The Observer

Record breaking performances headline Spartans wins in Defiance

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

February 1, 2013

Women set three, men two facility records in first place finishes The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams showed they didn’t lose a step over winter break, cruising to first place finishes on both the men’s and women’s sides at the Defiance College Invitation. The two teams co...

Men finished third in region, earn NCAA bid, women fifth

Men finished third in region, earn NCAA bid, women fifth

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

November 16, 2012

Spartans place five members on all-region team, Kelly ninth overall  The Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III National Championship Meet with a third place finish at the Great Lakes Regional Championship. The women finishe...

Cross country teams fifth at UAA Championship

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

November 1, 2012

Four Spartans earn All-UAA honors at meet  The Case Western Reserve University cross country teams both finished fifth out of eight teams at the University Athletic Association Championship. The Spartans finished with four All-UAA performers, two on each side, as the men earned their best...

Cross country teams eye top spot at Oberlin’s Inter-Regional Rumble

Cross country teams eye top spot at Oberlin’s Inter-Regional Rumble

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

October 11, 2012

No. 18 women, No. 32 men face tough competition before UAA This year’s Inter-Regional Rumble at Oberlin College will be the last meet for the nationally ranked Case Western Reserve University cross country teams before the University Athletic Association championship. Both the men’s and women’s te...

Schmuhl named as new head coach for track & field

Schmuhl named as new head coach for track & field

courtesy Case Sports Information

September 20, 2012

Case Western Reserve University Director of Athletics Dave Diles announced the hiring of Eric Schmuhl as the new head coach for men's and women's track & field on Tuesday Sept. 18. Schmuhl has spent the past four seasons as an assistant coach at cross-town Baldwin Wallace University. "Track and...

No. 15 women finish 3rd at Knight Invitational, men 5th

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

September 13, 2012

An impressive third place finish at the Knight Invitational at Calvin College has boosted the Case Western Reserve University women’s cross country team 12 spots up the national rankings to No. 15. The Case men finished fifth at the meet and sit just outside of the United States Track and Field and...

Rubin steps down as track & field head coach

Rubin steps down as track & field head coach

Case Sports Information

August 31, 2012

Steve Rubin has announced his resignation as the head coach of Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s track & field. Rubin, who led the program for five seasons, has accepted the position of assistant coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Steve Rubin did an...

This year in Spartan sports

Peter Cooke and Shinichi Inoue

April 26, 2012

The past year was marked with seasons of record breaking performances all across the athletic spectrum. The men’s soccer team woke up and became a juggernaut under All-American striker Vinny Bell. Bell shattered the program record for goals by 11. The men’s counterparts on the pitch may not have...

Track and field heads to Pittsburgh for UAA Championship

Track and field heads to Pittsburgh for UAA Championship

Heath Hudgins, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2012

As the school year ends, so comes the anxiety associated with finals. For many spring athletes, that stress is doubled with strain of preparing for sports championships, the most important part of the season of the year for many athletes. It is no different for Case Western Reserve University track and...

Women fourth, men eleventh at All-Ohio

Women fourth, men eleventh at All-Ohio

Heath Hudgins, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2012

A week after traveling to Delaware, Ohio for the Marv Frye Invitational at Ohio Wesleyan University, the Case Western Reserve University track and field teams found themselves headed southwest again, this time to the 2012 Division III All-Ohio Championship, a meet featuring over 20 schools from across...

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