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Men’s tennis beats ranked teams, extends winning streak

Men’s tennis beats ranked teams, extends winning streak

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team faced two opponents last Saturday, resulting in a pair of wins for the Spartans. The team, currently ranked 14th in Division III, bested the No. 33 University of Rochester and No. 36 Hobart College. The wins increased the Spartans winning streak to ...

Women’s tennis faces mid-season slump

Women’s tennis faces mid-season slump

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis, Top Stories, Women's Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team had a difficult weekend, suffering three losses against three opponents. The team started the weekend with a match against No. 11 Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Despite an early lead, the Spartans were not able to conquer Kenyon. Second-ye...

Second-year goalkeeper inspired by CWRU community

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Soccer, Spartan Spotlight, Sports

Andrew Engelmeyer is a second-year goalkeeper on the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team. Last season, he saw action in three games allowing one goal with four saves. He continues to grow in the sport, and is looking forward to next season. Off the field, Engelmeyer is a member of Sigma Al...

Cleaveland walks off for Spartan victory

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Case Western Reserve University softball team opened their University Athletic Association (UAA) season with a split in two games against New York University (NYU). On Friday, March 29, NYU visited Mather Park to begin UAA play. The visitors came away with a 4-2 victory in the first game, but...

Ohio man has perfect bracket through first two rounds

Ohio man has perfect bracket through first two rounds

Emily Young, Copy Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Every year, March Madness rocks the nation with torrents of busted brackets, crushing dreams and ruining sports enthusiasts’ chances of winning their office betting pool. This year was particularly brutal, with only top-seeded teams making it to the Sweet 16. The lowest seeded team to make it to the S...

Third-year rower finds support in teammates

Third-year rower finds support in teammates

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Intramural & Club, Sports, Top Stories

Madison Piccirillo is a third-year chemistry and finance student who has dedicated much of her time at CWRU to the CWRU rowing team. When she’s not in the water, she enjoys spending time with her Delta Gamma sisters and sleeping. What is your favorite part of being on the crew team? Why? The peop...

Owning Northeast Ohio

Owning Northeast Ohio

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Cleveland-area schools have proven to be no match for the Case Western Reserve University softball team. In the past week and a half, the Spartans have gone 7-1 against four teams from Northeast Ohio. To begin regional play, CWRU went 1-1 against Baldwin Wallace University. They lost the first game 5-4 ...

A glance at the upcoming MLB season

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

The first day of spring has passed, meaning it is officially the season for warmer weather, more scoops of Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream and less concentration in class. But the start of spring also represents the start of something much greater: the start of the Major League Baseball season. Opening...

Baseball extends winning streak to six with two sweeps

Baseball extends winning streak to six with two sweeps

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team continued their home dominance by defeating State University of New York at Fredonia in a doubleheader 19-0 and 5-3 on Saturday, March 23 and St. John Fisher College in a doubleheader 5-4 and 7-2 on Sunday, March 24. Against SUNY Fredonia, the Spartans kept the...

Second-year jumper designs bridges

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Spartan Spotlight, Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

Luke Traverso is a second-year jumper on the Case Western Reserve University track team. Last indoor season, he topped his pole vault at 4.01 meters, and he is looking forward to building on that this year. In the classroom, he is working toward a degree in civil engineering. He puts what he is learning to use...

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