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Men’s Cross Country demonstrates depth while at Allegheny

Men’s Cross Country demonstrates depth while at Allegheny

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor

September 20, 2019

Coming off an outstanding third-place finish at the Calvin Invitational, the Case Western Reserve University Men’s cross country team traveled to Allegheny College for the Allegheny Cross Country Classic last weekend, and registered another third-place finish. This is especially impressive consideri...

CWRU men’s tennis make their mark

Medha Nayak, Sports Editor

September 20, 2019

This weekend, the men’s tennis team opened their season at the Villanova Invitational. The tournament lasted three days, from Sept. 13-15, and took place in Pennsylvania. This is the first time that the Spartans have competed in this tournament. The Invitational featured a number of Division I ten...

The women’s team perseveres

Medha Nayak

September 20, 2019

This weekend, the women’s tennis team faced very tough competition at the Kenyon Invitational at Kenyon College. The Spartans played top-ranked Division III teams in Gambier, Ohio. The women’s tennis team finished with a doubles record of 6-3 and a singles score of 19-13. Third-year Trisha Sun...

Volleyball looks to reverse course, prepare for UAAs

Volleyball looks to reverse course, prepare for UAAs

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2019

It was a tough week for the Case Western Reserve University women’s volleyball team.  In their last five contests, the Spartans lost four, one against University of Mount Union and three at the DoubleTree Invitational at Carnegie Mellon University. The match against Mount Union was one of the tea...

Women’s soccer continues scorching hot start

Women’s soccer continues scorching hot start

David Chang, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team remained undefeated this weekend, improving their record to 6-0-0. The Spartans had another shutout at home, beating Albion College 4-0, and then traveling to Michigan and coming out on top against Adrian College 3-2 in overtime. The team’s s...

Second-year cross country runner powered by special moments

Second-year cross country runner powered by special moments

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2019

Claire Keanna is a second-year runner on Case Western Reserve University’s cross country team. While she did not see the course too often her first year, she looks to build with a strong sophomore campaign while supporting the entire team. Outside of running, Keanna has a passion for biology and is c...

Cross Country Crushes at Calvin

Cross Country Crushes at Calvin

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor

September 13, 2019

This past weekend the Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team competed at the Knight Invite at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The team finished third out of 24 teams, an impressive accomplishment for the team considering the formidable competition. Finishing first for the Spartan...

First-year volleyball player makes smooth transition to college

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2019

Gianna Lambert is a first-year right-side hitter on the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team. In just her first year at CWRU, she has already seen significant playing time, turning in 24 kills in just six games. She loves being a part of volleyball because of the constant support that every...

Spartans try to move on after inconsistent weekend

Spartans try to move on after inconsistent weekend

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2019

On Friday, Sep. 6, the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team rocked Horsburgh Gymnasium with a magnificent offensive display that quickly sent rival John Carroll University home.  The same could not be said for Saturday.  The Spartans suffered a pair of disappointing losses, both in five sets, at the han...

Women’s Tennis Bounces into their First Game of the Season

Medha Nayak, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2019

The Case Western Reserve women’s tennis team hit off their season at the Oberlin Invitational. This tournament lasted three days, from Friday, Sept. 6 to Sunday, Sept. 8, and took place in Oberlin, Ohio.  In the 2018-2019 season, the women's tennis team placed seventh at the University Athletic Asso...

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