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Second-year tennis player discusses interests and extracurriculars

Second-year tennis player discusses interests and extracurriculars

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Spartan Spotlight, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis, Top Stories, Women's Tennis

Madeleine Paolucci is a second-year tennis player on the Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team. In only her first year, she was ranked tenth in Division III doubles with partner Nithya Kanagasegar, and finished 16-11 in singles. When she is not playing tennis, she is an active member of Pi ...

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...

Women’s tennis faces mid-season slump

Women’s tennis faces mid-season slump

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

April 5, 2019


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

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...

Women’s tennis faces top competition in Florida

Women’s tennis faces top competition in Florida

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019


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

The women’s tennis team traveled to Florida for their spring break trip, where they competed against six opponents, securing four wins and suffering two losses. The Spartans kicked off the trip with a win against Aquinas College on March 10. The day started with doubles contests. The Spartans claim...

Tennis teams face ups and downs in early season action

Tennis teams face ups and downs in early season action

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


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

On Saturday, Feb. 23, the Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team competed against Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana) at the Cleveland Skating Club. The team walked away with a win, bringing their season record to 2-1. To start the night, Indiana took an early lead with a win in sec...

Tennis bounces into spring season

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019


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

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team extended their winning streak while competing against Coe College on Friday, Feb. 15. The win brought the Spartans’ record to 4-0 overall. To start the day, the Spartans competed in doubles matches. CWRU was able to claim two of their three...

Serena Williams pursues record-tying win

Serena Williams pursues record-tying win

Claire Nordt, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports, Tennis, Top Stories, Women's Tennis

The Australian Open has begun, meaning Serena Williams is once again fighting for a title. Williams has the opportunity to match Margaret Court’s record for most Grand Slam singles titles of all-time. Court’s record currently sits at 24, a record she set during her career between 1960-1977. Willi...

Tennis duo goes down in record books

Tennis duo goes down in record books

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Top Stories, Women's Tennis

The dynamic duo of fourth-year student Jessica Liu and second-year student Madeleine Paolucci marked their names in Case Western Reserve University tennis history. Liu and Paolucci won the 2018 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III Central Regional Championships on Sunday, Sept. 23,...

Women’s tennis starts fall season against tough competition

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team started their season at the Oberlin Invitational last weekend, winning several singles and doubles matches over the two days of competition. The women’s team ended last season as a top-15 team in Division III and seek to maintain their rep...

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