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Spartans open season with brilliant showing at Rochester

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
November 5, 2010
Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Swimming

Case Western Reserve University's swimming and diving teams got off to one of the best starts in school history. The teams opened up their season against UAA competition in a tri-meet with New York University at the University of Rochester. The past few years the Spartans have had slow starts to the...

Seniors thump Westminster 6-0 in final home game

Seniors thump Westminster 6-0 in final home game

Kate Clancy, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2010
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team took down Westminster College 6-0. The win extends the Spartans three-game winning streak, giving the squad momentum rolling into the final three games of the season. With emotions high on Senior Night, the elder Spartans dominated Westminster during...

Hockey picks up first win against CalU

Lisa Viers, Contributing Reporter
October 29, 2010
Filed under Hockey, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University Ice Hockey Club had a triumphant game against California University of Pennsylvania on Saturday, Oct. 23. The night ended with CWRU winning 5-4 against the Vulcans in a hard-fought game. The win was a big turnaround from last season, when CWRU (1-2) lost to CalU 6-2...

2010 UAA cross country championship preview

Ben Yavitt, Contributing Reporter
October 29, 2010
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Halloween comes a day early this year for 20 Spartan student athletes. Tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 30, the Case Western Reserve University’s Men and Women Cross Country teams travel to the UAA Cross Country Championships in New York City to race against some scary competition. The No. 15 women and No....

Spartans trump top-ranked WashU, return home for win on senior day

Spartans trump top-ranked WashU, return home for win on senior day

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
October 29, 2010
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartan volleyball returned home from a monumental win over No. 1 Washington University in the second UAA Round Robin to find a formidable opponent in Thiel College. The Spartans dropped the first two sets 25-17, before rallying to take home an inspiring win. The win over the Tomcats came on senior...

No. 23 Spartans take home Baird Bros. Trophy

No. 23 Spartans take home Baird Bros. Trophy

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2010
Filed under Football, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans and the College of Wooster Fighting Scots met for the twenty-third time last weekend, as the two teams battled for the Baird Brothers Trophy. The No. 23 Spartans continued its four-game win streak against the Scots, winning 28-14 and increasing their regular...

Case Western Reserve vs. Washington University

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
October 15, 2010
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

Game day preview: CWRU Offense: Case Western Reserve University’s offense has had the upper hand on the field this season. The team’s 6-3-3 overall record its based on showcases by the Spartan offense. The main factor that led to this record is CWRU’s remarkable shots-per-game average and...

Women 1st, Men 2nd at All-Ohio Championships

Women 1st, Men 2nd at All-Ohio Championships

Ben Yavitt, Contributing Reporter
October 15, 2010
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Case Western Reserve University cross country teams showcased dominating performances two weekends ago at the 2010 All-Ohio Intercollegiate Championships, hosted by Cedarville University. The women’s team captured its fifth consecutive Division III title while the men placed second. Lead by...

At a glance…

October 15, 2010
Filed under Football, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

Volleyball: The Spartans loss to No. 15 Heidelberg University last weekend, but bounced back to snag a victory over a host Muskingum University. CWRU (16-6) fell to the nationally ranked Student Princes 25-20, 25-17, 25-21. The Spartans split the tri-match with a victory against the Fighting Muskies, 21...

Spartans win shootout against Oberlin

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter
October 15, 2010
Filed under Football, Sports

On Saturday, Oct. 10, Case Western Reserve University and the Oberlin College Yeomen threw down a shootout with Spartans returning home with a victory. Led their senior wide receiver Zach Homyk, the Spartans escaped a close, yet high scoring battle against Oberlin with the final score of 48-36. Homyk...

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