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Softball splits six

Softball splits six

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports

What happens when two evenly matched teams face off in a four-game series? As it turns out, four close games. The Case Western Reserve University softball team traveled to Missouri and took two of four from Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) in a weekend series. All four games were decided ...

Jam out with CWRU softball

Jam out with CWRU softball

Jasmine Heusey, Contributing reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

Softball is a game full of decisions. What pitch should I throw? Should we send the runner home? How should we defend a double steal? Those are just a few examples of the split-second decisions players and coaches are making every game. One of the most important decisions, however, comes before the game ...

Softball works home magic

Softball works home magic

Eddie Kerekes, Sports editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

“Don’t ever count us out.“ Those were the words of Case Western Reserve University softball Head Coach Josie Henry after her team completed yet another late game comeback victory. Of the team’s nine home victories this year, four have come after the Spartans scored in the bottom of the fi...

Adventures in northeastern traveling

Adventures in northeastern traveling

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

With spring break in the rearview mirror and one week already gone in April, snow is the furthest thing from anyone’s mind right now. However, the Case Western Reserve University softball team learned the hard way that you can’t forget the fluffy white stuff. Three of their scheduled games at Bra...

Walk it off, walk it off

Walk it off, walk it off

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

Starting an article with the opening line from “A Tale of Two Cities” is a cliché. However, it was assuredly “best of times and the worst of times” for the Case Western Reserve University softball team this past weekend. The team split a four game home series against then-No. 23 Emory Unive...

Softball sweeps Kenyon to open homestand

Softball sweeps Kenyon to open homestand

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

Using a strong offense, dominate pitching and solid fundamental defense, the Spartan softball team swept Kenyon College in a home doubleheader on Tuesday, March 21. The team took the thrilling first game 6-5 on a go-ahead RBI double from third-year first baseman Grace Tritchler. Case Western Reserve...

UAA changes baseball and softball conference scheduling

UAA changes baseball and softball conference scheduling

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports

Consistent temperatures in the 50s can only mean that spring is just around the corner. And with the start of spring comes the start of the baseball and softball seasons. In preparation for the new season, Spartan fans may have discovered something different about the schedules for both teams. The a...

Wild wins and reaching records

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
April 22, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports, Tennis, Track and Field

Despite the harsh conditions for most of the spring semester, Spartans still competed in six varsity sports: men’s and women’s track and field, men’s and women’s tennis, baseball and softball, compiling a total record of 73-41. Though women’s tennis is the only team to have finished the regul...

Softball splits six before senior sendoff

Softball splits six before senior sendoff

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University softball team played six games this past week, resulting in three wins and three losses. The Spartans are now 17-19 on the season and 2-8 in the University Athletic Association. The Spartans played John Carroll University at home on Thursday, April 14, Ohio Wesley...

Bring out the brooms

Bring out the brooms

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
April 8, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University softball players swept Wooster College April 2 as they moved their winning streak up to four games. The Spartans are now 14-16 on the season and have won seven of their last 10 contests. Third-year student Annie Wennerberg belted her fourth homerun of the season...

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