The Oberlin Review

Player Of The Week: Nick Lobley

Player Of The Week: Nick Lobley

April 22, 2016

Senior attacker Nick Lobley cruises down Bailey Field. On Saturday, Lobley, his classmates and the rest of the squad celebrated senior day with a 20–6 win against the visiting Wabash College Little Giants. The Port Washington, NY, native had four goals and two assists in the Yeomen’s victory, marking his last career game at the Knowlton Athletics Complex. Lobley had another four-goal performance Tuesday and also contributed three assists in the Yeomen’s 22–8 victory against the Hiram College...

Yeomen Fail to Complete Comeback

Matt Walker

April 15, 2016

The men’s lacrosse team journeyed to Gambier, Ohio Wednesday for its annual rivalry matchup against the Ke­nyon College Lords. After Saturday’s loss to Denison Uni­versity — ranked fifth in the nation — the Yeomen were looking to get back into the win column against their conference foe. While the Lords boast one of the North Coast Athletic Conference’s best offenses, the Yeomen were looking to keep their Conference hopes alive with a win in Gambier. Kenyon started the game aggressively, scoring eight goals in the first half alone. Junior attacker Eric Hager had the Yeomen’s lone goal in the first half, sending Oberlin into the halftime down by a score of 8–1. Senior attacker Nick Lobley and sophomore...

Oberlin Revs Up for Conference Play

Matt Walker

April 1, 2016

The men’s lacrosse team continues to search for an­swers as the season progresses. Before the break, the Yeo­men were 1–3 as they entered their game against the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops on March 19. The Yeomen’s defense could not withstand the Bat­tling Bishops’ offensive onslaught. It took a goal toward the end of the first half from senior attacker Nick Lobley to answer the Bishops’ 11–0 run. After a tough first half, the Yeomen kept the Bishops close to even in the second half, which led to a 19–9 loss for the Yeomen. A bright spot in the disappointing afternoon came when senior midfielder Alex Wright notched his first goal of the season. Wright felt that the team’s second-half...

Senior attacker Nick Lobley pivots toward the goal Saturday, Feb. 20 in Oberlin’s season opener against Olivet College. Saturday Lobley had three goals as the Yeomen were defeated 11–8 by the visiting Capital University Crusaders. The Yeomen hope to get a win in the books Wednesday, March 16 when they travel to Berea, Ohio, to take on the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets.

Yeomen Lose Crusade Against Capital

March 11, 2016

The men’s lacrosse team took the field this Saturday looking to bounce back from its heartbreaking loss to St. Mary’s College last Sunday. But the Capital University Crusaders had other plans, defeating the Yeomen 11–8 at the Knowlton Athletics Complex for the second time in as many years. With the loss, Oberlin fell to 2–1 overall, with just one non-conference game remaining before North Coast Athletic Conference play begins. After one quarter of play, Oberlin led 2–1, marking its only...

Seniors Nick Lobley (left) and Alex Wagman celebrate during the Yeomen’s home opener this weekend.  The Yeomen beat the Olivet College Comets 19–11 and will return to the Knowlton Athletics Complex to face St. Mary’s College this Sunday at 12 p.m.

Yeomen Ground Comets in First Win

February 26, 2016

After a grueling winter preseason, the men’s lacrosse team started their 2015–2016 season with a dominant 19–11 victory against the Olivet College Comets on Saturday at the Knowlton Athletics Complex. The win makes the men’s lacrosse team the first spring sport to get a home win in 2016 and marked the fourth consecutive year that the Yeomen have opened their season with a victory. The Yeomen wasted no time in getting on the scoreboard; less than 15 seconds into the game, senior attackman Alex Wag...

Nick Lobley (left) 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 ...

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