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Baseball sweeps four game series at NYU

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

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...

Track and field teams continue to break records

Track and field teams continue to break records

David Chang, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019

As the snow begins to melt and the weather begins to warm, the Spartans continue their blazing record breaking streak. The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams split and attended two seperate meets last week. The throwers travelled to Pittsburgh to compete in the Carnegie Mellon...

Men’s tennis beats ranked teams, extends winning streak

Men’s tennis beats ranked teams, extends winning streak

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

April 5, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team faced two opponents last Saturday, resulting in a pair of wins for the Spartans. The team, currently ranked 14th in Division III, bested the No. 33 University of Rochester and No. 36 Hobart College. The wins increased the Spartans winning streak to ...

Baseball drops two to open conference play

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team faced a tough opponent in No. 18 Washington University in St. Louis (WashU), dropping both games at home on Friday, March 29. The Spartans battled hard, but ultimately fell short, losing 7-5 and 2-1. In the first game, CWRU attempted a late comeback, but it wasn...

Women’s tennis faces mid-season slump

Women’s tennis faces mid-season slump

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

April 5, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team had a difficult weekend, suffering three losses against three opponents. The team started the weekend with a match against No. 11 Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Despite an early lead, the Spartans were not able to conquer Kenyon. Second-ye...

Cleaveland walks off for Spartan victory

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University softball team opened their University Athletic Association (UAA) season with a split in two games against New York University (NYU). On Friday, March 29, NYU visited Mather Park to begin UAA play. The visitors came away with a 4-2 victory in the first game, but...

Owning Northeast Ohio

Owning Northeast Ohio

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

Cleveland-area schools have proven to be no match for the Case Western Reserve University softball team. In the past week and a half, the Spartans have gone 7-1 against four teams from Northeast Ohio. To begin regional play, CWRU went 1-1 against Baldwin Wallace University. They lost the first game 5-4 ...

A glance at the upcoming MLB season

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

March 29, 2019

The first day of spring has passed, meaning it is officially the season for warmer weather, more scoops of Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream and less concentration in class. But the start of spring also represents the start of something much greater: the start of the Major League Baseball season. Opening...

Baseball extends winning streak to six with two sweeps

Baseball extends winning streak to six with two sweeps

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team continued their home dominance by defeating State University of New York at Fredonia in a doubleheader 19-0 and 5-3 on Saturday, March 23 and St. John Fisher College in a doubleheader 5-4 and 7-2 on Sunday, March 24. Against SUNY Fredonia, the Spartans kept the...

Second-year jumper designs bridges

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

Luke Traverso is a second-year jumper on the Case Western Reserve University track team. Last indoor season, he topped his pole vault at 4.01 meters, and he is looking forward to building on that this year. In the classroom, he is working toward a degree in civil engineering. He puts what he is learning to use...

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