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Volleyball tops Brandeis, Rochester falls to No. 1 Washington

Volleyball tops Brandeis, Rochester falls to No. 1 Washington

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
October 5
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Case Western Reserve University opened the conference volleyball season in Boston, Mass. at Brandeis University where they defeated the hosts in straight sets on the way to a 2-1 record. The Spartans opened the first University Athletic Association Round Robin with victories over the host Judges and...

Volleyball runners up at Gator Invite, continue best start

Volleyball runners up at Gator Invite, continue best start

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
September 21
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Freeman shatters school record for career assists with 3057 Despite a pair of losses last week, the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team continues on its best start in program history. The Spartans (11-2) finished 2-1 on the weekend at the Allegheny Gator Invitational after dropp...

Southard earns first career UAA Athlete of the Week

courtesy Case Sports Information
September 14
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

For the first time in her young career, Case Western Reserve University sophomore middle hitter Natalie Southard has been selected as the University Athletic Association Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week. The reigning UAA Rookie of the Year, Southard was named to the Marcia French Memorial All-Tournament...

Volleyball sweeps French, off to best start in history

Volleyball sweeps French, off to best start in history

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
September 14
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

An undefeated weekend at the Marcia French Memorial Tournament left the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team’s record unblemished, as they are off to the best start in program history. The co-host Spartans won four games in a row as they raced to an 8-0 record through the first two weeks...

Volleyball to co-host French Memorial, eye perfect start

Volleyball to co-host French Memorial, eye perfect start

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
September 7
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s volleyball team opened up the 2012-2013 campaign with a perfect weekend by going 4-0 at the Green Hornet Invitational in Kalmazoo, MI. Not only did the Spartans sweep their opponents last weekend, they did it in impressive form, not dropping a single set...

Women’s volleyball preview

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
August 24
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Coming off their fourth straight 20-win season, the Case Western Reserve University women’s volleyball team has its sights set on the top of the University Athletic Association, the nation’s premier volleyball conference. The Spartans finished fourth in the conference after finishing 22-10 overall...

Sports Shorts

compiled from staff reports
December 3
Filed under Football, Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball: McCutchan named first-team All-American Junior Tricia McCutchan was selected as a first-team ESPN Academic All-American member. The decision was announced Tuesday, Nov. 30 by the College Sports Information Directors of America. McCutchan, who received second-team Academic All-American st...

Volleyball returns home from their first NCAA Championship satisfied and yearning for more

Volleyball returns home from their first NCAA Championship satisfied and yearning for more

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
November 19
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The end to the Case Western Reserve University volleyball season came later than everyone thought and ended before anyone wanted. The Spartans lost in their maiden trip to the NCAA Division III Championship in the first round to SUNY-Cortland, 3-2. The Spartans pushed the region’s third seed to the...

UAA Championship Volleyball Preview

Peter Cooke and McKelvey Packard
November 5
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Recap: This past Halloween weekend, the Case Western Reserve University women’s volleyball team ended their regular season with a 1-1 split in a tri-match with Otterbein University and the University of Mount Union. The women had a tough loss in the opener against Otterbein in five sets. In the nightcap, however, the Spartan women defeated the University of Mount Union 3-2, taking the fi...

Spartans trump top-ranked WashU, return home for win on senior day

Spartans trump top-ranked WashU, return home for win on senior day

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
October 29
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartan volleyball returned home from a monumental win over No. 1 Washington University in the second UAA Round Robin to find a formidable opponent in Thiel College. The Spartans dropped the first two sets 25-17, before rallying to take home an inspiring win. The win over the Tomcats came on senior...

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