The Oberlin Review

Ishida Named NCAC Coach of the Year

Jackie McDermott, Staff Writer

May 1, 2015

The men’s tennis team earned a fourth-place finish at the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament, which concluded on April 26, capping off a 12–11 season. Head Coach Eric Ishida was named NCAC Coach of the Year following the tournament, while sophomore Ian Paik and first-year Michael Drougas also earned NCAC accolades. In the first match of the NCAC tournament, the fifth-seeded Yeomen earned an exciting 5–3 upset over the fourth-seeded Wabash College Little Giants. After falling 5–4 to the Little Giants during the regular season, the team made a statement in doubles competition, coming out strong with victories in the second and third flights. The second-flight pairing of Paik and Drougas kicked off an intense...

Men’s Tennis Beats Gators, Heads to Playoffs

Men’s Tennis Beats Gators, Heads to Playoffs

April 27, 2015

The men’s tennis team bested conference rival the Allegheny College Gators 7–2 last Saturday to clinch the fifth seed in the upcoming North Conference Athletic Conference tournament. The Yeomen sent senior captain Soren Zeliger off with the program’s first win over Allegheny in 10 years on his Senior Day. The team, which fell to the Case Western Reserve University Spartans the next day, finished the regular season at 11–9 with a 2–1 record in the NCAC. The atmosphere was lively at the Do...

Denison Big Red Spoils Senior Day for Women’s Lacrosse

Denison Big Red Spoils Senior Day for Women’s Lacrosse

April 27, 2015

The women’s lacrosse team celebrated its Senior Day while playing the Denison University Big Red at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex last Saturday. The Yeowomen took an early lead and hung tight for most of the first half, but Denison pulled away soon after to clinch a 15–8 victory over Oberlin. The Big Red entered the contest ranked No. 3 in the North Coast Athletic Conference, their roster boasting midfielder Whitney Powell, who has the most assists in the conference. The Yeowomen ke...

Inconsistency Keeps Baseball .500 Against Lords

Inconsistency Keeps Baseball .500 Against Lords

April 17, 2015

The baseball team played back-to-back doubleheaders last weekend against the Kenyon College Lords, splitting both sets to push its season record to 11–16. On Saturday, the Yeomen struggled out of the gate as junior pitcher Harrison Wollman allowed six runs in the first inning, putting the team in a hole before it could take its first swings of the game. The Yeomen bullpen picked up the struggling starter thereafter, allowing just one run on three hits in 6.1 innings after Wollman’s departure. T...

Men’s Lacrosse Still Can’t Get by Kenyon

Men’s Lacrosse Still Can’t Get by Kenyon

April 11, 2015

The men’s lacrosse team started off strong but ultimately fell to Kenyon College 12–6 on Wednesday night, as the Lords put seven unanswered goals past the Yeomen during the middle of the game. The loss extended Oberlin’s 19-year losing streak against Kenyon and effectively ended the Yeomen’s playoff hopes. “I think we were ready for the game, we were well-prepared; we just didn’t perform,” said senior captain and midfielder Sean Seaman. “We didn’t come out with enough energy and...

Tigers Snap Yeowomen’s Streak

Tigers Snap Yeowomen’s Streak

April 11, 2015

After a highly competitive regulation period, the Wittenberg University Tigers snapped the Yeowomen’s six-game win streak in a nail-biting overtime victory on Tuesday, April 7. With less than a minute left in overtime, the Yeowomen and the Tigers remained tied 16–16. But with just 26 seconds remaining on the clock, Tigers’ attacker, sophomore Becca Joseph, netted the game-winning goal, and Wittenberg walked away with its 26th straight win in North Coast Athletic Conference play. Oberlin and Wittenbe...

In the Locker Room with Nick Lobley and Matt Fox

In the Locker Room with Nick Lobley and Matt Fox

April 3, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with men’s lacrosse power duo, college juniors Nick Lobley and Matt Fox, to discuss their individual successes, the challenges of practicing indoors and their goals for the remainder of the season. You both lead the points, goals and assists categories. What do you attribute your individual success to? Matt Fox: Just growing up in a hotbed of lacrosse. I’ve been playing since I was six or seven years old, so I feel like we can see the field better than most ...

Yeowomen Can’t Get By Northwestern Ohio

Yeowomen Can’t Get By Northwestern Ohio

March 6, 2015

The women’s tennis team was unable to knock off National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics foe the University of Northwestern Ohio Racers, falling in a close 5–4 match last Saturday. Despite claiming victories in the top singles and doubles spots, the Yeowomen were ultimately unable to clinch wins in the subsequent flights. Senior captain Grace Porter won in the No. 1 top singles flight 6–4, 6–1, and was joined by first-year Sarah Hughes to pull off the No. 1 doubles win 8–5. H...

Lobley Scores 5 Times, Men’s Lacrosse Beats Comets

Lobley Scores 5 Times, Men’s Lacrosse Beats Comets

March 6, 2015

The men’s lacrosse team opened its season with a commanding win, defeating the Olivet College Comets 16–8 at the Detroit Country Day Field House last Sunday. Junior attacker Nick Lobley led the Yeomen with a dominant performance with five goals. He wasted no time netting the first goal of his 2015 campaign, scoring an unassisted goal just 69 seconds into the game. He struck again less than six minutes into the contest, and following his lead, junior midfielder Matt Fox added another point off an ...

Louis Takes Home Player of the Week Accolade

Louis Takes Home Player of the Week Accolade

March 6, 2015

Junior Callan Louis was named North Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week after a commanding performance in the men’s tennis team’s 7–2 win over the Indiana Institute of Technology. Louis has provided Oberlin with an edge, helping lead the team in winning two of its last three matches — besting Wheaton College and falling to the University of Chicago, bringing the team’s current record to 3–4. In their match against National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics team Indiana Tech, th...

Battling Bishops Knock Men’s Basketball Out of Playoffs

Battling Bishops Knock Men’s Basketball Out of Playoffs

February 27, 2015

The men’s basketball team saw its season end in defeat when it fell 83–66 to the No. 1 team in the conference, the Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops, last Tuesday. The Yeomen had previously struggled against the Battling Bishops, falling 86–61 and 106–76 earlier in the season. Tuesday’s contest had the Yeomen struggling again, and though they played it close for much of the game, trailing the Bishops by three points late in the first half, the Bishops’ offensive surges kept the Yeomen at bay. ...

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