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Spartan Spotlight: Matt Jurcak

Spartan Spotlight: Matt Jurcak

April 5, 2012

Matt Jurcak is a senior hurdler on the men’s track and field team. Matt is from Olmstead Township, Ohio. Matt majored in chemistry and is now a first-year dental student.   Ben Yavitt: Welcome, Matt. How long have you been running track? Matt Jurcak: I’m pretty sure I was hurdling in the w...

UAA Athletes of the week

compiled from staff reports

April 5, 2012

Another red-hot seven days at the plate has landed Case Western Reserve University freshman rightfielder Gena Roberts University Athletic Association Hitter of the Week honors, announced by the league office on Tuesday. Roberts, who earns the UAA honor for the first time in her young career, batted a whopping .581 (18-for-31) during ...

Spartans shine at Emory Track & Field Classic

Spartans shine at Emory Track & Field Classic

Heath Hudgins, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2012

On March 30-31, the Case Western Reserve University track and field team took a select group of athletes to the Emory Track and Field Classic. Competing with 20 other teams, the men’s team fought their way to a tie for seventh place with 40 points after the second and final day of competition. The...

Jurcak leads Spartans on the track with stadium record

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 29, 2012

Runner breaks 110-meter hurdle record at VMI/W&L Carnival The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams followed their impressive spring break performance with a number of top finishes at the Virginia Military Institute and Washington & Lee University Carnival. The headlining m...

Hollinger earns All-American status with third-place finish at NCAAs

Hollinger earns All-American status with third-place finish at NCAAs

courtesy Case Sports Information

March 23, 2012

Case Western Reserve University senior Erin Hollinger earned her third career high jump All-American award with a career-best third-place national finish on Friday evening at the 2012 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championship at Charles Benson Bear '39 Recreation and Athletic Center. Hollinger...

Jurcak finishes fifth at NCAAs, earns All-American Laurel

Jurcak finishes fifth at NCAAs, earns All-American Laurel

courtesy Case Sports Information

March 22, 2012

Case Western Reserve University senior Matthew Jurcak finished fifth in the 60-meter hurdles with a season-best time of 8.14 seconds on Saturday evening at Charles Benson Bear '39 Recreation and Athletic Center. The fifth-place showing marks the initial All-American Laurel of Jurcak's career. Jurcak,...

Spartans No. 25 after first set of Winter Championships in Directors Cup

courtesy Case Sports Information

March 22, 2012

One of the most successful fall athletics seasons in school history coupled with another solid campaign during the winter has earned Case Western Reserve University the No. 25 ranking in the first set of winter standings of the 2011-12 Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, announced today by...

Women fourth, men sixth at UAA’s Indoor Track and Field Championship

Women fourth, men sixth at UAA’s Indoor Track and Field Championship

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 2, 2012

The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams return to Cleveland and warm weather ready for the outdoor season after a successful showing at New York University and the University Athletic Association Indoor Championship. The meet, which was held at the New Balance Track and Field Center,...

Spartans claim Obelisk with strong performance against Carnegie Mellon

Spartans claim Obelisk with strong performance against Carnegie Mellon

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

February 10, 2012

Women run rampant while men can’t hold on Last weekend, the Case Western Reserve University track and field teams reclaimed the Obelisk trophy in the annual Battle for the Obelisk with Carnegie Mellon University. After a gut-wrenching one-point defeat to the Tartans last year, the Spartan women ma...

Battle for the Obelisk brings rival Tartans to town

Battle for the Obelisk brings rival Tartans to town

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

February 3, 2012

Case looks to avenge one-point combined loss last year The 2012 Battle for the Obelisk by the Case Western Reserve University and Carnegie Mellon University track and field teams will be fueled with competitive fire from the UAA rivals, after Carnegie Mellon brought home the obelisk in 2011 with a o...

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