The Oberlin Review

Junior Tyler Parlor eyes her shot during a game against the University of Mount Union Nov. 28. After defeating Denison University 51–46 Wednesday, the Yeowomen are currently 3–4 overall and 3–0 in the NCAC.

Yeowomen Best Big Red to Stay Undefeated in NCAC

December 9, 2016

Losing four of its first five games hasn’t stopped the women’s basketball team from dominating North Coast Athletic Conference play. With a 51–46 win against the Denison University Big Red Wednesday, Oberlin improved to 3–4 overall, and a perfect 3–0 in the NCAC. The Yeowomen, who currently sit atop the NCAC standings in a tie with DePauw University, have kept their game style simple. “We’re not a complicated team at all,” Head Coach Kerry Jenkins said. “We execute, we play...

Sophomore Eli Silverman-Lloyd attempts to save the ball from going out of bounds against Illinois Institute of Technology during the Thanksgiving Classic, hosted by the Yeomen.

Yeomen Look to Rebound Against Youngstown

December 2, 2016

The Yeomen’s early season struggles continued with an 87–73 loss to the Muskingum University Fighting Muskies Wednesday, dropping the team’s record to 1–4 overall and 0­–1 in the North Coast Athletic Conference. With less than one week remaining before the NCAC season officially begins, the Yeomen must find their stride in if they want to make a postseason push. “I think the biggest problem with our team so far is the inconsistency,” sophomore forward Eric Holt said. “When we...

First-year point guard Sarah Thompson looks to make a play in Oberlin’s season opener on Tuesday. The rookie-laden Yeowomen fell to Baldwin Wallace University 70–41, but will be back in action against the Hiram College Terriers in Hiram, Ohio, tomorrow.

Yeowomen Fall in Season Opener to Baldwin Wallace

November 18, 2016

Women’s basketball endured a tough loss in its season opener, falling 70–41 to the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets Tuesday. This disappointing start was somewhat of a letdown after the Yeowomen’s highest preseason ranking ever, sitting at fourth place in the North Coast Athletic Conference coaches’ poll. The squad was particularly disappointed in the loss given that Oberlin earned a tight win last year over Baldwin Wallace, squeezing by at 63–61 in one of the “closest matche...

Scott Miller (left) and Eli Silverman-Lloyd

In the Locker Room: Men’s Basketball

November 18, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with men’s basketball senior Scott Miller and sophomore Eli Silverman-Lloyd to discuss the upcoming season, differences in playing style and team goals. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Describe the excitement for your first game of the season against The College of Wooster. Scott Miller: It’s our first conference game, and it’s also the best opponent. They’re probably our biggest rival over the past few years. They’ve ended my...

Player of the Week: Randy Ollie

Player of the Week: Randy Ollie

February 19, 2016

Senior center and Review Sports editor Randy Ollie sets up a free throw against the Ohio Wesleyan University Bat­tling Bishops Wednesday night. Even though the Yeomen fell to their opponents 93–75, Ollie made the most of his last time on the Philips gym hardwood, netting a team-high 24 points for the night. This number only adds to Ollie’s already impres­sive tally for his Oberlin career, which surpassed 1,000 points after the Yeomen’s victory over the Allegheny College Gators on Feb. 10....

Senior guard Lindsey Bernhardt drives the baseline against an Ohio Wesleyan University defender. The Yeowomen delivered on their Senior Day match against the Battling Bishops, closing out the close game 62–56.

Team Effort Fuels Yeowomen’s Win

February 19, 2016

The final buzzer ending the wom­en’s basketball team’s match against the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops Wednesday night was a bitter­sweet sound. It solidified an Oberlin victory but also marked the last time seniors Lindsey Bernhardt, Katie Lu­caites and Caroline Hamilton would play on their home floor. The trio concluded their senior night in the best possible way, with a satisfying win of 62–56 against the same team that ended the Yeowom­en’s postseason one year ago. The...

Junior shooting guard Jack Poyle slices his way through the lane for a contested layup against Denison University.  The Yeomen’s win on Wednesday night against the Allegheny College Gators marks the first time the team has earned seven wins since their 2001–2002 season.

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,...

Junior guard Bri Santiago dribbles at the top of the key against the visiting Denison University Big Red Wednesday. Santiago grabbed four rebounds and two steals in the contest, but the Yeowomen were defeated to the tune of 45–44. The Yeowomen are now 4–8 in the NCAC and 10–11 overall.

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...

First-year center Olivia Canning leaps to tip a shot over her opponent
from the College of Wooster Fighting Scots. The Yeowomen fell in a
close match against the Fighting Scots on Wednesday 52–50, putting
them on a three-game losing streak.

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

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...

Sarah Feinberg (left), Olivia Canning and Sabrina DeLeonibus

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...

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