The Oberlin Review

College first-year and quarterback Tommy Jenkins was subbed into the Yeomen’s matchup with the Hiram College Terriers Saturday when College junior and starting quarterback Zach Taylor broke his fibula. Jenkins’ brilliant play led the Yeomen to a victory in double overtime.

Jenkins Rises to Occasion, Leads Yeomen to Victory

November 9, 2018

In the third quarter of Saturday’s football matchup between the Oberlin College Yeomen and the Hiram College Terriers, the crowd gasped as College junior and star quarterback Zach Taylor fell to the ground clutching his leg. Taylor, who had just become Oberlin’s career total yards leader with 7,096 yards a week earlier, broke his fibula and was unable to re-enter the game. In a crunch and desperate to take home the win, the Yeomen put in first-year backup quarterback Tommy Jenkins, who has talent c...

Sophomore defensive back Jubreel Hason plays tight coverage against the Hiram College Terriers receiver last Saturday in their 27–14 win

Football Earns Decisive Win During Parents Weekend

November 10, 2017

The Yeomen won their first game in nearly two months last Saturday, as they defeated the Hiram College Terriers 27–14, holding control for practically the entire game. The win, the Yeomen’s third at home this season, also put an end to their six-game losing streak. “It was great to execute consistently,” sophomore linebacker Von Wooding said. “We always find better energy when we play at home in front of our fans.” The game took place during parents weekend and featured an impressive...

Junior quarterback Lucas Poggiali looks downfield in a game against the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops on Nov. 8. The football team concluded its season last weekend with a loss against the Hiram College Terriers, finishing with an overall record of 2–8.

Oberlin Loses to Hiram, Cruz Sets Record

November 21, 2014

The football team dropped its final game of the season last Saturday, falling 35–13 to the Hiram College Terriers. The loss left the team with a 2–8 record in what was Coach Jay Anderson’s first full year as head coach. Sophomore Justin Cruz did catch two touchdowns to set Oberlin’s single-season record for receiving touchdowns. However, his scores weren’t nearly enough to help the Yeomen pull out a win. This loss was especially disappointing for the Yeomen, considering it was their fourth i...

First-year running back Khalil Rivers is tackled by an Ohio Wesleyan defender. Though the Yeomen
fell 50–13 to the Battling Bishops, Rivers managed 42 yards on 15 carries.

Football Team Loses Third Straight Game to Bishops

November 14, 2014

The football team dropped its third consecutive game against the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops last Saturday, falling 50–13 at home and pushing its season record to 2–7. The Yeomen fell behind early in the game, giving up 17 unanswered points in the first 11 minutes in the form of two rushing touchdowns and a Bishops field goal. The scores on the ground foreshadowed the Yeomen’s defeat, as the Bishops ended up racking up over 175 yards and four touchdowns on the ground over the course o...

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...

Men’s lacrosse seniors Paul Paschke, Connor Jackson, Mickey Fiorillo, Noel Myers, Kirby Liv- ingston and Matthew Rogers pose for a picture. The team won its Senior Day game 17–4 over the DePauw University Tigers.

Yeomen Trounce Tigers on Senior Day

April 18, 2014

After three consecutive losses dropped its record below .500, the men’s lacrosse team defeated the DePauw University Tigers on Saturday and the Hiram College Terriers on Wednesday to push its record to 7–6. On the heels of a 9–13 loss to Wittenberg University the previous week, the Yeomen faced the Tigers hoping to rebound. Ultimately, they were successful and came away with a 17–4 victory. “DePauw was a great win for us,” said sophomore defender Matthew Basile. “It’s always...

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