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Spartans unable to capitalize on UAA success

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 31, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Case Western Volleyball team returned from an excellent showing at second UAA round robin tournament to drop both local games, losing to Oberlin University and Heidelberg University last week. The Spartans won three of their four matches in the UAA tournament opening with a pair of victories...

Volleyball battles to victory in home finale

Volleyball battles to victory in home finale

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 17, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartans rode the roar of the home crowd to victory Tuesday night. After a weekend off following the first of two UAA round robins, the Spartans returned to the court to win a hard fought battle against Hiram College. The match was the Spartans’ last this season in Horsburgh Gymnasium. The...

Spartans struggle in UAA play

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 10, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The University Athletic Association does volleyball conference play through two sets of Round Robin Tournaments. The first tournament for the 2014 season took place this weekend as the Spartans matched up against tournament host Emory University, archrival Carnegie Mellon and Rochester University over...

Spartans sweep second straight

Spartans sweep second straight

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

It was a spectacular night for the Spartans’ volleyball team, as they proceeded to sweep their set against white hot Baldwin Wallace University at Ursprung Gymnasium. The sweep was to the tune of 25-19, 25-15 and 25-16 final scores, ending a hot streak that saw the Yellow Jackets win five of their...

Spartans battle through week

Spartans battle through week

September 19, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

It has been a week of ups and downs for the Case Western Volleyball team. The team split their two games at the John Carroll Invitational tournament over the weekend before sweeping John Carroll Univesirty at home in Horsburgh Gymnasium Wednesday night. The Spartans started the week on a high...

Spartan women shine in home tournament

Jacob Martin, Opinion Editor

September 12, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Case Western Reserve University co-hosted the 2014 Marcia French Memorial Volleyball Invitational at Horsburgh Gymnasium with Baldwin Wallace University last Friday, Sept. 5, and Saturday, Sept. 6. The Spartans decimated the opposition going 4-0 in the tournament. On Friday, Case won 25-21, 25-15...

Win some, lose some

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

September 5, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball team splits both days of opening tournament The Spartans will look to build on last weekend’s steady performance at their home opener tournament starting tonight. The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team opened the 2014 season with a 2-2 performance at the Otterbein Classi...

Volleyball Club finds time for fun

Volleyball Club finds time for fun

Katie Wieser, Director of Print

February 28, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Varsity volleyball season may be long over, but the Case Volleyball Club is still digging in with the women’s team hosting their annual tournament last weekend and the men wrapping up the first seed placement in their division of play. The recreational club practices together, although the men’s...

Katie Best faces year of changes

Katie Best faces year of changes

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

December 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Sophomore defensive specialist Katie Best has had a lot of changes in her sophomore year at CWRU. Originally majoring in biomedical engineering, Best recently realized that she was truly passionate about biochemistry pre med. “Originally I thought I wanted to be an MD/PHD, a doctor that does research....

Volleyball ends season ranked sixth in UAA

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

November 15, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartan volleyball team ended their season last weekend with the culminating University Athletics Association conference championship. The team entered the competition ranked sixth in the group, leading Brandeis University and the University of Rochester. The UAA conference is particularly challenging...

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