The Oberlin Review

Sarah Biasello (left) and Andrew Brabson

In the Locker Room with Sarah Biasello and Andrew Brabson

December 12, 2014

This week, the Review sat down with Head Swimming and Diving Coach Andrew Brabson and Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach Sarah Biasello to discuss what it’s like being a young coach, how they’ve adjusted to life at Oberlin and at what time they get up in the morning. How has the season gone thus far? Andrew Brabson: So far, the season has gone extremely well. Training-wise and meet-wise, we’re way ahead of where we were last year. I think the midseason invite we had last week was a clear i...

Senior Chris Ayoub races during a meet this season. The swimming and diving
team concluded its 2014 competition at the Fredonia Invitational last

Women’s Swimming and Diving Takes Second at Fredonia Invitational

December 12, 2014

The swimming and diving team saw success at the Fredonia Invitational competition after making the long trek to upstate New York last weekend, with the Yeowomen taking second and the Yeomen securing fifth of eight competing teams. On the women’s side, sophomore Nora Cooper, junior Samma Regan and sophomore Maddie Prangley swept the 200-meter freestyle race, claiming first, second and third place respectively. In the event, Cooper’s time of 1 minute, 55.87 seconds broke Regan’s previous school...

First-year Hannah Pieper (left), sophomore Liam Oznowich and senior Jack Redel

In the Locker Room with Hannah Pieper, Jack Redell and Liam Oznowich

November 7, 2014

How have the first few meets of the season gone? Jack Redell: We’ve been training really hard so far and that’s definitely taken its toll. Everyone is pretty sore. Given that, everybody is racing really well, and we’re much further along than we were at this point last season. Liam Oznowich: During our first meet against Hiram [College], we killed it. We won all the races. Even though [our meet against The College of Wooster] didn’t go as well as we wanted, our times were a lot better com...

Seniors Jordan Attwood (left), Luke Harrison, Kelin Michael, Isaac Bacon, Robert McConkey, Katie Dunn, Chris Pickens and Rhys Hertafeld celebrate senior night at their final home meet. The Yeowomen finished seventh, while the Yeomen finished fifth at last weekend’s NCAC championships.

Successful Swimming and Diving Season Comes to an End

February 21, 2014

After successful seasons, the Swimming and Diving Team traveled to Denison University this past weekend for the North Coast Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving championships.  The Yeomen finished fifth with a total of 683 points, the Yeomen finished fifth, while the Yeowomen finished seventh with a total of 772 points. The Yeowomen ended their regular season without a loss a remarkable feat considering that their former coach, Mark Fino, unexpectedly left Oberlin in August to coach at John...

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