The Oberlin Review

College junior Jahkeem Wheatley captures first place in the pole vault event in the Dan Kinsey Meet at Oberlin Jan. 12.

Track and Field Impresses Against Division I Competition

February 9, 2018

Despite being the only Division III school competing at the Cedarville University Collegiate Invite, the men’s and women’s track and field teams emerged with third and fourth-place finishes, respectively. Head Coach Ray Appenheimer said that he was pleasantly surprised with his athletes’ performances considering the competition they faced. “It was really cool to get the opportunity [to compete] against teams we never ever see,” Appenheimer said. “There’s always stuff to work on,...

Sophomore Lisa Carle throws herself over the bar for the high jump Saturday. The track and field team traveled to Granville, Ohio, to compete in the 2016 North Coast Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships this morning.

Track and Field Races Toward NCAC

May 6, 2016

Oberlin’s track and field teams saw plenty of action last weekend with both the Yeomen and Yeowomen competing in two different meets on Friday and Saturday. Only select members of the team were in action on Friday, with senior Geno Arthur running at the 50th Annual Hillsdale College “GINA” relays and the rest of the athletes competing at the Ashland University Alumni Open at Ashland University. Arthur stole the show in the GINA relay’s 5,000-meter run, beating his previous school record...

Sophomore Annie Goodridge vaults over the sand pit during a triple jump. Goodridge’s firstplace
11-meter jump was one of many highlights for the men’s and women’s track teams at the
Bob Kahn Invitational at Oberlin.

Seniors Sprint Ahead at Bob Kahn Invitational

April 15, 2016

Last weekend, the men’s and women’s track and field teams honored their senior athletes as they performed in their last home meet of the season. The rain and snow didn’t stop the Yeomen and Yeowomen from competing against The College of Wooster, Grove City College and a select number of athletes from Ashland University in this year’s Bob Kahn Invitational. The Yeowomen gave an excellent per­formance in the 100-meter dash, sweeping the event with first, second and third place finishes...

In the Locker Room with Monique Newton and Annie Goodridge

In the Locker Room with Monique Newton and Annie Goodridge

April 1, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with sophomore track and field members Monique Newton and An­nie Goodridge to discuss how it feels to be national competitors, the ups and downs of training and the be­hind-the-scenes of field events. What was being at nationals like? Annie Goodridge: It was my first time going. I made it in by one cen­timeter. It was really, really cool. I really enjoyed it, and we got to eat out a lot. I got to explore the grilled cheese market in Iowa. I had a re­ally g...

Yeowomen, Yeomen Up for Homestretch

Darren Zaslau, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

Oberlin’s track and field teams trav­eled to Granville, Ohio, Friday to com­pete in the Denison University Last Chance Meet. Sophomore Annie Go­odridge, junior Ave Spencer and first-year Imani Cook-Gist led the way for Oberlin, posting record marks in their respective events. Oberlin Head Coach Ray Appen­heimer said he was pleased with the team’s effort. “It was a great last tune-up meet for us heading into the conference meet,” Appenheimer said. Goodridge tied her own school re­cord in the women’s long jump by re­cording a mark of 5.48 meters, which ranks the sophomore 26th in the nation. The Boston native said she was sat­isfied with her effort at the Denison meet,but looks forward to improving. “I...

Player of the Week: Annie Goodridge

Player of the Week: Annie Goodridge

February 12, 2016

Sophomore sprinter and long jumper Annie Goodridge leaped her way into the record books Friday, Feb. 5, breaking a 15-year-old school record at Oberlin’s annual Crimson and Gold Invitational in the Heisman Fieldhouse. The Boston native leaped to a mark of 5.48 meters on her third attempt, which surpassed April Wynn’s previously held record of 5.42 meters. Goodridge would contribute to Oberlin’s winning efforts in the women’s 4x200-meter relay, running the third leg of the race with sophomore...

Track and Field Vaults Past Wooster

Julie Schreiber

February 5, 2016

Amid cheers from their enlivened team­mates, the track and field team saw powerful performances on and off the track at The College of Wooster’s invitational on Saturday. The Yeowomen’s 94 points earned them a third-place finish out of five schools, while the Yeomen finished fourth with 67 points. Field performances highlighted the day for both teams. Sophomore jumper Annie Goodridge landed their triple jump at 36 feet and 8.5 inches. The jump was only 2.5 inches shy of breaking the Oberlin triple jump record, set at 36-11 by Shan­non Houlihan nearly 15 years ago. Head Track and Field Coach Ray Appen­heimer lauded Goodridge’s progress, but said he was sure their best was yet to come. “It’s been...

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