The Oberlin Review

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...

Sophomore Justin Cruz celebrates his 70-yard touchdown in a 63–10 loss to The College of Wooster Fighting Scots last Saturday. Cruz leads the Yeomen with 13 catches for 258 yards and four touchdowns this season.

Scots Slam Yeomen in Homecoming Game

September 26, 2014

As part of a historic homecoming weekend, the football team took on The College of Wooster Fighting Scots in their first game under the lights at the new Austin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex. No empty bleacher seats were visible on the home side of the new stadium, as the crowded and enthusiastic mass of alumni, faculty and students totaled over 2,000 people. Despite the overwhelming support from the home crowd, the visiting Fighting Scots soundly defeated the Yeomen 63–10. The Yeomen started ...

Junior Grace Porter prepares to hit the ball in a recent match at home. Her strong play has helped the Yeowomen to seven straight victories.

Yeowomen Head to NCAC Tournament

April 25, 2014

The women’s tennis team won its seventh consecutive match last Saturday when it beat the Allegheny College Gators 7–2, advancing its conference record to a perfect 3–0. This victory pushed the team’s regular season record to 11–8 overall. Its next match will come in the first round of the NCAC tournament. “I’d attribute our recent success against conference teams to the hard work we put in as a team over spring break,” junior Grace Porter said. “Close losses to some of the top...

Senior Connor Jackson streaks towards the goal on Senior Day against DePauw University. The team finished the season with a record of 8–6 overall and 3–4 in the conference.

Yeomen Finish Strong with a Win Over Fighting Scots

April 25, 2014

The men’s lacrosse team defeated The College of Wooster Fighting Scots in an exhilarating 10–6 win in its season finale on April 19. The Yeomen conclude their season 8–6 overall and 3–4 in the North Coast Athletic Conference. Sophomore Alex Wagman led the Yeomen’s offense with four goals and four assists. Wagman finished the season with 50 points, 30 goals and 20 assists. Sophomore Nick Lobely also contributed to the victory over the Fighting Scots with three goals and one assist, giving...

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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