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Spartans cross-country poised for a breakout season

Spartans cross-country poised for a breakout season

Veijay Raj, Contributing Reporter

August 27, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Coming off top 10 finishes last season, Case Western Reserve University’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams look to move up the ladder in the NCAA DIII Great Lakes Region. Cross-country coaches Kathy Lanese and Mark Berton will likely continue to utilize a group running strategy with both teams...

A Beginning and an End

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

December 5, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Track and Field

Kelsey Aamoth competed in her first NCAA Championship meet back on Nov. 22nd to bring Case Western Reserve University back to the national cross country stage. Aamoth placed 138th of the 280 runners, despite only finishing the 6K course a mere three minutes behind the leaders. She finished the course...

Cross Country just misses podium

Alan Ma, Contributing Reporter

October 9, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Case Western Reserve University’s 25th ranked Lady Spartans and the men’s Spartans both placed fourth at the annual All-Ohio Intercollegiate Championship 6K and 8K at Cedarville University last Friday. The men’s squad was led by junior and team captain Tony Spalding who finished ninth among...

Case Spartan Men and Women Earn 5th and 4th Place at Calvin College Knight Invite

Alan Ma, Contributing Reporter

September 18, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Case Western Reserve University’s varsity cross country squads placed fourth out of 25 teams in the women’s 5K race and fifth out of 21 teams in the men’s 8K race at the annual Knight Invite at Calvin College last Saturday. Spartan men ended with 135 points, behind Aquinas College’s 124, University...

Spartans sweep top spots at Sudeck Classic

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

September 4, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

If you were trying to predict the winners of the Bill Sudeck Classic on Saturday morning, you would have been surprised to see a freshman to be the first to cross the finish line. Danielle Kulpins, running in her collegiate debut crossed the finish line a full six seconds ahead of the rest of field....

Cross Country waits for starting shot

Cross Country waits for starting shot

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

August 28, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The CWRU cross country teams will be kicking off their season tomorrow with the 14th annual Bill Sudeck Classic. Both the mens and womens teams are coached by Kathy Lanese, and this will mark her 14th season leading the Spartans. Lanese is the longest tenured female coach at Case Western Reserve University,...

David Dixon has career best finish in final cross country season

David Dixon has career best finish in final cross country season

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

December 8, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Senior David Dixon is in the home stretch of his time here at Case Western Reserve University, and he’s looking to end on a high note. As a mechanical engineering major, Dixon has been hard at work: keeping his grades up, taking advantage of research opportunities, being an active member of the Sigma...

Spartan runners cross finish line at regional meet

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

November 22, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Case Western cross country team ended their regular season with dual successes as the women’s team claimed the sixth spot and the men’s team took seventh out of 35 teams at the National Collegiate Athletics Association’s Great Lakes regional meet last weekend. Top finishers for the teams were...

Cross country team lags behind in UAA Championship

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

November 8, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Case Western cross country teams went up against the tough University Athletics Association field last weekend, competing in the conference championships in Pittsburgh. Both teams ran strong races, but fell short of expectations among this challenging group of nationally-ranked colleges and universities...

Spartan cross country overtakes personal records during Inter-Region Rumble

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

November 4, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Case Western cross country squads shone against regional and conference opponents during the Inter-Regional Rumble at Oberlin College on Oct. 19. The men’s team took fifth place in the meet and the women’s team came in fourth out of the 34 schools participating. Several Spartan runners had high...

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