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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...

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...

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