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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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