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In The Locker Room with Noam Fisherman and Emma March, Ultimate Frisbee Captains

In The Locker Room with Noam Fisherman and Emma March, Ultimate Frisbee Captains

November 3, 2017

This week, the Review sat down with junior Noam Fisherman and senior Emma March, two captains of the Oberlin Ultimate Frisbee Teams. Fisherman is a co-captain of Oberlin’s men’s team, the Flying Horsecows, while March co-captains the women and trans team, the Preying Manti. The Horsecows and the Manti will host their annual home tournament, Force Freedom, tomorrow and Sunday on the North Fields. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. How long have you each been the captains of Oberlin’s fri...

In The Locker Room with Ultimate Frisbee

In The Locker Room with Ultimate Frisbee

February 24, 2017

This week, the Review sat down with senior Maya Gillett, sophomore Faith Shaeffer and junior Caroline Beshers, members of the Preying Manti women’s ultimate Frisbee team, to discuss the camaraderie that is characteristic of the sport and the future of ultimate at Oberlin. This weekend, the team will travel to a US Association of Ultimate tournament in Martinsville, VA, to take on teams from Division I and Division III schools. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Q: Ho...

Ultimate Frisbee Teams Take Flight

Ultimate Frisbee Teams Take Flight

October 7, 2016

The women’s ultimate Frisbee team kicked off its season in Niagara Falls, Canada last weekend, readying for its nationals campaign. The Preying Manti, one of Oberlin’s most popular club teams, have been training since the semester’s start and finally had the opportunity to put their skills to the test at the recent tournament. “We played really well together as a team and everyone improved so much over the course of the weekend,” said first-year Lucy Brown. The Manti will look to ...

April 29, 2016

This year, Oberlin is hosting the Ohio Valley, USA Ultimate Regional Championship for both the men’s and women’s leagues. This week, the Review sat down with the captains of Oberlin’s men’s Ultimate Frisbee team, The Flying Horsecows, seniors Jacob Gilbert and Jason Freedman to discuss the mechan­ics of hosting a regional tournament, the benefits and challenges of playing at home and what Oberlin students can expect from the teams this weekend. Could you talk a little about the tourna...

In the Locker Room with Zoe Bluffstone, Jessica Hubert and Jackie Milestone

In the Locker Room with Zoe Bluffstone, Jessica Hubert and Jackie Milestone

October 9, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with members of the Preying Manti, Oberlin’s competitive women’s Ulti­mate Frisbee club team. Seniors Zoe Bluffstone, Jessica Hubert and Jackie Milestone (not pictured) discussed go­ing to Nationals their freshman year, memorable moments and expecta­tions for their last season. Did you know that you were going to play Ultimate at Oberlin before you came here? Zoe Bluffstone: Yes! I specifically knew that I wanted to find a school that had a strong women...

Feature Photo: Frisbee Outs OSU

October 2, 2015

Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

Courtesy of Sawyer Brooks Senior Conrad Schloer holds off an opponent from The Ohio State University to snag a catch out of the air during the Flying Horsecows’ tournament on Saturday, Sept. 19. The men’s ultimate frisbee team won the tournament in the finals on Sept. 20. This victory marks the first time that an Oberlin College athletics team has beaten an OSU team since 1921, when Yeomen football defeated the Buckeyes 7–6  ...

Feature Photo: Ultimate Frisbee

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor

April 17, 2015

Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

  Courtesy of David Freedman College junior Jacob Gilbert lays out to snag a disc at the USA Ultimate Sanctioned Tournament Division III Easterns on March 21, 2015. The Horsecows qualified for Regionals last weekend at their Sectionals competition in Columbus, Ohio. The team will travel to Allentown, PA, next weekend in pursuit of a bid to Nationals....

In the Locker Room with Evan Holliday and Jason Freedman

In the Locker Room with Evan Holliday and Jason Freedman

March 13, 2015

This week, the Review sat down with the men’s Ultimate Frisbee captains, senior Evan Holliday and junior Jason Freedman, to discuss changes in the team dynamic over the years, how they can make it to Nationals and their favorite team traditions. Talk a little about the Horsecows’ relationship with the women’s Frisbee team. Jason Freedman: The Horsecows and the Manti are very close, and we spend a lot of time together, including playing together but also partying a lot together. I would j...

In the Locker Room with Caela Brodigan and Maya Gillett

In the Locker Room with Caela Brodigan and Maya Gillett

October 3, 2014

This week, the Review sat down with the women’s Ultimate Frisbee captains, sophomores Caela Brodigan and Maya Gillett, to discuss the team’s goals this year, how the team has changed and how long they’ve been playing Frisbee. How has the season been going so far? Maya Gillett: Our season has been going well so far. We had one tournament a couple of weekends ago, and we split into two teams because we had so many new players. I think both of our teams did really well. I think we’re all pretty ...

Preying Manti Gear Up for New Season

Sarena Malsin

February 28, 2014

Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The Preying Manti women’s Ultimate frisbee team are split into two teams this spring, but both teams are tirelessly preparing for their first tournament, the Music City Mash–Up in Nashville, TN, on March 8-9, with weekly lifting and track practices. The A and B teams saw mixed success last year, in part because the Manti could not fit both rosters. But with many first-years joining the team this fall, the Mati now boast a roster with 30 players, plenty to fill both teams. “The optimal team number is 14 to 15; 30 people do not get to play as much as they want to,” said sophomore Jessica Hubert. Sophomore A-Team Captain Allison Fulton said she prefers the two–team format. “It’s hard to take 30 people...

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