The Oberlin Review

Senior midfielder Sydney Garvis attempts to rifle the ball past a Kenyon College Ladies defender on senior day. The Yeowomen ended their season last Wednesday against the College of Wooster Fighting Scots in the NCAC semifinals.

Historic Season from Rauchle Not Enough for Yeowomen

May 11, 2018

The women’s lacrosse team’s season came to a close in their matchup against the College of Wooster Fighting Scots in the North Coast Athletic Conference Semi-Finals last Wednesday. While the Yeowomen had hoped to return to the NCAC Championships after playing one of the best seasons in program history last year, they had no answer for the Fighting Scots’ relentless attack, losing 14–11. While senior midfielder and NCAC Offensive Player of the Year Natalie Rauchle — who will surely go dow...

Senior Natalie Rauchle readies herself in the Yeowomen’s 16–5 loss to the John Carroll University Lobos on March 24. She earned NCAC Player of the Week this week, in part because of her eight-goal performance against the Wittenberg University Tigers.

Scoring Uptick Highlights Season Goals for Yeowomen

March 30, 2018

The women’s lacrosse team fell to the University of Mount Union Purple Raiders 13–7 Wednesday evening. After losing in the North Coast Athletic Conference Championship game last year, the Yeowomen have lofty expectations this season. Despite Wednesday’s loss, they’ve also largely delivered thus far, winning their first conference game against the Wittenberg University Tigers 18–15 Saturday following a two-game road trip to Colorado College. “We have big goals [for this season],” Hea...

Yeowomen Seek Redemption After 2017 NCAC Championship Loss

Alex McNicoll and Alexis Dill, Sports Editors

February 23, 2018

The women’s lacrosse team had one of their most successful seasons in school history last spring. After starting off strong with an eight-game winning streak, the Yeowomen earned a 14–2 record and made it to the North Coast Athletic Conference championship, in which they lost to Denison University 10–15. Under the leadership of senior captains and midfielders Natalie Rauchle and Sydney Garvis, the 2018 squad — which added on six first-years and two walk-on sophomores — are gearing up to take on the challenge of not just matching, but exceeding last year’s success. In 2017, three All-Great Lakes Region honorees — goalie Alexa L’Insalata, midfielder Sloane Garelick, and attack Sara Phister — graduated. ...

Seniors Emily Kipling, Taylor Swift, Suzanna Doak and Grace Barlow stand with their families during the women’s lacrosse team’s Senior Day celebration. The Yeowomen ended their season Saturday, losing a nail-biter to The College of Wooster 14–13.

Fighting Scots Best Yeowomen

May 6, 2016

The air was filled with tension as the women’s lacrosse team took the field against the College of Wooster Fighting Scots Saturday, as both teams had a North Coast Athletic Conference playoff bid at stake. In a back-and-forth contest that featured plenty of offensive output and some drama, the Fighting Scots overcame a late-game comeback from the Yeowomen to win the contest 14–13. Before the game, Oberlin honored its four senior team members, midfielders Grace Barlow and Suzanna Doak, defender...

enior midfielder Grace Barlow charges toward goal in the Yeowomen’s game against the Wittenberg University Tigers April 13. Barlow led her squad with four goals in the contest, but the Yeowomen were defeated by a score of 12–10.

Yeowomen Aim High for NCAC

April 22, 2016

The women’s lacrosse team is on a roll this week, securing two crucial conference wins: one at home Saturday against the Kenyon College Ladies and another Tuesday against the Hiram College Terriers. Saturday’s win against Kenyon was one for the books. Oberlin came out strong and finished the first half on top at 9–6. The Ladies held the Yeowomen 3–3 for a stretch, but once Oberlin broke out on a five-goal streak with contributions from senior captain Grace Barlow, junior Sloane Garelick...

Several Yeowomen celebrate their 15–10 victory against the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets March 2. Oberlin defeated Ohio Wesleyan University Saturday by a score of 15–5, improving them to 7–3 overall and 2–0 in conference play this season.

Women’s Lacrosse Beats Out OWU Battling Bishops

April 8, 2016

The Yeowomen showcased a balanced attack Saturday versus the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops to earn a decisive 15–5 victory. Eight different players scored for the Yeowomen, advancing the team to 7–3 overall and 2–0 in North Coast Athletic Conference play. Sophomore midfielder Natalie Rauchle netted a team-high three goals, adding to her team-leading season total of 36. Rauchle also contributed two assists en route to her five-point outing. Rauchle, who was sidelined last season...

Player Of The Week: Natalie Rauchle

Player Of The Week: Natalie Rauchle

March 11, 2016

Sophomore Natalie Rauchle charges at goal last Wednesday in the Yeowomen’s game against the visiting University of Mount Union. Rauchle earned North Coast Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week honors after her 10-point week. The Edina, MN, native recorded nine goals and one assist in the Yeowomen’s games against Baldwin Wallace University and Sewanee: The University of the South. This week Rauchle had three goals in Oberlin’s loss to the University of Mount Union, marking the fourth consecutive...

Senior Taylor Swift and Junior Hannah Heinke-Green stop an attacker in her tracks in the Wednesday game against the visiting Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets. The Yeowomen are back in action Saturday against Sewanee: The University of the South at 12 p.m. in Wooster, Ohio.

Yeowomen Buzz Past Yellow Jackets

March 4, 2016

On Wednesday’s chilly night, the women’s lacrosse team took the field for their home opener against the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow­ Jackets at the Knowlton Athletics Complex. With the temperature at an icy 21 degrees, home fans’ resilience to the cold was ultimately rewarded when the final whistle blew and Ober­lin emerged victorious with a score of 15–10. The Yeowomen’s highly touted offense was flawless in the first half, shooting 15 shots on goal and earning themselves 11...

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