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December 3, 2010


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, 2010


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, 2010


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, 2010


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...

At a glance…

October 15, 2010


Filed under Football, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

Volleyball: The Spartans loss to No. 15 Heidelberg University last weekend, but bounced back to snag a victory over a host Muskingum University. CWRU (16-6) fell to the nationally ranked Student Princes 25-20, 25-17, 25-21. The Spartans split the tri-match with a victory against the Fighting Muskies, 21...

Volleyball returns from Atlanta humbled, hungry

Volleyball returns from Atlanta humbled, hungry

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

October 8, 2010


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Case Western Reserve University’s volleyball team returned from the first UAA Round Robin hungry and humbled. The squad went 1-2 over the weekend in Atlanta, GA; pushing their record to 14-5 overall and snapping their 11-match winning streak. The Spartans were able to notch a sloppy victory over UAA...

Volleyball wins 8 in a row

Volleyball wins 8 in a row

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

September 24, 2010


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartans’ volleyball team carry on pummeling opponents as the squad continues to extend its eight-game win streak. Case Western Reserve University swept the Carnegie Mellon Crossover last weekend, going 4-0 to extend their streak to seven games. The Spartans, now 11-3, then traveled to Wooster...

Spartan volleyball finishes third at French Memorial

Spartan volleyball finishes third at French Memorial

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

September 17, 2010


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Case Western Reserve University’s volleyball team notched a third place finish in the Marcia French Memorial Tournament. Led by middle hitter Tricia McCutchan, the Spartans finished the weekend with a 3-1 record. The Spartan’s sole lost came against regionally ranked Mount Union College. The...

Volleyball starts hot, cools down

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

September 10, 2010


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Case Western Reserve University volleyball traveled to the California last weekend and took the West Coast by storm. The Spartans swept the opening games on Friday, dropping Chapman University 3-1 and beat hosts Pomona Pitzer College 3-2. Saturday found the Spartans playing the #1 and #2 seeds in...

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