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Hollinger earns All-American status with third-place finish at NCAAs

Hollinger earns All-American status with third-place finish at NCAAs

courtesy Case Sports Information

March 23, 2012


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Case Western Reserve University senior Erin Hollinger earned her third career high jump All-American award with a career-best third-place national finish on Friday evening at the 2012 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championship at Charles Benson Bear '39 Recreation and Athletic Center. Hollinger...

Men’s tennis topples No. 17 Mary Washington on spring break

Men’s tennis topples No. 17 Mary Washington on spring break

Heath Hudgins, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2012


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

Spartans go 3-1 over break, improve to 11-6 overall Heading into spring break, the Case Western Reserve University’s men’s tennis team was riding solid performances on the court, winning five of their last six matches and losing only to Division I opponent Cleveland State University. The team continu...

Jurcak finishes fifth at NCAAs, earns All-American Laurel

Jurcak finishes fifth at NCAAs, earns All-American Laurel

courtesy Case Sports Information

March 23, 2012


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Case Western Reserve University senior Matthew Jurcak finished fifth in the 60-meter hurdles with a season-best time of 8.14 seconds on Saturday evening at Charles Benson Bear '39 Recreation and Athletic Center. The fifth-place showing marks the initial All-American Laurel of Jurcak's career. Jurcak,...

Spartans No. 25 after first set of Winter Championships in Directors Cup

courtesy Case Sports Information

March 23, 2012


Filed under Sports, Track and Field, Wrestling

One of the most successful fall athletics seasons in school history coupled with another solid campaign during the winter has earned Case Western Reserve University the No. 25 ranking in the first set of winter standings of the 2011-12 Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, announced today by...

Softball breaks out at UAA Championship, finishes fourth

Softball breaks out at UAA Championship, finishes fourth

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 23, 2012


Filed under Softball, Sports

Spartans end three-year UAA losing streak on way to 3-5 finish The past three years were not the kindest to the Case Western Reserve University softball team, who went winless in their last three appearances in the UAA Championship. This season marked a fresh start: the Spartans won three games with...

Sluggers go 4-4 at UAA Championship, finish third

Sluggers go 4-4 at UAA Championship, finish third

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 23, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team wrapped up its trip to Florida and the University Athletic Association Championship with a 4-4 record and sole possession of third place in the conference. The Spartans finished third after a week of close games and top competition. Emory University finished ...

Softball looks to build on successful first season under Henry

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 9, 2012


Filed under Softball, Sports

Second-year head coach brings in fresh talent for 2012 season Calling the first year under head coach Josie Henry a success would be downplaying what she’s done with the Case Western Reserve University softball team. Henry inherited a nine-win team when she came to the program in the 2011 season....

Youthful women look to hit an ace this spring

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 9, 2012


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team will attempt to match the success of their counterparts as they embark on the 2012 spring season. After a successful season in the fall, the women are ranked No. 14 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Central Region. The Spartan women...

Dukes heads to Wisconsin- La Crosse for NCAA Championship

Dukes heads to Wisconsin- La Crosse for NCAA Championship

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

March 9, 2012


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Senior Isaac Dukes will be returning to the NCAA Division III wrestling championships to compete for the Case Western Reserve University men’s wrestling team. After a runner-up showing at the Midwest Regional Championships on Feb. 25, Dukes secured a wild card selection to compete in the 157 lb. we...

Baseball eyes UAA title, return trip to playoffs after record 2011 season

Baseball eyes UAA title, return trip to playoffs after record 2011 season

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Spartans look to improve after first-ever trip to NCAA Championship Following a school-record season that produced 33 wins and a third-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans have set their sights on a University Athletic Association championship and...

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