The Oberlin Review

Junior forward Tim Williams dribbles away from a Heidelberg University defender. Oberlin defeated Heidelberg 3–1 in its season opener. The Yeomen now hold a 1–1 record.

Men’s Soccer Splits Opening Games

September 9, 2016

Men’s soccer split its season openers against the Heidelberg University Student Princes and the Ohio Northern University Polar Bears last week. The Yeomen pulled away with 3–1 victory against the Princes last Saturday at home, but fell short on the road just two days later with a 4–0 loss to the Polar Bears. In Saturday’s contest against Heidelberg, the Yeomen’s early momentum set the Student Princes back for most of the game. “After a rough patch in the very beginning, we got in...

Senior center midfielder Tyler Sloan fends off a Case Western Reserve University Spartan during the women’s soccer home opener on Thursday. The Yeowomen fell to the Spartans 1–0.

Palmer Set to Build on Coaching Success

September 2, 2016

Women’s soccer Head Coach Dan Palmer relies on three central tenets to push his team to reach its potential: hard work, relentless competitiveness and camaraderie. This mantra has turned the program around 180 degrees in Palmer’s first three years with the Athletics department. In just three seasons with the Yeowomen, Palmer and his squad have tallied 21 wins — in the five seasons before, the team struggled to win just 18 games. This year’s squad, which is upperclassmen-heavy, will look to...

Player of the Week: Maddi Kimball

Player of the Week: Maddi Kimball

November 13, 2015

First-year midfielder and defender Maddi Kimball earned Second Team All-North Coast Athletic Conference honors this week, following the conclusion of the women’s soccer team’s season. Kimball proved to be a highly effective and versatile addition to the team in her first collegiate season. She played every position in the Yeowomen’s defensive and central lines and excelled in each one. She scored her first career goal, contributing to Oberlin’s 4–0 win against Defiance College, and ended...

Junior forward Sam Weiss dribbles past a Little Giant of Wabash College on Saturday, Oct. 20. The Yeomen concluded their regular season with a record of 11–7–1.

Yeomen Down Big Red, Fall to Lords

November 6, 2015

A powerful early shot from the Kenyon College Lords to the lower left corner of Ober­lin’s goal spelled defeat for the men’s soccer team at the North Coast Athletic Confer­ence semifinals on Wednes­day. Oberlin was unable to equalize after Kenyon’s junior forward Tony Amolo found the back of the net just 14 min­utes into the first half, ending their conference campaign with a score of 1–0. The loss to the Lords was all too familiar for the Yeomen, as they were also defeated by Kenyon...

Senior forward John Ingham fires a shot on goal against the visiting Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops this past Saturday. The Yeomen were ultimately defeated by the Bishops 1–0 but went on to defeat the Hiram College Terriers 4–0 on Wednesday. The Yeomen are currently 10–6–1 overall and 4–4 in conference play.

Oberlin Dominates Hiram 4–0

October 30, 2015

The men’s soccer team defeated the Hiram College Terriers in a 4–0 shutout this past Wednesday in their final home stand of the season. Senior forward John Ingham wasted no time in getting the Yeomen on the scoreboard, rocketing a shot into the corner of the net in the 10th minute of play for his 14th goal of the season. Junior midfielder Adam Chazin-Gray followed suit in the 17th minute, sending the ball over the keeper and earning his first goal of the season. Junior midfielder Nick Wertman...

Fighting Scots Seal Yeowomen’s 2–0 Defeat at Wooster

Sam Kreisberg

October 9, 2015

The Oberlin women’s soccer team traveled to Wooster, Ohio, in the wind and rain last Satur­day night to face The College of Wooster but failed to find the back of its opponent’s net, losing to the tune of 2–0. This moves the Yeowomen to 5–4–1 for the sea­son and 0–2 in league play. The Yeowomen held the Fight­ing Scots scoreless for most of the first half, but eventually yielded with two seconds left to Wooster’s junior midfielder Liz Kantra, who capitalized on a powerful cross into the box and shot one past Oberlin first-year keeper Jordyn Morris. Wooster scored again in the 68th minute off of another well-placed service, but this time it was junior forward Kennedy Payne on the receiving end....

Senior defender Macallan Savett lunges at Medaille College’s Prince SaySay. The Yeomen defeated the Mavericks 6–1 on Sunday, Sept. 20 but fell to the DePauw University Tigers to the tune of 2–1 this past Saturday. The Yeomen are currently 6–3 overall and 0–1 in the North Coast Athletic Conference.

DePauw Spoils Oberlin’s Conference Kickoff

October 2, 2015

The men’s soccer team suffered its first loss this season in the North Coast Athletic Conference on Saturday, falling to the DePauw University Tigers 2–1. DePauw came out of the gate firing on all cylinders. Just 27 seconds into the game, senior forward Adrian Ables scored a goal, giving the Tigers an early 1–0 lead. Going into NCAC play, the Yeomen had a record of 6–2, and they fully understood the challenge that the 6–1 Tigers would pose on their home field. According to Head Coach...

Junior forward Taylor French takes aim on goal against the visiting Waynesburg University Yellow Jackets. French notched her third goal of the season this past Wednesday against the Muskies of Muskingum University. The Yeowomen are currently 5–2–1 overall and will travel to DePauw University Saturday for their first Conference game of the season.

Yeowomen Win 5th Straight Match

September 25, 2015

Many individuals con­sidered women’s soccer’s historical nine-game win­ning streak last season to be the high point in the history of the program at Oberlin. This year, the Yeo­women have quickly prov­en that last season’s magic wasn’t merely an anomaly. The Yeowomen capped their third, fourth and fifth consecutive victories in the last week, including an 8–0 dismantling of Marietta College, a close 2–1 victory over Heidelberg University and a solid 4–2 win over Muskingum University. Against...

Feature Photo: Soccer Standout

Feature Photo: Soccer Standout

September 18, 2015

  Senior forward John Ingham makes space for himself to line up a shot. Ingham was named NSCAA National Player of the Week on Tuesday, singling him out for outstanding play across the entire NCAA Division III League. Ingham was also named North Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week, ranking second in the Conference this season with six goals. The men’s soccer team is currently 4–2; their next game is at home against the Medaille College Mavericks this Sunday at 2 p.m.

Sophomore forward Timothy Williams attempts a tackle at midfield against the Quakers of Earlham College. The men’s soccer team beat Earlham 4-1and is currently 4–2 this Season

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...

Senior midfielder Ellie Huizenga dribbles toward Baldwin Wallace Defender Brianna Osborne. The Yeowomen tied the Yellow Jackets 1–1 on Tuesday.

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...

Senior forward John Ingham fends off a defensive slide from Otterbein midfielder Chance Bailey. Ingham scored the winning goal to secure a 2–1 win for the Yeomen’s season opener on Tuesday.

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...

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