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Second-year runner sprinting into spring season

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

Eric Rachita is a distance runner on both the Case Western Reserve University cross country and track teams. Last track season, he achieved personal records of 2:07.47 in the 800-meter run and a 15:50.94 in the 5,000-meter run. While not on the run, Eric conducts research for the polymer science department...

Men’s cross country places 21st at nationals

Men’s cross country places 21st at nationals

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018

321Second-year runner Trey Razanauskas finished in 64th place, the Spartans’ top finisher, at the NCAA Division III Championships for the Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team. As a team, CWRU finished in 21st place, their best finish since 2003, when they placed 20th. T...

Cross country advances to NCAA Championships

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018

For the first time since 2012, the Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team will advance to the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships. Third-year runner Madeline Lindemann from the women’s team also moved on to the championship race as an individual participant. At the NCAA Di...

Case Athletics Briefs

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 26, 2018

Swimming and diving teams open season with win The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams began the 2018-2019 campaign against John Carroll University. Both teams won, with the women winning by a score of 216-80, and the men 153-147. For the women, fourth-yea...

Cross country teams both take second in Ohio Championships

Cross country teams both take second in Ohio Championships

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018

  At the All-Ohio Championships on Sept. 29, the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross country teams both earned second place among Division III teams in the state.  For the men, it was a repeat performance from last year, when they also finished second. This time arou...

Spartan runners’ win in first home meet

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University cross country teams sprinted into first place at the Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede on Friday, Aug. 31 at the Squire Valleevue Farm in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Third-year runners Madeline Lindemann and Andrew Green broke away from the pack to each place first in their...

Men’s tennis earns two wins, cross country honored

Eddie Kerekes, Director of Web & Multimedia

February 16, 2018

Men’s tennis wins two of three The No. 15 Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team picked up their first win of the season in its first competition against a Division III opponent. The Spartans defeated Oberlin College 8-1 on Feb. 9 in a home indoor match. The team swept the three do...

Top runner finishes career with best finish at national meet

Top runner finishes career with best finish at national meet

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017

Fourth-year veteran runner Sam Merriman represented Case Western Reserve University at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships at Elsah, Illinois, on Saturday, Nov. 18. Merriman finished No. 11 overall out of 279 runners, which was a 10 spot improvement over last year’s finish. “It w...

Cross country teams do well at regionals

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017

On Nov. 11, the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross country teams headed to Powell, Ohio for the 2017 NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional meet at Liberty Park. The race highlighted the Spartans’ well-rounded team effort. The men’s team placed seventh out of 35 teams in...

Cross country faces challenge at conference meet

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017

Imagine taking an exam without knowing the the topic, format or length. The Case Western Reserve University cross country teams faced a similar test as they headed to Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, New Jersey for the 2017 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships, hosted b...

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