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Spartan Spotlight: Chris Emr

September 21, 2012


Filed under Men's Swimming, Spartan Spotlight, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Chris Emr is a senior on the men’s swimming and diving team. Emr is from Rockville, MD and is studying engineering physics.   Peter Cooke: Chris, welcome to the Spartan Spotlight. Let’s go ahead and get started, how long have you been swimming? Chris Emr: I’ve been swimming now for ...

Volleyball runners up at Gator Invite, continue best start

Volleyball runners up at Gator Invite, continue best start

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

September 21, 2012


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Freeman shatters school record for career assists with 3057 Despite a pair of losses last week, the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team continues on its best start in program history. The Spartans (11-2) finished 2-1 on the weekend at the Allegheny Gator Invitational after dropp...

Last minute score spoils Spartans’ home opener

Last minute score spoils Spartans’ home opener

Shinichi Inoue, Assistant Sports Editor

September 21, 2012


Filed under Football, Sports

Frostburg St. steals 17-16 victory in Case’s first loss With 43 seconds remaining in fourth quarter, Frostburg State University sophomore quarterback Ken Emmons found junior running back Chucky Iweh to tie the score at 16 apiece. The point after by junior kicker Jonathan Adams sealed the Case Western...

Schmuhl named as new head coach for track & field

Schmuhl named as new head coach for track & field

courtesy Case Sports Information

September 21, 2012


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Case Western Reserve University Director of Athletics Dave Diles announced the hiring of Eric Schmuhl as the new head coach for men's and women's track & field on Tuesday Sept. 18. Schmuhl has spent the past four seasons as an assistant coach at cross-town Baldwin Wallace University. "Track and...

Olson’s career night lifts Spartans to 35-0 shutout of Hiram

Olson’s career night lifts Spartans to 35-0 shutout of Hiram

Shinichi Inoue, Assistant Sports Editor

September 14, 2012


Filed under Football, Sports

Case improves to 2-0 before home opener against Frostburg Saturday After a narrow win against the Marietta Pioneers the week before, the Case Western Reserve University football team got back to work by shutting out Hiram College 35-0. The defense was in full effect as they limited Hiram to 124 yar...

Yellow Jackets top Spartans 3-1 with second half-rally

Yellow Jackets top Spartans 3-1 with second half-rally

Lauren Elkin, Soccer Reporter

September 14, 2012


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team was back in action on Tuesday night, facing the Yellow Jackets of Baldwin-Wallace College. Coming off of a devastating 3-2 loss to Olivet College in double overtime, the Spartans were anxious to turn their luck around. Unfortunately, luck was not...

Southard earns first career UAA Athlete of the Week

courtesy Case Sports Information

September 14, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

For the first time in her young career, Case Western Reserve University sophomore middle hitter Natalie Southard has been selected as the University Athletic Association Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week. The reigning UAA Rookie of the Year, Southard was named to the Marcia French Memorial All-Tournament...

Home sweet home, Spartans seek third straight victory

Shinichi Inoue, Assistant Sports Editor

September 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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...

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