The Oberlin Review

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 ...

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...

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