The Observer

Spartans four game win streak snapped

Spartans four game win streak snapped

David Chang, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

After opening the season 4-0, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team suffered their first loss of the season against Ohio Northern University, 71-57. Ohio Northern started hot in the first quarter, making four of seven threes while the Spartans failed to make any shots, miss...

Women’s basketball starts strong, Hillary Hellmann breaks record

Women’s basketball starts strong, Hillary Hellmann breaks record

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball started the season 4-0, winning against Allegheny College and Chatham University in the Greg Richards Tournament, topping Denison University 91-84 in overtime and defeating John Carroll University 79-65. With the addition of graduate student forwar...

Fifth-year basketball player returns after season long injury

Fifth-year basketball player returns after season long injury

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

Kara Hageman is a graduate student and forward on the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team. She retained a year of athletic eligibility due to a year-long injury in her fourth year but is back with a passion to succeed. She graduated with a degree in biomedical engineering and is c...

Life’s imperfections are what make it great

Life’s imperfections are what make it great

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Alicia Marie Gonzales is a third-year guard on the women’s basketball team. She has played basketball since the first grade and has continued to better herself at the sport despite suffering injuries. Off the court, she is an active member in Phi Mu, Theta Tau and the American Society of Civil Engi...

Women’s basketball ends season with a loss to Carnegie Mellon

David Chang, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve women’s basketball team dropped their final game of the season to Carnegie Mellon University 71-55. The Spartans end their season with an overall record of 4-20, and a 1-13 record against University Athletic Association (UAA) opponents. A heated shootout started in the first...

Women’s basketball swept by conference foes

Women’s basketball swept by conference foes

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team dropped games against Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) 99-61 and No. 11 University of Chicago 73-35. Although the Spartans seem to be amassing losses with their 1-12 University Athletic Association (UAA) record, the team is picking...

Women’s basketball drops two on Senior Night

Women’s basketball drops two on Senior Night

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team played their final two games at home in the Horsburgh Gymnasium this weekend, losing to No. 20 University of Rochester 81-49 and Emory University 73-62. The Rochester game started with both teams running fast tempo offenses. The Spartans...

Women’s basketball notches first UAA win over Throwback Weekend

Women’s basketball notches first UAA win over Throwback Weekend

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

When the sun comes out on a cold winter day and the temperature rises above 20 degrees, everyone feels blessed that they don’t have to suffer walking through the freezing snow. Like the sun, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team busted out their bright yellow throwback Mather...

Hellmann moves up as Spartans drop two on the road again

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women's basketball team traveled to Waltham, Massachusetts to play Brandeis University and then to New York City to play the New York University Violets (NYU). The Brandeis Judges found the Spartans guilty on the court, winning 63-42, and the Violets played with flying...

Hellmann hits 1,000 as Spartans fall again

Hellmann hits 1,000 as Spartans fall again

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Sometimes you can’t have the best of both worlds. It’s like eating ice cream on a scorching hot day, or scoring your 30,000th career point in a loss to the Kawhi Leonard-less San Antonio Spurs. Last weekend, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team dropped two University Athletic...

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