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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...

All eight UAA teams in Director’s Cup top-65

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

January 18, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Men's Swimming, Soccer, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Swimming

With the final fall rankings of the Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup having been released, the rest of the country is even more aware of what Case Western Reserve University and University Athletic Association student athletes have known all along: that the UAA is consistently the best...

Volleyball takes home fourth-place for third year at UAAs

Volleyball takes home fourth-place for third year at UAAs

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

November 9, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Four named to all-conference team, most since 1999 The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team picked up its third straight fourth place finish at the University Athletic Association Championship Tournament at the Woodruff Physical Education Center. The Spartans lost to the host No. 15 U...

Split at 2nd Round Robin gives volleyball fourth seed

Split at 2nd Round Robin gives volleyball fourth seed

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

October 18, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Spartans go 2-2 with loss to No. 6 Emory, No. 12 Chicago  The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team closed the regular season conference schedule with a split at the second University Athletic Association Round Robin, giving it the fourth seed headed into the conference tournam...

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