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COVID-19 Can’t Stop Our Smart Soccer Players

October 2, 2020

Last Thursday, both the women’s and men’s soccer teams were awarded the prestigious United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award. This award recognizes teams who have acquired at least a 3.0 grade point average throughout the academic year. With over 800 college soccer teams receiving the award, Oberlin College was one of only 172 schools to have both men’s and women’s teams receive the award.  This award comes as no surprise, as the Yeomen have received this award for 11 straight years...

Former Soccer Players Continue Playing Post-College

Khalid McCalla, Contributing Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Sports, as many athletes are aware, is a temporary activity. Between the inevitability of age and the unpredictability of injury, there comes a time in every athlete’s life when they make the decision to stop playing the sport that used to define them. For the vast majority of athletes, the conclusion of an athletic career comes at the end of high school. Others manage to extend their career through four years of college, but that’s where it ends. However, three recent graduates of the Oberlin men’s soccer team have managed to continue their playing careers even further, continuing to hit the pitch even past the end of college. Tim Williams and Jesse Lauritsen, both OC ’17, and former Oberlin student Jake...

When Men’s Soccer Head Coach Blake New joined the program in 1999, he introduced a number of traditions that have shaped the culture and identity of the program over the past two decades.

Remembering Love is The Way In

September 28, 2018

The first time Blake New walked into the men’s soccer locker room in the fall of 1999, it was the start of his first season as the team’s head coach. There, he found a stolen helmet from Heidelberg University and a photo of a player who had already graduated. New, who was attempting to get a feel for the group of young men he was going to coach, knew right away that he wanted his team to represent something more than random, trivial bits and pieces from seasons past. “I t...

Senior forward John Ingham fires a shot on goal against the visiting Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops this past Saturday. The Yeomen were ultimately defeated by the Bishops 1–0 but went on to defeat the Hiram College Terriers 4–0 on Wednesday. The Yeomen are currently 10–6–1 overall and 4–4 in conference play.

Oberlin Dominates Hiram 4–0

October 30, 2015

The men’s soccer team defeated the Hiram College Terriers in a 4–0 shutout this past Wednesday in their final home stand of the season. Senior forward John Ingham wasted no time in getting the Yeomen on the scoreboard, rocketing a shot into the corner of the net in the 10th minute of play for his 14th goal of the season. Junior midfielder Adam Chazin-Gray followed suit in the 17th minute, sending the ball over the keeper and earning his first goal of the season. Junior midfielder Nick Wertman...

Senior defender Macallan Savett lunges at Medaille College’s Prince SaySay. The Yeomen defeated the Mavericks 6–1 on Sunday, Sept. 20 but fell to the DePauw University Tigers to the tune of 2–1 this past Saturday. The Yeomen are currently 6–3 overall and 0–1 in the North Coast Athletic Conference.

DePauw Spoils Oberlin’s Conference Kickoff

October 2, 2015

The men’s soccer team suffered its first loss this season in the North Coast Athletic Conference on Saturday, falling to the DePauw University Tigers 2–1. DePauw came out of the gate firing on all cylinders. Just 27 seconds into the game, senior forward Adrian Ables scored a goal, giving the Tigers an early 1–0 lead. Going into NCAC play, the Yeomen had a record of 6–2, and they fully understood the challenge that the 6–1 Tigers would pose on their home field. According to Head Coach...

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