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Yeowomen Head to NCAC Semifinals

Yeowomen Head to NCAC Semifinals

February 24, 2017

Tuesday marked a pivotal point in Yeowomen basketball history as the squad, seeded fifth in the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament, defeated the fourth-seeded Hiram College Terriers 60–43 to become the first women’s basketball team to win a playoff game since 1999. With the win, Oberlin solidified a berth to the NCAC Semifinals today at 5 pm Greencastle, IN to face the DePauw University Tigers. The Yeowomen came out strong, causing six Terrier turnovers and posting a 14–7 lead in...

Yeowomen Push Past Kenyon Ladies

Yeowomen Push Past Kenyon Ladies

February 10, 2017

A key conference win is propelling the Yeowomen through the final stretch of their season, with a 52–41 over the Kenyon College Ladies on Wednesday. The victory moved Oberlin to 10–12 on the season and 7–6 in North Coast Athletic Conference play, and puts the team within reach of a top seed in the NCAC tournament. “We are getting better game by game,” Head Coach and 2015 NCAC Coach of the Year Kerry Jenkins said. “We think that we can play with anyone in the league. We have to focus...

In The Locker Room with Women’s Basketball

In The Locker Room with Women’s Basketball

February 3, 2017

This week the Review sat down with junior guard Tyler Parlor and junior forward Abby Andrews to discuss the team’s midseason improvements, recent attrition and the impact that their rookies have made throughout the season. The juniors help lead a Yeowomen squad that has earned an NCAA Division III-best 150 blocks this season. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Q: How has the season gone so far? Tyler Parlor: I would say the season so far has been a journey. We’ve b...

Yeowomen Best Big Red to Stay Undefeated in NCAC

Yeowomen Best Big Red to Stay Undefeated in NCAC

December 9, 2016

Losing four of its first five games hasn’t stopped the women’s basketball team from dominating North Coast Athletic Conference play. With a 51–46 win against the Denison University Big Red Wednesday, Oberlin improved to 3–4 overall, and a perfect 3–0 in the NCAC. The Yeowomen, who currently sit atop the NCAC standings in a tie with DePauw University, have kept their game style simple. “We’re not a complicated team at all,” Head Coach Kerry Jenkins said. “We execute, we play...

Yeowomen Fall in Season Opener to Baldwin Wallace

Yeowomen Fall in Season Opener to Baldwin Wallace

November 18, 2016

Women’s basketball endured a tough loss in its season opener, falling 70–41 to the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets Tuesday. This disappointing start was somewhat of a letdown after the Yeowomen’s highest preseason ranking ever, sitting at fourth place in the North Coast Athletic Conference coaches’ poll. The squad was particularly disappointed in the loss given that Oberlin earned a tight win last year over Baldwin Wallace, squeezing by at 63–61 in one of the “closest matche...

Despite Tough End, Future Bright for Women’s Basketball

Despite Tough End, Future Bright for Women’s Basketball

February 27, 2015

The women’s basketball team saw its record-breaking season come to an end last Tuesday when the Yeowomen fell to the visiting Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops by a score of 75–58. A raucous crowd of 456 was in attendance to witness the Yeowomen’s first home playoff game since 1990. The Yeowomen hung tough with the Battling Bishops for over half the game, as junior Lindsey Bernhardt tied the game at 39 points with 17:53 to go in the second half with a three-pointer. It was all Bis...

Marquette Leads Women’s Basketball to OT Win

Marquette Leads Women’s Basketball to OT Win

February 20, 2015

The women’s basketball team added to its record-breaking season last Saturday when it came from behind to beat the visiting Hiram College Terriers 76–72 in overtime. The win pushed the team’s overall record to 14–9 and its North Coast Athletic Conference record to 10–4, making it their best NCAC record ever. The Yeowomen began the game slowly, trailing by five at halftime, but they rode a 17-point second half by senior forward Christina Marquette to tie the game and eventually win in ...

Women’s Basketball Rallies Late Over Gators

Women’s Basketball Rallies Late Over Gators

February 13, 2015

The women’s basketball team withstood a second-half surge by the Denison University Big Red last Wednesday, getting 14 points from senior forward Christina Marquette and junior guard Lindsey Bernhardt in the extra period to win 62–54. Marquette and Bernhardt combined for 34 points in the victory, which included a combined 6–11 from three-point territory. Marquette closed the game one rebound shy of a double-double, while Bernhardt chipped in four assists. The Yeowomen dominated the majority...

Yeowomen Upended by Nationally Ranked Tigers

Yeowomen Upended by Nationally Ranked Tigers

February 6, 2015

The women’s basketball team could not muster the momentum to push past the nationally ranked DePauw University Tigers last Saturday, falling by more than 20 points with a final score of 73–52. The opening minutes appeared promising for the Yeowomen, as junior guard Lindsey Bernhardt sunk a three-point shot to pull ahead 15–12, but the Tigers quickly replied with a 20–2 run of their own. Oberlin would claw its way back to within nine points at halftime, but the Yeowomen’s hopes for a co...

Yeowomen Come Up Short to Penguins

Yeowomen Come Up Short to Penguins

December 12, 2014

The women’s basketball team could not keep up with the undefeated Division I Youngstown State University last Saturday when the Penguins trampled the Yeowomen by almost 50 points, ending in a final score of 92–43. Despite the tough loss, senior captain Christina Marquette managed to set the all-time school record for rebounds. “We started off well. I think we actually scored the first basket of the game, so we were beating them for a couple seconds,” said Marquette. “Offensively, we w...

Bernhardt Shines Despite Loss

Bernhardt Shines Despite Loss

December 5, 2014

The women’s basketball team defeated the Thiel College Tomcats at home by a score of 74–46 on Monday, Nov. 24. Senior Christina Marquette and junior Lindsey Bernhardt led the team with a combined 44 points. The win pushed the Yeowomen’s record to 3–2 and helped them bounce back from their 63–43 loss to the Trine University Thunder on Saturday, Nov. 22. The Yeowomen started slow against the Tomcats, scoring just seven points in the game’s first seven and a half minutes, but they put thei...

Jenkins Preaches Defense to Young Squad

Jenkins Preaches Defense to Young Squad

November 21, 2014

The women’s basketball team opened its season last weekend, winning its first game over the Hartwick University Hawks and falling in its second to the Johnson & Wales University Wildcats. The games came on the road at the Swarthmore College Tip-Off Tournament. The win over the Hawks was particularly notable, as the Hawks are coming off of a very successful season last year. The Yeowomen faced little resistance and showed little rust in the game, however, breezing their way to an emphatic 66–4...

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