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CWRU’s men’s and women’s swimming teams celebrated their senior classes with wins

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

This past weekend, the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s swimming teams both celebrated their senior class by hosting Baldwin Wallace University. Both teams earned a victory, with the women’s team winning 193-77 and the men’s team winning 209-64.  Before the meet started, 11 graduating senio...

Men’s and women’s swimming teams earn dominant wins

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

The men’s and women’s swimming teams both prevailed this weekend against Ohio Northern University. Additionally, the women’s team defeated Hillsdale College. The women’s team beat Ohio Northern University 220-35 and beat Hillsdale 169.5-92.5. The men’s team beat Ohio Northern University 225-64...

Spartan swimmers break two relay records

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

Over the weekend, a portion of the Spartan swim team traveled to the University of Chicago to compete at the Midwest Invitational. The women finished third after totaling 435.5 points, and the men earned 195 points to claim sixth. The Spartan women broke two school records at the meet, both in relay even...

Spartan swimmers head to conference championship

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams are headed to Chicago to compete in the 2019 University Athletic Association (UAA) Swimming and Diving Championships. This year’s championships are hosted by the University of Chicago, one of the university’s top athletic rivals. The cha...

Spartan swim and dive teams experience victories against Notre Dame College

Spartan swim and dive teams experience victories against Notre Dame College

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 8, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams returned to the pools last weekend to compete against Notre Dame College. Both teams were able to claim a victory with the men winning with a score of 144-63 and the women with a score of 145-58. Together, the teams ...

Second-year swimmer fights the pain to succeed

Second-year swimmer fights the pain to succeed

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

Dakota Weinman is a second-year student and swimmer on the Case Western Reserve University men’s swimming and diving team. He found his passion for swimming through an incredibly driven coach he has known for 12 years. Outside of the pool, Weinman is pursuing a degree in mechanical and aerospace engine...

Athletic awards and recognition

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

CWRU women’s indoor track and field rank in top 25 for first time On Jan. 10, it was announced that the women’s indoor track and field team was ranked 25th in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Preseason Computer Rankings. This is the first time the t...

Spartan swimming sinks in New York

Spartan swimming sinks in New York

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams both lost to State University of New York at Geneseo (SUNY-Geneseo) on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this past weekend. The meet was pushed back from Saturday, Jan. 19 due to the dangerous winter weather’s effect on travel time. Both the men...

Swimming and diving takes first to end semester

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams are starting the new semester on a high note. The Spartans ended last semester at the College of Wooster Invitational, coming in first out of the 11 competing universities. The team swept the board, racking up enough points to launch them into...

Sports briefs

Sports briefs

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018

Indoor track and field The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams both took home first place finishes at the Sixth Annual CWRU Spartan Holiday Classic on Dec. 1. Third-year athlete Dominic Oddo paced the men’s team with a first place finish in the ...

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