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Tennis hitting stride going into conference championships

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

The No. 16 Case Western Reserve University women's tennis team beat Division II Walsh University 7-2 last Thursday in North Canton, Ohio. The win improved the Spartans to 13-3 on the season with the win, while Walsh dropped to 10-8 this year. CWRU has won 10 of its last 11 matches. Since the S...

Spartans split matches in Michigan

David Chang, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

The No. 18 Case Western Reserve University men's tennis team headed to Kalamazoo, MI to take on Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and No. 30 Kalamazoo College. The Spartans defeated the Fighting Engineers 8-1 and 5-0, while dropping the game against Kalamazoo 5-4. The Spartan’s record is now 13-9....

Softball continues winning ways

Softball continues winning ways

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University softball team kept winning April 13 and 14 at New York University (NYU), dominating a four game series 3-1. The successful weekend brings the team’s overall record to 20-7 and their University Athletic Association (UAA) record to 7-5, good enough for second-best ...

Every moment matters for fourth-year shortstop

Every moment matters for fourth-year shortstop

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

“Going, going, gone.” The crack of the bat leads to this exclamation from everybody in the ballpark, but few have actually seen a five-year-old hit a home run. Yes, that’s right; at the age of five-years-old, Alex Capetillo, fourth-year student and baseball player, hit his very first home run, ...

Dynamic duo dominate on the mound

Dynamic duo dominate on the mound

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018

Peanut butter and jelly. Fire and ice. Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen. And after their phenomenal pitching performances, add second-year pitcher Ilissa Hamilton and first-year pitcher Sidney Brannam to that list of dominant duos. On April 6 and 7, the Case Western Reserve University softball t...

Women’s tennis dominates Oberlin

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team defeated Oberlin College 8-1 at the Heisman Field House in Oberlin, Ohio on Saturday, April 7. The No. 16 Spartans improved to 12-3 on the year with the win, while Oberlin fell to a record of 11-7. CWRU was off the past few weeks, as Head Coa...

Baseball and softball athletes honored by UAA

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

April 13, 2018

Track and field compete in two events over weekend The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams compete in two events over the weekend. The track athletes participated at the Marv Frye Invitational, hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. The throwers participated in the...

Second-year tennis player strikes adversity to the side

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018

Some say it’s the competitive nature of sports, others say it’s to stay fit, but for second-year tennis player Sam Concannon, the relationships formed from playing on Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team are what drive his dedication to the sport. The friendships he made through the team’s...

Baseball doubles up Brandeis in sweep

Baseball doubles up Brandeis in sweep

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team traveled to Watertown, Massachusetts  last weekend to play Brandeis University, sweeping the Judges. The team played the first game of the series at Victory Field and the last three games at Brandeis’ home field of Stein Diamond. In the first game ...

Men’s tennis has perfect weekend

David Chang, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018

The No. 20 Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team had a dominant win at home this weekend, sweeping Franciscan University of Steubenville at the Medical Mutual Tennis Pavilion. “[Our original scheduled games] fell through, so Franciscan was looking to play a ranked team and get better,” said th...

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