The Oberlin Review

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. ...

Despite Tough End, Future Bright for Women’s Basketball

Despite Tough End, Future Bright for Women’s Basketball

February 27, 2015

The women’s basketball team saw its record-breaking season come to an end last Tuesday when the Yeowomen fell to the visiting Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops by a score of 75–58. A raucous crowd of 456 was in attendance to witness the Yeowomen’s first home playoff game since 1990. The Yeowomen hung tough with the Battling Bishops for over half the game, as junior Lindsey Bernhardt tied the game at 39 points with 17:53 to go in the second half with a three-pointer. It was all Bis...

Men’s Basketball Splits Pair Against Hiram, Ohio Wesleyan

Men’s Basketball Splits Pair Against Hiram, Ohio Wesleyan

February 20, 2015

The men’s basketball team split its last two games with a convincing 83–58 win over the visiting Hiram College Terriers last Saturday and a tough 106–76 loss against the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops on Wednesday. Sophomore Nate Cohen spearheaded the Yeomen’s offense with a career-high 20 points and 5 assists against the Terriers. He attributed his sharpshooting to both recent training and his teammates’ adept off-the-ball movement. “I’ve been getting into the gym a bun...

Marquette Leads Women’s Basketball to OT Win

Marquette Leads Women’s Basketball to OT Win

February 20, 2015

The women’s basketball team added to its record-breaking season last Saturday when it came from behind to beat the visiting Hiram College Terriers 76–72 in overtime. The win pushed the team’s overall record to 14–9 and its North Coast Athletic Conference record to 10–4, making it their best NCAC record ever. The Yeowomen began the game slowly, trailing by five at halftime, but they rode a 17-point second half by senior forward Christina Marquette to tie the game and eventually win in ...

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