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The Oberlin Review

In The Locker Room with Swimming & Diving Captains

In The Locker Room with Swimming & Diving Captains

October 28, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with women’s swimming and diving team captains Nora Cooper and Kathleen Falk to discuss the importance of veteran leadership, offseason training and favorite memories. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Q: What are your team goals for this season? Kathleen Falk: We are hoping that we can go undefeated in dual meets this season. That’s something we did our first year. Placing fourth in our conference is another one. One that’s a l...

Oberlin Hangs Tough at Conference Meet

Oberlin Hangs Tough at Conference Meet

February 19, 2016

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams concluded their season this past weekend with a grueling four-day test of their training in the form of the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships in Granville, Ohio. After pushing his team’s physical limits all sea­son, Head Coach Andrew Brabson stressed rest and healing as his team tapered off to prime them­selves for Conference competition. Focus on mus­cle building and speed turned towards perfecting technique. “We train...

Player of the Week: Randy Ollie

Player of the Week: Randy Ollie

February 19, 2016

Senior center and Review Sports editor Randy Ollie sets up a free throw against the Ohio Wesleyan University Bat­tling Bishops Wednesday night. Even though the Yeomen fell to their opponents 93–75, Ollie made the most of his last time on the Philips gym hardwood, netting a team-high 24 points for the night. This number only adds to Ollie’s already impres­sive tally for his Oberlin career, which surpassed 1,000 points after the Yeomen’s victory over the Allegheny College Gators on Feb. 10....

Team Effort Fuels Yeowomen’s Win

Team Effort Fuels Yeowomen’s Win

February 19, 2016

The final buzzer ending the wom­en’s basketball team’s match against the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops Wednesday night was a bitter­sweet sound. It solidified an Oberlin victory but also marked the last time seniors Lindsey Bernhardt, Katie Lu­caites and Caroline Hamilton would play on their home floor. The trio concluded their senior night in the best possible way, with a satisfying win of 62–56 against the same team that ended the Yeowom­en’s postseason one year ago. The...

Player of the Week: Annie Goodridge

Player of the Week: Annie Goodridge

February 12, 2016

Sophomore sprinter and long jumper Annie Goodridge leaped her way into the record books Friday, Feb. 5, breaking a 15-year-old school record at Oberlin’s annual Crimson and Gold Invitational in the Heisman Fieldhouse. The Boston native leaped to a mark of 5.48 meters on her third attempt, which surpassed April Wynn’s previously held record of 5.42 meters. Goodridge would contribute to Oberlin’s winning efforts in the women’s 4x200-meter relay, running the third leg of the race with sophomore...

Historic Night Highlights Oberlin’s Victory

Historic Night Highlights Oberlin’s Victory

February 12, 2016

Looking to snap a three game skid, Wednesday night proved to be a night of milestones for the men’s basketball team as Oberlin defeated Allegheny College 74–56 at the David V. Wise Center in Meadville, PA. The victory marked the first time that the Yeomen have achieved seven wins in the NCAC since the 2001–2002 season. The 14-year drought in conference wins and the Yeomen’s recent three-game losing streak were snapped by the road victory as the team advanced their record to 12–10 overall...

Track and Field Vaults Past Wooster

Julie Schreiber

February 5, 2016

Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Winter

Amid cheers from their enlivened team­mates, the track and field team saw powerful performances on and off the track at The College of Wooster’s invitational on Saturday. The Yeowomen’s 94 points earned them a third-place finish out of five schools, while the Yeomen finished fourth with 67 points. Field performances highlighted the day for both teams. Sophomore jumper Annie Goodridge landed their triple jump at 36 feet and 8.5 inches. The jump was only 2.5 inches shy of breaking the Oberlin triple jump record, set at 36-11 by Shan­non Houlihan nearly 15 years ago. Head Track and Field Coach Ray Appen­heimer lauded Goodridge’s progress, but said he was sure their best was yet to come. “It’s been...

Feature Photo: Men’s Basketball

Feature Photo: Men’s Basketball

February 5, 2016

First-year guard Eli Silverman-Lloyd tees up a three-pointer against the visiting Denison University Big Red. The Yeomen made an impressive second-half comeback following a 13-point deficit in their game on Wednesday night, but ultimately fell to the Big Red 69–65. The team came out of conference play over Winter Term with a balanced 6–6 record, with Wednesday’s game pushing them to 6–7. Their game this Saturday against Wittenberg University will give them another chance to balance the books,...

Oberlin Lose Heartbreaker to Denison

Oberlin Lose Heartbreaker to Denison

February 5, 2016

The Denison University Big Red, North Coast Athletic Conference leaders, narrowly edged out the women’s basketball team 45–44 on Wednesday night in the Yeowomen’s first game of the spring semester. With the loss, Oberlin now holds seventh place in the Conference, falling to a record of 10–11, 4–8 NCAC. The victorious Big Red stretched their win­ning streak to 11 games and advanced their record to 18–3, 11–1 NCAC. The game was a back-and-forth tilt, featuring an unusual nine lead...

Top 5 Yeo Moments of 2015

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor

December 11, 2015

Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Varsity Winter

Ouch, That Stings! The women’s basketball team earned a tough victory Nov. 24 over the Baldwin Wallace Yellow Jackets. The Yellow Jackets, ranked 25th in the nation, led for most of the contest, and when their lead extended to 10 points in the middle of the third quarter, it looked like the visitors might depart Philips gym with a win. Down by three with a little over a minute to play, junior forward Eleanor Van Buren knocked down a game-tying shot from beyond the arc, leveling the score at 61–61 and sending Philips gym into a frenzy. The Yeowomen then went on to get a crucial defensive stop, and senior captain Lind­sey Bernhardt hoisted up a layup in traffic for the go-ahead bucket. The Yeowomen are cu...

Fighting Scots Outlast Yeowomen

Fighting Scots Outlast Yeowomen

December 11, 2015

After a hot start to the 2015- 2016 season, the women’s bas­ketball team lost its third straight game on Wednesday night, falling to the College of Wooster Fight­ing Scots 52–50 at Philips gym. The losing streak began with the Yeowomen’s Dec. 2 matchup against the Denison University Big Red. The team was unable to recover from a lackluster first period, which ultimately allowed the Big Red to cruise to victory in the remainder of the contest. Senior guard Caroline Hamil­ton explained...

Player of the Week: David Bright

Player of the Week: David Bright

December 11, 2015

First-year David Bright had an impressive weekend swimming for the Yeomen, who traveled to Fredonia, NY, for the Fredonia Blue Devil Invitational. Bright registered the second-fastest time in Oberlin school history in the men’s 100-yard breaststroke on the second day of aquatic competition, clocking in at 58.6 seconds to finish third overall. First-year Jacques Forbes, sopho­more Adam Winikoff and junior Nils Gudbranson also helped Bright to finish second in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a...

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