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Volleyball 7-6 after loss to Heidelberg

Volleyball 7-6 after loss to Heidelberg

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

September 20, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team boasts a winning record after a successful weekend at the Purple Raider Classic followed by a loss against Heidelberg College last Tuesday which brought their record to 7-6. The team hopes to improve after the Carnegie Mellon Invitational this weekend. The...

Volleyball Falls to Heidelberg Tuesday

Katie Weiser, Sports Editor

September 18, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartans faced off against Heidelberg University in a marathon five-set match on Tuesday night at the Horsburgh Gymnasium. The ladies fought for each point before eventually losing the match 3-2. The team started out strong, dominating the first set with a score of 25-19. Heidelberg rallied for ...

Friday: CWRU Outlasts in Purple Raider Classic First Day

Katie Weiser, Contributing Reporter

September 14, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team outlasted the team from Transylvania University, taking the first match of the Purple Raider Classic in five sets. The ladies went back and forth on points with the Spartans losing the first set 25-14 before they fought back for a second set victory ...

Volleyball Returns Home From Purple Raider With 7-5

Katie Weiser, Contributing Reporter

September 14, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team continued to demonstrate outstanding play to open up the second day of the Purple Raider Classic hosted by Mount Union University. The ladies faced off against Kalamazoo College, hoping to put together another win after last night’s victory against Tran...

Spartan Volleyball 4-5 entering third week

Spartan Volleyball 4-5 entering third week

Kathleen Weiser, Contributing Reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartan volleyball team is 4-5 entering into the third week of its season this weekend. After a week at home competing in the 15th annual Marcia French Memorial Tournament and facing off against Mount Union College on Wednesday night, the ladies are looking to improve to a winning record in their...

Volleyball Slips Against Nationally Ranked Mount Union

Volleyball Slips Against Nationally Ranked Mount Union

Katie Weiser, Contributing Reporter

September 11, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The volleyball slipped to an under .500 record with a loss against nationally-ranked Mount Union University. The team fought hard for each point, but was unable to topple the aggressive offense and blocking of the Purple Raiders. Losing in straight sets, the Spartans didn’t get many opportunities to gain mome...

Spartan Volleyball maintains .500 after French Memorial Tournament

Spartan Volleyball maintains .500 after French Memorial Tournament

Katie Weiser, Contributing Reporter

September 7, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

For the first two matches of the French Memorial Tournament, click here Match # 3 The Case Western Reserve University Spartans lost their third round match against the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes. With a final tally of three sets to one, the team fought hard against every point and came just short in each set. The Spartans lost the first two sets with scores of 23-25 and 24-26, respectiv...

Spartans Split After Day 1 of Marcia French Tournament

Spartans Split After Day 1 of Marcia French Tournament

Katie Weiser, Contributing Reporter

September 7, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Match 1: The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team beat John Carroll University in four sets to open the 15th Annual Marcia French Tournament. The Spartans dominated the first set early to get out to a 6-0 start. The Spartans went on to win the set 25-20. CWRU fell in the second set with a...

Volleyball even after Sommer Center Spiketacular

Volleyball even after Sommer Center Spiketacular

Katie Wieser, Contributing Reporter

September 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartan volleyball team got off to an eventful start with a .500 record coming out of their opening weekend at Sommer Center Spiketacular in Bluffton, OH. Over the course of the two-day event, the women faced a total of four teams, winning two matches and a total of seven out of 12 sets. On Friday,...

Spartan volleyball seeks to best conference competition

Spartan volleyball seeks to best conference competition

Sheehan Hannan, Director of Print

August 23, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

With a fresh season ahead of them, the Spartan Volleyball team is preparing for stiff competition. Last year, the Spartans finished the season with a 24 and 11 record, including a 5-5 record in conference play. After dropping a four-setter to No. 16 nationally-ranked University of Chicago, the Spartans...

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