The Observer

Ice water in their veins

Ice water in their veins

David Chang, Sports Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team defeated two formidable teams, who both made the NCAA Division III tournament last year, in No. 22 Capital University 1-0 and John Carroll University 2-1 last week. In the first half against the Blue Streaks of John Carroll, both teams traded...

Women’s soccer displays team versatility in victories

Women’s soccer displays team versatility in victories

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


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

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team was able to show its offensive and defensive abilities in last week’s matchups. The team shutdown opposing teams on DiSanto Field, recording two clean sheets. Led offensively by first-year forward Christian Hickson, the Spartans were able to pul...

Winter highlights Spartan teamwork in double overtime thriller

Winter highlights Spartan teamwork in double overtime thriller

David Chang, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


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

Although the next season of Game of Thrones won’t premiere until the spring of next year,  third-year midfielder Garrett Winter let the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes know that winter was coming. The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team had a strong showing this weekend, with a back-and...

Women’s soccer puts up tough fight, falls to nationally ranked opponent

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team faced its first test on the road against No. 8 Ohio Northern University (ONU) and fell in a tightly contested match, 1-0, on Saturday, Sept. 8. The Spartans came out of the gates with a tough defensive mindset. They shut down a strong ONU ...

First-year soccer player values faith and food

First-year soccer player values faith and food

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


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

First-year defender Maria Prokos is enjoying her first season as a member of the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team. Prokos loves spending time with and getting to know her teammates. She also has a unique history with the game she now plays at the collegiate level. As a first-year ...

Led by experience, men’s soccer shoots for winning season

Riley Simko, Contributing Reporter

August 24, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team, which recently welcomed a new group of incoming first-year players, is preparing for an exciting 2018-2019 season. Head Coach Brandon Bianco, assisted by Chris Black and Charlie Reymann, will lead the team into their rigorous fall practice ...

Women’s soccer continues rebuilding

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

After finishing with a 7-11 record last season, the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team looks to build on the positives from last season and carry them into this upcoming campaign. While a sub-.500 winning percentage is never satisfying, the team was able to make history by claiming its...

Five women’s soccer players recognized on Senior Day

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

“Playing soccer at Case [Western Reserve University] was truly one of the best experiences of my life and I will never forget my time here… This was a once in a lifetime opportunity and there is no place I would preferred to do it at,” said fourth-year career defensive back and co-team captain...

Spartans dominate last half of final match

Spartans dominate last half of final match

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017


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

The Spartans ended on a high note against the Tartans, giving a bitter season a sweet finale. Case Western Reserve University hosted their biggest rival, the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Tartans, on Senior Night, Nov. 4, on DiSanto Field this past weekend. As the teams gathered, all the players...

Women’s soccer reverses their fortunes

Women’s soccer reverses their fortunes

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

Once the women’s soccer team allowed three goals in the second half against the University of Rochester, they vowed to never let an opposing team score so quickly, so fast. Head Coach Tiffany Crooks described her team as being very resilient and that quality was displayed at home against Emory Un...

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