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Hits don’t come; softball swept at Mount Union

Hits don’t come; softball swept at Mount Union

compiled from staff reports

April 13, 2012

The Case Western Reserve University softball team dropped both ends of a Monday afternoon doubleheader versus the University of Mount Union at 23rd Street Field. The Spartans were blanked in game one, 7-0, then outslugged in the nightcap, 11-5. The Spartans drop to 20-13 for the season and return ho...

Spartans grab walkoff split versus Heidelberg

Spartans grab walkoff split versus Heidelberg

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

April 6, 2012

A walkoff single on by Makenzie Lein gave the Spartans the win over visiting Heidelberg University. The Case Western Reserve University softball team split with the Student Princes, taking the first game 3-2 and dropping the second 9-1. The split moves the Spartans to 18-11 overall; they are one win...

UAA Athletes of the week

compiled from staff reports

April 6, 2012

Another red-hot seven days at the plate has landed Case Western Reserve University freshman rightfielder Gena Roberts University Athletic Association Hitter of the Week honors, announced by the league office on Tuesday. Roberts, who earns the UAA honor for the first time in her young career, batted a whopping .581 (18-for-31) during ...

Softball splits with Otterbein, moves to 13-8

Softball splits with Otterbein, moves to 13-8

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 30, 2012

Just hours after earning her third UAA Athlete of the Week honor in her four-week collegiate career, Rebecca Taylor and the Spartans took on the Otterbein College Cardinals at Mather Field last weekend. Despite entering the game on a six-game winning streak, Taylor and the Spartans were unable to hold...

Spartan Spotlight: Lauren Wolz

Spartan Spotlight: Lauren Wolz

March 30, 2012

Lauren Wolz is a senior on the women’s softball team. Lauren is from Ashburn, Va. and is majoring in biology.   Ben Yavitt: It’s been a while. Welcome, Lauren. Start off as usual. How long have you been playing softball? Lauren Wolz: 15 years. BY: I will have to look in the arch...

Softball breaks out at UAA Championship, finishes fourth

Softball breaks out at UAA Championship, finishes fourth

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 23, 2012

Spartans end three-year UAA losing streak on way to 3-5 finish The past three years were not the kindest to the Case Western Reserve University softball team, who went winless in their last three appearances in the UAA Championship. This season marked a fresh start: the Spartans won three games with...

Softball looks to build on successful first season under Henry

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 9, 2012

Second-year head coach brings in fresh talent for 2012 season Calling the first year under head coach Josie Henry a success would be downplaying what she’s done with the Case Western Reserve University softball team. Henry inherited a nine-win team when she came to the program in the 2011 season....

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