The Oberlin Review

Sophomore Linnea Halsten races at the Great Lakes Regional Championships, where she recorded a 21 minute, 27.2 second finish in the 6k last Saturday. Her ninth-place finish earned her a spot at the NCAA Cross Country Championships in Louisville, KY, tomorrow.

Halsten Heads to NCAA Championships

November 18, 2016

After recording a ninth-place finish at the Great Lakes Regional Championships last Saturday, sophomore Linnea Halsten will represent Oberlin at the NCAA Cross Country Championships in Louisville, KY, tomorrow. Halsten, a Madison, WI, native, finished the 6k race in 21 minutes, 27.2 seconds to earn an at-large bid, while the women’s team ended its season finishing in sixth place among the 31-team field. “We didn’t perform like we really wanted to; we wanted to go to nationals as a team an...

In the Locker Room with Monique Newton and Annie Goodridge

In the Locker Room with Monique Newton and Annie Goodridge

April 1, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with sophomore track and field members Monique Newton and An­nie Goodridge to discuss how it feels to be national competitors, the ups and downs of training and the be­hind-the-scenes of field events. What was being at nationals like? Annie Goodridge: It was my first time going. I made it in by one cen­timeter. It was really, really cool. I really enjoyed it, and we got to eat out a lot. I got to explore the grilled cheese market in Iowa. I had a re­ally g...

Senior Geno Arthur pulls out to pass the pack at the NCAA Great Lakes Division-III Regional Championships on Saturday.  Both the Yeomen and the Yeowomen earned sixth-place team finishes in the competition.

Arthur Crowned Regional Champ

November 20, 2015

The cross country team left their mark on the famous LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the regional championship this weekend, with five runners earning All-Region honors and senior Geno Arthur be­coming the first individual re­gional champion in program history. Head Coach Ray Appen­heimer saw the Yeomen’s result as a sign of a turning point for their team. “The men’s team is looking like a better team, and they’ve fin­ished the highest ever,” he said. “Their...

Senior Emma Lehmann outkicks their opponents at a race earlier this season. Lehmann earned an All-American title for their 9th place finish in the 2014 NCAA Nationals last Saturday.

Women’s Cross Country Places 7th at Championship

December 5, 2014

The women’s cross country team, accompanied by Yeomen Geno Arthur and Josh Urso, both juniors, concluded its historic season at the 2014 NCAA Championship on Saturday, Nov. 22, placing seventh in the nation. Seniors Emma Lehmann and Kyle Neal were trailblazers in the women’s race, finishing in times of 21 minutes, 55.9 seconds and 22:7.8 to take ninth and 14th places respectively. Unfavorable weather, however, tore up the winding course, making the race all the more difficult for the runners....

Senior Kyle Neal races past a Brockport University runner at the Inter-Regional Rumble on Oct. 18. The top seven Yeowomen runners and juniors Geno Arthur and Joshua Urso will represent Oberlin in the NCAA championship this Saturday.

Arthur, Urso, Women’s Cross Country Returns to NCAA Championships

November 21, 2014

The women’s cross country team placed second in the 2014 NCAA Great Lakes Regional race last Saturday, Nov. 15, earning them a bid to the NCAA Championships for the sixth consecutive year. The Yeomen will also send juniors Geno Arthur and Joshua Urso to the championship after the duo finished in third and thirteenth place respectively in the regional competition. The men’s team placed eleventh overall, disqualifying the rest of the Yeomen from racing in the championship. Wilmington College will host th...

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