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Women’s basketball starts strong, Hillary Hellmann breaks record

Women’s basketball starts strong, Hillary Hellmann breaks record

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


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

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball started the season 4-0, winning against Allegheny College and Chatham University in the Greg Richards Tournament, topping Denison University 91-84 in overtime and defeating John Carroll University 79-65. With the addition of graduate student forwar...

Fifth-year basketball player returns after season long injury

Fifth-year basketball player returns after season long injury

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


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

Kara Hageman is a graduate student and forward on the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team. She retained a year of athletic eligibility due to a year-long injury in her fourth year but is back with a passion to succeed. She graduated with a degree in biomedical engineering and is c...

Men’s cross country places 21st at nationals

Men’s cross country places 21st at nationals

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

321Second-year runner Trey Razanauskas finished in 64th place, the Spartans’ top finisher, at the NCAA Division III Championships for the Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team. As a team, CWRU finished in 21st place, their best finish since 2003, when they placed 20th. T...

Swimming and diving wraps up winning semester

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


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

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams have made a splash so far this season. Both the women’s and men’s teams have won five out of their six meets in the current season. Most recently, the teams swept a quad meet at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. The...

Men’s basketball wins Bill Sudeck Tournament

Men’s basketball wins Bill Sudeck Tournament

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


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

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team dominated the competition at home to win the Bill Sudeck Tournament, defeating Franciscan University of Steubenville, 78-48, on Friday, Nov. 16 and Washington College, 70-66, the day after. However, the team recently faced its first setback of the season...

Fink beyond the possible

Fink beyond the possible

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


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

What do LeBron James and first-year goalkeeper Charlie Fink have in common? They are both from Akron, Ohio and are heroes for Cleveland sports teams. In the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team’s second-ever visit to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Championships, Fink made the game-...

Men’s basketball looks to improve on last season

Men’s basketball looks to improve on last season

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


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

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team looks to build on its progress from last year. The team finished the 2017-2018 campaign with a 12-13 record. CWRU averaged 75 points per game and hit an average of 9.5 three pointers per game. The team will return nine of last year’s pl...

Cross country advances to NCAA Championships

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

For the first time since 2012, the Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team will advance to the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships. Third-year runner Madeline Lindemann from the women’s team also moved on to the championship race as an individual participant. At the NCAA Di...

Spartans to face tough competition in sectional round

Spartans to face tough competition in sectional round

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018


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

The No. 19 Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team is hosting the sectional round of the NCAA Division III Championships on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 and 17. The Spartans will face No. 10 Kenyon College in the opener on Friday at 5 p.m. while No. 4 Calvin College will play Penn State Be...

Spartans continue dancing, advance to Sweet Sixteen

Spartans continue dancing, advance to Sweet Sixteen

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


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

Although the temperature recently has dropped to about 40 degrees, the Spartans’ determination to go far in the NCAA Championship tournament remains ablazing. Donning their long sleeves, the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team defeated Keystone College 3-1 in the first round and then ...

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