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Spartans rebound for three wins

Spartans rebound for three wins

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor
September 12
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

What a difference a week makes. After struggling in opening weekend of games last week, the men’s soccer team turned around and won both of their games at the Fred Meyers Adidas Invitational hosted by Ohio Wesleyan, and then pulled off a wet victory in their home opener on Wednesday night. The Spartans...

Men’s soccer searches for first win

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor
September 5
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The men’s soccer team has played better than their record shows following the opening the weekend of Case Western sports. The Spartans head into the Fred Meyers adidas Invitational this weekend looking at a 0-1-1 record, following a double overtime draw against last weekend’s tournament host Roanoke...

Men’s soccer looking to raise the (cross)bar for season.

Men’s soccer looking to raise the (cross)bar for season.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor
August 29
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

Spartan head coach Brandon Bianco will be looking to fine tune the promising young men’s soccer team he inherited and enhanced last season. Entering his sophomore season as head coach, Bianco has a strong core of players and the entire organization has a year of experience under their belts. The...

Chris Cvecko called to new role

J.P. O'Hagan, Staff Reporter
December 6
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The men’s soccer team made a huge turnaround this season, in no small part to sophomore midfielder Chris Cvecko. Coach Brandon Bianco highlighted Cvecko as a foundational leader in the young team. “I thought we had a pretty good season. We lost a few close ones that could have gone either way,”...

Men’s soccer looks ahead after promising season

Men’s soccer looks ahead after promising season

J.P. O'Hagan, Staff Reporter
November 15
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Top Stories

As the soccer season comes to an end, the Spartans can hold their heads high and have bright hope for the future. Following Saturday’s game at home against the University of Rochester, the team said goodbye to leading seniors and hello to a bright future. After a dismal 3-14-1 season last year,...

Men’s soccer loses two straight despite strong play

Men’s soccer loses two straight despite strong play

J.P. O'Hagan, Staff Reporter
November 8
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The standings don’t truly relate the level of play of the Spartans men’s soccer team this past weekend. Despite strong play, Case Western lost to both Carnegie Mellon and Emory and fell to 6-6-4 on the season. “We’re in the most competitive soccer conference in the country, regardless of division,...

Men’s soccer struggles in conference play

J.P. O'Hagan
November 4
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western men’s soccer team rebounded from a harsh loss at Washington University in St. Louis with a strong win in the windy city of Chicago. The team advances to 6-4-4 and remains confident that they can finish the season strong. “If we play to our level, we can win any game,” head coach...

Men’s soccer slumps entering conference season

J.P. O'Hagan, Staff Reporter
October 11
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western men’s soccer team’s confidence was shaken this week as they lost two games. The Spartans lost to Brandeis 4-0 on Saturday and 2-0 to Oberlin Tuesday night. “The biggest area is our confidence at the moment,” Head Coach Brandon Bianco said. “We’re a good team when we’re...

Spartan men’s soccer falls to Brandeis in first UAA match-up

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor
October 8
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western men's soccer team was disappointed in their University Athletics Association opener on Saturday. The squad was shut out by Brandeis University by a score of 4-0. Brandeis came in with a record of 10-1, but the Spartan men looked to put a stop to their winning ways with a victory at...

Men’s Soccer rebounds from season’s first loss with decisive win

Men’s Soccer rebounds from season’s first loss with decisive win

J.P. O'Hagan, Staff Reporter
October 5
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The first loss of the season on Saturday for the Spartan men’s soccer team was only a bump in the road as they bounced back in a strong game on Tuesday night with a 4-0 win over Hiram College. The team suffered their first loss of the season, losing 2-1 last Saturday, Sept. 28, against Wilmington...

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