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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...

Track and field teams continue to break records

Track and field teams continue to break records

David Chang, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Track and Field

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...

Second-year jumper designs bridges

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Spartan Spotlight, Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

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...

Track and field teams win meet, Cassandra Laois breaks records again

David Chang, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s track and field teams both placed first out of 14 teams at the Amy Adams Memorial Invitational hosted by Muskingham University, located in New Concord, Ohio, last weekend. The Spartan women had 12 total top three placements, edging out Malone U...

Track and field opens outdoor season, thrower breaks school record

Track and field opens outdoor season, thrower breaks school record

David Chang, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Track and Field

The Case Western Reserve University track and field team began its outdoor season last weekend at the Washington and Lee Track Carnival in Lexington, Virginia. The team combined to win five total events. Graduate student Cassandra Laios broke the school record with a hammer throw of 51.62 meters, fin...

Laios sweeps throwing events at UAA Championships

Laios sweeps throwing events at UAA Championships

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Track and Field

The Spartan track and field team competed at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship over the weekend. The event was hosted by Brandeis University. The Spartan women finished fifth, scoring 66 points, and the Spartan men tied for fifth, scoring 50 points. The Spartan women weight throwers stood out ...

Individual, relay successes stand out for Spartan track and field

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

The Case Western Reserve University men and women’s track and field teams sent a group to compete in the Mid-February Meet on Friday, Feb. 8. The event was hosted by Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. The Spartans were able to finish the meet with a third place finish for the men and a sixth ...

Track and field teams claim third and fourth at Denison

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to the Bob Shannon Invitational in Granville, Ohio. The event was hosted by Denison University and the Spartans arrived ready to compete which led to strong finishes by both teams. The men came out with a third p...

Athletic awards and recognition

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Men's Swimming, Softball, Sports, Track and Field, Women's Basketball, Women's Swimming

CWRU women’s indoor track and field rank in top 25 for first time On Jan. 10, it was announced that the women’s indoor track and field team was ranked 25th in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Preseason Computer Rankings. This is the first time the t...

Track and field battles for the Obelisk

Track and field battles for the Obelisk

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the 11th Annual Battle for the Obelisk last weekend. Together, the teams earned 115 team points, but that was not enough to secure a win against University Athletic Association opponents Carnegie Mellon Unive...

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