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Individual wins lead to team success for track and field

Individual wins lead to team success for track and field

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

April 19, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams traveled to Delaware, Ohio to compete at the All-Ohio Outdoor Championships. The men’s and women’s competitions each had a total of 20 teams competing, and the Spartan men placed third, and the women placed fifth. Graduate student Cassan...

Spartans lose series to Brandeis

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

In its first road action of 2019, the Case Western Reserve University softball team lost three of four games to Brandeis University on April 12 and 13. The Spartans won the opening game of the series, 4-2. Third-year pitcher Ilissa Hamilton threw yet another complete game, striking out 10 en route to ...

Second-year softball player learns from failures

Second-year softball player learns from failures

Nicholas Kamlet,, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Softball, Spartan Spotlight, Sports, Spring Sports

Sydney Wagner is a second-year infielder and outfielder on the Case Western Reserve University softball team. Currently, she boasts a .268 batting average with 71 at bats and eight runs batted in. Softball has changed her life because it gave her something to be passionate about. Outside the diamond, she pu...

Baseball wins opener at Emory, loses series

Baseball wins opener at Emory, loses series

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team faced a tough series against Emory University, winning one game 4-1, while losing the other three 8-7, 13-3 and 10-6 between Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13. CWRU started the first game strong, with dominant pitching by second-year righty Ma...

Tennis falls to ranked opponents

Tennis falls to ranked opponents

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

April 19, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams traveled to Illinois last weekend to face Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) and the University of Chicago. The competition proved stiff;  both teams suffered a pair of losses. The men’s team started the weekend with the match against No. 6 WashU. T...

Women’s tennis bounces back with winning weekend

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team faced Oberlin College last weekend on the Carlton Courts. The home court advantage proved useful, as the Spartans bested their opponents 7-2. The day began with doubles matches. CWRU played well, winning two of the three matches. The first...

Spartans dominate rival CMU

Spartans dominate rival CMU

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

As the weather heated up, so too did the Case Western Reserve University softball team. The Spartans won three of their four home games against Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) on April 5 and 6. CWRU dominated the first day of competition, winning the two games 6-0 and 8-0. Third-year pitcher Ilis...

Track and field continues success

Track and field continues success

David Chang, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

The Case Western Reserve University’s track and field teams again split to compete in two different meets last weekend. The throwers traveled to the Bob Kahn Invitational at Oberlin College, while the rest of the team competed in the Marv Frye Invitational hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University in Del...

Men’s tennis takes on Division I opponent

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team faced Division I Cleveland State University (CSU) on Saturday, April 6. The match was played in accordance to Division I scoring. Thus, doubles matches were played to six, and the team who won two of the three matches earned a point for the t...

Baseball sweeps four game series at NYU

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team picked up its first win and series win in conference play, outhitting New York University (NYU) with 6-5, 6-0, 3-1 and 5-3 victories on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7. The team also picked up a 7-2 victory at home on Wednesday, April 3 against B...

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