The Oberlin Review

Hannah Christiansen (left) and Katie Skayhan,
athletes in the Conservatory

In the Locker Room With Hannah Christiansen and Katie Skayhan

September 12, 2014

This week, the Review sat down with Conservatory student-athletes Hannah Christiansen, fifth-year lacrosse and field hockey player, and Katie Skayhan, senior track and field member, to discuss how they manage their busy schedules, what they use their lockers for and the similarities between playing sports and music. What instrument do you play in the Conservatory? Hannah Christiansen: I study violin. Katie Skayhan: I am a singer, so I play my body. [Laughs] I’m a soprano, the highest voice t...

Seniors Melanie Budney, Kelsey Steiner, Emily King and Richelle Romanchik

In the Locker Room With Melanie Budney, Kelsey Steiner, Emily King and Richelle Romanchik

April 4, 2014

This week, the Review sat down with senior softball teammembers Melanie Budney, Kelsey Steiner, Emily King and Richelle Romanchik to discuss water fights, crushing Kenyon College and a 10th inning walk-off spring break victory. How was your annual spring break trip to Florida?  Kesley Steiner: Break was awesome. I feel like we really came together as a team and found ourselves and our identity. The warm weather didn’t hurt either. Melanie Budney: It was fantastic, as usual. What are your ...

Jeff Schweighoffer, Danny Baldocchi and Mitch Novak

In the Locker Room With Jeff Schweighoffer, Danny Baldocchi and Mitch Novak

March 14, 2014

This week the Review sat down with junior baseball players Danny Baldocchi, Mitch Novak and Jeff Schweighoffer to discuss how the poor Ohio weather has affected the team’s preparation, their favor­ite Oberlin sports teams and their World Series picks. What are some of the team’s goals for this season? Jeff Schweighoffer: Everyone’s goal would ideally be a conference championship. We’re also looking for something around a 25-win season, hopefully more. We want to improve upon last ye...

Seniors Johnnie Kallas (left), Eastman Presser, Griffin Sabelli and David Morris

In the Locker Room with Johnnie Kallas, Eastman Presser, Griffin Sabelli and David Morris

February 21, 2014

This week the Review sat down with senior bowling members Johnnie Kallas, Eastman Presser, Griffin Sabelli and David Morris to discuss their first bowling experiences,Tom Reid and the challenges of mental preparation. When did you first learn to bowl? Eastman Presser: I think I had a different experience than the three of these guys, because I did not bowl seriously before I came to Oberlin at all. If you told me that I was going to be on the bowling team, really at any point in my life, un...

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