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Wrestling gains momentum ahead of UAA Championships

Wrestling gains momentum ahead of UAA Championships

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans won both their dual matches this past weekend at the Horsburgh Gymnasium, competing against Defiance College and Penn State Behrend. Before this weekend, the Spartans held a 4-8 record, so, with these two wins, they improved to 6-8 on the season.  In t...

Spartan wrestling team gains momentum at Si Ostrach Meet

Spartan wrestling team gains momentum at Si Ostrach Meet

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans’ wrestling team hosted the Si Ostrach Meet this past Saturday, Jan. 25 and found moderate success, winning two of their four dual matches. The meet started off roughly for the Spartans, as they lost their opening dual match to Washington & Jefferson Co...

Recent matches prepare the Spartan wrestling team to host the Si Ostrach Meet

Recent matches prepare the Spartan wrestling team to host the Si Ostrach Meet

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

This past week marked a somewhat difficult stretch for the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team. On Wednesday, Jan. 15, the Spartans held their Senior Night, where the team honored fourth-years Isaac Collier, Jacob Frisch, Alec Hoover and Andrew Hoover. The night featured dual matches against O...

Spartan wrestling rallies to beat Thiel

Spartan wrestling rallies to beat Thiel

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

Last Wednesday, Jan. 8, the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team snapped their 5-meet losing streak in a thrilling 27-24 home win against the Thiel College Tomcats.  The Spartans opened their season on Nov. 1 to two disappointing losses in the Cleveland Clash against Cleveland State Un...

Wrestling faces early tests

Wrestling faces early tests

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2019

The mats have been rolled out for another season of Spartan wrestling as Head Coach Danny Song leads the Case Western Reserve University wrestling squad into the 2019-2020 campaign.  “We want to win every time out, and equally as important, we want to continue our development as tough, smart wres...

Wrestling makes history at UAA Championships

Wrestling makes history at UAA Championships

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team competed on Feb. 9 at home in the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships. En route to a second place finish, the Spartans beat No. 17 New York University, their first team victory ever against a ranked opponent, but fell to No. 24 University o...

Wrestling dominates on Senior Day

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

The fourth-year wrestlers from Case Western Reserve University ended their careers in Horsburgh Gymnasium in style, leading the team to three dual match victories on Saturday, Feb. 2. Fourth-year grapplers Gavin Dersh-Fisher and Brian McNamara were recognized during the Senior Day matches for their...

Spartan wrestling sees midseason struggles

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

In their recent matches, the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team has not seen the results they have desired. On Thursday, Jan. 17 the Spartans lost to Adrian College in a dual match, 25-12. Third-year wrestlers Andrew Hoover, Alec Hoover and Isaac Collier won their matches in their respective...

Multiple CWRU wrestlers place in winter break action

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019

After a month-long break, the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team returned to competition in early January, partaking in three contests before the start of classes. They began 2019 by taking ninth place at the Waynesburg Invitational. Third-year grapplers Jacob Frisch and Alec Hoover led CW...

Fourth-year wrestler driven by competitive nature

Fourth-year wrestler driven by competitive nature

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

Gavin Dersh-Fisher is a fourth-year student and wrestler on the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team. Last season, he earned a 21-13 record along with National Wrestling Coaches Association Scholar All-American recognition. He decided during his second year of college to switch into polymer ...

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