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Women fourth, men eleventh at All-Ohio

Women fourth, men eleventh at All-Ohio

Heath Hudgins, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2012


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

A week after traveling to Delaware, Ohio for the Marv Frye Invitational at Ohio Wesleyan University, the Case Western Reserve University track and field teams found themselves headed southwest again, this time to the 2012 Division III All-Ohio Championship, a meet featuring over 20 schools from across...

Spartans take Bethany to soggy split at Nobby’s

Spartans take Bethany to soggy split at Nobby’s

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

April 20, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Sluggers improve to 21-12-1 after 7-4 win, 6-2 loss   While the Cleveland weather continued to waffle between being sunny and rainy, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans kept one thing certain as they continued their excellent season. The Spartans battled through pockets of rainy weather...

Softball splits on Senior Day against Bulldogs, 7-5, 2-11

Softball splits on Senior Day against Bulldogs, 7-5, 2-11

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

April 20, 2012


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University softball team split a doubleheader with Adrian College this past weekend as the squad celebrated the careers of its three senior student-athletes. The Spartans took the Bulldogs down late in the first game with a five-run sixth inning, 7-5, but the visitors’ batting...

Men split against UAA rivals Chicago and Washington

Men split against UAA rivals Chicago and Washington

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

April 20, 2012


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team put their national ranking to the test last weekend, when they traveled to Chicago to take on a pair of UAA rivals. The Spartans faced the No. 30 ranked Maroons of the University of Chicago and the No. 17 ranked Bears of Washington University leading...

Far from home, Lim sisters connect on the court

Far from home, Lim sisters connect on the court

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

April 13, 2012


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

If you take a walk up to the Carlton courts on a nice sunny day, you will probably see the Case Western Reserve University tennis team in full action. It is easy to get confused with all the tennis balls flying back and forth. On the far court, it may even appear that two identical people are hitting...

Hits don’t come; softball swept at Mount Union

Hits don’t come; softball swept at Mount Union

compiled from staff reports

April 13, 2012


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University softball team dropped both ends of a Monday afternoon doubleheader versus the University of Mount Union at 23rd Street Field. The Spartans were blanked in game one, 7-0, then outslugged in the nightcap, 11-5. The Spartans drop to 20-13 for the season and return ho...

Spartans look to herd Bison in Saturday’s doubleheader

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

With 11 games left in the regular season, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans will play host to Bethany College this Saturday, April 14, for a doubleheader. The Spartans had won four out of five games coming into their Wednesday home matchup against Wooster College. Case sported a 19-10-1 record...

Women’s tennis dominates Central Region Shootout

Heath Hudgins, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2012


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

Case Western Reserve University’s head tennis coach Todd Wojtkowski could have been called “cautiously optimistic” at the beginning of the women’s season. He had lost not a single senior, the returning underclassmen continued to mature, and an award-studded group of freshman were assimilating...

Spartans host Muskies at Progressive Field on Thursday

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

April 13, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team will host its annual game at Progressive Field on Thursday, April 19 against Muskingum University. The Spartans will host the Muskies at the home of the Cleveland Indians while honoring their nine senior student-athletes. The Spartans are riding a...

Spartan Spotlight: Peter Zak

Spartan Spotlight: Peter Zak

April 13, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Spartan Spotlight, Sports

Peter Zak is a senior catcher on the men’s baseball team. Zak is from Brookline, Mass. and is majoring in chemistry.   Ben Yavitt: Welcome, Peter. How long have you been catching behind home plate? Peter Zak: Eighteen years. BY: Back in the good old days, when players took steroids...

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