The Oberlin Review

Junior swimmer Jacques Forbes competes at Oberlin’s meet against the Hiram College Terriers last year. Both the men’s and women’s teams lost their meets against the Case Western Reserve University Spartans last weekend.

Swimming, Diving Fall Short at Case Western Meet

November 10, 2017

The swimming and diving teams left Case Western Reserve University empty handed, with the men’s and women’s team losing 199–70 and 189–85, respectively. Despite first-year Tesla Waters having a performance worthy of the Oberlin all-time swims list, the Yeomen and Yeowomen were unable to snag a victory. “Case is a very strong team,” Aquatics Director and Head Swimming and Diving Coach Andrew Brabson wrote in an email to the Review. “The women are 11th and the men are 18th nationally i...

Junior Ben Miyamoto dives in last weekend’s meet against the Case Western Reserve University
Spartans. The Yeomen fell while the Yeowomen prevailed in the meet.

Yeowomen Prevail, Yeomen Fall to Spartans

November 14, 2014

The swimming and diving team split its meet this past weekend against the Case Western Reserve University Spartans, with the Yeowomen coming out on top by a score of 145.5–94.5 and the Yeomen falling 148–80. The meet marked both sides’ fourth of the season and second non-conference contest. The win pushed the Yeowomen’s record to 2–1 and dropped the Yeomen to 1–2. “Overall, I was really excited with how the meet went,” said Head Coach Andrew Brabson. “We had a tough meet against ...

First-year Matthew Bach-Lombardo rears back to kick the ball at a home game this season. The Yeomen are heading into a
stretch of seven consecutive conference games with a record of 4–5–1.

Men’s Soccer Team Falls in Second Conference Match

October 10, 2014

After making the trek to Crawfordsville, IN to play the Wabash College Little Giants, the men’s soccer team returned with its first North Coast Athletic Conference loss last Sunday, Oct. 5. The physical contest resulted in a 1–0 victory for the Little Giants, ultimately setting the Yeomen back to 1–1 in NCAC play and 4–5 overall. An early goal shook Oberlin’s rhythm in the 21st minute, and that was all it took for an undefeated Wabash to finish off the contest. The lone goal came from the foo...

Junior Andrew Hutson connects with a pitch in a game against the Case Western Reserve University Spartans last Sunday. Hutson’s single in the first game of the doubleheader gave the Yeomen a 6–5 victory.

Yeomen Beat Spartans in Hutson Walk-Off

May 2, 2014

Last Sunday the Yeomen played the Case Western Reserve University Spartans in a doubleheader, winning the first game in walk-off fashion and losing the second in a blowout. The Spartans are a nationally ranked team and first in their conference, so the Yeomen knew they were in for a challenging set of games. “A lot of teams tend to psych themselves out before playing tougher opponents,” first-year Justin Cruz said. “The fact that we came out and didn't let their good reputation affect...

Junior Mitch Novak fires the ball toward first base in a game at Dill Field. Novak is second on the
team with 22 RBIs.

Baseball Ready for NCAC Crossover Play

April 25, 2014

The Yeomen split their doubleheader against The College of Wooster Fighting Scots on their Senior Day this past Saturday. The Yeomen won the first game 3–2 but fell to the Scots 4–2 in 10 innings in the second game. In the opener, senior Mike McDonald secured his sixth win of the year by striking out eight and allowing only six hits and two runs in what was his team-leading fifth complete game. Saturday’s game marked McDonald’s 15th career win for Oberlin, just one short of tying the school...

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