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Volleyball heads to UAA Round Robin with upsets on their minds

Volleyball heads to UAA Round Robin with upsets on their minds

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

October 11, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Two ranked teams in four games spell tough weekend for Spartans The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team will take a quick trip east to Pittsburgh, Pa. this weekend where it will compete in the second University Athletic Association Round Robin. The Spartans (16-6, 2-1) are off to one o...

Spartan Spotlight: Kathleen Evers

Spartan Spotlight: Kathleen Evers

Ben Yavitt

October 11, 2012


Filed under Spartan Spotlight, Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

Kathleen Evers is a senior on the women’s tennis team. Evers is from Cincinnati and is majoring in psychology, with minors in health communication and medical anthropology.   Ben Yavitt: Welcome to this week’s edition of the Spartan Spotlight. You know the drill. How long have you been...

Bye week brings week of rest before conference season

Shinichi Inoue, Assistant Sports Editor

October 11, 2012


Filed under Football, Sports

With a bye week this weekend, the Spartans will look to rest up and regroup for the remaining season. After the first six games of the season, Case is 3-3 with four more games remaining on their 2012 schedule. For the final four games, the Spartans will have three conference matchups against University...

Stellar defense, keeping earns draw with No. 22 Brandeis

Stellar defense, keeping earns draw with No. 22 Brandeis

Heath Hudgins, Soccer Reporter

October 11, 2012


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

Spartan’s fourth shutout emerges despite 28 shots by Judges Forty-five total shots would seem to belong on the stat line of a professional basketball game, not a college soccer match, let alone one with a 0-0 final score. That is the exact result the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer...

Spartans win final Baird Brothers Trophy, 31-28 versus Wooster

Spartans win final Baird Brothers Trophy, 31-28 versus Wooster

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

October 11, 2012


Filed under Football, Sports

Defense thwarts late rally as team improves to 3-3 on season Over the weekend, Case Western Reserve University hosted the College of Wooster Fighting Scots for one last installment of the annual Baird Brothers’ Trophy Game. The Spartans started strong with a 17-0 first quarter lead and held off a l...

Goede named UAA Athlete of the Week

Goede named UAA Athlete of the Week

courtesy Case Sports Information

October 4, 2012


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

After leading the defense to a pair of shutouts last week, Case Western Reserve University women's soccer senior captain Maeve Goede has been selected as the University Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in her career. At John Carroll University on Wednesday, Goede and ...

One final game for Baird Brothers Trophy

One final game for Baird Brothers Trophy

Shinichi Inoue, Assistant Sports Editor

October 4, 2012


Filed under Football, Sports

Spartans host Wooster in teams’ final meeting Tomorrow marks the end of an era for the Case Western Reserve University football team. The annual tradition, the Baird Brothers’ Trophy Game, will see its last match as Spartans host the College of Wooster on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Case Field. Case will...

Spartans upset bid of No. 21 Wittenberg falls short

Spartans upset bid of No. 21 Wittenberg falls short

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

October 4, 2012


Filed under Football, Sports

Third straight loss is worst streak since 2006 Despite a game-high 163 yards from scrimmage by sophomore running back Manny Sicre, the Case Western Reserve University football team fell short by a score of 14-10 in its upset bid of No. 21 nationally-ranked Wittenberg University in front of a capac...

Women’s four game win streak kicks off start to UAA season

Women’s four game win streak kicks off start to UAA season

Heath Hudgins, Sports Reporter

October 4, 2012


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

Three shutouts put Case at top of UAA For a game that, from past history and current records, was guaranteed to be a close game, the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team was able to make it anything but against a talented New York University team. In their opening University Athle...

Spartan Spotlight: Wade Self

Spartan Spotlight: Wade Self

Ben Yavitt

October 4, 2012


Filed under Football, Spartan Spotlight, Sports

Wade Self is a senior on the football team. Self is from Lake Zurich, Ill. and is studying biomedical engineering.   Ben Yavitt: Wade, welcome. Let’s start off as usual. How many years have you participated in football? Wade Self: Four. BY: I like the dedication. What inspired you to s...

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