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Spartans drop first dual meet against Baldwin-Wallace

Spartans drop first dual meet against Baldwin-Wallace

Ben Yavitt, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team opened up dual meet action last weekend by hosting the Yellow Jackets of Baldwin Wallace College. The Spartans lost 31-15 in one of only two home matches all season. Regardless of the score, head coach Bob Del Rosa was impressed with the performances...

Women to improve winning season, sixth-place finish

Women to improve winning season, sixth-place finish

Nora Fitzgerald, Contributing Reporter

November 19, 2010


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve women’s basketball team is eager to begin play in the 2010-2011 season. Seeking their third winning season in four years, the Spartans are coming off a 13-12 finish last year and look to continue their winning ways. The Spartans have their eyes set on improving on last year’s...

Volleyball returns home from their first NCAA Championship satisfied and yearning for more

Volleyball returns home from their first NCAA Championship satisfied and yearning for more

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

November 19, 2010


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The end to the Case Western Reserve University volleyball season came later than everyone thought and ended before anyone wanted. The Spartans lost in their maiden trip to the NCAA Division III Championship in the first round to SUNY-Cortland, 3-2. The Spartans pushed the region’s third seed to the...

Two blocked field goals in final minutes doom 4-peat

Two blocked field goals in final minutes doom 4-peat

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

On a cold and snowy Saturday afternoon, Nov. 6, Case Western Reserve University came up short against Washington University. Two late blocked field goals in the final four minutes sealed the Spartans’ fate as they lost 14-13 against the Bears. Wide receiver, Zach Homyk stated about the game, “Washington...

Spartans drop final match at Rochester, miss out on NCAAs

Spartans drop final match at Rochester, miss out on NCAAs

Kate Clancy, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2010


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Spartans dropped their final game of the 2010 season to the University of Rochester Yellowjackets last week. Rochester dominated on their home field, and scored four goals to CWRU’s zero. In the tiebreaker for 4th and 5th place in the UAA, the loss switched the Spartans to fifth place and Rochester...

Women’s soccer drops match to Yellow Jackets after early lead

Women’s soccer drops match to Yellow Jackets after early lead

Sonya Narla, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2010


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer 2010 season came to a close this weekend in a disappointing loss on the road to the University of Rochester in a University Athletic Association matchup. The Spartans came out with a high-energy lever when the whistle blew. Just ten minutes into the game freshman forward Leah Levey...

Fighting Gobies take home titles at North Coast

Fighting Gobies take home titles at North Coast

Rachel Craft, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2010


Filed under Sports, Ultimate Frisbee

The Case Western Reserve University ultimate Frisbee teams capped off an excellent fall season last weekend with championship wins at their annual home tournament, Northcoast. The tournament included 20 men’s and 10 women’s teams and was held at the Cleveland Metroparks polo fields just 10 miles...

Spartan swim team host Veale Classic this weekend

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

November 12, 2010


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Swimming

John Carroll University vs. Oberlin College 5 p.m. Case Western Reserve vs. College of Wooster 7 p.m. Consolation Meet 11:30 a.m. Championship Meet 2:00 p.m. Location: Veale Natatorium Men’s Recap: Spartans enter the Veale Classic with a 2-0 record for the first time since the invitational beg...

Cross Country travels to Great Lakes Regional

Ben Yavitt, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2010


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The CWRU men’s and women’s cross country teams better pack their warm clothes as they head north to compete in the 2010 NCAA DIII Great Lakes Regional Championships tomorrow. On Saturday Nov. 13, Hope College in Holland, Michigan will be hosting dozens of schools in the Great Lakes Region as they...

Spartans trump Carnegie Mellon, fall to Emory, sit No. 4 with one game to go

Spartans trump Carnegie Mellon, fall to Emory, sit No. 4 with one game to go

Kate Clancy, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2010


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Spartans traveled to both Carnegie Mellon University and Emory University this Halloween weekend to compete in two of their three final regular season games. On Friday, Case Western Reserve University extended their winning streak to four games, as they defeated Carnegie Mellon down 2-1. The Spartans...

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