The Observer

Spartan swimmers head to conference championship

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports, Women's Swimming

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


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Top Stories, Winter Sports, Women's Swimming

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


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Men's Swimming, Softball, Sports, Track and Field, Women's Basketball, Women's Swimming

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


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Top Stories, Winter Sports, Women's Swimming

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


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Swimming

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


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Top Stories, Track and Field, Women's Swimming

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 ...

Swimming and diving wraps up winning semester

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Swimming

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams have made a splash so far this season. Both the women’s and men’s teams have won five out of their six meets in the current season. Most recently, the teams swept a quad meet at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. The...

Strong early start for swimming, diving

Strong early start for swimming, diving

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Swimming

After their first three meets, the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each stand at 2-1 after a loss to Carnegie Mellon University and victories over John Carroll University and Oberlin College. Against Carnegie Mellon, the men’s team lost by a score of 206...

Second-year swimmer finds his poker face

Second-year swimmer finds his poker face

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Top Stories

Jonathan Liu is a second-year swimmer who swims the breast and butterfly strokes. He loves swimming for the friendships he has formed through the sport and the time management it requires, which keeps him more organized. Although he was an avid video game player in high school, he has found a new ho...

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