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Yeowomen Suffer First Loss of Season to Tigers

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...

Yeowomen Finish Non-Conference Stretch Undefeated

Yeowomen Finish Non-Conference Stretch Undefeated

September 22, 2017

The Yeowomen’s electric start came to a halt when they were handed their first non-victory at the hands of the Heidelberg University Student Princes Wednesday. While the 0–0 draw may have ended their win streak, the team still has plenty to be excited about as senior forward and United Soccer Coaches National Player of the Week Gwennie Gardiner has led their offense to outscore opponents 32–2 through their first seven games. Anticipating the team’s first North Coast Athletic Conference match...

Yeowomen Dominate Opening Games

Yeowomen Dominate Opening Games

September 8, 2017

The Yeowomen continued their scorching start to the season as they toppled the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets 3–1 on Tuesday to remain perfect at 3–0. Their high-octane offense, which has already scored a North Coast Athletic Conference best of 14 goals this year, has been the driving force behind the best start to a season for the Yeowomen since 2008. Head Coach Dan Palmer, who enters his fifth season with the team, has transformed the women’s soccer program, leading them to their ...

Yeowomen Continue to Make Strides

Yeowomen Continue to Make Strides

October 7, 2016

Just two and a half minutes into Saturday’s game versus The College of Wooster, junior midfielder Hannah Cook sent a sweeping cross to junior forward Gwennie Gardiner. Gardiner found the back of the net for the seventh time this season, putting the team ahead 1­–0. Though The College of Wooster would eventually tie the score in the final minutes of the game, the 1–1 draw is the best result the Yeowomen have had against the Fighting Scots since 2005. “It's obviously never fun to settle...

Yeowomen Notch Back-to-Back Victories

Yeowomen Notch Back-to-Back Victories

September 16, 2016

Numerous injuries have not stopped the women’s soccer team from having success. After an 8–0 victory over Defiance College last Sunday, the Yeowomen are currently 3–2 overall. And having outscored its opponents 18–9, the team is optimistic despite less-than-ideal circumstances. “We are injured from head to toe,” said first-year Katie Lucey, a goalkeeper who is currently dealing with a concussion. But the Yeowomen, propelled by a combination of young talent and veteran leadership,...

Palmer Set to Build on Coaching Success

Palmer Set to Build on Coaching Success

September 2, 2016

Women’s soccer Head Coach Dan Palmer relies on three central tenets to push his team to reach its potential: hard work, relentless competitiveness and camaraderie. This mantra has turned the program around 180 degrees in Palmer’s first three years with the Athletics department. In just three seasons with the Yeowomen, Palmer and his squad have tallied 21 wins — in the five seasons before, the team struggled to win just 18 games. This year’s squad, which is upperclassmen-heavy, will look to...

Fighting Scots Seal Yeowomen’s 2–0 Defeat at Wooster

Sam Kreisberg

October 9, 2015

Filed under Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The Oberlin women’s soccer team traveled to Wooster, Ohio, in the wind and rain last Satur­day night to face The College of Wooster but failed to find the back of its opponent’s net, losing to the tune of 2–0. This moves the Yeowomen to 5–4–1 for the sea­son and 0–2 in league play. The Yeowomen held the Fight­ing Scots scoreless for most of the first half, but eventually yielded with two seconds left to Wooster’s junior midfielder Liz Kantra, who capitalized on a powerful cross into the box and shot one past Oberlin first-year keeper Jordyn Morris. Wooster scored again in the 68th minute off of another well-placed service, but this time it was junior forward Kennedy Payne on the receiving end....

Yeowomen Win 5th Straight Match

Yeowomen Win 5th Straight Match

September 25, 2015

Many individuals con­sidered women’s soccer’s historical nine-game win­ning streak last season to be the high point in the history of the program at Oberlin. This year, the Yeo­women have quickly prov­en that last season’s magic wasn’t merely an anomaly. The Yeowomen capped their third, fourth and fifth consecutive victories in the last week, including an 8–0 dismantling of Marietta College, a close 2–1 victory over Heidelberg University and a solid 4–2 win over Muskingum University. Against...

Yeowomen Tie Home Opener 1–1

Yeowomen Tie Home Opener 1–1

September 11, 2015

The Oberlin women’s soc­cer team tied its home opener against Baldwin Wallace Univer­sity 1–1 on Tuesday night, mov­ing their record to 0–2–1 for the season. It was Oberlin sophomore midfielder Caitlin McCuskey who opened the scoring early, capi­talizing on decisive service from junior forward Taylor French to bypass Baldwin Wallace senior keeper Emily Tallmadge. The goal came after just 1 minute and 20 seconds and was the first of Mc­Cuskey’s collegiate career. It wasn’t until...

Kenyon Quashes Women’s Soccer Playoff Dreams

Kenyon Quashes Women’s Soccer Playoff Dreams

November 7, 2014

The women’s soccer team saw its season come to a close last Saturday, Nov. 1, when the Kenyon College Ladies came out on top with a 2–0 victory. The Yeowomen needed the win to secure a spot in the North Coast Athletic Conference playoffs but were ultimately unable to walk away with the berth. The Yeowomen concluded their season with an overall record of 10–8 and 3–5 in conference play, more than doubling the wins from the 2013 season. In addition to beating Kenyon, the Yeowomen were banki...

Win Streak Comes to End For Women’s Soccer

Win Streak Comes to End For Women’s Soccer

October 31, 2014

The women’s soccer team saw its nine-game winning streak come to an end over fall break as it plunged into the thick of North Coast Athletic Conference play, ultimately losing three of four games. The streak ended when the Yeowomen fell to the Allegheny College Gators 2–0 on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Their tough stretch continued with two subsequent conference losses to the DePauw University Tigers and the College of Wooster Fighting Scots, each 2–0. However, the team bounced back and defeated the Ohio Wesle...

Women’s Soccer Team Streaks Into Conference Play

Women’s Soccer Team Streaks Into Conference Play

October 10, 2014

The women’s soccer team defeated the visiting Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets last Thursday, finishing the last of its non-conference games with a victory and giving the team an eight-game winning streak. The Yeowomen came out strong against the Yellow Jackets, as first-year midfielder Gwennie Gardiner and sophomore forward Megan Herrmann quickly took advantage of a two-on-one situation and notched the game’s first goal just over eight minutes in. The goal came courtesy of Gardiner,...

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