The Oberlin Review

The Yeowomen volleyball team regroups during their match against Case Western University on Wednesday, Sept. 27. The Yeowomen enter the NCAC Tournament today against the fifth-seeded Ladies of Kenyon College.

Yeowomen Split Weekend, Earn NCAC Tournament Bid

November 3, 2017

The Yeowomen split their two games last Saturday, winning against the Waynesburg University Yellow Jackets and falling to the Westminster Titans. The volleyball team, which holds a 12–13 record this year, is preparing for the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament, which kicks off today against the Kenyon College Ladies. With an opportunity to finish with more wins than losses for the first time this decade, Head Coach Erica Rau credits her team’s improvement to her team’s leadership. ...

First-year midfielder Sydnie Savarese fights for the ball in the Yeowomen’s face-off against the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops Sept. 23. The Yeowomen will take the field tomorrow night against the Hiram College Terriers in Hiram, Ohio.

Yeowomen Suffer First Loss of Season to Tigers

October 6, 2017

The Yeowomen endured a crushing 3–0 loss in a match against the Wittenberg University Tigers last Saturday, ending an 11-win streak that stretched back to last season. While the team entered North Coast Athletic Conference play at 6–0–1, they are now 7–1–2 on the season. Head Coach Dan Palmer, who is in his fifth season with the Yeowomen, was not discouraged by the final score, and dispelled any notions that the team might have been playing poorly. “We played well last game,” Palmer...

Sophomore attacker Sara Phister works around a defender in a home game against the DePauw University Tigers on March 21. Phister scored six goals in the Yeowomen’s 17–16 overtime loss to the Wittenberg University Tigers on Tuesday.

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...

Sophomore Jack Poyle looks past a Wittenberg University defender in a game last Saturday, Nov. 15. Poyle was named NCAC Player of the Week after he scored a career-high 26 points in Saturday’s contest.

Men’s Basketball Wins Season Opener Over Tigers

November 21, 2014

The men’s basketball team made history with a 65–63 victory over the Wittenberg University Tigers for the first time in 35 years on their home court last Saturday, Nov. 15. Sophomore guard Jack Poyle spearheaded the Yeomen’s offense with a career-high 26 points to provide his team with the edge it needed to push past the Tigers and break the 50-game losing streak against Wittenberg. Head Coach Isaiah Cavaco commended the Yeomen for their accomplishment and said that the future looks bright. ...

Junior John Ingham serves the ball in a game against the Wittenberg University Tigers last Saturday. The Yeomen won the game on a second-half goal by sophomore Dan Lev.

Men’s Soccer Has Successful Start to Conference Play, Moves Record to 4–4

October 3, 2014

The men’s soccer team began conference play with a bang last Saturday when it defeated its North Coast Athletic Conference foe the Wittenberg University Tigers 2–1 on Fred Shults Field. Unfortunately, the Yeomen were unable to build on the win and fell in double overtime to the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets on Wednesday. In the win over the Tigers, Wertman volleyed in a corner kick from junior forward John Ingham in the 17th minute of the first half to give the Yeomen an early 1...

Sophomore defensive back Adrian Kelly drags down a Wittenberg University
ball carrier in a game last Saturday. Kelly had 11 total tackles and a pass
breakup in the game.

Defense Struggles, Football Falls to Wittenberg Tigers

October 3, 2014

The Yeomen played in their new home facilities for their second conference game of the year against the nationally ranked Wittenberg University Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 27 and ultimately came up short in a 48–10 defeat. In similar fashion to their previous game against The College of Wooster Fighting Scots, the Yeomen’s struggles were rooted in the defense’s inability to get off the field on third down and stop the run. The Yeomen allowed the Tigers to convert seven of twelve third down oppo...

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