The Observer

Women continue winning while men split games

David Chang, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2019

The Chinese believe that seven represents Yin, Yang and the Five Elements. Some consider seven to be lucky because it’s God’s number. Apparently the Spartans also believe that because that’s how many wins the women’s team have. The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team extend...

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...

Spartan Men split second week

September 13, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team was under pressure this weekend, dropping their first away game against Capitol University 0-1 in overtime, but bounced back at home against the College of Wooster with a 2-1 overtime victory. This set a positive record of 2-1-1. In the game...

Men’s soccer starts strong

David Chang, Staff Reporter

September 6, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team spent their Labor Day weekend picking up wins. They accumulated a 1-0 victory against Heidelberg University. They also played a close 1-1 double-overtime game against the University of Mount Union.  The Spartans hope to repeat last year’s su...

Third-year defensemen looks to build on a strong 2018-19 campaign

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

September 6, 2019

Nathan Ekberg is a third-year defenseman on the Case Western Reserve University’s men’s soccer team. Since his first year at CWRU, he has started in 38 of the 40 games he played in, netted five goals and played a cornerstone piece on the team. The special bond and moments shared with his teammates ...

Passion for life drives second-year club soccer player

Passion for life drives second-year club soccer player

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

This week the Athlete Spotlight is focusing on second-year club soccer player Naomi Kane, rather than a varsity athlete. She has played soccer ever since she can remember and loves spending time with others who share her passion. Kane also is a Chemistry 111 Supplemental Instruction leader where she gets ...

Second-year goalkeeper inspired by CWRU community

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019

Andrew Engelmeyer is a second-year goalkeeper on the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team. Last season, he saw action in three games allowing one goal with four saves. He continues to grow in the sport, and is looking forward to next season. Off the field, Engelmeyer is a member of Sigma Al...

Fink beyond the possible

Fink beyond the possible

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018

What do LeBron James and first-year goalkeeper Charlie Fink have in common? They are both from Akron, Ohio and are heroes for Cleveland sports teams. In the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team’s second-ever visit to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Championships, Fink made the game-...

Spartans to face tough competition in sectional round

Spartans to face tough competition in sectional round

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018

The No. 19 Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team is hosting the sectional round of the NCAA Division III Championships on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 and 17. The Spartans will face No. 10 Kenyon College in the opener on Friday at 5 p.m. while No. 4 Calvin College will play Penn State Be...

Spartans continue dancing, advance to Sweet Sixteen

Spartans continue dancing, advance to Sweet Sixteen

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018

Although the temperature recently has dropped to about 40 degrees, the Spartans’ determination to go far in the NCAA Championship tournament remains ablazing. Donning their long sleeves, the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team defeated Keystone College 3-1 in the first round and then ...

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