The Oberlin Review

Women’s Tennis Struggles Against Ranked Foe

Women’s Tennis Struggles Against Ranked Foe

February 13, 2015

The women’s tennis team dropped its season opener to the nationally ranked University of Chicago Maroons last Sunday, losing all nine matches. In singles play, the No. 1 slot featured senior captain Grace Porter, currently ranked 17th in the region, against the Maroons’ sixth-ranked Megan Tang. Jumping out to an early 0–3 set lead, Porter was able to clinch the first set 3–6. The second set took a turn in favor of the Maroons as Tang claimed the next two sets, ultimately shutting Porter down w...

Yeomen Bested by Nationally Ranked Kenyon Lords

Suzanna Doak

April 18, 2014

Last Monday, the Yeomen battled the Kenyon College Lords at home. Though both teams fought hard, in the end the Lords bested the Yeomen 9–0. In doubles play, first-year Ian Paik and junior Soren Zeliger fought for the top seat, but fell just short, losing 6–8. Heading into the meet, the Yeomen knew they would have their hands full with a talented Kenyon team. “The biggest challenge going into it was probably their name and history as a program, leading us to give them more respect than we should have,” Paik said. “They’re a top 15 team in the nation that has some of the best players headlining their lineup and very little drop from their 1 to 6.” In the No. 2 match, sophomore Callan Louis and...

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