The Observer

Women’s soccer records offensive outburst against Allegheny College

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team displayed their offensive firepower last week at home with a commanding 3-0 win against Allegheny College on Tuesday, Oct. 2. However, the team faced a setback with a 2-0 loss to New York University (NYU) on Saturday, Oct. 6. The match against A...

Men’s soccer shuts out No. 7 Kenyon

Men’s soccer shuts out No. 7 Kenyon

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

Climate change seems to have struck the Spartans, as the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team has had a blistering hot season. The team tied in their first University Athletic Association match-up against Brandeis University after defeating No. 7 Kenyon College 3-0 at home this past ...

Women’s soccer opens UAA season with road loss to No. 12 Brandeis

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team opened up their University Athletic Association (UAA) season with one thing in mind: revenge. The team had suffered a conference season-opening loss to Brandeis University last year. However, they were unable to avenge themselves, as the No. ...

Besl’s hat trick highlights seven game win streak

David Chang, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The weather may be getting chillier, but fourth-year forward Alex Besl’s competitive spirit brought the heat this weekend. The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team dominated their opponents last week, blowing out both Heidelberg University 4-0 and Adrian University 8-1. Both games w...

Women’s soccer streak snapped

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

Unlucky was the word Head Coach Tiffany Crooks used to describe the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer match against Denison University. The nail-biting 2-1 loss came at home on Tuesday, Sept. 25, snapping the Spartans’ four-game win streak. Prior to this loss, the Spartans won two games, ...

Nicholas Bertrand: For the love of the game

Nicholas Bertrand: For the love of the game

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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

Nicholas Bertrand is a third-year defenseman for the CWRU men’s soccer team. While he grew up playing many different sports, his love for soccer persisted. Throughout his extensive career, two games standout in particular: one good, one bad. As a biomedical engineering major, he hopes to use his degree ...

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 ...

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