeowomen race to the Great Lakes Regional in Holland, MI, next Saturday. Both squads will look to improve upon their performances at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championship meet in Terre Haute, IN, last Sunday, where the women finished second and the men earned seventh. “Our goal was to win conference — which we definitely could have done,” said first-year Marija Crook, who was awarded NCAC Newcomer...

First-Years Excel at All-Ohio Championship

First-Years Excel at All-Ohio Championship

October 7, 2016

Hundreds of runners hit the trails at the All-Ohio Championships 6K in Cedarville, Ohio, last Friday, but Oberlin managed to stand out among them all. The women’s team placed second out of 17 teams, with the Yeowomen first-years notching particularly impressive performances. The men’s team finished sixth in the 16-team field. Head Coach Ray Appenheimer said he was impressed by the Yeowomen rookies once again. “We’re a very young team,” he said. “We have a lot of really impactful...

Cross Country Jumps to Top-20 Rank

Cross Country Jumps to Top-20 Rank

September 23, 2016

Rejoining the ranks of the top Division III teams in the nation, the women’s cross country team earned the No. 20 spot in the most recent United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Coaches’ poll. The Yeowomen jumped 15 spots in the rankings since last season, largely due to impressive performances in their first three meets — including a third-place finish in the Yellowjacket Invitational and a dominant first-place finish at the Bison Invite. The Yeowomen were...

Cross Country Dominates Wooster Meet

Cross Country Dominates Wooster Meet

September 9, 2016

The men’s and women’s cross country teams returned home laden with medals after outstanding showings at the Wooster Invitational in Wooster, Ohio, last Thursday. The invitational, a non-scoring annual meet, featured runners from The College of Wooster, Oberlin and Baldwin Wallace University. While this is a contest that Oberlin regularly dominates, Head Coach Ray Appenheimer said he believes this year’s success was the “best team performance” at Wooster he had seen in years, referencing...

Arthur Crowned Regional Champ

Arthur Crowned Regional Champ

November 20, 2015

The cross country team left their mark on the famous LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the regional championship this weekend, with five runners earning All-Region honors and senior Geno Arthur be­coming the first individual re­gional champion in program history. Head Coach Ray Appen­heimer saw the Yeomen’s result as a sign of a turning point for their team. “The men’s team is looking like a better team, and they’ve fin­ished the highest ever,” he said. “Their...

Oberlin Misses NCAC Championship Title

Scott Rivilin

November 6, 2015

Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

Expectations were high for the men’s and women’s cross-country teams as they traveled to Gambier, Ohio, this past weekend to compete in the North Coast Athletic Confer­ence Championships. With senior standout Geno Arthur and the Yeomen hoping to claim their first NCAC Championship and the Ye­owomen looking to win their seventh consecutive championship, both teams were prepared for the tough conference competition. Arthur would ultimately be Ober­lin’s lone champion, outlasting 2014 champion Logan Steiner of Allegheny College to win the individual men’s championship. Going into the race, Arthur ac­knowledged that he had expected that the individual competition would come down to Steiner and himself....

Player of The Week: Geno Arthur

Player of The Week: Geno Arthur

October 30, 2015

Senior standout Geno Arthur runs ahead of the pack at the Inter-Regional Rumble. A 2014 NCAA All-American, Arthur is unbeaten in 2015 and most recently completed the Inter-Regional Rumble in a course record time of 24:04.0, defeating the field of 281 Division-III competitors and outlasting North Coast Athletic Conference opponent Logan Steiner. Arthur also became the first Yeoman to be crowned a men’s 8K champion. The Yeomen are currently ranked the 35th best team in the country by the United States...

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...

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....

Established 1874.