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Oberlin Races Ahead With NCAC Honors

Oberlin Races Ahead With NCAC Honors

December 11, 2015

The track and field team opened its winter season last Saturday in Alliance, Ohio, compet­ing in the Purple Raider Toy Drive Invite. Oberlin was joined at the invita­tional by host University of Mount Union, as well as Walsh University and Malone University, both Division II. Oberlin fared well in its first meet of the year, with eight athletes recording top-five finishes, and two of those athletes earn­ing North Coast Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week honors for their performances. Sophomore...

Back-to-Back Victories Propel Yeomen to 5–2

Harrison Wollman, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015

Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The Yeomen picked up two big victories this week, dominating the Earlham College Quakers 86–55 and defeating the Kenyon College Lords 72–64 to improve to 5–2 on the season. On Sunday, the Yeomen were led by junior guard Jack Poyle’s 24-point effort and senior center and Review Sports editor Randy Ollie’s first double-double of the season, in which he racked up 16 points and 11 rebounds. After going into the locker room with a six-point lead at the half, the Yeomen exploded offensively in the second period, outscoring the Quakers 46–21. Poyle explained that defense played a key role in helping the Yeomen find their offensive rhythm in the second half. “In the second half against Earlham, we really b...

In The Locker Room with Sabrina DeLeonibus, Olivia Canning and Sarah Feinberg

In The Locker Room with Sabrina DeLeonibus, Olivia Canning and Sarah Feinberg

December 4, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with first-year women’s basketball players Sabrina DeLeonibus, Olivia Canning and Sarah Feinberg to discuss their high school careers, first impressions of Oberlin and their preparation for the season. How have you enjoyed your time at Oberlin thus far? Sabrina DeLeonibus: I love it. I think it gives me a perfect opportunity to express the different interests I have on and off the court. It’s academically challenging, it provides an outlet for me to expre...

Player of the Week: Caroline Hamilton

Player of the Week: Caroline Hamilton

December 4, 2015

Senior combo guard Caroline Hamilton was integral in the Yeowomen’s three-game win streak that began last Tuesday. A product of North Yarmouth, ME, Hamilton averaged 14 points per game during the three-game stretch, shooting 46.5 percent from beyond the arc. The senior co-captain’s impressive week was highlighted by her career-high 23 point performance in a 74–60 victory over Gallaudet University Saturday and matching a career-best seven assists in a 59–46 win at Hood College on Sunday. Hamilton...

Yeowomen Win Big at Allegheny

Yeowomen Win Big at Allegheny

December 4, 2015

After recovering from a strenuous double-dual meet at Allegheny College against the Allegheny College Gators and the Malone University Pioneers on Nov. 21, the swimming and diving team is ready for its three-day invitational in Fredonia this weekend. The Yeowomen returned home from Meadville, PA, with wins against both of their competitors, topping Allegheny 160–34 and earning a commanding win of 178–109 against the Division-II Malone. The Yeomen didn’t see the same success, suffering brutal...

Two Wins Open Yeowomen’s Season

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor

November 20, 2015

Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The Yeowomen improved to 2–0 with a dominant 85–57 win over the Thiel College Tomcats Monday night. The backcourt of senior guard Lindsey Bernhardt and first-year guard Alexandra Stipano combined for 42 total points, blaz­ing the way for Oberlin. Bernhardt finished the game with 26 points, one shy of a career high, as well as going a perfect 8–8 from the charity stripe and chipping in three assists in the victory. Stipano contributed five as­sists toward the winning effort in her first collegiate road game. Senior guard Caro­line Hamilton also had an impressive per­formance, adding nine points and a career-high seven assists in her starting capacity. The Yeowomen pounced on the Tomcats early, starting...

Player of the Week: Jack Poyle

Player of the Week: Jack Poyle

November 20, 2015

Junior guard Jack Poyle netted 25 points in the Yeomen’s home opener Monday against the Muskingum University Fighting Muskies, shooting an efficient 9–14 on the night and netting nine rebounds. Poyle was recently named NCAC Player of the Week for his performance at Kalamazoo College, scoring 22 points and snagging 10 rebounds, garnering his first career double-double. The junior captain is currently averaging 23.5 points and 10 rebounds per game, leading the Yeomen in both points and rebounds ...

Yeomen Firing on All Cylinders

Yeomen Firing on All Cylinders

November 20, 2015

The men’s basket­ball team kicked off the 2015–2016 campaign with two impressive victories, defeating Kalamazoo Col­lege Saturday with a score of 91–81 and Muskingum University on Tuesday to the tune of 102–94. Offen­sive firepower came at a premium in both contests for the Yeomen, who were red-hot from the court in both games. In the season opener against the Kalamazoo College Hornets, the Yeo­men started the contest engaged in a back-and-forth battle that featured 16 lead changes...

Yeowomen Gear Up For New Season

Yeowomen Gear Up For New Season

November 13, 2015

Consistency, hard work, and focus in each and every practice and game — those are the values that Oberlin women’s basketball players and coaches have adopted to build upon last year’s success. The Yeowomen posted one of the best seasons in school history in 2014—2015, led by perhaps the greatest player in school history, Christina Marquette, OC ’15, who graduated as the program’s all-time leader in scoring and rebounding. While Marquette’s graduation leaves a void, the team returns...

Oberlin Unable to Make a Splash in Home Meet

Oberlin Unable to Make a Splash in Home Meet

November 6, 2015

The swimming and diving teams were defeated by The College of Wooster Saturday in their first home dual-meet of the season. The Yeowomen saw early success at the home opener, with the team of seniors Lauren Wong and Deirdre Haren and juniors Maddie Prang­ley and Nora Cooper defeating the Fighting Scots in the 200-yard med­ley relay with a time of 1 minute, 55.31 seconds. Cooper and Prangley would go on to take first and second in the 200-yard free, clocking in at 2:0.45 and 2:2.80 respectively....

Player of the Week: Maddie Prangley

Player of the Week: Maddie Prangley

November 6, 2015

Collegeswimming.com named junior Maddie Prangley the North Coast Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Week last week. Prangley earned this honor following two standout performances last weekend against the Hiram College Terriers and The College of Wooster Fighting Scots. She dominated her Hiram competitors in the 800-meter freestyle on Friday, winning the race by 56 seconds with a time of 10 minutes, 2.5 seconds. She took home another victory for the Yeowomen in the 100-meter freestyle, finishing at ...

Battling Bishops Knock Men’s Basketball Out of Playoffs

Battling Bishops Knock Men’s Basketball Out of Playoffs

February 27, 2015

The men’s basketball team saw its season end in defeat when it fell 83–66 to the No. 1 team in the conference, the Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops, last Tuesday. The Yeomen had previously struggled against the Battling Bishops, falling 86–61 and 106–76 earlier in the season. Tuesday’s contest had the Yeomen struggling again, and though they played it close for much of the game, trailing the Bishops by three points late in the first half, the Bishops’ offensive surges kept the Yeomen at bay. ...

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