The Observer

Home sweet home, Spartans seek third straight victory

Shinichi Inoue, Assistant Sports Editor

September 13, 2012


Filed under Football, Sports

Last week, the Case Western Reserve University football team shut out the Hiram Terriers by a score of 35-0. Tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 15, it will open the home portion of the 2012 season against Frostburg State University. The victory against Hiram improved Case to 2-0 and an astounding 50-6 since the...

Women prepare for Wittenberg on Saturday

Women prepare for Wittenberg on Saturday

Heath Hudgins, Soccer Reporter

September 13, 2012


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

Coming off a historic 2011 campaign, the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team seems only to have reloaded in talent and determination. After graduating starting goalkeeper Anna Kennedy, the Spartans have used the combination of sophomore Cameron Casson and freshman Megan Romelfanger...

Spartan Spotlight: Eric Erb

Spartan Spotlight: Eric Erb

Ben Yavitt

September 13, 2012


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Spartan Spotlight, Sports

Eric Erb is a senior on the men’s soccer team. Erb is from Worthington, Ohio and is studying Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism and Chemistry.   Ben Yavitt: Eric, welcome to back to a new year of the Spartan Spotlight. I hope you are as excited as I am. Let’s cut to the chase. How long...

Gerber sets school record in wins as men roll at W&L

courtesy Case Sports Information

September 13, 2012


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

Spartans return with five of six flight victories The Case Western Reserve University men's tennis team produced winners in all four singles flights and captured one of two doubles flights at the season-opening W&L Invitational hosted by Washington & Lee University on Saturday and Sunday, Sept...

Volleyball sweeps French, off to best start in history

Volleyball sweeps French, off to best start in history

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

September 13, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

An undefeated weekend at the Marcia French Memorial Tournament left the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team’s record unblemished, as they are off to the best start in program history. The co-host Spartans won four games in a row as they raced to an 8-0 record through the first two weeks...

No. 15 women finish 3rd at Knight Invitational, men 5th

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

September 13, 2012


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

An impressive third place finish at the Knight Invitational at Calvin College has boosted the Case Western Reserve University women’s cross country team 12 spots up the national rankings to No. 15. The Case men finished fifth at the meet and sit just outside of the United States Track and Field and...

Volleyball to co-host French Memorial, eye perfect start

Volleyball to co-host French Memorial, eye perfect start

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

September 7, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s volleyball team opened up the 2012-2013 campaign with a perfect weekend by going 4-0 at the Green Hornet Invitational in Kalmazoo, MI. Not only did the Spartans sweep their opponents last weekend, they did it in impressive form, not dropping a single set...

GAMEDAY PREVIEW: Case vs. Hiram

GAMEDAY PREVIEW: Case vs. Hiram

Shinichi Inoue, Asst. Sports Editor

September 7, 2012


Filed under Football, Sports

After escaping a narrow 26-23 victory against the Marietta Pioneers last Saturday, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans will travel to Hiram, Ohio to take on the Hiram Terriers tomorrow Sept. 8 at Charles A. Henry Field. With the victory against the Pioneers last weekend, the Spartans improved...

Men suffer first loss, shutout 1-0 at John Carroll

Men suffer first loss, shutout 1-0 at John Carroll

Shinichi Inoue, Asst. Sports Editor

September 7, 2012


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

Coming off a 3-0 victory over Washington & Jefferson College on Friday, Aug. 31, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans were riding high as they headed into Don Shula Stadium to take on local rival John Carroll University on Sunday, Sept. 2. After a tough and hard-fought battle, the Spartans...

Riordan, Sicre run wild on way to opening day win

Riordan, Sicre run wild on way to opening day win

Shinichi Inoue, Asst. Sports Editor

September 7, 2012


Filed under Football, Sports

As the summer ends with the reality of college starting again and most students try to shake off the rust, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans were already in mid-season form. Junior running back Kenny Riordan rushed for a career-high 155 yards on just 19 carries and led the Spartans to erase...

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