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Cross Country just misses podium

Alan Ma, Contributing Reporter

October 10, 2014

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 19, 2014

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 5, 2014

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 29, 2014

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

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

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

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

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...

Spartan Cross Country goes the distance in all-state meet

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

October 11, 2013

The Case Western cross country teams shone last weekend as they completed at the All-Ohio Intercollegiate Championship competition in Cedarville, Ohio. The men’s team was the Division III Champion and the women’s team placed second in the unseasonably warm October race. The men’s team was expected...

Cross Country competes with split squad

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

September 20, 2013

The Case Western Reserve cross country team split up this past weekend to take on two separate competitions in the region. All four squads performed well, earning top spots in both the Knight Invitational and the Behrend Invitational. The varsity teams travelled to Calvin, Michigan to compete in the...

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