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Spartan LB Jacob Adams named UAA Defensive Player of the Week

courtesy Case Sports Information

Spartan junior linebacker Jacob Adams was named UAA’s Defensive Player of the Week, the first of his career. He received this honor for his efforts in the Spartan’s 24-23 overtime win against Allegheny College during Homecoming weekend. In his efforts, Adams tallied a team-high 12 tackles and a forced fumble. The key play on Adams’s resume was his game-winning block of the Gator’s potential game-tying extra point. The play kept the Spartan’s 35-game regular season win streak alive and kept the team’s postseason prospects alive. Adams leads the team this season with 43 tackles and also has 2.5 tackles for loss, and a sack.

 

courtesy Case Sports Information

Men’s Tennis @ Toledo

The Spartan men’s tennis team competed this weekend against the Toledo Rockets, Duquesne University and Kenyon College at the University of Toledo Rocket Invitational, a three-day tournament at the UT Varsity Courts. Facing mostly Division 1 competition, the team totaled six singles wins as well as three wins in doubles. Six different athletes for Case tallied the singles wins, and juniors Rohan Patel and Paul Smetona placed 5th in the “Blue Doubles” bracket going 2-1 overall.

 

Women’s Tennis @ Regional

Participating at the United States Tennis Association/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Women’s Tennis Central Regional, hosted by Washington University, the Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team place three athletes in the top-16 and advanced sophomore Erika Lim to the Semifinals. Lim had an outstanding weekend with a 5-1 singles record, which carried her through to the semis. Sophomore Samantha Lewis, two-time NCAA qualifier, and Freshman Bianca Patel advanced to the top-16 going 3-1 in singles. Two of CWRU’s doubles teams also made it to the semifinals of the consolation bracket. Sophomore Kathleen Evers and freshman Theresa Smetona went 2-0 and the duo of sophomores Lim and Emily Pham went on a streak of three straight before retiring.