The Oberlin Review

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 ...

Women’s Basketball Rallies Late Over Gators

Women’s Basketball Rallies Late Over Gators

February 13, 2015

The women’s basketball team withstood a second-half surge by the Denison University Big Red last Wednesday, getting 14 points from senior forward Christina Marquette and junior guard Lindsey Bernhardt in the extra period to win 62–54. Marquette and Bernhardt combined for 34 points in the victory, which included a combined 6–11 from three-point territory. Marquette closed the game one rebound shy of a double-double, while Bernhardt chipped in four assists. The Yeowomen dominated the majority...

Yeowomen Upended by Nationally Ranked Tigers

Yeowomen Upended by Nationally Ranked Tigers

February 6, 2015

The women’s basketball team could not muster the momentum to push past the nationally ranked DePauw University Tigers last Saturday, falling by more than 20 points with a final score of 73–52. The opening minutes appeared promising for the Yeowomen, as junior guard Lindsey Bernhardt sunk a three-point shot to pull ahead 15–12, but the Tigers quickly replied with a 20–2 run of their own. Oberlin would claw its way back to within nine points at halftime, but the Yeowomen’s hopes for a co...

Key Injuries Derail Men’s Basketball in Conference Play

Key Injuries Derail Men’s Basketball in Conference Play

February 6, 2015

The men’s basketball team saw mixed results over the December recess and Winter Term, finishing its 10-game stretch with a record of 3–7. The squad traveled to California for three games at the end of December and the beginning of January, going 1–2. Though they struggled on the road against conference foes, the Yeomen picked up big wins against the Kenyon College Lords and the Wabash College Little Giants to salvage their record. Although the California trip was business as usual with thre...

Men’s Basketball Slams Wolverines at Home

Men’s Basketball Slams Wolverines at Home

December 12, 2014

The men’s basketball team rebounded from a rough outing Saturday against Wabash College, beating the Grove City College Wolverines 77– 50 on Monday night at home. In need of a win to get back on track after falling by double digits in consecutive North Coast Athletic Conference games, the Yeomen dominated the Wolverines from the start, jumping out to a 40–17 first-half lead. The victory was a team effort, as four Yeomen scored in double figures. Junior big man Randall Ollie led the way with 14 ...

Yeowomen Come Up Short to Penguins

Yeowomen Come Up Short to Penguins

December 12, 2014

The women’s basketball team could not keep up with the undefeated Division I Youngstown State University last Saturday when the Penguins trampled the Yeowomen by almost 50 points, ending in a final score of 92–43. Despite the tough loss, senior captain Christina Marquette managed to set the all-time school record for rebounds. “We started off well. I think we actually scored the first basket of the game, so we were beating them for a couple seconds,” said Marquette. “Offensively, we w...

Bernhardt Shines Despite Loss

Bernhardt Shines Despite Loss

December 5, 2014

The women’s basketball team defeated the Thiel College Tomcats at home by a score of 74–46 on Monday, Nov. 24. Senior Christina Marquette and junior Lindsey Bernhardt led the team with a combined 44 points. The win pushed the Yeowomen’s record to 3–2 and helped them bounce back from their 63–43 loss to the Trine University Thunder on Saturday, Nov. 22. The Yeowomen started slow against the Tomcats, scoring just seven points in the game’s first seven and a half minutes, but they put thei...

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